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Top Ten Goalscorers in a Single Year

Lionel Messi has just become the most prolific goalscorer in a single year, here is our take on the top ten of all time.

Sport’s bravest athletes with stories to inspire us mere mortals

Professional sport contests can be decided by the smallest of margins; that extra bit of motivation, courage or bravery could well be the difference...

The Best Sports Commercials On Television, From EA Sports To ESPN

Modern technology has turned commercials, one of the foundations of the American television viewing experience, into a shadow of their former selves. Ads are...

Soccer For Cartoons: How The Beautiful Game Was Made For Saturday Morning

When you grow up in America, the phrase “Saturday morning” evokes one indelible memory burned into sugar-addled minds by hours of blissful TV consumption:...

Premier League TV Rights: Worth £3 Billion between 2013 and 2016

Securing its status as world football’s richest competition, the Premier League has finalized an astounding £3.018 billion deal for domestic TV rights for the...

Euro 2012 Preview, History and Key Facts [INFOGRAPHIC]

Euro 2012 will see the continent’s leading nations go head-to-head for glory in Ukraine and Poland. Holders Spain go into the tournament as the...

The Top 20 Derbies In Europe By Attendance

Watched by a global TV audience of around 650 million, it's been described as 'the mother of all derbies' and the second most important...

History of Footballs

Given the very modest origins of the football, it's amazing to think about what a modern-day one can do. More often than not,...

It’s not over til it’s over – Football’s greatest comebacks

When players are being taught the basics of the game as youngsters, one of the key messages is to play until the final whistle....

Ten Reasons why Football is better than Horse Racing

Despite the allure of horse racing amongst spectators, punters and race-goers alike, nothing beats a Saturday afternoon and a game of football. Horse racing...

Football and Cannabis – the truth about Marijuana and Football

April 20th (4-20) is Cannabis day. In that context, today we look at the relationship between the world's most popular sport (football) and the...

Was Brian Clough the best manager England never had?

With the England manager's position currently available, and a recent track record of over-paid and under performing foreign managers, the nation is crying out...