Women’s Super League is compelling but should ditch big stadia for now

THE BEST game of the international weekend was arguably Arsenal Women against their London rivals, Chelsea. The Women’s Super League (WSL) was back and the media coverage was intense and expectations higher than normal. Games were played at Tottenham’s gleaming … Continue reading Women’s Super League is compelling but should ditch big stadia for now

Football Media Watch: A job for the right boy – Phil Neville’s new role

THE problem with successful people is they believe they are good at anything and everything. Thanks to the world’s over fascination with celebrity status and wealth, such individuals are indulged by the broader population, partly because deep down, everyone wants … Continue reading Football Media Watch: A job for the right boy – Phil Neville’s new role

Women’s football – vulnerable in the post-crisis environment?

WOMEN’S professional football has been in the ascendancy over the past few years, certainly from the perspective of profile and public awareness. The prominent competitions such as the World Cup and European Championship have attracted mass media attention, while one-off … Continue reading Women’s football – vulnerable in the post-crisis environment?