Focus on the Premier League

The case for the defence

March 21, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Democracy, Winston Churchill once said, is the worst system apart from all the others. Sometimes that is because of the voters, sometimes because of the candidates. Occasionally, in a perfect storm, it is because of both.

And so it is, as the ballot papers arrive at training grounds across the country, that the electorate of the Professional Footballers' Association have two difficult decisions. In Gareth Bale, Juan Mata, Luis Suarez and Robin van Persie, there are too many compelling ...

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