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Video Assistant Referees

France hosted Spain on Tuesday night and it was more than just a friendly. When I say more than just a friendly, nothing controversial happened. What did happen though was the first game to feature a video assistant referee making a decision a game. 334 more words


The Women's FA Cup so far:

After last weekend’s quarter-finals, there are now four teams left out of 254 entrants in the 2016/17 SSE Women’s FA Cup. Easter Monday sees Birmingham City play Chelsea and Manchester City face Liverpool with the winners earning the right to walk out onto the hallowed turf of Wembley Stadium for the final. 72 more words


Season 4 (March Update): Steadying The Ship

Four months in to my time in Essex and I’m settling in to life in League One quite nicely. We sit 11th, five places higher than when I joined. 957 more words


RUMORED: Arsene Wenger To Get Contract Extension

Arsene Wenger is willing to fight for his integrity at Arsenal Football Club as the 67-year-old Frenchman is alleged to extend his contract with the Gunners by two years, according to a report published by… 582 more words

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Steeple Sinderby Wanderers, Ross Raisin and the Changing Role of Football in Fiction

How Steeple Sinderby Wanderers Won the FA Cup by J.L. Carr
(1975; new edition, Penguin, 2016)

A Natural by Ross Raisin (Jonathan Cape, 2017)

For all its monolithic domination of the media, football is still strangely underrepresented in fiction. 1,299 more words

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Semi for Citeh

Middlesbrough hadn’t been in a FA Cup semi-final since 1997, when they required a replay to beat third-tier side Chesterfield after a thrilling 3-3 draw at Old Trafford. 313 more words

Snow Upset at City

In the end, the result was perhaps something of a formality. For me personally, my trip to Manchester was anything but a formality as I suffered a slight accident on my return. 777 more words