The lure of football stats, facts and strange allegiances
- Written by Darren Douglas
This week the Premier League was big news due to the announcement that Sky and BT Sport have paid £5.1bn for the rights to air live games for the 2016/17-2018/19 seasons. Many reactions emboldened the ongoing and just cause for fans to see lower ticket prices. And no wonder, football is rife with money but as in life the distribution of it tends to be top heavy. Due to this I've often been drawn to the plights and successes of the clubs aiming to punch above their weight, by maximising resources on the pitch and through the coaching staff.