Premier League Football: The Cost of Social Change

Manchester United’s, Juan Mata has vowed to donate 1% of his annual salary to a charity that supports global football initiatives for disadvantaged children. With the news at the forefront of today’s sports media – it would be amiss not to take a long, hard look at the issue of the overplayed and overpaid. Not […]

How football has changed over time

Since the inception of the Football Association 154 years ago, the landscape of the beautiful game has changed remarkably. The game has grown, evolved and adapted to the needs of its ever-growing audience. Here at ticketgum.com, we investigated the most prolific ways in which football has changed over the years, and the general direction football […]

Are Paris-St Germain breaking the rules by signing Neymar?

Paris-St Germain (PSG) completed their record-breaking deal to sign Brazilian footballer, Neymar, from Barcelona last week on a five-year contract. He has now become the world’s most expensive footballer at a staggering 222 million euros – equivalent to £198 million – more than double the price of the previous £89.3 million world-record deal held by […]

Tottenham Hotspur ticket prices a “disgrace”

Tottenham Hotspur fans have branded ticket prices at their new temporary home a “disgrace” following the release tickets for a friendly later this week. The organisers of the club’s friendly game against Juventus next Saturday have been criticised by fans for unfair and unreasonable ticket prices. The company guilty for this uproar is Relevent Sports […]

Premier League 2017/18 Season Ticket Affordability League Table

The new Premier League season is approaching. It promises to be another exhilarating season, full of twists and surprises. With Chelsea convincingly capturing their fifth Premier League title under Antonio Conte’s first full season in charge, rivals have been actively acquiring new reinforcements throughout the summer to knock them of their perch. Signings such as […]

How children can benefit from playing the beautiful game

It has been said that football has a universal power: a unique ability to unite people, to break down barriers and to inspire people to play collectively from diverse walks of life. The beautiful game can have a positive effect on an individual’s development socially, their education and health – and for children in particular. […]

Football-Related Arrests Continue to Rise on British Railways

From 201516, crime on the railway has increased for the first time in 10 years, by 4%; the equivalent of 2,030 offences. The British Transport Police (BTP) has also seen a consistent rise in football-related incidents since 2012. Unfortunately, football has always had an association with violence, disorder and intimidation. For many rail commuters, this […]

It’s about time the football gender gap got the boot!

Football is one of the UK’s oldest and traditionally male-orientated sports, dating back to 1863, when England was the very first country to develop and codify the game. Since then, football has and will always remain, the largest sport to play and to watch in the UK, with 67% of men and 33% of women […]