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?
We met up with Carlos Hyde in Houston to talk shop at the Super Bowl. The 49ers running back discussed transitioning to the NFL (it's not like what you see on TV) and what he wants to do when he reaches the game's greatest stage.
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.
As part of The Clubhouse series, Malcolm Jenkins wanted to ride along with Philadelphia Police to gain a new perspective on policing. During his ride along, he and an officer shared their contrasting opinions about police brutality.
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.