Author Archives: Carla Palmer

What Can Be Learned From The Sad Loss of Gary Speed?

Posted on by Carla Palmer

The sad and untimely death of Gary Speed, manager of the Wales National Team has shocked many fans of football. The apparent suicide of the 42 year old will surely result in many questions in coming weeks regarding what would … Continue reading

How Sexism Affects Women’s Football in the UK

Posted on by Carla Palmer

Many people may have been under the illusion that sexism was no longer present in football until Richard Keys and Andy Gray faced disciplinary action over their comments about female referee’s assistant Sian Massey. The fact that influential figures still … Continue reading

It’s Time to Change the Face of UK Football: More Diversity Needed At All Levels

Posted on by Carla Palmer

There are 92 professional football clubs in the UK and around 25% of the players within those teams are black. Despite the fact that the number of black players has continued to rise there are still only two black managers: … Continue reading