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10 Intriguing Facts About The Europa League Final

thumbnailThis Tuesday sees the UEFA Europa League final take place, with Sevilla and Benfica both bidding for glory. While this competition is sometimes overshadowed by its big brother, the Champions League, let’s not forget that some of the biggest clubs in the world have lifted the trophy – with Chelsea being the most recent. In the build-up to the final, here are ten interesting facts to get your juices flowing ahead of kick-off at the Juventus Stadium. [More]

Music, Instruments and The World Cup: Brazils Answer to The Vuvuzela

thumbnailIf there’s one thing that people will remember from the 2010 FIFA World Cup (besides the crushing disappointment that was England Vs. Germany), it’ll be the Vuvuzela. Despite having annoyed millions of football fans around the world with their constant hum, the vuvuzela has lived on as a symbol of the South African World Cup and will probably be associated with football for a long time to come. [More]

World Cup Wildcards - 5 English Players Making A Late Dash For The Plane

thumbnailFollowing a turbulent Premier League campaign, Roy Hodgson’s 23-man England squad is looking different by the week. Some pundits are suggesting that he will play it safe and select the ‘old favourites’, while others are hinting that he could take the plunge and include some of the younger players who have taken the top flight by storm. In this article, we’ll take a look at five of the younger options that are being touted as potential wildcards.


10 Facts About FA Cup Semi Final Weekend

thumbnailThis weekend sees the FA Cup return to our screens and even though the Premier League’s elite still value this competition very highly, it would be fair to say that the final four are surprising to say the least. While Arsenal are always tipped for some sort of domestic cup surge following the ten FA Cup trophies they have accumulated over the years, the likes of Wigan, Hull and Sheffield United will not have been expecting themselves to be in this position at the start of the season. Bearing the above in mind, there are certainly a few interesting statistics flying around ahead of the big semi-final weekend. Here’s our favourite ten…