Friday, October 18, 2019

FIFA Women’s World Cup: Formiga – Seventh Heaven

  One major reason the World Cup is so special is the fact that it only comes along once every four years. A lot of things can happen in four years. A player's stock can rise and fall. Loss of form, lack of playing time, injuries or simply age catching up with the player. So when a player is able...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: The Top 8 Jerseys At The World Cup

  Jerseys are undoubtedly a huge part of football fan culture, and watching your team while they play in resplendent kits is a real joy for any lover of the game. Fans of these countries at the 2019 Women's World Cup are in for a treat.   AUSTRALIA The Matildas will be draped in a Nike kit that screams nostalgia. The kit was...

FIFA Women’s World Cup: The Best Number 9’s At The World Cup

Football can be a very emotional sport. When you play or indeed watch the sport, the memories of these emotions can last a lifetime. We remember the last-ditch tackle, clearance or save that rescued the game, the eye-catching dribble, but most of all the goal. Boy, do we love goals. No other emotion can rival seeing the ball in the...

RACISM IS NEVER 50:50

Moise Kean was the most recent recipient of racist abuse in football. In this instance however, his manager and teammate seem to think he owned part of the blame.

The Fine Art Of Celebrating A Goal: Our Top Ten Favourites

No doubt goal celebrations are a huge part of football which is why it is so popular. They are a good way to express the emotions a player is overwhelmed by after he or she scores a goal. Sometimes these celebrations are unplanned and the players just go with the flow. Other times, players not only plan extensive celebration...

What Next For The Super Falcons: Home Bound or France Bound

In case you not aware, the African Women's Cup of Nations is on right now and here are a few things that have happened; The hosts, Ghana have bowed out and the final group stage matches for Group A were played yesterday. Cameroon topped the group with 7 points, Mali came close with 6 points, Ghana having won just one...

From Grass ToThe Bleachers: The Trials of ‘Father’ Moses

Football is a game of contrasting, yet complimentary circumstances, whether one looks at it from the perspective of an individual player, a team or an entire league system. Teams rise and fall, golden, trophy-laden eras make way for barren, trophy-less runs. Players come and go, and even in their active years, players attain varying levels of prominence before the...

An Ode To The Almost Certain End Of Mourinho’s Era

There's a short list of managers about whom we can say the Manchester United managerial job is too big for, the only names on that list are arguably Wilf McGuinness, Frank O'Farrell, David Moyes and now, Jose Mourinho.   United are too big for Jose Mourinho. Just like Real Madrid.   Yes, he's had successes – though you might argue they were only achieved through...

Sentenced To Death By International Break

It's 3 pm on a Saturday afternoon, and you know you should be doing something. Something of utmost importance to your existence and yet, at the moment, you’re sorely pressed because you can’t remember what it is. So you surf both the couch and Television channels and then boom, it suddenly hits you! You should be watching club football. You should...

EPL Top 6 Predictions: Who Can Topple Pep in 2018/2019?

In the past season, we saw the reigning champions Chelsea FC fall so hard they couldn’t even qualify for the UEFA Champions League.  Combined with Conte’s mumblings (justifiable and understandable), it eventually cost him his job, summing the performance of the London clubs in general last season. The City of Manchester, on the other hand, experienced better fortunes claiming the...
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