Crowd reaction – why English and German fans are more loyal

RELEGATION is often a big blow to clubs in Europe’s top leagues, mostly because it comes with financial implications, despite parachute payments. TV money and legacy wage bills are the biggest issue, but income at most clubs is affected by lower attendances. Or is it? Football fans are known for their undying loyalty and a […]

The weight of expectation on Huddersfield’s shoulders

IT IS remarkable that given the county’s considerable contribution to British sport, Huddersfield Town will be the only club from Yorkshire in the Premier League on 2017-18. The decline of the region’s football has been well documented, but clubs like Huddersfield have long since fallen away from the forefront of the game. Like many aspects of industrial […]