Footballers’ flaws in flouting the laws

If there is one thing that really gets my goat it is when people describe professional footballers as pampered prima donnas. This stereotype ignores the fact that all these players are operating at the very height of their profession, and a highly competitive profession at that. They have reached that point through hard work andContinue reading “Footballers’ flaws in flouting the laws”

Handball law is damaging: “It’s destroying my enjoyment of the game of football,” Roy Hodgson

When Leicester were awarded their third penalty of the match against Manchester City on Sunday it was the 20th spot kick in the 25th Premier League game this season.  If that ratio continues, there will be 304 penalties this season and, considering that the most in a Premier League season to date stands at 106,Continue reading “Handball law is damaging: “It’s destroying my enjoyment of the game of football,” Roy Hodgson”