Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Can a Windfall Tax on Premier League Clubs Save Grassroots Football?

There’s a long and well-established link between the state of grassroots football in England and the national team. When there’s a steady flow of talent coming through the lower echelons of the game, the future is usually bright for...

England’s Wonderful World Cup 2018 Legacy is the Development of Tomorrow’s Superstars

The 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia were meant to be the most controversial yet. Warnings of violence between fans, political turmoil between the host nation and the rest of the world, and concerns about stadia all proved to...

Can the PAPA Scheme Get More Teenagers Playing Football in the UK?

All of the greatest footballers the game has ever produced started on the road to success with something very simple — a love of the game. Before Lionel Messi signed his first professional contract, he simply loved to play...

Does England’s World Cup Run Demonstrate the Country’s Grassroots Strategy is Working?

Regardless of what you think about England’s performances in the 2018 World Cup, there’s no doubt that this run is capturing the imagination of the country. Politicians are talking about the team in Parliament, airline captains are announcing results...