This year’s 23 player shortlist for the annual Ballon d’Or  player of the year prize has just been announced by FIFA. The prize is given annually to the best player in the world as chosen by coaches, international captains and journalists. La Liga is the most represented league with 10 nominations and Germany lead the way […]

Football has been played in some shape or form for thousands of years. Trying to write a book about the complete history of football would be difficult enough but what about trying to fit it all into one image? For artist Alex Bennett this was a challenge that he relished. Alex wanted to select over […]

Benfica’s Brazilian midfielder Talisca gets kicked square in the face by Braga’s defender Aderian Santos. Braga beat league leaders Benfica 2-1 at home this weekend to narrow the gap at the top of the Primeira Liga. Benfica are the reigning champions and are looking for their 34th league title this season. At the opposite end of […]

Football clubs can vanish, we have seen it many times before and we will see it again. Usually this happens due to financial instability and liquidation however the MLS in America have set a new standard of making a football club disappear by announcing a decision to simply get rid of an entire team. Later on […]

A set of geometric club logos by French artist Edouard Allegret.