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Football: the Gift that keeps giving

Football: the Gift that keeps giving

The World Cup in 2018, Russia, was viewed by over 3.5 billion people. Around half of the earth’s entire population. Yes, this means that one in every two people around the globe watched the World Cup. Ever since man looked up at the sky and gazed at the glowing fire ball we now call the sun, he was fascinated. So much so,…

What were the odds?

What were the odds?

Joan Gamper sought like-minded individuals, wanting to form a football club based in Barcelona, and so, he posted an ad in the newspaper. The ad said that he was “wishing to organise the matches in Barcelona, requesting that everyone who likes this sport contact him..” One month later on November 29, 1899, twelve attended a…

Gary Lineker – More Than Just One of Us

Gary Lineker – More Than Just One of Us

English football wasn’t all gold and silver. In the 70s and 80s before the television revolution truly hit, it was in shambles. It was in these circumstances that, on a decently regular basis, some of the biggest names in Britain would be lured to the most prosperous clubs in Europe. Following the footsteps of the…