For The Peace. For The Money

The grand-old idea that football – the most important, unimportant thing in the world – can bring people of all kinds together into one joyful occasion and set their problems aside, can go one of two ways. It can be this genuine, organic thing, or it can be this delusional, made-up narrative carried out by diabolical elitists and lobbyists for the betterment of their personal interests. If you are skeptical of the latter, then you haven’t heard of our dear friend Gianni Infantino.

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All Is Fair In Love And VAR

The football’s biggest stage brought the world’s attention to the most debated feature that is new to football. Having previously applied in Serie A and FA Cup matches, the Video Assistant Referee – known shortly as VAR – attracts debate after debate all tournament round. After a few days of being seemingly under the radar, VAR was once again under the spotlight, this time during last night’s World Cup final. However, the debate that erupted subsequently lies deeper than mere technicalities.

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