Category Archives: Football teams

Rich list of Brazil

Brazil is an extremely successful sports country in the likes of MMA and football. With this being said there success in football nationally is unprecedented as they are the most successful national team in the history of the World Cup. They have been successful on 5 different occasions that started in 1958 and the most recent in 2002. Brazil placed fourth at the most recent championships back in 2014. To further back this up they have earned a runner up…
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Football teams that exploit the home ground advantage

Whether they play at home or away, the support that European football teams drum up is always incredible. If we take a look at an infographic that tells us more about the teams and the stadiums they play in, their incredible winning strikes, games won in the last decade and record home wins it’s easy to see why the term ‘home ground advantage’ comes about.   Turning the Home Ground into a Battlefield The team that deserves the first mention…
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Will the heroes of England under 20 World Cup success get Premier League game time this season?

There was celebration and elation in Suwon on the 11th of June as Paul Simpson led England 20s to a historic World Cup triumph. Dominic Calvert Lewin's strike was enough to secure the title in a competitively fought game and each and every one of the players deserves enormous credit for their part in the success. But will we see this exciting generation feature in the Premier League next season?  (more…)
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England’s semi-final record

As preparations continue for Euro 2016, Portugal’s visit to Wembley (Thursday 2 June) will inevitably revive memories of the Eusebio-inspired team that were beaten in the World Cup semi-final as England progressed to their greatest-ever triumph in 1966. 50 years on, the Three Lions squad will travel to France with the hope of earning similar legendary status as the Boys of ’66, although those compiling Bethut's 2016 predictions for the Euro's suggest that reaching the semi-finals would be a more…
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Nike launch of multiple similar national team kits ends in fiasco

Nike's kit launches for the England and US national teams were met with scorn from fans and media on Thursday, whilst panic-stricken executives cancelled the launch of the Brazil shirt in Rio due to unwarranted concerns over demonstrations. The company, known only as "Sportswear Company A" in US indictments relating to football-related corruption, decided to launch its new England, France, USA and Brazil on the same day - perhaps hoping fans wouldn't notice how similar they are. The England design…
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Does the fixture computer need a reboot?

It seems to me that when decisions are being made in football, whether it be on ticket prices, when games are played, venues for important matches, kick-off times and so on, that the fans are very low down on the list of considerations. This viewpoint was emphasised recently when the fixture gurus decided to send Carlisle United to play Plymouth Argyle on a Tuesday night! The life of a loyal football supporter is tough enough without adding to the challenge…
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