In football (soccer), there are three important positions on the field; the defenders, midfielders and the forwards. All positions are important, however, midfielders have the ability to change the whole dynamic of the team. Let's see why midfielders are so important in football.
Comeback stories are some of the best moments to savor as a football fan, no matter what club you support. Listening to another club's comeback story is really satisfying to hear. Let's read AFC Wimbledon's rise back to league football.
One of the selling points in football (soccer) is the promotion & relegation rule. It's the source of "Final day" dramas, success stories, happiness and disappointments. Let's take a look at how deep the football pyramid goes in English football.
The Europa Conference League, a new addition to the existing European Club Football (Soccer) competition, will act as the third division of the UEFA competition behind the likes of the Champions League and Europa League.
We look at some of the books written about football, which will truly enrich your understanding of the game and will help you develop a deeper appreciation for the game and its players. From autobiographies to tactical breakdowns, this list has a book for every kind of football fan.
Having become a FIFA member in 2005, Comoros achieved its historic moment on Mar. 25, 2021, when it qualified for its first major tournament. In 2022, the Indian Ocean archipelago will be one of the 24 nations at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations.
I’ve based my selections within this list on player’s ability and the impact they had for their team(s) whilst in the Premier League. That means the list isn’t purely based on the players longevity or team accolades, but rather their personal contribution and the legacy they left.
In recent years, English football (soccer) fans has seen Liverpool FC succeed in the league and in European competition using the 4-3-3 formation. Let's analyse the tactical usage of the 4-3-3 formation by the team.
After being spared relegation, SV Darmstadt 98 hoped to take advantage of its second chance. In doing so, the club won the hearts of neutrals as the club completed successive promotions and returned to the Bundesliga in 2015.
SV Darmstadt 98 achieved successive promotions in 2014 and 2015 to cap a remarkable turnaround. Relieve the early rocky road that included a stint in which the club nearly went bankrupt.
Liverpool FC had waited a long time for this moment and worked hard for this over the last few years as a team. This is what they've dreamed for years and were successful in ending the 30-year league title drought with the performance of a lifetime throughout the season.
The Blues have signed at least one player for more than £20 million in every season since 2011. The Chelsea owner hasn't been afraid to break the bank with the recently inflated transfer market value. Let us look at the five most expensive signings by the Blues.
Old Trafford has seen countless English greats come and go. They will be etched in our memory for years to come.
The Roman Abramovich era has witnessed glorious chapters in the history of English as well as European football. Let us take a look at the 5 greatest signings who revolutionized Chelsea under the Roman Abramovich era.
May 26, 2020, marked the 21st anniversary of the historic treble when legends were forged and a living legend, Sir Alex Ferguson, was en route to becoming the greatest manager of all generations. Let us take a look at their incredible 10-day journey in May 1999.
The Premier League has become known as the most competitive football league in the world; having a keen understanding for its ins and outs therefore is absolutely vital. It's not so uncommon therefore to see players return to their clubs and take the reigns as their managers.
After narrowly missing out on the 2014 World Cup, Iceland hoped to continue its ascent. What followed saw Iceland soar to new heights, including its historic achievement at Euro 2016.
In the 2010s, Iceland was one of football's biggest risers, having risen over 100 spots over five years. Relive Iceland's long struggle to get to prominence, including its worst ranking in 2012 before a near-miss at reaching the 2014 World Cup.
The 2012-13 season marked the end of an era for the Premier League. Sir Alex Ferguson took charge of Manchester United for the final campaign, crowning themselves as Champions of England for a record 20th time. But how was the rest of the league looking?
The new decade of the 2020s is upon us, so we thought we would look back at the first season of the previous decade to see just how far the game has come. We take a look back at the 2009/10 season down below, the first campaign to see in the 2010s.
Liverpool are set to close out 2019 on the verge of their very first Premier League title. They are one of the oldest and grandest football clubs around the world and have had numerous legends grace the pitch through the years. We take a look at some of them here.
Arsenal is, in terms of trophies at least, the third biggest club in the Premier League right now. And whilst the side might have fallen on slightly harder times recently, they still boast plenty of talent amongst their ranks. We take a look through their squad and see who is really world class.
Arguably the most infamous football match of the last twenty years, Liverpool stunned the entire world with a scarcely believable comeback against European giants A.C. Milan in 2005. We take a look back at that unforgettable night in Istanbul and relieve the drama unfolding...
On its 33rd qualifying campaign across eight decades, Finland qualified for a major tournament, Euro 2020. Relive the nation's long journey that included a "golden generation" and its search for the manager who was a school teacher at one point.
The Bundesliga is home to some of the most technical and competent players in European football. With some of the finest coaches on the continent, it's unsurprising to see so many genuinely gifted players slip right under the nose of football fans up and down the land. Check some of them out here.
The Premier League is easily the most watched sports league in the world, regularly drawing in millions of viewers from around the world each week. Despite this, it's easy to slip in between the cracks and become something of an underrated gem. Here's our take on the league's underrated pros.
With the 2010s now nearly at an end, we thought we would take a quick look back at the true giants of the footballing world who graced the pitch over the decade in the Premier League.
With the 2010s now drawing to a close, this is the best point to look back and reflect on what has been a thrilling decade of football. United fell, City rose and a new team rules supreme in North London. It might look like very different, but who has excelled the most?
One of the most intense finals in recent times, the 2018 Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Liverpool had it all. Goals, drama and tension for both sets of fans played out across ninety minutes as Zidane's Madrid side romped to their third consecutive European title.
Messi and Ronaldo have been dominating football for fifteen years now. They have won ten Ballon D'ors between them and easily remain the two most influential players on the planet, both on and off the pitch. But the end of this era could be on the horizon, so who could be their replacements?
The Premier League has carved out a reputation for being home to countless amounts of shocking and legendary games that have stunned the football world. Read on to see our take on some of the most shocking of losses conjured up since 2010.
Everyone remembers the likes of Rooney/Ronaldo and Shearer/Sutton. However, the Premier League has seen countless duos that haven't quite enjoyed the same longevity in people's memories. In this article, we pay homage to some of the most underrated Premier League strike partnerships.
Nearly 14 years after qualifying for the 2004 Asian Cup, Turkmenistan qualified for the 2019 Asian Cup. Revisit the Central Asian nation's rises and falls across the years since the 2004 Asian Cup.
The 2012 Champions League Final was one of the most drama-filled and action-packed football matches of its generation, with most football fans still scratching their heads at how Chelsea were able to overcome Bayern Munich in their own ground. Read on to see how the drama unfolded.
Manchester United have declined dramatically, with 'world class' hardly being a term used to describe the current roster of players. However, objectively speaking, which players really have the capacity to be world class one day for United?
The 2019 Asian Cup marked the first major tournament for the Central Asian Nation. Relive the journey from struggling within Central Asia to its historic qualification for the tournament.
After Uganda's return to the Africa Cup of Nations in 2017, another east African nation returned to Africa's premier tournament after a 39-year absence. In 2019, Tanzania capped off its best campaign in nearly four decades. Relive Tanzania's historic journey to Egypt.