Category: Love Island


‘The brotherhood, you can feel it’ – Josh Denzel on his time in the England camp

The former Love Island contestant hosted the Lions’ Den show during the Euros and talks of how impressive the players areBukayo Saka is determined his Euro 2020 penalty shootout miss will make him “stronger”, Jack Grealish likes to give Phil Foden “a d…


Football players and their relationship with Love Island

The winner and runner-up on the latest series were both footballers. Why is sport such a natural fit for reality TV?By Gavin Willacy for Playing in the ShadowsWhat is it about young footballers and romance-based reality shows? Both the male winner and …


Gareth Southgate prompts new round of an old game: cash-in books

His redemptive World Cup performance has set publishers chasing after a time-honoured goal: getting a hot topic on to shelves while it’s still warm. But can anyone beat a Michael Jackson biography written in 48 hours?Not content with winning the hearts…


England striker Jamie Vardy ‘can’t stand’ Love Island – video

England striker Jamie Vardy has discussed how his team-mates relax. Vardy credits the squad watching reality TV and playing video games together for helping them to beat Tunisia but admits Love Island is not for himEngland have gone from inflated egos …


Soapy sagas and gossip: the transfer window is football’s Love Island

Cristiano is alone in the hot tub, Gareth’s getting flirty texts and Mauricio wants to steal Anthony from José. The transfer merry-go-round is the game’s own reality showFor all us transfer window aficionados, it has been a decent start to the summer. …