Are football journalists biased, lazy or just ignorant?



By Tony Attwood If you are a regular reader you will know that whereas when crowds were present, the home teams in the Premier League were likely to win games more often than the away team.   Since games have been played without crowds present the reverse has been true. The explanation for this (as I’ve …

Clubs that get most yellow cards are NOT clubs committing the most fouls.



By Tony Attwood Why West Ham can commit twice as many fouls as Newcastle, before getting a single yellow card. Yes it is true.  The number of yellow cards received by a club, is not directly related to the number of fouls committed.   Indeed the number of fouls clubs need to commit before seeing a …