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What is a Brace in Soccer? And Other Interesting Football Terminology

Some soccer terminology seems difficult to understand. What is a brace in soccer? Why is three goals called a hat trick? What exactly is a nutmeg? These are all terms beginners may get confused with, but never fear; everything you need to know will be right here.  What is a Hat Trick in Soccer? A …

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Malky Mackay – Championship Winner to Racism Scandal

With the recent announcement of Scottish Football manager Malky Mackay being announced as the new Ross County manager, the details of his controversial past have reared their ugly head again. Sacked by Cardiff when they sat fifteenth in the Premier League, fans were calling for Owner Vincent Tan’s head when Mackay’s sacking was announced. But …

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What happened to the Cardiff City team that reached the 2008 FA Cup Final?

It has been 13 years since Cardiff City FA Cup Final heartache against Porstmouth. The 2008 Final is still the most attended fixture ever at Wembley Stadium, with over 89,000 fans cramming into the newly built stadium, hosting it’s second FA Cup Final. Cardiff City were aiming to be the first side since 1980 to …

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Cardiff City Greatest Team of the 21st Century

The 21st Century has had ups and downs galore for Cardiff City. The Bluebirds lost in three finals – The 2008 FA Cup Final, 2012 League Cup Final and 2010 Play Off final. They also managed promotion to the Premier League twice, and getting relegated twice in their first seasons. With manager controversy with Malky …

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EURO 2020 Final – England Fairytale Run Ends in Heartbreak as Italy win on Penalties

England were beaten in the cruellest way possible as Italy listed their second European Championship. The Italians held their nerve as they knocked England out 3-2 on penalties, after a 1-1 draw after extra time. Luke Shaw scored his first ever England goal just two minutes into the final, with a fine finish from an …

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Cardiff City Announce Squad Numbers for Upcoming Season

Cardiff City have submitted their squad numbers list for the upcoming season, and there are some interesting decisions made by Mick McCarthy and co. The previously vacant number two shirt has been snapped up by new signing Marc McGuiness. McGuiness is a new signing for City this summer, and hopes to live up to the …

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Arsenal don’t need James Maddison – Smith-Rowe is the answer

Emile Smith-Rowe has recently been handed the number 10 shirt at Arsenal Leicester City, since their famed title win in 2016, have produced a number of top class players. They have made stars like Riyad Mahrez and Harry Maguire, and sold them off for huge profits. Maguire, for example, left relegated Hull City in 2015. …

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Top 5 Crimes Committed in Football! Who is in prison?

Since the rise of Sky and modern social media, the scrutiny footballs have been under has only increased. Every microscopic detail of their lives has been under the watchful eye of the public domain. Their popularity has eclipsed that of normal celebrity, and their lives and crimes are documented by trigger happy paparazzi following their …

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Mick McCarthy confirms no more transfers for Cardiff City this summer

Cardiff City manager Mick McCarthy has confirmed that there wont be anymore transfers this summer, with no additions to his squad before the start of the season. Despite transfer rumours of Gareth Bale to Cardiff City, the former Ireland manager seems keen to progress with his current squad into next season. Cardiff have already brought …

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How Euro 2020 made us fall in love with the Full Back again

Jamie Carragher famously blurted out, when talking about full backs on Monday Night Football: “Nobody wants to grow up and be Gary Neville!”. This flippant comment reflected a larger part of the game. The full back has long been a position long taken for granted, with few teams utilising them well. Fans have underappreciated them, …

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Chelsea attempted to sign Antoine Griezmann from Barcelona in a loan deal

Chelsea look set to launch a bid to take France World Cup Winner Antoine Griezmann on loan from Barcelona. According to Sky Sports. Chelsea are on the hunt for a striker this season, with reports of Erling Haaland also making his way to Stamford Bridge this summer. The Blues have been disappointed by last seasons …

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England Greatest XI! Who is the Best England Team of All Time?

From the heroes of 1966 to the almost champions of 2021, England have had some of the world greats. The game was invented in England in 1963 with the formation of the Football Association, and has only grown. England has been amongst the best team of all time since it’s inception. English players have won …

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