Scandals

Like its Heroes, football certainly has its villains.

However, instead of giving them the publicity that they probably don't deserve - or for that matter casting a possibly unfair spotlight on innocent parties - this page will bring you the scandals themselves.

  • Corruption Allegations 1904-1905 Towards the end of the season 1904-05 , there was a three way race for the league title. With Manchester City and Newcastle United having a game left to play, both teams had 46 points.  Everton, who had finished their season had 47 points.  Newcastle had the better goal average by 2.09 to 1.88 so City ...
  • 1915 British football betting scandal Back in the day when footballers were paid according to the rules set down by the FA, perhaps the only surprise is that there weren’t many more scandals involving money. But then perhaps there may have been. And perhaps because they were of such a low level or just so many of them we didn’t / don’t ...