Tag Archives: football

Return of the chosen one

Upon scoring a record 250th goal for Manchester United, it seemed Wayne Rooney’s position amongst the United elite had been cemented,    ... more

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Keeping the ball rolling

It seems once a year gamers are treated to a virtual display of deft ball control and refined strategic play as    ... more

Competing for supremacy

Last weekend saw the two Manchester based clubs, United and City, meet in the first derby match of the season.Prior to    ... more

It takes two

The capital of Argentina, Buenos Aires is the national centre of commerce, industry, politics, technology, and culture. State of the art    ... more

Tout Arrive en France

Contested every four years, the UEFA European Championship has been showcasing the continent’s top football talent since beginning in 1960. It    ... more

Cheers and feasts in the copper state

The Super Bowl may just be the most watched broadcast in the United States what with almost all audiences being North    ... more

Offside call prompts refereeing review

When Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland met at White Hart Lane this weekend what ensued was a tight affair. Though Spurs took    ... more

Raised confidence elevates United’s season

United have fashioned 15 points from their last 6 Premier League outings, marking their highest league standing since the illustrious retirement    ... more

Maggie’s owner reaps rewards for upholding faith

On Saturday, Newcastle United’s reversal of fortunes continued apace with a 1-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers at St James’ Park;    ... more

Young centurion sets benchmark for future success

Domestic competitions were replaced by international duties across Europe this week where England embarked on their France 2016 European qualifying campaign.    ... more

Tournament revisions invite review

The initial victory of Qatar's 2022 World Cup bid has drawn significant attention towards FIFA, football's international governing body. The challenges    ... more

Departure prompts constructive discussion

Many in football remember the tumultuous and, more remarkably, brief reign of legendary manager Brian Clough at Leeds United, lasting a    ... more

Fitness request highlights potential improvements

On Sunday England maintained their perfect start to qualification for the upcoming European Championships with a 1-0 win over Estonia, though    ... more

Changes improve Lions’ chances

With a 2-0 victory over Switzerland England began their push for qualification for the upcoming Euro 2016 with a win over    ... more

League return offers redemption

On Monday Mario Balotelli arrived at Liverpool's Melwood training ground to finalise his £16 million move to Merseyside from AC Milan.    ... more

Championship teams aim to progress

The Championship kicked off this weekend, with teams looking to gain momentum in their pushes for promotion. The highlight of the    ... more

Victory signals new tactical approach

Mario Gotze's 113th minute volley clinched a dramatic victory for Germany in Sunday's World Cup Final, as the Germans overcame a    ... more

Samba nation takes centre stage

Brazilian carnival’s are amongst the most colourful, atmospheric and exhilarating events around the world. A collection of talented musicians, dancers, floats    ... more

Dusting off boots

Although the average age of football players when they retire is 35, dusting off boots and taking to the pitch again    ... more

Reputations restored as character and experience are rewarded

Bobby Zamora’s dramatic last minute winner ensured a memorable finale to Saturday’s Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley Stadium, as 10-man Queens    ... more

Racist incidents prompt awareness and action

In a recent Spanish football match between Villarreal and Barcelona, and in echo of what many believed to be football’s past,    ... more

It’s all about the intensity

Results from this year’s online flu survey suggest that 10% of people could prevent the flu by simply engaging in vigorous    ... more

Former footballer’s announcement a symbol of accepting culture

Retired Premier League footballer Thomas Hitzlsperger last week publicly revealed he was gay, in a move reflecting the changing attitudes of    ... more

Mini Mozart

At age nine, surprising everyone with his piano skills by becoming the youngest person to pass a university level piano exam.    ... more

Beckham: From the changing room to the boardroom

David Beckham has revealed his plans to buy a Major League Soccer franchise in Miami as the MLS looks to further    ... more

Wenger optimistic ahead of challenging fixtures

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes his team’s 2-0 victory over Liverpool at the weekend can instil an added sense of belief    ... more

England’s quest to reach Brazil

This week the Premier League season takes an international break as we wait and see if England can qualify for the    ... more

Giving something back to his community

Many professional footballers attend the odd community activity to promote the game at the grass-roots level, but none have worked harder    ... more

The first British-Asian footballer in the Premier League

The Premier League has seen many players from around the world ply their trade in England, but just a small minority    ... more

Football Fans Know What They Are Talking About

For decades football fans have believed they have a sixth sense when watching a live game – and now they have    ... more

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Supporting the Supporters

As football and business become ever more intertwined, the schism between fan and footballer has increased, but there’s one organisation dedicated    ... more

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Ryan Nelsen Blazes a Trail From QPR to Canada

Ryan Nelsen’s decision to leave Premier League strugglers QPR for the manager’s job at FC Toronto has been questioned by many    ... more

Unique proposition to fans

League One Brentford have introduced a ‘Pay What You Can’ scheme in an attempt to bring some festive cheer to their    ... more

Football Manager Video Game

A game of two halves

Football Manager 2013 was released in November. Over the last 20 years Football Manager has developed from a computer game into    ... more

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Evolving female football

The Football Association’s ‘Game Changer’ plan a five-year strategy announced at the end of last month with the intention of driving    ... more