THE REAL G.O.A.T.

One of the greatest players in football without much argument is Cristiano Ronaldo. The question still remains whether he is the game’s greatest striker? Let’s take a look at what could make him the best forward in history. When you […]

Norway’s Golden Generation?

In the spring of 2016, a 15-year-old was touted as one the biggest talent in Norway. But instead of creating ripples at his home-town club Bryne, in the second level of Norwegian league football, 16 goalless games almost killed his […]

Ballon d’Or Dream XI: A substitute for the Ballon d’Or award which sparked a never ending debate.

When France Football published their all-time all-star Ballon d’Or Dream Team it raised eyebrows around the globe. What followed was a flurry of arguments from fans and sparked a never ending debate (surprising?). The final team was selected by 140 […]

Hand Of God:Latin Americans Love It!

Matthew Brown, Professor in Latin American History, University of Bristol is the author of this article which was originally published in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views from the academic and research community. The death of the […]

From Dreams to Dust

There was deftness in every step. Immaculate precision in every touch. And, a rhythmic smoothness in every run. He was small, yet swift and sharp. He did the impossible, day after day. He blessed Barcelona, Argentina, Napoli, Newell’s, and every […]

Gracias Diego

On 25th November of a dreadful 2020, Argentina announced three days of national mourning. Argentina had just lost its pride, and the world had lost a God. The God of football. View this post on Instagram A post shared by […]

10 All-Time Richest Football Stars

There’s a lot of money in football. As the most popular sport in the world, it’s no surprise to find that so many of the top football players have become rich beyond their wildest dreams. Known around the world for […]

THE EVOLUTION OF MIDFIELD 

What is the role of the Midfield in football? Well, football has always been about Maintaining the Motion. Keeping the ball moving, the players running, and the game going throughout the 90 minutes. This beautiful game with time, however, has evolved […]

LIONEL MESSI AND THE MESSION

I was late meeting the Professor at the Lionel Messi Tavern in Rose Street on a sunny, windy, showery day in June. The Lionel Messi Tavern was originally known as the Abbotsford Bar, and was a favourite eating and drinking […]

Top 10 FOOTBALL MOVIES

A list of top 10 football movies of all time.

Football After COVID-19

James Reade, Associate Professor of Economics at University of Reading and Carl Singleton, Lecturer in Economics at University of Reading are the authors of this article which was originally published in The Conversation, an independent source of news and views […]

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