Mario Balotelli's Super Transformation At Nice Suggests Ballon d'Or Dream Isn't Wholly Implausible

Mario Balotelli's Super Transformation At Nice Suggests Ballon d'Or Dream Isn't Wholly Implausible

Matt Gault  21.12.2016
Balotelli is flourishing in the south of France, and it's warming to see him turn a corner. In Nice, the Italian has found the ideal environment...
'Top On Christmas Day' Hasn't Always Been A Good Premier League Omen But Times Have Changed

'Top On Christmas Day' Hasn't Always Been A Good Premier League Omen But Times Have Changed

Jamie Spencer  20.12.2016
Given the circumstances and what recent history has shown is possible, it would have to be a fairly spectacular collapse from Chelsea and...
To Sack Or Not To Sack: The Impact Of Changing A Manager

To Sack Or Not To Sack: The Impact Of Changing A Manager

Ross Ayling  19.12.2016
A manager of a football club - sounds like the perfect job for many of us, right? The reality is, it's probably one of the most vulnerable...
Chapecoense: How Football Fans Are Often United By Tragedy

Chapecoense: How Football Fans Are Often United By Tragedy

Lawrence Tallis  19.12.2016
The football community is often united by tragedy. We share so much that we often want to express that commonality to people in the community...
December Is The New November For Arsenal

December Is The New November For Arsenal

Chris Darwen  19.12.2016
Disgraced former England manager Allardyce is rumoured to be off to China. It has nothing to do with the money though, right? He has...
Tackling The Tampon Tax: Football For #FreePeriods

Tackling The Tampon Tax: Football For #FreePeriods

Rohan Natashka Kon  19.12.2016
Years of campaigning for #FreePeriods culminated on Period Pride Day 2016, a national day of action in February when many organisations...
FIFA Reveals How Much The FA Will Be Fined For Displaying Poppies

FIFA Reveals How Much The FA Will Be Fined For Displaying Poppies

George Bowden  19.12.2016
Football’s international governing body FIFA has revealed how much it will fine the FA for displaying poppies during last...
How Can Sanchez And Ozil Sign New Arsenal Deals When There's An Elephant In The Room At The Emirates?

How Can Sanchez And Ozil Sign New Arsenal Deals When There's An Elephant In The Room At The Emirates?

Alex Gidden  15.12.2016
Until Wenger's future becomes clearer, it's unlikely that either Ozil and Sanchez will sign new deals. As the team's best players, they...

What Football's Abuse Scandal Tells Us About Our Country's Mental Health

Mark Rowland  15.12.2016
It is a dis-spiriting re-run of delayed revelations of abuse in so many public institutions who have allowed children in their care to...
Man Utd Fans Booing Marouane Fellaini This Weekend Was Nothing Short Of Shameful

Man Utd Fans Booing Marouane Fellaini This Weekend Was Nothing Short Of Shameful

Jamie Spencer  14.12.2016
Marouane Fellaini is a Manchester United player and will continue to be so until the club decides otherwise. Until that time, he deserves...
'Little Messi' Afghan Boy Finally Meeting His Hero Is The Sweetest Thing You'll See Today

'Little Messi' Afghan Boy Finally Meeting His Hero Is The Sweetest Thing You'll See Today

Sarah Ann Harris  14.12.2016
A six-year-old Afghan boy who captured hearts around the world with his homemade Lionel Messi shirt has finally met his hero -...
Arsenal Have Good Reason To Fear Bayern Munich But This Might Be The Year They Break Their Hoodoo

Arsenal Have Good Reason To Fear Bayern Munich But This Might Be The Year They Break Their Hoodoo

Matt Gault  14.12.2016
There has to be a first time for everything, right? Besides, according to Wenger - who has accepted the blame for Arsenal's European under...
Schoolgirls Slam 'Insulting'  Football Guidelines Telling Coaches To Give Out 'Pink Whistles'

Schoolgirls Slam 'Insulting' Football Guidelines Telling Coaches To Give Out 'Pink Whistles'

Rachel Moss  12.12.2016
A group of schoolgirls have slammed the Football Association (FA) for suggesting the best way to get girls into football is to surround...
Fumbling Foxes Prepare For Pep's City With Mounting Pressure On Ranieri's Shoulders

Fumbling Foxes Prepare For Pep's City With Mounting Pressure On Ranieri's Shoulders

Matt Gault  9.12.2016
As we prepare for the end of what has been a year rich in the most fantastical football stories, let's rewind back to February. It was...