Ahn Jung-hwan South Korea FIFA World Cup 2002

Ahn Jung-hwan, South Korea and the golden goal curse

Imagine this scenario. You play for your national team in the FIFA World Cup, on home soil no less. You help your team to...

The rise and fall of the Golden Goal

The 1990 World Cup was regarded as one of the worst in the tournament’s history, with negative tactics and spiteful fouling aplenty. Half of...
Playground Football

Playground Football

Nothing beats playground football. No matter how long one’s playing career is, or how successful it becomes, nobody ever forgets how it all started:...
Tim Cahill Australia Football

Football A-Z: Australia – The Rise of Football Down Under

Australia – the land of golden sands, bustling cities, and aboriginal wonders. Exploding with new opportunities, it is a place where you can start...
Music Football Chants Manchester City Eric Cantona

Football Chants: The Sounds Of The Game

Walking alone or with friends? When you walk towards your hallowed ground there are certain sounds you hope to hear. It is part of the...

On This Day: 2004: United end Arsenal’s record unbeaten run

The word ‘Invincibles’ will always go down in history as the word associated with one of football's greatest achievement. Arsenal were not the first team...
Romario

Romario part two: Barcelona, Cruyff and madness to the method

Joining a global institution that had been crowned European champions just one year earlier might daunt some people. Walking out in front of over...
Graeme Souness Rangers

Player-Managers: An Extinct Species?

The player-manager is practically an extinct species nowadays, but not so long ago they were the in-vogue thing and it seemed that every second...
Romario

Romario part one: The genesis of a genius

Romario de Souza Faria has never been a shrinking violet. From his earliest years he aggressively, sometimes violently, revolted against critics and seemingly any...
Tony Kay

The lifetime ban that stopped a ‘legend’ in his tracks: Tony Kay

In the early years of the swinging sixties, Tony Kay made the move from Sheffield to Everton. The man of steel, who possessed skill...