Articles by Mark Docherty

Enough is Enough: It’s Time for Video Referees!

Written by Mark Docherty Thursday night’s World Cup qualification playoff saw Northern Ireland’s chances of getting to Russia take a massive hit after their 0-1 defeat to Switzerland. While the overall performance from the Ulstermen…


The Impossible Job of the Football Chairman

Written by Mark Docherty So much of a club’s success can be down to the financial backing given to the manager, while a lack of investment can be equally responsible for a poor season. However,…



England’s Identity Crisis

Written by Mark Docherty   The most recent international break saw England’s national team extend their unbeaten run in qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup with wins over Malta and Slovakia. Having scored six…




How Social Media is Changing Football

In this digital age, with the digital generation coming into fruition, we may now be entering into a new digital age of football.  Nothing could make this more apparent than the goings on of social…