Most matches played at a world cup finals

To appear at a World Cup finals for your country is an honour, to appear as many times as the people in our article is a miracle. First, your team has to qualify for the finals, no mean feat, ask...

English World Cup Records – Yes, we do have some

Every English football fan has felt the excruciating disappointment of an early World Cup exit. We are used to it by now, Southgate can spout any crap he likes but we all know he would sell his soul to get...

Paul Scholes wasn’t overrated but he is now

Paul Scholes is one of the greatest footballers ever, winner of the Ballon d'Or 12 times, World Cup winner with England, Manchester United's best ever player and is one of the most well-rounded footballers to ever put on a...

World Cup Goals Galore – highest scoring World Cup games

We've all seen a boring game at a world cup. You know the type, both need a draw in the last group game or even worse both have already qualified = snoozefest. Maybe both have already been knocked out rendering...

Masters of El Clasico – All time top scorers

El Classico often features legends of the game but who can lay claim to the title of top scorer in the worlds biggest club fixture? I will give you 3 guesses to who this record belongs to Jonathon Woodgate? - no Royston...

2014 World Cup statistics – Memorable facts from Brazil

It might not have felt like it for many English football fans but the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil was a classic renewal of the worlds most popular sporting event. We had unbelievable results, records falling and goals galore...

World Cup – Highest scorers in a single match

World Cup highest scorers in a single match Scoring a single goal in any World Cup match is a dream for most people, its a dream even for most professional footballers. To score more than 1 is a fantastic effort, to...

Over 9.5 goals- Premier League goals galore

There is nothing worse than sitting through a 0-0. The Premier League has its fair share of boring matches, just ask Manchester United fans. These scorelines would give Jose Mourinho nightmares. Once in a while, we are treated to a match...

Forgotten Premier League hat-trick heroes – Remember these?

We can all recall a Robbie Fowler hat-trick or an Alan Shearer treble but sometimes lesser known players get their day in the headlines. Here at The Football Report, we like to celebrate the unsung heroes of football and there...

The World Cup All Time Table

It won't take a genius to figure out the most successful World Cup team of all time, in fact, our top two teams have won 50% of all World Cups between them. It may be a foregone conclusion, but it's...

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