Video Assistant Referees Are An Imperfect Improvement

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Modern football has transformed into an exasperating experience in recent years, with infuriated supporters rising from their seats in dispute with the decision made by the referee. From Diego Maradona’s infamous “Hand of God” goal back in 1986 to the bizarre “ghost goal” scored by Stefan Kießling just four years ago, the beautiful game has […] READ MORE


The Ascent of Christian Pulisic

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At the tender age of 18, U.S. National Team attacking midfielder Christian Pulisic isn’t your normal American teenager. No player in the history of football in America has enjoyed the success he has in the past couple of years. He’s a vital piece to the success of the U.S. National Team and an emerging star […] READ MORE


A Brief History of the Confederations Cup

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Where the Confederations Cup is concerned, a brief history is all that is required. Although the tournament has existed in some form or other since 1992, it is only in the last dozen years that it has settled on its current format – as a World Cup warm-up, held in the country that is hosting […] READ MORE


The Debate Over FIFA’s World Cup Expansion Plans

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino has had his plans to expand the World Cup from 2026 onwards approved. This will mean major changes to the structuring of the competition. There will be 16 groups with 3 teams in each, where the top two in each group will advance to the Round of 32. These new plans […] READ MORE


Wayne Rooney Boozing Saga Overblown

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Wayne Rooney has been legitimately criticised in the past for many things. In a one-month period between August and September in 2010, he was photographed urinating in the street on the way home from a night out, spotted brazenly smoking cigarettes and was forced to publicly apologise to his wife Coleen after being caught cheating on […] READ MORE



RFEF announce Julen Lopetegui as Del Bosque’s successor

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On Thursday, the Real Federación Española de Fútbol (RFEF), named Julen Lopetegui as Vicente Del Bosque’s successor. His first official game in charge will be the World Cup qualifier against Liechtenstein on 5 September. Who is Julen Lopetegui? ¡Tenemos muchas ganas de darle un gran #BienvenidoJulen a nuestro nuevo seleccionador @julenlopetegui! A las 18:30: https://t.co/cTWOvZzuOe — […] READ MORE