Features

Arsenal: Riding on the crest of a wave

Alexis Sanchez at Arsenal
With a freshly-won major trophy glistening in the Emirates trophy cabinet, three players set to take part in the World Cup final, world class new signings being announced, and Arsène...

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Betwixt the Sticks

Guillermo Ochoa
This has been the most entertaining World Cup, on course for the record average goals per game in its history. For once the advertised stars Neymar, Messi, Robben and even Cristiano...

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Are Americans Finally Seeing Sense?

America
A great amount of effort, time and money has been invested in the promotion of soccer in the United States. Despite this, the beautiful game has not been seen as a major sport...

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England’s youth policy to blame?

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As you go from club to club and national team to national team the world over, you tend to see various different approaches when it comes to a reasonably hot topic in English...

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Favela World Cup photo gallery

Spectators shelter from the sun
This photo gallery collects my photos from the Favela World Cup organised by Football Beyond Borders in Salvador de Bahia on the 15th June 2014. Conceived as a legacy project,...

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Luis Suárez – 3 strikes and out

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Luis Suárez being banned from ALL football for four months has got to signal the end of his Liverpool career. The nine international matches he misses pale into insignificance...

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World Cup 2014 – An overview thus far

Algeria
Of course we got the usual knee-jerk reactions to England's appallingly early exit from the World Cup with calls for Roy Hodgson's head. But it matters not, really, who is the man who gets...

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