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The Rare Phenomena of Local Derbies in FA Cup Finals

Steve Charnock
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The league season is over. And with no World Cup or European Championship to look forward this summer, we’ve only really got two major games left of 2016/17: The Champions League Final and Saturday’s big showdown, the FA Cup Final. This year’s big domestic cup face-off is between two London teams, Premier League champions Chelsea […]

6 Unforgettable Premier League Final Day Moments

Steve Charnock
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This weekend sees the final fixtures of the 2016/17 Premier League season. It’s been a decent year, with plenty of shocks, screamers and suffering. We’ve reverted back to recognisable champions, seen some of the biggest clubs in English football fight an epic battle for fourth spot and booted three teams from the North East down […]

6 Classic Games Played At White Hart Lane This Century

Steve Charnock
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White Hart Lane, the football stadium in the North London borough of Haringey, has been home to Tottenham Hotspur for 118 years. But, this weekend, it will see its last ever professional game. In fact, bulldozing begins the day after Spurs’ final Premier League home game of the season. The parking spot reserved for Manchester United’s coach on […]

7 Times Underdogs STUNNED The Champions League

Steve Charnock
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Tuesday and Wednesday evening sees the first legs of this year’s Champions League Quarter Finals. And it’s a familiar line-up, with most of the big boys still present and paired up together. Which means we’ve got some pretty tasty fixtures… Juve Vs. Barca, Dortmund Vs. Monaco and Real Vs. Bayern. Oh, yeah. And Leicester City […]

The 7 ‘Funniest’ Ever Pranks Pulled By Footballers

Steve Charnock
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So, then. It’s April Fools Day this weekend. A time for jokes, gags, pranks, stunts and wind-ups. But rather than leaving it all to comedians and newspaper editors, we thought we’d focus in on the real kings of the practical joke – footballers. Yes, that’s right, we all know that there’s no one funnier than […]

The 7 Most Surprising England Call-ups

Patrick McDevitt
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International weekend sees the Home Nations continue in their campaign to reach World Cup 2018. After a promising, but ultimately futile, performance against Germany in Wednesday’s friendly, England’s attention turns to Lithuania. The Three Lions meet their Baltic counterparts, managed by one time Heart of Midlothian striker, Edgaras Jankauskas, at Wembley on Sunday. The fixture […]