New season, new rules. The handball law has changed again, purportedly for the better, but has the English Premier League got it horribly wrong? Arjun Khanna looks at the changes made to the law and how the FA may have erred in its interpretation and implementation.
The Premier League’s Handball Rule
The Premier League season's first major controversy... In this article we look at the changes to the accidental handball rule implemented by IFAB and why its revised interpretation is wreaking havoc in penalty areas and sending Carragher, Neville et al. into meltdown.
How has Covid-19 Affected Sports Broadcasting?
They think it's all over - it is for the time being. Sam Handley takes a look at what broadcasters are doing to counter the drop in revenue while live sport is suspended.
Newcastle United’s Saudi takeover: For better or worse?
Newcastle United is up for sale once again and has had interest from Saudi Arabia, but be careful what you wish for.... Lex Sportiva looks at the controversial takeover proposal.
VAR, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing?
In the 2010's, the football world underwent some significant changes. From nuanced transfer clauses to advanced goal-line technology, the game has been modernised. In the last year of the decade, the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) was finally introduced in the Premier League. Since then, the ripples of that technology have been felt far and wide. … Continue reading VAR, What is it good for? Absolutely nothing?