Ian Taylor: Life as Head of Comms at a Professional Football Club

The work of a football club's media team perhaps goes under a lot of peoples radars. Football fans are constantly baying for the latest quotes from players and managers, but do they ever spare a thought for the teams of people at each club who make it possible? For every official club tweet we see on our…Read more Ian Taylor: Life as Head of Comms at a Professional Football Club

Lincoln City’s Fairytale Comes to an End

Arsenal 5-0 Lincoln City From the Emirates Stadium They say that all good things must come to an end. Almost nine thousand noisy Lincoln City fans piled into the Emirates this afternoon hoping that this particular fairytale still had a couple of chapters left to come, but Lincoln's unlikely FA Cup run came to an end…Read more Lincoln City’s Fairytale Comes to an End

Fulham Beat Preston in Clash of Play-Off Hopefuls

Fulham 1-0 Preston North End From Craven Cottage This was a chance for both Fulham and Preston North End to really make a statement heading into the business end of the season. Just one point separated the two sides before this mouthwatering encounter at Craven Cottage in the race to weasel their way into the…Read more Fulham Beat Preston in Clash of Play-Off Hopefuls

Vincent Pericard: Experiencing the Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game

Once viewed as Juventus’ most exciting young talent, mixing it with the likes of Zinedine Zidane and Alessandro Del Piero, a now 34 year-old Vincent Pericard strolls into LCC as a modest Business Management student at Portsmouth University. He’s in his final year, and so instead of winning the titles and accolades that seemed his…Read more Vincent Pericard: Experiencing the Ugly Side of the Beautiful Game

Orient Struggles Continue On and Off the Pitch

Leyton Orient 0-1 Cheltenham Town From Brisbane Road There's a notable dearth of optimism around Leyton Orient FC these days, and this hopelessness was plain to see as Cheltenham Town came to Brisbane Road for a relegation six-pointer. There should have been an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation ahead of this game, and yet the home support…Read more Orient Struggles Continue On and Off the Pitch

Proper Football’s Back: Airtricity League 2017 Preview

If Claudio Ranieri's sacking has left you thoroughly fed up with the Premier League, then you're in luck. Tonight sees the return of proper football, as the 2017 Airtricity League of Ireland season gets underway. The main talking point in the build up to this season has been the restructuring of the league format, which…Read more Proper Football’s Back: Airtricity League 2017 Preview

A Case of Same Old, Same Old for Sorry Spurs

Tottenham 2-2 K.A.A. Gent (2-3 Agg.) From Wembley It's that time of year again. The winter chill is giving way to fresh spring warmth, the daffodils are just revealing their shoots, and Spurs are crashing out of European competition. It's become an all too familiar feeling for Tottenham fans - the hope that this year…Read more A Case of Same Old, Same Old for Sorry Spurs