Danny Cowley: “We haven’t come this far to only come this far.”
Just five years ago, Danny Cowley was managing non-league side Concord Rangers and he’s now targeting the Premier League with his new club, Huddersfield Town. After hanging up his boots, the PE teacher was handed the role of boss at Concord, who were then playing in the Essex Senior... Read more
Open training session as Liverpool prepare for Napoli
Champions League holders Liverpool begin the defence of their sixth European Cup title on Tuesday when they travel to Napoli, and Jurgen Klopp’s side prepared for their trip with an open training session at their Melwood base. Liverpool beat Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur in June’s final, and in... Read more
Changes to laws of the game
Ahead of the new campaign, here’s a re-cap of the main changes to laws of the game for the 2019/20 season… Dropped ball – Laws 8 & 9 Changes If play is stopped inside the penalty area, the ball will be dropped for the goalkeeper If play is stopped... Read more
Game Of Cones football practice
‘Game of Cones’ is a simple but really fun an effective football warm-up game to get kids focused and ready for their training sessions. Great to use with children of all ages, Game of Cones works across all four corners of player development; physical, technical, social and mental. Players... Read more
What is Futsal – the world’s official five-a-side football?
It’s FIFA’s official form of five-a-side football and has been played around the world for many years, but what is Futsal? What is Futsal? The name ‘Futsal’, which comes from the Spanish phrase ‘futbol sala’, basically means ‘indoor soccer’. As such, FIFA’s official small-sided, fast-paced and exciting form of... Read more
Hugo Lloris becomes fourth goalkeeper to captain World Cup winners
After a stunning month of football in Russia, France skipper Hugo Lloris became the fourth goalkeeper to captain the World Cup winners. The Tottenham Hotspur stopper lifted the famous trophy in Moscow following Les Bleues’ 4-2 victory over Croatia, claiming a second World Cup win for the French. It... Read more
England’s first semi-final in 28 years? No it wasn’t!
England’s first semi-final in 28 years brought a nation together and once again made fans proud of their team. But while the majority of the country were left disappointed after the loss to Croatia when a Final against France was in their grasp, some people were keen to point... Read more
Reasons for optimism despite England’s missed opportunity against Croatia
Mario Mandzukic struck the decisive winner in Moscow to send England out of the World Cup and Croatia into the Final against France. Every Englishman will be proud of the performance of the England team this summer, they have been superb on and off the pitch, but this is... Read more
England World Cup Squad for Russia 2018
Gareth Southgate has named his 23-man England World Cup squad for Russia 2018, which includes two uncapped players. Goalkeeper Nick Pope, who has been impressive for Burnley this campaign, is in after his first call-up in March, while Liverpool full-back Trent Alexander-Arnold will hope his summer ends in positive... Read more
Who is Jadon Sancho?
He bagged a brace in England’s opening game of the FIFA U17s World Cup, a 4-0 victory over Chile, but exactly who is Jadon Sancho? During August’s hectic transfer window, much of the hype was around the millions of Euros, in fact hundreds of millions, changing hands at Barcelona.... Read more