Drought – 5 Premier League footballers who never looked like scoring

We are used to hearing about Premier League goal machines but not every player can hit the net on a regular basis. Even so, most fullbacks will score at some point, it's rare to go a whole career without a...

Memorable opening World Cup matches

Excitement is building, the stage is set, the teams are ready and so are we. The opening game to a World Cup can be a funny old affair. A fixture that often produces odd results. The first game always features the...

Hat-trick hero – Who has the most Premier league hat-tricks?

Harry Kane is currently firing in trebles quicker than Phil Taylor in his prime. Kane will surely destroy all current Premier League hat-trick records unless Real Madrid or Barcelona can tempt him to Spain. If he does move to La Liga,...

Death Of A Partnership – The Decline Of The Deadly Duo

In days gone by, before Conte and Pep, strike partnerships dominated the football landscape. 4-4-2 was the accepted formation for many many years and was embraced by every manager in the land. Footballs early days saw such formations as 2-2-6...

Jailbirds – Not all footballers are heroes

Liverpool's John Flanagan is the latest in a long line of out of control footballers to fall foul of the law. You would think tons of money and the adoration of millions of fans would be enough to keep them...

Fan becomes 4th official

An official at a football match in Jeans, whatever next, Neil Warnock in a suit? David Thornhill went to the football expecting to watch his beloved Norwich City but got a little bit more involved than he would have expected. The...

Can these ever be beaten? – Longest unbeaten runs in European football

Celtic's 56 unbeaten run recently came to a spectacular end with a 4-0 loss to Heart Of Midlothian. The Scottish leagues don't get much respect these days but for the size of the country, the league is still quality. In this...

The Ugly Side Of The Beautiful Game

Sorry, if you were looking for an in depth masterpiece on the slimy underbelly of the worlds most popular sport you will be disappointed. This is just about ugly blokes.... (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); It seems...

Russia 2018 Stadium Guide

A somewhat controversial choice to host a World Cup, Russia will be welcoming the world in 2018. There are no doubts about Russia being ready, they are out to impress and gain a few new friends, while billions watch from...

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