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The FA: from 90 Minute Noah to McDonalds via 3G George, Ukip and Marmite

By Tony Attwood

There was a lovely comment on the Independent web site recently that said that “In recent years the FA has finally woken up to the reality that amateur 11-a-side adult football, left unaided, is withering away, despite the boom in popularity of the televised professional version.”

Has it? Woken up, I mean.

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It is the sheer size of football gambling that gives English football a problem

By Tony Attwood

Way back in 1893 a major scandal broke in the British press concerning the amount of money that the nation was spending on football. . The St James Gazette ran the story that in England the populace was spending twice as much per year on the game as it was […]