Football Blog

News and views from the world of football.

Transfer flop Bebé plays for Manchester United.
889 views

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.
888 views

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.
758 views

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.
813 views

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.
830 views

‘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.
770 views

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...

Former footballer Tim Wiese enters the WWE ring.
902 views

What next? 9 Retired Footballers with Unusual New Jobs

Everything from budding wrestler to undertaker - these 9 footballers took on weird jobs after calling time on...

Jamie Vardy celebrates scoring during Leicester City's Premier League winning campaign.
1230 views

Football’s Late Bloomers: 13 Stars Who Struggled To The Top

Football players usually get their break at an early age, but these 13 late bloomers prove that you...

Andres Iniesta lifts the trophy after winning the 2015 Club World Cup.
1115 views

The Sublime Journey of Iniesta: A Lifetime at Barcelona

A quiet, timid boy who struggled to cope at La Masia, but Andres Iniesta persevered to become a...

Comedian Simon Brodkin throws money over disgraced former FIFA president Sepp Blatter.
950 views

5 Shocking Corruption Scandals That Rocked Football

The huge sums of money involved in football makes it a breeding ground for corruption, but these five...

Brazil legend Arthur Friedenreich lines up ahead of kick off.
1168 views

1329 Goals in 1239 Games: Arthur Friedenreich’s Lost Records

Pelé, Diego Maradona, Lionel Messi. They're all unbelievable goalscorers, but Arthur Friedenreich tops them all with an incredible...

An unusual football pitch painted on a hill in Olympiapark, Munich.
1163 views

9 Unusual, Innovative and Remote (But Awesome) Football Pitches

FIFA's Laws of the Game give a clear definition of what a football pitch should be, but these...

1411 views

17 Best Rated EA Sports FIFA Players (of All Time)

There were already a number of hugely popular football games on the market when EA Sports began toying...

Real Madrid legend Alfredo Di Stefano holds up a football.
1509 views

Football’s 9 Greatest Players To Wear The Number 9 Jersey

Squad numbers weren’t always a part of association football, but since they were introduced in the 1923/24 National...

Cristiano Ronaldo advertises Unilever's Clear anti-dandruff shampoo.
1448 views

11 Football Stars with Ridiculous Earning Power

It’s no secret that football players are often paid ridiculous amounts of money to play the beautiful game....

A team celebrate scoring in the Football Manager video game.
1241 views

11 Football Manager Legends that were Terrible in Real Life

Sports Interactive’s Football Manager, or Championship Manager, as it was known until 2003, has taken the sports gaming...

Aerial view of Manchester City's Etihad Campus facilities.
1649 views

The 11 Best Youth Academies in World Football: From La Masia to La Fabrica

With Financial Fair Play and an abundance of nationality quotas to fill, football clubs are becoming more and...

1024 views

11 (hideously awful) kits that the football world wants to forget

Despite the unbelievable amounts of money being made by football clubs year on year,  thanks to television rights...