Thursday, 4 April 2013

“To boo, or not to boo...that is the question”

In football, as in life, people get frustrated when things aren't going their way: anger is a natural emotion. What's more, if we lived in a world of never ending support and blind loyalty people could quite happily coast along, things can stagnate. Without criticism, how would anyone ever be held to account? As ever, it’s how we chose to voice opinion that is crucial: criticism should be constructive rather than abusive.

Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics: formulas and formations in modern football

Stats can be used to ‘prove’ anything but football’s obsession with facts and figures threatens to kill all the individuality of the beautiful game