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Among The Thugs Again: The Nasty Ghost Of Hooliganism

Chris Fici | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Chris Fici

Among the Thugs is also a deeply religious book, for it reveals to us what happens when devotion becomes the motivation and mechanism of violence. Devotion curdling into violence is a virus which continues to infect our bodies of faith.

A step forward? Kids in British Premier League academy train based on physical maturity

ResearchGate | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
ResearchGate

Grouping kids based on physical maturity rather than simply date of birth is called bio-banding and can make late bloomers shine, and early bloomers s...

Louis van Gaal Deserved More Time at Manchester United

Thomas Lahey | Posted 05.24.2016 | Sports
Thomas Lahey

Van Gaal is a professional, and he deserved to see out his contract rather than be sacked by the Club in such a dishonest manner and attacked by the media day in and day out.

Harry Kane Wins Premiership's Golden Boot and LA Spurs Supporters Looking Forward to Watching Champions League Football Again

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

It's been the best top division finish in most of our Los Angeles Spurs supporters' lives, finishing above four of the traditional big-5 teams -- City, United, Liverpool and Chelsea for the first time in the Premiership's history.

Leicester City, the Costa Rica of the Premier League

Sebastian Castro | Posted 05.16.2016 | Sports
Sebastian Castro

If you wonder why I'm making this comparison, then you're probably not Costa Rican. So before going on any further, I'd like to try (and I say try because no word will do it justice) to explain what the past World Cup meant for Costa Rica.

A Cinderella Story: Riyad Mahrez and Leicester City

Conor McCormick-Cavanagh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Sports
Conor McCormick-Cavanagh

Dressed in a tuxedo, with his hair perfectly gelled, Riyad Mahrez strolled to the stage. His manager, Claudio Ranieri, handed him the trophy; one whic...

Leicester City Draw At Manchester United To Move To Brink Of Title

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.01.2016 | Sports

(Reuters) - Leicester City must wait at least one more day for their first-ever Premier League title after drawing 1-1 with Manchester United at Old T...

Should English Football Be Taking Tips From the Bundesliga?

Matthew Crawt | Posted 01.28.2016 | Sports
Matthew Crawt

Figures released just over a year ago showed that 17 out of the 18 teams that ply their trade in the Bundesliga were completely debt-free and were making consistent profit year-on-year.

Arsenal -- Six Weeks to Decide Season

Matthew Crawt | Posted 01.25.2016 | Sports
Matthew Crawt

Another strange weekend of Premier League football has come to an end which saw Leicester pull ahead at the front by three points as Manchester City and Arsenal both faltered against West Ham and Chelsea respectively.

Prodigious Author Norman Giller's 100th Book -- He Now Has More Words Published Than Shakespeare and Dickens Combined!

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

One of the best storytellers of the last 50 plus years is charming east London-born sports journalist, author and now also blogger Norman Giller, who recently dropped his journalist's cloak of neutrality and came out, as a supporter of Tottenham Hotspur football club!

The Refrain 'Oh, When the Spurs...' With its Echoes of Glory is Increasingly Reverberating Over American Soil

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.27.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

Already one of the best supported English teams here with over 40 supporters groups nationwide, Spurs recently signed a new commercial partnership with Fanatics a major North American sport merchandise retailer.

Shakespeare's Hotspur Would Be Proud to See His Namesake Tottenham Hotspur Leading Another British Invasion of America

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 07.21.2016 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

The profile of England's elite football league has never been higher. So it makes sense that "Spurs" are making huge moves in growing that base.

Chelsea Players Go Wild After They Complete Ridiculous Trick Shot

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.29.2015 | Sports

Think you wouldn't be celebrating too if your family completed this trick shot at the dinner table? A bunch of highly paid professionals from the C...

Mario Balotelli Held Back By Fans During Game To Prevent Fight

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 03.23.2015 | Sports

The one time it was good fans interfered.

Arsenal Pulls Off Comeback Win With Late Strike

Goal.com | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Aaron Ramsey netted an injury-time winner to snatch a 2-1 Premier League victory for Arsenal over manager-less Crystal Palace. The s...

Fan On The Field Takes Free Kick For Tottenham

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 08.16.2014 | Sports

The new English Premier League season only just started and already pitch invaders have interrupted a match. Just as Tottenham was about to take a fre...

U.S. World Cup Stars Back In Action

Posted 08.15.2014 | Sports

By Ives Galarcep, Goal.com Tim Howard starred at the World Cup while Jozy Altidore missed most of it. Both will look to write new chapters to their...

Lloris Heads to World Cup After Standout Season With Europa-bound Spurs

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 07.19.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

No club wants to have a goalkeeper stand out as its best player. Tottenham's Hugo Lloris said as much late in the season. "If the goalkeeper is man of the match, then it means the team didn't do the job properly."

Manchester City Crowned Premier League Champion

Posted 05.12.2014 | Sports

By Goal.com Manchester City has been crowned the Premier League champion after the club's comfortable 2-0 victory over West Ham at the Etihad Stadi...

Spurs Winning Points in Table but Not for Style

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 06.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Spurs are on target to tie their all-time best point total, established last season with 72, yet sit sixth in the standings and eliminated from Champions League qualification with two matches remaining.

HIGHLIGHTS: Liverpool Edge City In Title Race Thriller

Posted 04.13.2014 | Sports

By Greg Stobart, Goal.com LIVERPOOL -- Liverpool stands on the brink of making history and the enormity of Sunday's victory over Manchester City pu...

From White Hart Lane Through the Wasteland

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Successive derby disasters against Chelsea and Arsenal, a stirring comeback against Southampton, and another soul-crushing loss to Liverpool have confirmed how manager Tim Sherwood will be remembered for (what will surely be) his brief tenure at the helm.

From Butchers to Billionaires: The Evolution of English Premier League Ownership

Eight by Eight | Posted 04.30.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

When I first started going to matches, it was very rare to know anything about the owners or chairmen of football clubs, the majority being long-serving aldermen, trusted accountants, and justices of the peace -- pillars of the local community with lots of professional initials after their names.

'A Specialist In Failure'

Posted 02.15.2014 | Sports

By Liam Twomey, Goal.com Jose Mourinho has further ignited his war of words with Arsene Wenger by labeling the Arsenal boss "a specialist in failur...

Tim's Teen Dream at Tottenham

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 04.12.2014 | Sports
Rob Kirkpatrick

Tottenham Hotspur head coach Tim Sherwood has a weakness for Nabil Bentaleb, and it's had Spurs supporters scratching their heads.