A short but fun video from the YouTube channel Copa 90 that details the 8 footballing experiences you should try to take in during 2016 (I wish!).

Is the Calico Storico the most brutal sport on earth? Judge for yourself but it certainly looks like it! The name (meaning ‘historic football’) comes from the sport created in the the 16th century in ancient Rome. It features incredibly brutal punches and kicks (it is played using both hands and feet) and is played in teams of 27. There […]

I always love a good time-lapse, especially if it involves football. Film Polska, based in, well, Poland managed to achieve a wonderful time-lapse video when Poland played Italy in Wroclaw. This video was actually shot in 2011 but it is worth sharing.

In short, no. That isn’t the end of the story however as it did initially seem like the club’s stadium director had announced plans to possibly house their black supporters in a separate section of the ground. This was in response to an attack on four black men during the Ukrainians’ Champions League match with Chelsea last […]

It is always nice when a returning hero comes back to visit their old club, even when it might be as a player for a new side. Not really the case however if you are Mathieu Valbuena who returned last night to Marseille after a year in Russia. The now Lyon player was at the […]

In yet another show of positivity towards refugees from the German footballing community it has been announced that all clubs playing in both the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 next weekend will display a patch on their shirts showing support to many hundreds of thousands of people across Europe caught up in the recent refugee crisis. The […]

It is one thing winning the Champions League/European Cup as a player but another winning it as a player and then again as a manager. Only a few are part of this unique list and thanks to artist Emilio Sansolini (who has featured several times on this blog) you can visualise these elite winners as part of […]