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MATTHEW JOSEPH: OFFICIATING, IT’S GETTING SERIOUS…

Everyone agrees that referees are only human, that they make mistakes and that unlike journalists and fans, they don’t have the benefit of instant TV replays. But that does not excuse some of the officiating that went on over Easter: … Continue reading

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ROGAN TAYLOR: THE FOOTBALL FAMILY? ENOUGH ALREADY!

It was a terrible thing to witness, even second-hand on TV. As the cameras watched and waited – without of course ever focussing on the ongoing life and death struggle on the pitch – they panned around the scene at … Continue reading

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GERRY COX: CHANGING TIMES INDEED

‘GREED IS GOOD’ was the catchphrase of fictional banker Gordon Gecko in the film ‘Wall Street’ and has been used to describe the excesses of the Premier League by its more critical commentators, notably the doyen of football writers Brian … Continue reading

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GERRY COX: THE REASON WE DO IT

Two things this week reminded me how sport – and sports reporting – has changed since I started in the business almost 25 years ago. The first was a meeting with the architects of Tottenham’s proposed new stadium, to discuss … Continue reading

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