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Has Social Media Done More Damage To Football Than Money?

The commercialism and profitability of the Premier League (and others across the world) has begun to spiral out of control in recent years. For the sixth year in a row, transfer spending has outstripped the previous year, with a gross spend of £1.165bn in the summer of 2016; a figure we expect to…

Transfer Rumour Round-up 30/06-07/07

Alexis Sanchez Linked Club: Manchester City Despite ongoing interest from Manchester City, Alexis Sanchez it set to stay at Arsenal according to Metro. Sanchez will reportedly only stay should Wenger guarantee major signings to strengthen the squad and a wage increase to £300,000 per-week. With speculation refusing to die there is still life yet…

Post Election Conservative U-Turns Are A Sign Of A Functioning Democracy

The Conservatives have been widely criticised for the numerous apparent U-turns that they have made since the election. They have seen their policy shifting from within as a result of both the DUP coalition and public pressure. During the campaign, the Conservatives and Theresa May were targeted by members of the press for…

Alexandre Lacazette: Strengths, Weaknesses and a Move to Arsenal

With recent reports linking Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal and a £46m deal expected in the coming days we take look at the profilic Frenchman’s strengths, weaknesses, and how he could fit into Arsene Wenger’s North London side. Strengths The first strength many point to in Lacazette’s game is his blistering pace and strong…

Does The Mainstream Media Still Have A Role To Play?

“Does the mainstream media still serve any useful purpose?” – This was the question posed by an audience member during Question Time this week, so we decided to take a look at the influence that mainstream media brands still have on the political debate in the UK and whether they still have a…

Who’s In Contention At Wimbledon 2017?

With the 2017 tennis season well over halfway, the players are transitioning off the back of the hectic clay court season onto the summer greens of the grass court season, in preparation for the third grand slam and, arguably, the pinnacle of the tennis calendar, the Wimbledon Championships, starting on Monday 3rd July….