Category Archives: Association Football

The Curious Case of Wayne Rooney -

It’s no secret that Wayne Rooney may have outstayed his welcome at Old Trafford. With the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson and the arrival of David Moyes, a transfer of Wayne Rooney might be just the stamp the new administration … Continue reading

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MLS to add 4 Teams by 2020

Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced last night the intention of MLS to add 4 additional expansion teams by 2020. With the arrival of NYCFC (co-owned by the New York Yankees and Manchester City) the total number of teams … Continue reading

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The Lion and the Football

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How Do You Stop Fans From Swearing?

Disorderly fans have been an issue in stadiums the world over for a long time now. And things are no different at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, NJ. Here, fans have had a long standing tradition known as ‘YSA’ which … Continue reading

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Arsenal in Japan: Yesterday and Today

As Arsenal are in the Far East, Bob Wilson discusses his trip with the club to Japan in 1968. Very good piece. Check it out here.

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When the FIFA substitution rules go wrong:

The Confederations Cup is in full swing in Brazil. Yesterday, Spain, the reigning World Champions and currently ranked #1 in the world, played Tahiti who is currently ranked 138 in the world right ahead of powerhouse Afghanistan. Spain were only … Continue reading

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