The (not so) glorious art of diving

The Premier League’s “theatrical” side took centre stage this weekend, but it is what it reveals about the football world’s thinking which is really interesting.

sport1On Saturday afternoon, mid-way through the first half, part-time footballer and full-time afro-enthusiast Marouane Fellaini was strolling around the Emirates pitch, minding his own business, when this happened.

Most interpreted this as an unacceptable act of violence on Jack …


London’s Burning

Louis Strange

Staff Writer

London clubs make up over a quarter of this year’s Premier League, and while that might represent a strong contingent from the capital in terms of numbers alone, strength is not a characteristic shared by all. …