So Near, So VAR: How Video Technology has Failed in British Football

In the immortal words of Heath Ledger’s Joker, ‘Here. We. Go.’ VAR, truly the Brexit of British football. I can already feel my two readers being divided on the issue. Nobody can sit on the fence with VAR; like Marmite, glee clubs, or Piers Morgan, it provokes strong emotions.  Personally, I think we should giveContinue reading “So Near, So VAR: How Video Technology has Failed in British Football”

The Future of Football

Now bear with me on this one because, and I apologise in advance, this is a post about football and lockdown. I know. We are all sick of hearing about lockdown and what is happening to football because of it, but…I have some thoughts. We now have a clearer picture of where we stand withContinue reading “The Future of Football”

The Footballing Elite

We’ve all been there. You leave the ground and either head home or to the pub, abuzz from a truly bum-clenching game of football. Dave turns to Steve, “They HAVE to be talking about that performance tomorrow.” Steve agrees: “Yeah, we might even be on early tonight on EFL on Quest!”  Later, you settle inContinue reading “The Footballing Elite”

Welcome to Eye On The Ball

Hello, I’m Mike. Welcome to my new blog where I bang on about sport (mostly football). I already know what you’re thinking: Mike, you mad bastard! This is a crazy time to start a blog about sport, there is none! (Or nearly none!) But that’s exactly why it’s a great time to start a blog.Continue reading “Welcome to Eye On The Ball”

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