The World of Football

Joey Barton looks sad while playing for Newcastle United.

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 football stars refused to follow the rules.

Real Madrid Castilla players huddle together after scoring a goal.

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 purpose and do they produce successful results?

Borussia Dortmund celebrate after scoring in their 8-4 win over Legia Warsaw in the Champions League.

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!

Jose Mourinho appears to be confused by a decision in the dugout.

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, choose to keep it that simple.

Club America celebrate their 12th Liga MX trophy back in 2014.

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 South America provides an exciting alternative.

A Blind Football player stands on the field.

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 or Jorkyball?