Television’s reliance on former players as pundits is stifling debate and new ideas, Ross Findlay explains how fresh eyes are needed.
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Dave Hanratty makes a much overdue return to BackPageFootball.com with a look at the over sanitisation of the modern game when really everyone loves a bit of biff.
An extract from the book entitled ‘Off Centre Circle’ penned by regular Back Page Football contributor Ger McCarthy.
RTÉ Sports broadcaster Paddy McKenna tells us about the new Kentaro experiment, where England’s dead rubber qualifying game this Saturday with Ukraine will only be shown exclusively online. This Saturday evening could well be of the red letter variety for anyone who has ever sat beer in hand on their sofa, or pulled up a […]
Darren Bent puts his Twitter – and goalscoring power – to good use in a charity Tweet-off with Sky Sports’ Andy Burton – who can get to 10,000 followers first? Since his Twitter antics during the summer while at Tottenham, Darren Bent has turned it all around with five goals in seven for Sunderland, and […]
It was during the second half of the recent Ireland/Cyprus nightmare (yes we won but tell me you didn’t despair for 90 minutes) that I realised something. I was longing for something more than the eventual winning goal. I was braced with excitement for more than just the prospect of being one step closer to […]