With advances in technology and the almost instant internet access of today, the impact of social media on football is an issue that has already been quite significant and is bound to be discussed further in the future.
With Financial Fair Play (FFP) soon to be introduced, the emphasis on seeking and developing talent is sure to be far greater than before, certainly for those clubs that don't have rights to the lucrative parachute payment handed to those who have suffered relegation from the Premier League.
One of the biggest things I have noticed in recent times and in particular throughout this season is the feeling of inevitability that a manager will lose his job following a run of poor results or just one or two heavy beatings.
‘Communication’ is defined as “The imparting or exchanging of information or news”. Generally the best organisations and businesses require this massively to function well and achieve. And to an extent you can say this about sport using various examples.
This blog examines the differences in views with regard to the more aggressive/direct style of play in comparison to the more patient short-game approach in relation to the modern game. I will also talk about how I think the contrasting styles can impact at international level.
As a supporter there is often a sense of excitement when your club announces a new signing. However, as we all know, not all of them can work out quite how we anticipate. Feel free to add further names but here are 10 Premier League flops that fooled the lot of us.