Football Blog

News and views from the world of football.

David Beckham smiles at the camera.
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7 Football Stars Who Took Over the Business World

Footballers earn a lot of money, but some aren't happy to settle down to a quiet life after...

Joey Barton looks sad while playing for Newcastle United.
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6 Top Footballers who Gambled on the Game (and Lost)

Football players in England's top eight tiers are banned from betting on any football events. However, these 6...

Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring for France.
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The Remarkable Rise of Antoine Griezmann

At 5ft 9, Antoine Griezmann was once deemed too short for football. Yet, his rise to the top...

Derby County players look dejected after suffering relegation from the Premier League.
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Terrible tallies: The worst point totals in Europe’s top 6 leagues

Suffering relegation is bad enough, but the shockingly low point totals that these 6 teams recorded are embarrassing.

The idyllic Ottmar Hitzfeld Stadium, located in the Swiss Alps.
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Beautiful Stadiums: 7 Natural Wonders of the Football World

Glass and metal are popular right now, but these 7 naturally beautiful football stadiums will never go out...

Real Madrid Castilla players huddle together after scoring a goal.
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What are football club ‘B teams’ and how successful are they?

'B teams' are a cross between a reserve team and a feeder team, but what exactly is their...

Matthias Sindelar plays keepie-ups with his head.
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The Life of Matthias Sindelar: Austria’s Greatest Player

With quick feet and remarkable skill, Matthias Sindelar, Austria's best ever player, was the Lionel Messi of his...

Fenerbahce fans clash with police following a 0-0 draw with Galatasaray.
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9 of Football’s Biggest, Baddest and Bloodiest Derbies

Derby games are among the most exciting fixtures that football offers, but sometimes proceedings go too far, turning...

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!

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...

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!