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.
The Cult: Joe Allen
Though he's now plying his trade in the heart of Brexitland, Joe Allen is very much a European – rather than British – footballer. As divine in his midfield performances as he is in appearance, the Welshman is a worthy inductee to The Cult.
Peter Crouch is Currently Having to Relive a Night Out From Three Years Ago on the Internet
This is what famous people have been reduced to: desperately trying to piece together memories of their massive benders, all because footage has resurfaced on Twitter.
What the Evolution of Kit Sponsors Tells Us About the Premier League
A look back over two decades of shirt sponsors provides a stripped-down history of the Premier League's rapid financial development.
VICE Sports Premier League Preview: The Middle Ground
Part two of our Premier League preview features a few clubs with an eye on Europe, others who are looking nervously over their shoulders at the bottom three, and Newcastle, who will manage to do both over the course of the season.