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Why Premier League Clubs See an Opportunity in Lower-League Crisis

Why Premier League Clubs See an Opportunity in Lower-League Crisis

ِِAccording to the American psychologist Gary Klein, desperation is a driver of creativity, a means to unlock insight or solutions that might otherwise have been untried or not even considered. Right now, English football is in a precarious place, particularly lower down the leagues, where soberi

Ben Coker: 'With Diabetes, I Have to Think About the Restart More Than Others'

Ben Coker: 'With Diabetes, I Have to Think About the Restart More Than Others'

Ben Coker is not 100% certain but the Lincoln left-back, who is on loan at Cambridge, thinks he is the only diabetic player in the English professional game.

Football's Crisis Shines Merciless Light on Game's Inequalities

f one impact of the Covid‑19 catastrophe has been to hold Britain rigid and shine a merciless light on all our structures, it was inevitable that football’s struggles would culminate in a piercing look at the money.

Using Players as Guinea Pigs Would Wipe out Premier League's Integrity

Using Players as Guinea Pigs Would Wipe out Premier League's Integrity

Anyone who has spent the best part of an hour just waiting to cross a supermarket threshold in the past few weeks will be aware how quickly the outlandish becomes the new normal.

Underrated Premier League Players: From Man City to Wolves

Underrated Premier League Players: From Man City to Wolves

The Guardian Sport looks at players who have been important to the their clubs but perhaps not always received the credit they deserved. Manchester City: Edin Dzeko Position Forward Time at club 2011-16 League apps/goals 130/50 Dzeko was never an automatic choice – as his status as an unuse

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