While the Premier League product is dependent on the idea of raucous matchday experiences, the marketing rarely matches the reality. So, how can we reverse the trend of declining atmospheres in our top-flight grounds?
When most people think of Ian Wright’s playing days, they picture him in a vintage Arsenal strip. He remains a cult hero at several other clubs, however, so we spoke to him about his memories of playing elsewhere.
When Kylian Mbappe faces Manchester City on Wednesday evening, he will bear the burden of comparison to a true great. This is inherently unfair on a young player, and also based on a deeply flawed rationale.
Barcelona's triumph over Paris Saint-Germain was an incredible sporting achievement, if you ignore the comical dive by Luis Suarez to win a vital penalty. But when the outcome is so enthralling, should we simply turn a blind eye to cheating?
The island town of Heimaey is home to Icelandic top-tier side IBV Vestmannaeyjar, a club that feels a world away from the bright lights of England's Premier League. It's this sense of seclusion that lends the team its unique charm.
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London were curious to see if bees were capable of learning complex tasks, and the basic upshot is that we are months away from bees playing non-league football.