How the fixtures are compiled
Football fans up and down the country are often heard complaining about their side’s schedule, and supporters won’t be surprised to hear that the fixture list is not randomly compiled.
But Glenn Thompson of Atos has now opened up on what goes on behind the scenes.
Thompson and co are the team tasked with scheduling the 2,036 matches across the Premier League and Football League over a nine-month period, and are better equipped than most to give the lowdown all things fixtures.
Details to follow.