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Fleetwood to Leicester to Arsenal – Are you the next Jamie Vardy?

June 7, 2016

The World’s 1st Manager-less Football Club uses fan power to uncover the next Jamie Vardy. United London FC, the only club that gives football fans the power to vote on a real starting eleven, begins its search for the next Jamie Vardy in London on the 18th June. We are looking for around 500 footballers […] […]

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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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Why do English players rarely reach their potential?

September 2, 2015

For what it’s worth, here is my brief take on what has annoyed and frustrated me in the world of football since the end of last season. As an Everton fan, the John Stones saga (although it seems to have ended, at the time of writing – albeit before the transfer deadline has arrived) is […] […]

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Dexys 2011-2013 Season Preview Part 1 – The relegation fodder

August 18, 2012

After an up and down summer of sport and jubilation and Euro penalty heartbreak (again), the honeymoon is now over and it’s back to the hard graft of the football season. I’m doing it in the usual predicted back to front styly. Van Persie followed in the usual Arsenal tradition and jumped ship to Man […] […]

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Who is the best supported club in England?

August 15, 2012

Rightmove surveyed over 13,000 football fans from around the country, including 9,351 fans of Premiership clubs, and recorded the team they support and their full postcode to establish the average distance each fan lives from their club, and what proportion of each club’s fans are local to their home stadium. As you might expect, the […] […]

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Sky Sports and bad punditry

September 27, 2011

I’m not a fan of Sky Sports; despite watching it more than I should. It’s shallow and far too excitable when covering the most mundane topic. I watch it anyway and it can be funny in seeing how relentless they can be in self-promotion. What annoys me though is the punditry, and how bad it […] […]

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Gray and Keys unlock cause for celebration

January 26, 2011

The ‘scandal’ surrounding the sexist comments of Andy Gray and Richard Keys should really be a celebration. Two of the most respected, experienced men in English football television have been corrected in an offside dispute by a female official who let her judgement do the talking, and the attitudes of an older generation of men […] […]

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The difference between banter and prejudice

January 26, 2011

I was going to ask the missus what she thought about the Sky Sports sexism row – but I didn’t want to distract her from the ironing. A decidedly sexist opening gambit, but one that I am confident will not see me barred from Dexy’s Den. The reason being, this is a joke based on […] […]

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Andy Gray shown the door now throw away the Keys

January 26, 2011

Andy Gray’s sacking this evening came as a major shock to the football world. The Scotsman had been the face of Monday Night Football since the concept existed and a major player in the rise and dominance of Sky Sports the past few seasons. Some of his phrases have since become infamous from the moment […] […]

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Is it time to scrap the transfer window?

January 18, 2011

For a few year’s now I’ve complained about the transfer window. Not in the general sense of the why’s and why not’s of why it was put into place and if it does or doesn’t have a positive effect on the game, but rather that it’s usually for the majority just well, dull. Sky Sports […] […]

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Why is the transfer window so dead?

January 27, 2010

It doesn’t matter how much I refresh the ticker, nothing seems to change. From Sky Sports transfer centre to the Yahoo timetable the stories are not changing it what seems to be an awfully quiet transfer window. I’m hoping that the past three weeks have been the calm before the storm and that with a week left, the market is going to go crazy an […]

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