History Of Spain In The World Cup
History Of Spain In The World Cup

Spain did not enter the inaugural World Cup of 1930, but qualified for the Italy-hosted tournament of 1934. They progressed as far as the quarter-finals, drawing 1-1 with Italy, but losing 1-0 in a replay. A combination of the Spanish Civil War and the Second World War denied Spain competitive […]

Win Football League Tickets For Season Finale
Win Football League Tickets For Season Finale

Call yourself a fan? As the season reaches its climax and the play-offs loom, your support matters all the more. The good news is we can help make sure that you’re there for the games that really matter! Coke Zone are offering 5 pairs of tickets for every single Coca-Cola […]

History of the Football League Championship
History of the Football League Championship

The Football League Championship is the highest division of The Football League and second-highest division in the English football league pyramid. It was introduced for the 2004-05 season and is one of Europe`s most lucrative leagues outside the top flight. Origins The Championship began life in 1892 as the Football […]

Sky Sports and the Premier League: Money, Money, Money
Sky Sports and the Premier League: Money, Money, Money

Satellite sports broadcaster, Sky Sports, has played a crucial, though largely hidden role in the revitalization of English club football. In the early 1990s English football was in a crisis, with match attendances dropping, English teams banned from European competition and the top flight of the Football League lagging well […]

Beginner’s Guide to Serie A
Beginner’s Guide to Serie A

The Serie A is Italy’s topflight domestic football league, and home to some of the most popular and successful football clubs in the world. Whilst the Serie A draws only the 5th highest attendance figures in Europe, behind the premier divisions in England, Germany and Spain, it is ranked as […]

Sizing Up Major League Soccer
Sizing Up Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer is the highest level of professional football in the United States. Whilst the League has enjoyed growing domestic support over the past decade, it does not have much of an international profile, and member clubs have virtually no following outside North America. However, the 2007 departure of […]

Beginner's Guide to La Liga
Beginner's Guide to La Liga

The Primera División de Liga de Fútbol Profesional, commonly referred to as La Liga, is Spain’s top professional football league. The league is home to some of the biggest, most successful and best supported clubs in Europe, with clubs like Real Madrid and Barcelona attracting supporters from around the globe. […]

The Beginner’s Guide to the Bundesliga
The Beginner’s Guide to the Bundesliga

The Bundesliga, Germany’s top-flight professional football league, is one of the best-attended sports leagues in the world. Boasting the highest average attendances in Europe, the Bundesliga attracts an average crowd of almost 39,000 spectators for each league match. Despite strong domestic support, the Bundesliga does not enjoy the same levels […]

The Biggest Rivalries In The Coca-Cola Championship
The Biggest Rivalries In The Coca-Cola Championship

During the past decade, the second tier of English professional football has built the strongest following of any second division in world football. Support for the Football Championship is so strong that it is able to boast the fourth highest cumulative seasonal attendance figures of any football league in Europe. […]

History of the U.S. Men’s National Team In World Cup Tournaments
History of the U.S. Men’s National Team In World Cup Tournaments

The 19th FIFA World Cup is scheduled to take place between 11 June and 11 July 2010 in South Africa. It will be the first time that the tournament has been hosted by a nation in the Confederation of African Football. The USA have a somewhat checkered record in the […]

Most Successful Italian Clubs In Champions League History
Most Successful Italian Clubs In Champions League History

The European Champion Clubs’ Cup or, more commonly, European Cup, was inaugurated in 1955 for winners of European domestic leagues. The format was straightforward knockout over two legs, home and away, with the team with the highest aggregate score qualifying for the next round. For the 1992-93 season, the tournament […]

Most Successful Clubs In The History Of The Champions League
Most Successful Clubs In The History Of The Champions League

For over half a century, the UEFA Champions League is the championship that European teams aspire to win. Although the modern competition has been competed for since 1992, the competition in its previous format has been played for each year since 1955. It has become known worldwide as one of […]

Cristiano Ronaldo Before Manchester United
Cristiano Ronaldo Before Manchester United

Over the years, football has produced some truly great players. In the last 5 years or so, one that has risen to worldwide prominence is Portuguese winger, Cristiano Ronaldo, who has attracted plaudits from some of the greatest-ever names in football. Former Dutch maestro and “European Player of the Century”, […]

EPL Week 13 – A Weekend of Comedy Defending
EPL Week 13 – A Weekend of Comedy Defending

The weekend was a disappointing one for me after seeing Mr. Gomes gifting yet another goal to consign my favorite Spurs to defeat against Fulham. Think Gomes is playing Santa a little too early?? There’s still a month left for Christmas. Well, he wasn’t the only Santa out there. Thomas […]

Premier League August Report And September Forecast -2
Premier League August Report And September Forecast -2

Here I go again with August’s report card and September prediction/expectation for another 6 clubs from England’s finest football league.     Aston Villa Aston Villa had a flying start to the season when they outplayed a somewhat disorganized Manchester City side by 4 goals to 2 but then their […]

Karthik's Observations – Premier League Week I
Karthik's Observations – Premier League Week I

This last weekend, I had to miss the mouthwatering season start fixtures and had to move houses. So here is my late report based on the highlights I was able to catch online. Geovanni I cant believe this fellow was released by Manchester City. Facing their mini personnel crisis and […]

Karthik's Pick – 10 Young Sizzling Transfers
Karthik's Pick – 10 Young Sizzling Transfers

Ok… with the premiership all ready to kick off, here are my picks for the best young stars that have made a transfer this summer who are going to keep us glued to the TV and YouTube and all the football boards including this one. Carlos VelaNot quite the finished […]