Here’s To You, Paul Robinson, Football Loves You More Than You Will Know
the urge to merge
When Two Remain Two: A Potted History of Failed Football Club Mergers
Plans to merge two football clubs are rarely popular and tend to founder, often in the face of overwhelming fan opposition. Here, we revisit some of the grand alliances that never came to pass.
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The Life and Legacy of Rocky Rocastle In The Words of His Son and Ian Wright
In March 2001, Arsenal legend and fan favourite David Rocastle died from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma at only 33 years of age. We spoke to his son Ryan and former teammate Ian Wright about his life and career.
down football's html rabbit hole
The Social, Political and Cultural Significance of Old-School Football Message Boards
While one might assume that the pub is still the primary social hub for football fans, there are in fact vast online communities based on outmoded internet forums. For many, they are where the last vestiges of true football fandom reside.
relegation shocks and surprises
Too Good To Go Down: The Best Sides Relegated From The English Top Flight
Over the decades, there have been some truly shocking relegations on these shores. Man City, Middlesbrough, Leeds United – these are the sides who were too good to go down.
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Whisper it Softly, But Are Leeds United on the Way Back?
While it's not nearly time for Leeds fans to start thinking about promotion parties, the vast improvement in the team's form under Garry Monk cannot go unmentioned. Could the Yorkshire side finally be headed back to the Premier League?
The Cult: Tony Yeboah
When he wagged his finger towards the crowd, more often than not Tony Yeboah had scored a screamer. He became an icon at Leeds United, and so he earns a place in The Cult.
The Gentle Giant: Remembering Welsh Football Legend John Charles
John Charles' goalscoring prowess in Yorkshire and Turin made him an icon of European football – and perhaps the greatest player to emerge from Wales.
allegations of corruption in football
Jimmy Floyd-Hasselbaink and Massimo Cellino Latest To Be Implicated In Undercover Corruption Sting
After the release of the latest undercover footage from The Telegraph, Hasselbaink and Cellino are in hot water. Both men deny wrongdoing, however.
UK Sports Staff
the steve evans within us all
Steve Evans’ Sacking is a Timely Reminder That We Must Cherish Football’s Least Likeable Man
Steve Evans is a mirror into the soul of modern football, and the sooner we come to terms with that the better.
Ingenious Leeds United Fan Uses Board to Crowd Surf
If only Leeds' journey to the Premier League was moving along this well...
Liam Daniel Pierce
imprudent use of instagram
Massimo Cellino’s Son Ercole Makes Bizarre Nazism References On Instagram Post
Even Ken Livingstone thinks he’s gone too far... probably.
UK Sports Staff