Are modern-day footballers really living the dream?

We all live our lives listening to stories of professional footballers and their lavish lifestyles, earning their thousands every week, and not having any worries about what they are doing with their lives because all their money solves all of their problems. But money can only go so far, and in reality, footballers are normal people too, with problems that us normal people can suffer too. Aaron Lennon’s case has thrown in to question whether footballers really are living the dream, or in actual fact, life at the top can be quite a struggle. Continue reading “Are modern-day footballers really living the dream?”

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HOUGHTON: “Doncaster will always have a place in my heart”

Jordan Houghton signed for Doncaster Rovers in August 2016 on loan from Premier League giants Chelsea. As part of their academy, he helped them to win the FA Youth Cup in 2014. He scored in the dramatic second leg at Stamford Bridge, as the Blues won 5-3 on the night and 7-6 on aggregate, having been 6-4 down with less than 15 minutes to play. Continue reading “HOUGHTON: “Doncaster will always have a place in my heart””

Yorkshire leads the way this season

This season has seen near domination of the Football League by Yorkshire football teams. South and West Yorkshire’s finest have taken the Championship, League One and League Two by storm, and with five teams currently in promotion contention, things are looking up in the home of the White Rose. Here, I take a look at the promotion contenders from three divisions: Continue reading “Yorkshire leads the way this season”

League main focus for Imps, but no reason for Cup not to work its magic

If you’d have said to a Lincoln City fan at the beginning of the season that they’d be top of the National League, in the Semi-Finals of the FA Trophy, and would have a place in the Quarter-Finals of the world’s biggest club competition, the FA Cup, chances are they’d have laughed in your face. However, this is now reality for the Imps, and they might just be starting to dream.

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