Posted: December 30, 2019|Categories: General Sports Stories|
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Huddersfield Town caused a huge stir at the beginning of the season by sporting a sash boasting a company logo on their newly released shirt.
They wore the horrendous looking design for a friendly against Rochdale, a stunt which drew a fine from the FA. A report by the BBC confirms how they were fined £50,000 and were also warned about their future conduct by an independent regulatory commission.
The Terriers had just dropped out of the Premier League and their new kit was nothing more than a high-profile stunt. The company involved claimed that they were in fact handing football shirts back to the fans, by removing l
In recent news there has been an ongoing court case between Liverpool and New Balance with regards to their contract. Liverpool wished to sign with Nike for the 2020/21 season, thus moving away from New Balance. The results of this case concluded today which saw Liverpool win their case over New Balance which in turn allowed them to prepare a move to Nike for next season.
Considering this outcome of the court ruling, we decided to put this blog post together looking over the historic Liverpool football shirts which have been produced by Warrior/New Balance throughout their contract. So, if you want to find out more about the club’s future contract with Nike and how their previous jerseys with NB have shaped the club’s famous appearance, then keep on reading.
Warrior/New Balance Contracts
Warrior is known for producing high-quality ice hockey and lacrosse equipment; however, they previously had a hand in the soccer market too. They first entered the world of
The UEFA Champions League is one of the most watched soccer tournaments across Europe as we see the top teams from each league compete to become the ultimate squad. Taking place during the summer of 2019 we saw the qualifying rounds of the 2019/20 season begin and after a short break the competition commenced with the group stages starting on the 17th September and due to end in December ready for the knockout phases to start in early 2020. As the group stages are well underway, we thought we would take a brief look at match day and the qualifiers of this season’s Champions League tournament. So, if you are interested in finding out more about the fixtures then keep on reading.
Champions League Qualifiers
The Champions League Qualifiers for 2019/20 started on the 25th June and ended on the 28th August 2019. Within these stages of the football tournament the final qualifying teams were determined for the competition.
In the f
Vicente del Bosque has had such an impressive soccer career from being a player to managing Real Madrid and much more. Within this article we are going to acknowledge the great achievements of Vicente and how he performed in both roles. So if you want to find out more about this significant football figurehead, then keep on reading!
Vicente on the Pitch
At 16 years old Bosque started his football career off playing for the youth team of Salmantino. He only played one season with this team before transferring to the junior squad for Real Madrid. He was only with this squad for part of a season before he moved to Plus Ultra which was his first professional contract. Throughout his time with Plus Ultra he made 11 appearances for the team and netted a total of 5 goals.
After playing with Plus Ultra for 1 season, he was recruited by Real Madrid for their professional team. He was familiar with this club as he had previously played with their youth team before moving
Herbert Chapman is one of the most influential figureheads in the soccer community. Therefore, in this blog post we are going to explore the outstanding career on and off the pitch of this successful footballer and manager. Since his retirement and death, he has left a considerably large legacy which has helped shaped football into the modern game we know and love today. So if you want to find out more about Herbert and his career in soccer, then keep on reading.
Starting in the Soccer World
Herbert started his football career off by playing as an amateur for his local club – Kiveton Park at 18 years old. At the end of his first season with them in 1896 they won the Hatchard Cup. Chapman had a variety of short stints with football clubs across the UK with teams such a
Arsene Wenger is well known for his impressive management of the Arsenal Premier League football team. However, did you know he used to play midfield and coach a number of other clubs beforehand? Within this article we are going to take a trip back through time and explore the soccer career of Arsene Wenger. So if you want to find out more about this football figurehead, then keep on reading.
His Early Years
Arsene Wenger started his career on the pitch at around 6 years old where he was introduced to the world of football by his father. His dad was a manager of the local village team and he took Arsene to matches in Germany, where he took a liking to the team – Borussia Monchengladbach. Despite his dad being manager of the Duttlenheim team, Arsene did not become part of t
Posted: April 16, 2019|Categories: Manchester United|
Recently we have looked into the impressive careers of footballers through time and how they transformed their career from the pitch to a managerial position. And one of the most significant managers of Premier League history is Sir Alex Ferguson, with his knighthoods and outstanding track record of club success; within this article we are going to explore the managerial career of the Red Devils figurehead.
Although he is now retired from his position, we will acknowledge the evolution of his career in the football world along with the awards and trophies he has gained thanks to his managing expertise. So if you want to find out more about Sir Alex Ferguson, then keep on reading this post!
His Early Years
Born on the 31st December 1941, Alex
Since the early 90s, David Beckham has become a household name in the soccer community and has taken Europe and the USA by storm. From his expertise on the pitch playing for a range of Premier League, LA Liga, Serie A and Ligue 1 squads, to shaping the football scene over in the States, he is possibly one of the most popular and well-known figures of the 21st Century.
Within this article we are going to take a look into the impressive career of Beckham on and off the pitch. So if you want to find out more about this significant soccer player, then keep on reading!
David Beckham’s Position as Midfielder
Ever since he was a young boy, David Beckham has always wanted to play professional football when he grew up. During an interview in 2007 Beckham said “At school, whenever the teachers asked, ‘What do you want to do when you’re older?’ I’d say ‘I want to be a footballer.’ And they’d say ‘No, what do you really want to do for a job?’ But that was
One of the most famous French footballers in the soccer community has got to be Zinedine Zidane. Playing in the Serie A, Ligue 1 and La Liga, Zidane has since migrated from his role as a midfielder to become the coach of the Real Madrid football team. So within this article we are going to look through his historic successes as both a player and manager. We will also analyse whether he was more effective on or off the pitch along with how he got started on his soccer journey all together and other notable achievements he has acquired over the years. So if you want to find out more about this legendary football icon, then continue reading.
Zidane’s Soccer Journey
Born in Marseille to parents of an Algerian heritage, Zinedine started his soccer journey at 10 years old. At this age he was given his first player’s license when he joined the local junior team for Catellane which was called US Saint-Henri. He only spent a year with this team before transferring to SO Sep
Many outstanding football players find that at some point in their soccer career, they make the transition from player to manager – as we have seen with the previous few articles we have published. Therefore, within this post we are going to look into the established career of Jurgen Klinsmann and how he coped with making the swap from the pitch to the side lines. We also look into his performance both as manager and player along with the number of club and individual awards he has acquired over the years.
Establishing His Soccer Career
Born in Goppingen 1964, Jurgen started his soccer career at only eight years old. This is where he started playing for TB Gingen, but after six months with the team he managed to score an outstanding 16 goals in a single match. He only played with TB Gingen for 2 years before he transferred to SC Geislingen at age 10. After four years with the squad his family relocated to Stuttgart but Jurgen continued playing for the team u