The midfield template holding back English football for decades and solutions in Spain

England’s midfield. One of the great mysteries of football.

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Has women’s football made the breakthrough into the wider sporting consciousness?

The Set Pieces “In many ways women’s football is healthier than it’s ever been before”

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Mr. Vain – in search of Liverpool’s number 1 Spice Boy

With an abundance of cash and tabloid overexposure coming together to form the perfect storm, the age of the Spice Boys was basically inevitable.

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We Need Role Models in Positions of Power: Part Three, A Summary

What must be remembered with all this is it is only recently girls have been encouraged to play sports or perhaps specifically, the sports boys traditionally played.

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The Passion Of These Spanish Ultras Will Blow Your Mind

Spanish Ultras are the heart of Spanish football. The Clasico is far from the most passionate fixture in the country. In reality Spanish supporter culture is known across the world for having some incredibly unique traditions, and passionate chants. This is our roundup of the best Ultras groups, and what makes fan culture in España absolutely magical.

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The art and anatomy of scoring a beautiful goal

It is how the ball is propelled across the paint that draws debate and discourse and fuels the rationale behind the argument of what is a beautiful goal.

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The Champions League needs a new label

THE LAST four of the UEFA Champions League comprises Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Roma. Big names all, but surely, it was supposed to include Barcelona and Manchester City, wasn’t it?

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Why the Coupe de France is the greatest cup competition in the world

The Set Pieces The Coupe de France is more thrilling, more fiercely contested and captures the imagination more vividly than the FA Cup. The latest piece of evidence is available to anyone who glances at the fixtures taking place around the continent next week.

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A homage to youth coaches

Youth coaches are the unsung heroes of football. Whether professionals working in an academy or volunteers alike – what they do for our boys and girls is invaluable. The game simply wouldn’t exist without them.

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Watford and Burnley – real people, real clubs

It’s an old fashioned experience going to a game at Vicarage Road – you walk through the streets, past cordoned-off roads and you get teasing glimpses of the floodlights through the houses.

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