Football Blog

News and views from the world of football.

Luis Suarez puts his hand to his mouth in pain after biting Giorgio Chiellini at the 2014 World Cup.
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Injuries & Suspensions: How Do They Affect The Beautiful Game?

Injuries and suspensions are just part of the Beautiful Game, but what are the damaging effects that they...

Paul Pogba poses with his thumbs up in front of the 2015 Ballon dOr logo.
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Paul Pogba’s Incredible Journey: From £175,000 to £89 Million

Paul Pogba's £89 million switch to Manchester United made him the most expensive footballer in the world, but...

An Adidas branded football sits on a grass football pitch.
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3 Profitable Sports (Other Than Football) Worth Trading

Football is the most popular sport in the world and it is favoured among bettors too. However, there...

Borussia Dortmund celebrate after scoring in their 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League.
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7 football matches that broke records for most goals scored

Scoring 100 goals in a football match seems impossible, but according to these incredible results, it isn't!

The Smarkets betting exchange logo on a green background.
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Smarkets: An innovative betting exchange to rival Betfair

Betfair takes the crown when it comes to betting exchanges, but Smarkets has offered a brilliant alternative since...

Brazilian icon Ronaldo holds the 2002 World Cup trophy after defeating Germany in the final.
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9 (Terrible) Players Who Won Football’s Biggest Competitions

Luke Chadwick has more Premier League titles than Steven Gerrard - you don't have to be brilliant to...

Twitter logo next to an unbranded football.
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10 (Free) Twitter Football Tipsters to Follow Now

The sports betting scene is thriving and social media can be a great source of information for budding...

Jose Mourinho appears to be confused by a decision in the dugout.
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5 Unusual Football League Formats That Go Against the Norm

20 teams, 38 games and one champion - not all football leagues, such as the Dutch Eerste Divisie,...

Betting slips, spectacles and a pen.
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7 Shocking Football Bets That the Bookies Refused to Pay out On

It's a tough task getting one over on the bookies, but sometimes even when you win, you lose,...

Club America celebrate their 12th Liga MX trophy back in 2014.
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Apertura and Clausura: Exciting Alternative to European Football

The 10 month European football season is considered the norm, but the Apertura and Clausura system used in...

The Betfair logo, on the well known orange brand colour.
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An overview of Betfair: The innovative £50 million (a day) exchange

Betfair has made a name for itself as one of the most innovative companies in the betting sphere...

An aerial view of the Rungrado 1st of May Stadium.
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Top 11: Ranking the biggest stadiums in world football

Forget Old Trafford, the Allianz Arena or the Bernabeu - these 11 football stadiums have insane spectator capacities!

Transfer flop Bebé plays for Manchester United.
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6 Crazy Football Conspiracy Theories (That Might Be True)

Who cares if Elvis and Tupac are still alive... Did you know the 1958 World Cup never actually...

Steven Gerrard lifts the 2005 Champions League trophy with Liverpool.
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18 Years, 710 Caps: Liverpool’s Legendary Captain Steven Gerrard

Liverpool have had plenty of stars over the years, and despite failing to win even 1 Premier League...

Bret Trautmann stands in front of the Manchester City crowd.
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Bert Trautmann: Reuniting Football Following World War 2

Football was thrown into turmoil during World War 2, but Bert Trautmann, Nazi soldier turned Manchester City legend,...

Asmir Begovic celebrates with his Stoke City teammates after scoring against Southampton.
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9 Incredible Football Records That Messi or Ronaldo Don’t Hold

Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are 2 of the greatest footballers of the modern era. However, there are...

Frank Lampard celebrates in front of the Chelsea crowd.
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‘Super Frank Lampard’: An Extraordinary Premier League Legend

Whether you called him 'Super Frank' or 'Fat Frank', with 176 goals and 118 assists, the extraordinary Frank...

A Blind Football player stands on the field.
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7 Odd Football Variants That You (Probably) Don’t Know Exist

Many sports based on association football have achieved popularity and success, but have you heard of Swamp Soccer...