Football can often be as entertaining away from the pitch than on it. The biggest transfers always generate a great deal of interest, but for every deal that goes through, there are many that fall just short...
No nation overcame so much to reach an Africa Cup of Nations more than Burundi as it qualified for its first major tournament in 2019. Relive the long road that got Burundi there, including games from the 1990s and the players who helped The Swallows on the road.
Here are the top 10 best football players of all time, including Maradona, Pele and Cruyff. I have included Youtube videos to showcase the players' skills.
Height is an important physical trait for a goalkeeper. Most professional goalkeepers are at least 5'11" tall. These short goalkeepers were able to play professionally despite standing below 5'8".
Many of Europe's top football leagues, while oozing quality and talent, are often accused of stifling predictability. They often leave fans bemoaning the continuing dominance of certain clubs. This serves serves to offer alternatives and showcase the most competitive football leagues in Europe.
Top 10 Most Hated Football Players--A video compilation of current players who tarnish the reputation of the game, including John Terry, Ronaldo, the English Premier League, and Spanish La Liga.
Looking for a list of the 10 best soccer or football players of all time? Are you wondering what countries and teams they played for? Look no further—here's a list of some of the most iconic players from around the world.
Manchester United have declined dramatically, with 'world class' hardly being a term used a lot to describe the current roster of players. However, objectively speaking, which players really have the capacity to be world class one day for United?
Manchester United have some seriously deep seeded issues at the moment. Mourinho needs to face these issues and find some solutions or he could very well lose his job.
With Soccer camps not getting any cheaper, it becomes increasingly difficult to give your child an opportunity to succeed at the sport they are passionate about.
The popularity of soccer has exploded in America. But all is not well with the sport at a recreational level.
Professional soccer is changing rapidly in the United States, and I believe now is a particularly eventful time for the American soccer pyramid. Let's explore what could be in store for the structure of American soccer in the years to come.
Mauritania was one of three nations that debuted at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Relive the West African nation's journey from figurative doormat to revitalized nation after surviving three major footballing droughts.
After years of gut-wrenching fails, Uganda ended a 39-year drought to qualify for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations in 2016. Relive the road that got Uganda back on Africa's global stage, including a notable chance to dethrone the African champions in 2012.
A look at some of the key factors which helped Arsenal crush their North London rivals at the Emirates Stadium on 2nd December, 2018.
We discover strength and conditioning barefoot and how we can prevent soccer injuries. As we discover a better understanding, we can influence the training in sports that emphasize movements and help decrease and prevent astronomical injuries; keeping players happy and healthy!
Many youth players have ambitions of playing college soccer at a large, well-known Division 1 program. In this article, I detail several key reasons why it may be a better decision for those players to not pursue D1 at all costs.
The first all English Champions League final ever, the 2008 Champions League Final saw the two titans of the English game at the time fight tooth and claw, only to be separated by the most infamous penalty shootout in the history of the English game.
Jose Mourinho is arguably one of the most influential men in footballing history. He has claimed the Premier League title three times across two tenures with Chelsea between 2004 and 2015, but which was the best?
Manchester United cannot seem to get their formation and selection right. From players not playing in their preferred positions to a lack of attacking play, how should the team line up?
After big name teams such as Italy, Netherlands, and the United States crashed out of World Cup qualifying last year, there has been discussions about if there are too many foreigners in each country's league, specifically Italy's. This notion is not only misguided but also insulting.
Revisit nearly nine decades of memorable matches, controversial moments, and even some karma at the 1966 and 2010 World Cups between England and Germany.
Soccer is one of the most beloved sports in the whole world, but for some reason, soccer is not adopted and loved in America in comparison to the rest of the world. This article will show that even those who seem to hate soccer can grow to love what is called "The Beautiful Game."
English football clubs commemorate their famous players with statues. We have picked the top ten images and include historical descriptions, the name of the sculptor and the date it was unveiled.
A look at the most ridiculously long and complicated names of footballers that will surely take you some time to memorize and write on your own.
With Manchester City and Liverpool scoring so many goals last campaign, they have made it incredibly difficult to predict the golden boot winner this season. Will a household name lift the award this season, or will a new name enter the fray?
Many parents would like to coach their child's sports teams, but most don't know all that's involved. Here are some tips to make coaching youth sports enriching and fun!
A look at some of the tallest goalkeepers in the world. These soccer players stand at least 6'7". That is pretty rare in the world of association football, where the average player stands at 5'9".
Birmingham City Football Club, also known as 'Blues', are an English footballing institution, but how much do you know about them? This article will highlight a few interesting and surprising facts about the team.
The many abbreviations and acronyms in the football world can make it hard for people to understand the game. In this article, you will learn the meaning of GA, GF, GD, P, W, D, L, Caps, Apps, VAR, and other terms in FIFA soccer.
The five best soccer leagues in the world that every soccer fan should follow. The leagues include the worlds best soccer players from many different countries and provide the best in soccer entertainment.
A lot has been made of Harry Kane's supposed 'August curse' in the Premier League, but how ineffective really is the Englishman in the opening month of the football calendar?
This article will take a look at some of the best and most entertaining UEFA Champions League finals to have been contested since the competition was re-named in 1992.
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.
See videos for ten controversial moments from football history. Including Maradona's Hand of God and Theirry Henry.
New Zealand was the story at the 2010 World Cup as it finished as the tournament's only unbeaten country, emerging from the doldrums of nearly three decades. Revisit the historic journey that includes the 1-1 draw with Italy, one of the World Cup's notable shocks.
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 football world is never short of opinions. Everyone has a favourite player, and individuals who they love to to hate. We take a look at some of history's most famous players throughout the years, putting them under the microscope to see if they get the level of recognition they deserve.
This technology application hopes to eliminate human error in the World Cup, but its biggest challenge remains its correct utilization
Real Madrid have demonstrated how the game of soccer should be played. Although, who could ever live up to the previous generation of players, featuring talent such as Roberto Carlos, Zinedine Zidane and (Brazilian) Ronaldo? Read on to find out.
No nation shocked the footballing world in 2016 more than when Guinea-Bissau qualified for the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations. Relive the journey of this West African nation up to and including the tournament..
Let's look at the top 10 best soccer goals ever. I've compiled videos that feature amazing shots by Diego Maradona and Lionel Messi, among others.
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.
Scottish football may not get the attention that its neighbor south of the border does, but it is a compelling league full of iconic teams, compelling characters and a host of interesting facts.
Who gets the most red cards? A list of stats and videos of the football players with the worst red card rates in the history of the Premier League.
The English Premier League (EPL) is one of the most exciting and popular leagues in the world, but it can be confusing to new fans. Allow me, a lifelong fan of the game, to explain it to you.
The World Cup is the biggest sports tournament in the world. FIFA revealed that the 2014 tournament reached an audience of 3.2 billion, with the final being watched by over a billion people. The tournament is celebrated for producing the most famous, and infamous, moments in soccer history.
Analysis and commentary on English football's biggest match. Manchester United and Liverpool are two of the most revered names in world club football. Learn about their colourful history.
Footballers are not brain surgeons and here's the proof. The wit and wisdom of some of the best players ever to kick a ball. To be honest, I had trouble keeping it down to 50 stupid quotes, but enjoy.
A video and stats compilation of the best managers in world football, including Jose Mourinho and Louis Van Gaal.
Javier Hernandez is a cult hero at Manchester United. For four seasons, he established himself as the hero off the bench that Old Trafford has such a rich history of enjoying...
Care is needed to extend the life of goalkeeper gloves. Washing is vital to preserve the natural latex foam used on the palm and fingers of the gloves. Minor repairs are also needed to squeeze a little more life out of the gloves. Extending the life of the gloves by washing and repairing is worth the time by saving money and keeping the gloves ready for the next diving save.
Can loyalty be a liability? Here is a team's worth of football players who wasted their talent by staying loyal for too long.
Players exceed fan's expectation every season in the English Premier League. Here are 5 players I think will perform well this season.
Goalkeeping is a very tough job. To protect the net from 10 other players is not an easy task for one man. There is a number of strikers who pose a problem for the goalkeepers. Here we see five such amazing goalkeepers who Cristiano Ronaldo has scored against.
What sets the EPL apart from other European leagues? Is it the money, the TV coverage, the players? Or could it simply be the quality of football played? This article will set you thinking.
Christian Pulisic is one of the most exciting American players in the world of soccer. He's gone from playing in the United States to the English Premier League, via Germany, with many accomplishments along the way.
The 4-4-2 formation in British football is a staple of the game. However, it is becoming increasingly rarer. Is this its last chance?
Very few players have the ability to play under Sir Alex Ferguson for 12 whole years. Fewer players than that have the ability to slot in every single position across a football pitch. None have ever done it better than John O'Shea.
Top 10 Underrated Football Players Of All Time - Many talented football players have graced the beautiful game, yet they escape the memories of today's fans.
FIFA has 17 established laws or rules of football (soccer). These can be applied for kids' games, adult games (intramural and pickup games), for coaching, and for refereeing. These regulations are reviewed annually. Learn to play and learn the rules of the game.
Football is arguably the biggest sport on the planet. According to FIFA, around 265 million people, which is 4% of the world population, are actively involved in football. Here are the 10 biggest football clubs which are followed by people around the globe.
Tackling is one of two ways to regain possession of the ball in association football, with interception being the other. The difference with the interception is that it does not involve a challenge on the opponent, whereas tackling does. The ability to restrict attackers enables the defender to make a controlled tackle, which can be a block, poke or slide tackle.
Whether you call it football or soccer, this is a game with many formation styles that have evolved over time.
Here are the steps needed to become a USSF Grassroots Referee. As soccer is gaining popularity in the United States, there is a need for more quality trained referees each season.
Fans of Arsenal Football Club find themselves in an unknown territory for the first time in 22 years. Arsene Wenger will no longer be seen on the touchline shouting instructions or zipping his jacket. This article takes a look at how the club might fare under a new manager.
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.
Park Ji Sung signed for Manchester United in 2005 and won everything there is to win at the club. Well regarded by all those around him, we look at what makes him one of the most special players United has ever produced.
Celtic and Rangers are collectively known as the Old Firm. Not only are they the most successful football clubs in Scotland, they also contest one of the fiercest football rivalries in the world.
Iceland stunned the footballing world with its quarterfinal appearance at Euro 2016 in its debut. Three years later, Madagascar emulated that feat in a more improbable fashion. Relive the journey that Madagascar undertook.