World Cup History of Sweden: The Nearly Men

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Sweden were an early world power of international football, consistently achieving solid results at the Olympics and even finishing third in 1924. This alone is perhaps not enough to warrant the label “world power”, but more was to come. Sweden’sWorld Cup History: The Nearly Men Sweden’s 1934 World Cup Debut After abstaining from the inaugural […] READ MORE



Ben Davies Injury is Major Blow to Wales World Cup Qualifiers

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Tottenham Hotspur and Wales defender Ben Davies has withdrawn from international duty due to injury. Ben Davies Injury Blow before Wales Belgium Clash Two Welsh Defenders Injured Wales FA made a statement: “Ben Davies and Tom Lockyer have both withdrawn from the squad due to injury.” Wales will now face Belgium in the Group E […] READ MORE


FIFA Rejects European Super League Concept

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After much worry of top clubs around Europe splitting to form one big European Super League, many are relieved to hear that the idea has been rejected by FIFA. The idea, reportedly led by the likes of Barcelona, whose former president Josep Bartomeu claimed to have signed up for the competition, has been ’emphatically rejected’ […] READ MORE




Football Legend Diego Maradona Dies at 60

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Argentinian great Diego Maradona has died following a reported cardiac arrest. The footballing icon has passed away aged just 60 years old. Maradona Dies at 60 One of the Greatest of All Time While many disagree on the order, few can argue that Maradona is one of the greatest players to ever grace a football […] READ MORE


Diego Maradona to Undergo Emergency Brain Surgery

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Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers in history, will have to undergo emergency brain surgery to remove a blood clot, his personal physician told reporters on Tuesday. He had been hospitalized since Monday, but despite early, positive signs, he will need an operation for a subdural hematoma. Maradona to Undergo Emergency Brain Surgery One […] READ MORE


REPORT: Manchester United Eye-Up Three Alternatives to Jadon Sancho

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Manchester United have made their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho extremely public this summer. However, their hopes of securing a deal with the Englishman are seemingly diminishing by the day. Now, the Red Devils are starting to look for alternatives. Also during this transfer window, United have been linked with Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale […] READ MORE


Iker Casillas: Spain and Real Madrid Legend Retires

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Iker Casillas has retired from professional football at age 39. The goalkeeper won 167 caps for the Spanish national side, winning back-to-back European Championships in 2008 and 2012. In between those successes, he also lifted the World Cup in 2010. Casillas also enjoyed a trophy-laden career in club football. He is renowned for his 16-year […] READ MORE