Category Archives: Football

The Greatest Women Footballers of All-Time and My All-Star Team

With the recent women’s World Cup having just concluded it seems like a good time to examine who are the greatest women footballers in history. Women’s football has only been a major international sport for the last thirty years or … Continue reading

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English Football – Most Appearances in PFA Teams of The Year

Updated to include the PFA Player of the Year 2016/7 award  and the team of the year. There have been five players who have won the award twice (Alan Shearer, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mark Hughes, Thierry Henry and Gareth Bale). This … Continue reading

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How TV Fails To Reflect The Magic of the FA Cup

The 4th round of the FA Cup at the weekend produced some great upsets. Luton won at Norwich, Oldham beat Liverpool, MK Dons thrashed QPR.  You could have seen the Oldham win live on ITV but the other games were … Continue reading

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Football:FA Cup Finals

The Football Association Challenge Cup, the FA Cup, is a knockout cup competition in English football, organised by and named after The Football Association (the FA). It is the oldest existing football competition in the world having commenced in the … Continue reading

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Football: Olympic Games -Records

MEN Football has been held at every modern Olympic Games except 1896 and 1932. Most wins 3  Hungary 1952,1964,1968 2 Great Britain 1908,1912 ( a team from Great Britain – Upton Park FC – won in 1900)  Uruguay 1924,1928    USSR … Continue reading

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Euro 2012 Football

The European Football Championships (Euro 2012) begin in Warsaw with co-hosts Poland being held to a 1-1 draw by Greece and both sides ending the game a man short. Russia make an impressive start by defeating the Czech Republic 4-1. … Continue reading

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Football: FIFA International Team World Rankings

The governing body of world football FIFA try to evaluate the strength of the different nations by publishing regular ranking lists. The lists aren’t universally regarded as accurate with some fans doubting the position of certain nations but that’s the … Continue reading

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