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France’s youngest ever goal scorer side-lined with ankle injury

Warren Zaïre-Emery, the youngest debutant and scorer for France in over 100 years, sustained an ankle injury during France’s 14-0 victory over Gibraltar.

Leeds United vs. Plymouth Argyle Match Report

Leeds United recorded their fifth consecutive home win with a 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle, as United continue to close the gap between themselves and the top two.

Liam Manning Appointed as New Bristol City Head Coach

Liam Manning has joined Bristol City as their new head coach on a three and a half-year deal.

For the love of the game

For the love of the Game #3 (Part 3) – Die Alte Dame (The Old Lady), Hertha BSC

The Olympiastadion is an iconic stadium. In 1936, it became a symbol of Nazi power when it hosted the Berlin Olympics, opened by Adolf Hitler. Today, the stadium is home to Hertha BSC. In February 2023, we visited Berlin to take in a Bundesliga match and learn some more about the history of the city.…

For the love of the Game #3 (Part 2) – The Olympiastadion, Hertha BSC

I’m sat up in bed while I write tonight. It’s just a couple of days before we fly from Gatwick on Saturday morning and things have gone very wrong indeed. One of the group, Sharpy, has royally fucked up. His passport only has a couple of months to run before it expires and he’s discovered…

For the love of the Game #3 (Part 1) – The Olympiastadion, Hertha BSC

It’s been a good few months since I’ve written a ‘For the love of the Game’ article, and I can’t wait to get to it. I’m at work, on a break, and being fuelled by instant coffee. February has arrived at last. This is the month that I’m off to Berlin. I planned to visit…

For the love of the game #2 – The Kassam Stadium, Oxford United

What else was I going to do on the final Saturday of the League One season? I travelled to The Kassam Stadium, Oxford, in search of football’s heart and soul. Like a shadowy horned spectre, anxiety and depression sometimes haunts me. It’s good to talk.  As I lay in bed this morning, researching ahead of…

Feature Articles

EFL Championship – Sixth playoff spot up for grabs – Paul Blake explores the permutations going into the final weeks.

With just a couple of games left of the Championship season, the top two positions are all but decided. Fulham were justly promoted on Saturday following a 1-1 draw…

Automatic promotion and playoff places still up for grabs going into the final week of the EFL League One season – Paul Blake reports.

Things are shaping up nicely (for the neutral) as we head into the final week of the League One season. At the summit, neither Wigan Athletic or Rotherham United…

Leicester City vs. Leeds United Match Report

Leeds United picked up their biggest three points of the season so far as they defeated the runaway leaders of the Championship to this point, Leicester City at the King Power Stadium on Friday night.

Nigel Pearson Sacked by Bristol City

Nigel Pearson was relieved of his duties as Bristol City manager yesterday, Sunday October 29th, afternoon following Saturday’s Severnside Derby defeat to Cardiff City.