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Sepp Blatter’s assertion that goal-line technology is a ‘necessity’ is anti-football, Football

Sepp Blatter’s assertion that goal-line technology is a ‘necessity’ is anti-football

The beauty of football – unlike any other sport – is it’s accessibility for all. One only needs a ball and one can play football. Jumpers for goal posts as they say.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 20 June 2012 at 1:47 pm

Blatter, Hague, Carr, Price and Monsters: Why are they trending?, Notebook

Blatter, Hague, Carr, Price and Monsters: Why are they trending?

A look at the trending topics on social networking sites and search engines today, to see what we’re interested in, and why.

By | Notebook, Opinion | Wednesday, 20 June 2012 at 10:35 am

Top of the posts: Fascism in football, sexism on the street and ruffling royalist feathers, Notebook

Top of the posts: Fascism in football, sexism on the street and ruffling royalist feathers

The most read blogs this week, as determined by stats.

By | Notebook | Friday, 1 June 2012 at 5:22 pm

Sepp Blatter: Penalty shoot-outs must remain, they’re football’s great leveller, Football

Sepp Blatter: Penalty shoot-outs must remain, they’re football’s great leveller

As England supporters, we should scorn at any such deciding factor within football. On so many occasions have we watched our team fall foul at a single kick of a football.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 25 May 2012 at 3:29 pm

Stop the Blatter Bashing: What’s said on the pitch should stay on the pitch, Battle of Ideas

Stop the Blatter Bashing: What’s said on the pitch should stay on the pitch

England might be a declining football power, but we’re world beaters when it comes to lecturing foreigners about their ethics. The campaign to oust the Sepp Blatter is a perfect example. The FIFA president has become an all-purpose punch bag in this country since the failure of England’s 2018 World Cup bid.

By | Battle of Ideas, Opinion, Sport | Monday, 21 November 2011 at 12:00 am

Hurricane Blatter meets English tumbleweed, Opinion

Hurricane Blatter meets English tumbleweed

Two of the Premier League’s biggest stars are alleged to have made racist comments. With these cases pending, it’s easy to see why the Premier League released such a colourless statement.

By | Opinion, Sport | Friday, 18 November 2011 at 12:31 pm

Blatter, race, and status quo, Sport

Blatter, race, and status quo

You see, on one level, what Blatter said can be laughed off as the fumblings of an out-of-touch fool. “Rise above it”, etc. Except you can’t rise above it, and that’s the whole point. Blatter is the top dog.

By | Sport | Thursday, 17 November 2011 at 11:34 am

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