Category Archive for "Blog"

Which Lions Will Roar in New Zealand?

Apr 19 2017

It’s time. With just a few hours to go until Warren Gatland announces his 37-man touring party to take on New Zealand,…

Best (or worst?) rule bending in the history of sport

Mar 09 2017

Newspapers, web articles and Twitter exploded this week following the confusing and unusual tactics of Italy against England in the RBS 6…

Top Sporting Comebacks

Mar 09 2017

There’s something about being British that means we love a plucky underdog in sport. That David v Goliath situation, where the impossible…

Is UK media culture killing our sports personalities?

Feb 02 2017

Above observing the game itself, many sports fans enjoy watching the post match interviews, the podium celebrations and the press conferences, to…

eSports – Not just a one-way street to obesity

Jan 13 2017

Last year was a particularly good one for eSports. Despite many sports industry stakeholders continuing to muse over whether gaming actually constitutes…

The YouTube Generation – The Sporting Implications

Nov 08 2016

There is no denying it – we live in a very different media landscape to the one I grew up in as…

Top 5 choices for the next England manager

Sep 28 2016

“Hopefully I can make everybody so proud of the England team again”. The ill-fated words of Sam Allardyce, who as recently as…

The importance of sport-ertainment

Aug 24 2016

As we collectively bathe in the post-Olympics glow, it’s hard not to wonder how we’ll fare in the next one. Or about…

What’s next for Esports, the Olympic Games?

Aug 16 2016

While basking with the rest of the nation in the glory of Team GB’s Olympic success in Rio (six golds in one…

The Club v Fan divide – Is this the worst example yet?

Aug 12 2016

Contracts are commonplace in football. Barely a day goes by where we don’t hear about a new contract wrangle, or a football…