General Football News

‘General’ football news – stuff that can’t fit anywhere else.

Manchester United to sign 10m deal with Saudi Telecom

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Manchester United are set to sign a partnership deal with state-controlled Saudi Telecom Co (STC) that could be worth roughly 10m pounds. The five-year deal...

The Most Wanted Footballers in England

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"The rain may be coming down but keep your heads up boys," booms out the voice across the astroturf pitch as a group of...

We can’t all be Arsenal…

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I love watching football, I love playing football (although it hurts too much now) and I love coaching football. When I watch football I...

Sheffield Wednesday takeover talks at ‘significant stage’

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Geoff Sheard, the man leading the consortium which is trying to buy Sheffield Wednesday, claims that he could be in full control within days. This...

Non-league football: the breeding ground for tomorrow’s talent

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Like any sport, football has a soft, romantic underbelly. One of the reasons the FA Cup is held in much higher regard than any...

World Sport Chicago International Cup

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For the past week, Chicago has been peppered with pint-sized footballers from around the globe here to compete in the World Sport Chicago International...

Non-League Teams Get an Early Taste of the FA Cup Cameras

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While Cristiano Ronaldo is busy sunning himself and the rest of the Premier League squads are breaking into a gentle sweat in the seemingly...

Soccer Aid 2008: Celebrities And Football Legends To Play For Charity

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Harry Redknapp's finally going to get his chance to manage England. No, the FA haven't all of a sudden decided to give the...

What Coaches Want From Their Players

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As fans we see the game of football very differently from the coaches and managers. How many times have we watched a game and...

Burscough’s battle through sickness and health

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Last week in Scotland Gretna's short and ultimately sorry place in the Scottish league's history finally came to an end when they were replaced...

FIFA World Rankings: July 2008

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Spain are now top of the FIFA world rankings after winning Euro 2008 last month. It's their first time on top, and just rewards...

Cambridge United try to work off their hangover

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Cambridge United fans may have woken up with sore heads, the morning after drowning their sorrows after their play-off defeat to Exeter last month...