Every year, for two very long months, millions of people are going through symptoms of withdrawal. The cause? Its the off-season, and all the stars of the English Premier League (EPL) are on bloody holiday.
The football on display in the EPL is a thrilling cocktail of drama, physicality and skills on a very lucrative stage. But when the football goes on hiatus, us fans only have the off-field drama to keep us entertained. This usually comes in the form of transfers, as it is during this period that clubs are permitted to buy, trade and sell their players. Its also an opportunity for football clubs to handle affairs of other sorts – like branding, for one. Everton Football Club recently unveiled a significant redesign to its club crest, and it did not go down well. Read the rest of this entry »