Forget Trump and CNN: Football Transfer Rumors are the Real Fake News

6 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
Morning all. It’s a beautiful day. The sun is shining, the sky is blue, the tumbleweeds are tumbling … and oh, someone somewhere calling himself or herself a journalist is peddling a false story about a football transfer. Did you ever wonder where they came from, that constant stream of transfer rumours? Were the top journalists Read More

In the Aftermath of Islamist Terror…

8 months ago Ricardo Hylton 0
In the aftermath of last week’s terrorist atrocity in Manchester, my mind drifted to September 11, 2001. I was in Jamaica. Specifically, I awoke in Kingston, Jamaica that fateful morning, on Preston Hall on the University of the West Indies. I had a politics 101 lecture. Someone turned on the TV and before long my friends and Read More

Terror in Manchester

8 months ago Chad 0
On the 22nd of May, twenty-two people were killed and 116 injured in a terrorist, suicide bombing at Manchester Arena. Attacker 22-year-old Salman Abedi detonated a home-made bomb in the arena’s foyer as crowds were leaving a performance by US singer Ariana Grande just after 22:30 BST. The blast, between the main arena and neighbouring Read More

In Sport, Who holds more value: the owner or the player?

8 months ago Chad 0
This invisible alien works in education with learners who are often fanatic about sports. The one sure complaint, however, sure to be voiced in any given week is the often lamented; ‘football players make too much money!’ I try and explain that there is a lot of cash in the game from ticket sales, sponsorship deals Read More

Eye Popping Pogba Fees and Football Agents

8 months ago Chad 0
It was revealed last week that a deep immorality lies at the heart of football. Revealed, that is, if you had been hibernating beneath a mossy stone for the past 50 years because all the news of Paul Pogba and his agent’s fees did was confirm what we already know: that underhand payoffs in football Read More