By Martin Cloake - 05 March 05:05
A report from a cross-party group of MPs could provide the much-needed impetus to clear away the mess around club ownership structures.
By Sophie McBain - 17 February 12:37
Why are international sporting events so dangerous for construction workers?
By Martin Cloake a... - 17 February 11:33
Are we seeing the emergence of a two-tier legal system in which football fans are treated as a class apart? Martin Cloake and solicitor Darren White examine the evidence and ask whether we should have cause for concern.
By Martin Cloake - 31 January 09:14
Julie Welch’s semi-autobiographical 1983 film <em>Those Glory Glory Days</em> is that rarest of things, a film about football that works.
By Martin Cloake - 16 January 01:51
It's enough to test the most passionate fan’s devotion.
By Martin Cloake - 01 November 02:38
Reporters across the UK are constantly fighting against overbearing clubs and their petty behaviour. As freedom of the press is examined in other spheres, we should remember the sports writers who are trying to balance the need to maintain access with the
Gary Lineker: Pushy parents screaming abuse from the sidelines are killing their kids’ love of football
By Gary Lineker - 24 October 11:05
It’s the pushy parents screaming at little Liam from the touchline, making him feel clumsy and putting him off his stride, who are partly to blame for the decline of English footie, says Gary Lineker.
By Hunter Davies - 23 October 07:00
The Football Association is 150 years old this month - so, too, is the London Underground. But the similarities don't stop there.
By Martin Cloake - 21 October 11:28
International football could be the purest of competitions, but the dominance of the global club brands, the bloated finals tournament and lack of surprise factor together with distaste for FIFA mean that it's increasingly becoming irrelevant.
By Martin Cloake - 03 October 03:30
Football clubs such as Spurs are replacing their ticket exchange schemes with commercial resellers. Are their fans getting a good deal?