football

Sports – A time and motion study

October 8, 2015

Sports – A time and motion study Watching sport takes up a lot of our lives. But have you ever wondered how much ‘sport’ you actually watch compared to the number of adverts and breaks? Or considered what the players you are watching manage to fit into those minutes of actual in-play time. We did, […] […]

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The future of watching football is here!

September 29, 2015

Matchday vr live poised to provide unheard-of level of detail to football fans as new web service/app Unique, advanced system gearing up for Kickstarter campaign utilizes analytics and data to display jaw-dropping images of on-the-ball action. Bristol, United Kingdom – September 29, 2015 – MatchDay VR Live (MatchDay-Live.co.uk), backed by a […]

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Premier League investment could save grassroots football, so why isn’t it happening?

July 14, 2015

From 2016 the teams of the Premier League will receive a combined £5.136bn pounds for the rights to televise their games by SKY and BT Sports. It will be the largest sum they have received since the Premier League’s inception and a significant increase on the £3bn they currently earn. With such staggering resources, resources […] […]

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Team of the Week – Week 7

October 11, 2012

First of all sorry to all for this late team of the week. Hopefully this will become a regular feature for you all at Dexy’s Den. Goalkeeper Hart Provided Man City with a long overdue clean sheet, however that is not the only reason for his inclusion in my team of the week. Hart made […] […]

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Arsenal will surprise everyone and win the league

October 4, 2012

Arsene Wenger has been waiting patiently on the sidelines for his time. He has watched his team being dismantled by the worlds rich kids. Clubs backed by entire governments, premium bonds and oil merchants. Clubs not living in reality. Fabregas to Barca, RVP to United, Nasri to City. And he has stood firm, despite the […] […]

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What are the motivations of top level footballers?

August 24, 2012

Amid Robin van Persie’s transfer from Arsenal to Man Utd and Luka Modric’s imminent move away from Spurs to Real Madrid, questions are again to be raised over what exactly motivates footballers and the choices they make. The life of a top level footballer seems pretty surreal – taken out of school early to end […] […]

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Rodgers to Liverpool – An Intelligent or Impulsive Move?

May 30, 2012

The talk surrounding Anfield is that Brendan Rodgers, the Swansea manager, is to take the reigns in the next 48 hours. Although many tipped Roberto Martinez to take charge, Liverpool turned their attention to Rodgers after talks between the club and Martinez broke down. However, will Liverpool strike gold with this appointment or will he […] […]

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Best League in Europe?

March 9, 2012

The silkiness of Lionel Messi. The explosiveness of Cristiano Ronaldo. The intricate passing fluidity of Xavi and Iniesta. Superstar footballers roll right off the tongue, on the sunny isles of Spain, the country who are currently the World Cup and European champions. Two out of the last three Champions League finals have been won by […] […]

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A-Z of Euro 2012

December 4, 2011

The draw for the 2012 European Championships in Poland and Ukraine was made yesterday with some very interesting match-ups. This A-Z guide should enlighten, confuse, bore or maybe even fascinate some of you football fans. A is for Absence – The group games are being played at 5pm and 7.45pm UK time which should mean that many […] […]

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Arsenal’s resurgence at the right time for Arsène

November 26, 2011
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The past few months have been a roller-coaster for Arsenal fans. After only seven games of the current campaign they had notched a mere two wins and had been on the back of some truly embarrassing results. When you look at the league table and see Arsenal lurking outside the relegation places it is obvious […] […]

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I feel so sorry for Carlos Tevez

November 15, 2011

Carlos Tevez has once again missed training with Manchester City; hardly the words to conjure up sympathy within the ranks of football supporters. ‘How could anyone be depressed on a million a month?’ ‘£198,000 a week. Depressing times indeed’ said disgruntled readers on the Daily Mirror’s website. There’s been a lot of confusi […]

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Would you like to live like a top footballer?

October 13, 2011

Ever wondered what it would be like to live like a footballer or a top movie star? Well now’s your chance! One of the UK’s fastest growing modeling agencies is looking for new faces, and now’s your chance to get signed and work for some of the worlds top brands. Stomp Models clients include: Rimmel […] […]

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