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
The Champions League is back, and so is the iconic anthem
The Champions League is back and before the football begins our excitement will be pricked when that iconic Champions League anthem booms out from the TV. Every football fan and player knows the song and the unmistakable tune that makes the hairs stand up on the back of the... Read more
How a club operates on Transfer Deadline Day…
Ever wondered what actually happens on transfer deadline day? Football clubs try, often in vein, to bring in new recruits throughout the summer, but it regularly comes down to the eleventh-hour before their chase ends in success or failure. Transfer deadline day is silly season for teams looking to... Read more
“Coming to England would be a great challenge for him”
Barcelona’s Brazilian magician Neymar has been linked with a big-money move to Manchester United, while Chelsea and Manchester City are also apparently sniffing around the 25-year-old. And Ex-Arsenal and Samba Boys midfielder Gilberto Silva believes he would be a ‘fantastic’ addition to the Premier League, should he exit the  Camp Nou. Silva, a Premier League winner with the Gunners... Read more
Noughts and Crosses football practice
As Johan Cruyff once said: ‘you play football with your head, and your legs are there to help you’. Well here’s a great noughts and crosses football practice to get players young and old thinking outside the box. In this video, from JBFC Kids Football Coaching, the youngsters use... Read more
Most successful English football managers
Big Sam is now the new England manager, the 17th – including caretakers – since Walter Winterbottom, so we take a look at the most successful English football managers in recent English club football history. Sam Allardyce is yet to win one of the major honours English clubs challenge for, but is not... Read more