Clamping out racist chanting in English football is long overdue

Tweet The issue of racism in English football is generally thought to consist of online social media abuse and from a minority of attendees acting alone within the stadium. However, there seems to be a growing bout of racist chanting by supporters, aimed at players from their own club. This has come to light once again after a small number of Aston Villa fans were filmed singing a chant about summer signing Marvelous Nakamba at Carrow Road on Saturday, which referred to his dad as ‘a rasta’ and also made…

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Entering The Football League: Does Spending Big Guarantee Success?

Tweet Promotion to the Premier League brings about a considerable increase in spending to avoid relegation, but is it a similar story for those promoted into the bottom tier of the Football League from the National League. 2019 National League Play-Off champions Salford City have reached the Football League with considerable financial backing and are expected to spend again in order to continue their rise up the football pyramid in 2019-20, but does spending big on transfers guarantee a successful adjustment to league football? Since 2010, only Forest Green and…

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