Stop criticising Blackburn fans for caring

Originally published on my personal blog on December 30th 2011.

Booing or general protesting in football is one of those obscure trend-following occurrences, in that it is both fashionable to do it and fashionable to criticise those who do it. Continue reading Stop criticising Blackburn fans for caring

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Is there any point to match reports in the print media anymore?

Originally published by the now defunct UK site Byline in December 2011.

Match reports have always been the cornerstone in sport sections of daily newspapers. They have always been there. Accounts of football matches, in particular, take up plenty of space in the print media, providing copious amounts of copy on a weekly – and, in the modern sporting age, daily – basis.

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