At the beginning of the current Premier League season, the Football Association (FA), English football’s governing body, officially implemented the instant officiating replay system known as the Video Assistant Referee. The Video Assistant Referee (affectionately called VAR) had already been in use in the Spanish and Italian leagues, as
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For the first time in years, this season’s January transfer window for European soccer clubs seemed to slip by without any big-name transfers or outrageous fees. The result of this relatively inactive January period is that the upcoming summer transfer window will likely break spending records. If Paris Saint-Germain’
The 2019 – 2020 Premier League season has been anything but ordinary: there’s the promise of a new champion, an impending relegation dog fight and a race for fourth place that no one seems to want to win. The story of the season is undoubtedly the rampant success of league-leaders
With the 2019-2020 Premier League season almost a third of the way over, enough time has passed to start analyzing some of the key trends in English football. While much attention has already been paid to the role of the fullback, this mostly comes from the meteoric rise of Liverpool’
Earlier this semester, Jen Manion, professor of history, and Michael Kunichika, professor of Russian, struck up a conversation about Serena Williams’ recent performance at the U.S. Open. “During our conversation, I realized that I have so much to say about Serena Williams,” Manion said. “And then I thought, ‘Why
As a Chelsea fan, I have to admit that despite recent successes — including winning a Premier League title in the 2016-2017 season, the FA Cup in 2018 and this past season’s Europa League title — an overall air of frustration has marked the past few years at Chelsea Football Club.
June 23 will mark the three-year anniversary of the “Brexit” referendum vote, when voters in the United Kingdom chose to leave the European Union after months of tumultuous campaigning. Since the vote, there have been countless debates in Parliament, several failed solutions and one snap general election, but the path