It is a little known fact that from the start of the 14th century right through to the middle of the 17th century, football was banned in many parts of England. King Edward II was so troubled by the unruliness of football in London that on April 13, 1314 he issued a proclamation banning it:
"Forasmuch as there is great noise in the city caused by hustling over large balls from which many evils may arise which God forbid; we command and forbid, on behalf…Continue
Added by True Fans Admin on January 25, 2012 at 15:00 — No Comments
Many of us think that we could be football players. We all know someone who has made it to a decent standard in football or may have played to this standard ourselves but most of us accept that perhaps we did not have the talent or maybe just the luck to make it as a professional footballer.
However, I think less football fans would accept that they could not do a job as a football manager. How hard can it be to get 11 men or women together on a field and win a football…Continue
Added by True Fans Admin on January 18, 2012 at 10:30 — No Comments
Once again the referees who officiate over the English Premier and Football League’s are getting themselves column inches in every sport section of every newspaper across the country.
In my opinion, every refereeing decision is vital, whether it is awarding a throw in to the correct side or disallowing an offside goal. Even the smallest decision can be vital during the course of a game. I believe that the quality of refereeing in this country is on the decline and recent…Continue