Xavi is a Spanish footballer who plays for FC Barcelona, as well as the Spanish National team. He is a central midfielder who has spent his entire 13 year career with the Catalan club.
This article reveals why Leeds United United AFC wear an all-white kit. It also investigates how Leeds was the first club to sell replica football kits.
Football programmes are cheap and expendable, so many years must pass before one becomes collectable. Today, programmes for events like the 1966 World Cup final or the first FA Cup final to be played at Wembley are sold at respectable auction houses like Sotheby’s or Bonhams for anything up to £1,000. Read this article which guides you to collectable Manchester United programmes.
A busy schedule or prior engagements means that people can't always be there to watch football live or keep track of the results as they happen. This is why it is good to know that there are a lot of places available to check the match results. This article looks at the best place to get the week's statistics.
Football coaching is a competitive and widespread area of sport with many skills and drills to learn in order to succeed. Whether it is youth or senior coaching which is your game, you need to able to stay on top of your game too, with all the latest coaching drills and skills to make your team the very best. This article provides you with an overview of the types of football software for coaching.
Aaron Ramsey is a Welsh professional footballer and the current captain of his country. He currently plays for Arsenal in the Premier League, but made a name for himself at Cardiff City. One of the best young footballers in the game, his position is central midfield, capable of operating in a box-to-box capacity.
This article looks at the world of football chants. Supporters have a long history of funny, creative and sometimes tasteless football chants. This article details some of the best ones.
Sports Direct is a chain of sports stores that sports goods a cheap prices. They have over 470 stores under various trading names including Sports World, Lillywhites, Gilesports and Donnay International. Stores are located all over the UK as well as in Ireland, Belgium, Holland and Slovenia. One of the main complaints about shopping in Sports Direct is the often cramped layout of the store, as well as, the fact that it is often very busy. This combination can't make for a particularly enjoyable shopping experience, however, it may come as good news that Sports Direct also has an online store. This article will review this.
Chelsea Football Club programmes can be obtained from a selection of online sources, including both official and unofficial means. As one of the most successful teams in English football, Chelsea's programme is a slick and professional magazine and is usually sold at Stamford Bridge Stadium on a matchday at a cost of £3 (as of 01.05.2011, on Chelseafc.com)
A shirt signed by the latest hotshot footballer is very often worth between the range of hundreds of pounds to thousands of pounds to an adoring fan. However, it depends on which club sporting heroes play for, and also on how much people will pay for sports memorabilia. So, which autographed jerseys are worth more than others?
If you are serious about playing football, you may decide that a casual game with friends in the park is no longer for you and look to set up your own football team. Here are some guidelines to follow for those aiming to form a competitive team.
Aiden McGeady is a Scottish-born, Irish footballer. He is currently playing for Spartak Moscow in the Russian Premier League and is a former Celtic star. He rose to prominence with his hometown club, coming through the club’s academy. McGeady’s playing position is a winger, capable of operating on either flank.
Andrea Pirlo is an Italian footballer who was part of the team that won the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He plays for A. C. Milan and his position is that of a deep-lying playmaker in central midfield, but he also shown he can be effectively deployed in a more advanced role.
Bastian Schweinsteiger is a German international footballer who has represented his country at the last four major tournaments. Starting his career as a right-footed winger, he has moved into central midfield to great success in recent years. He has played his entire career for FC Bayern Munchen of the Bundesliga and is the club’s vice-captain.