RICHARD SCUDAMORE'S £5m bonus should have been paid on a pro-ratabasis by Premier League clubs.
The likes of Manchester United and Chelsea have been by far the biggest winners over the broadcast revenues over the years and should have been willing to front up far more than the likes of newbies Cardiff or Wolves.
PA:Press Association9 Premier League clubs voted to give Richard Scudamore a £5million bonus over three years
Getty – Contributor9 Each top-flight club will fork out £250,000 as a thank you for Scudamore's 19 years of service
AFP or licensors9 Manchester United have greatly benefited from broadcast revenue money during Scudamore's reign
LUTON TOWN had to cater for a staggering 36 scouts on Saturday as interest in full-back James Justin gathers pace.
Justin, 20, was outstanding in the League One side’s 5-1 victory over Plymouth Argyle at Kenilworth Road.
Brighton were the first serious bidders from the Premier League, but Justin’s value is on the rise again after scoring against the Pilgrims.
Luton do not want to see a homegrown player leave in January, but £3-4m in the modern climate would give the Hatters something to think about.
PA:Empics Sport9 Luton ace James Justin (left) netted in the 5-1 win against Plymouth Argyle on Saturday
PA:Empics Sport9 Justin (left) was watched by 36 scouts during the Hatters' clash against the Pilgrims
GARETH SOUTHGATE is maturing into a modern day international manager after his telling substitutions against Croatia.
The ability to think under pressure, to make razor sharp decisions in match-defining moments, is one of the characteristics of a first class leader and head coach.
He was unhurried on Sunday, sending for Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard when the time was right for England to get a little extra firepower in the side.
Minutes later his players responded when Lingard netted the equaliser from close-range.
Reuters9 Gareth Southgate's England side have qualified for the Uefa Nations League finals next summer
Getty Images – Getty9 Dele Alli and Jesse Lingard were brought on at the perfect time against Croatia at Wembley
CLAUDIO RANIERI is a different character behind his charming public persona, but that does not give players the excuse to under-perform.
Ranieri’s binary approach – his way, of our – will feature heavily at Fulham after replacing Slavisa Jokanovic in the dug out at Craven Cottage.
Fulham, desperate to stay in the Premier League after shelling out £100m on new players, are relying on Ranieri to make some quick fixes.
AFP or licensors9 Claudio Ranieri is getting ready for his first Fulham match on the weekend
GERMANY'S demise under Joachim Low shows how fickle football is.
Low thought they would go on to win the World Cup last summer, but the tension in the squad led to their early exit.
Now they have been relegated from the first ever Nations League group, Low is fighting to save his reputation as a top class coach.
Getty – Contributor9 Joachim Low is under huge pressure after Germany were relegated to Group B in the Uefa Nations League
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