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Matt is the owner and chief-editor of the Footy Blog, one of the UK's leading football news blogs.

AFC Bournemouth Fans Start Petition Aimed at The Sun Newspaper

Bournemouth Sun Newspaper petition

Following on from FootyBlog.net’s earlier petition which had the intention of getting all of The Sun newspaper’s journalists denied access to all Premier League clubs, fans of AFC Bournemouth have now started their own petition, which you can find and sign below. Despite Bournemouth being a massive 264 miles away from Liverpool, what this goes to show is that it’s …

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Campaign to deny The Sun Newspaper access to all Premier League Football Clubs

You’ve likely heard about the decision by Everton FC to deny The Sun journalists access from their premises, a move which followed former editor Kelvin MacKenzie’s racist and unprovoked article which attacked footballer Ross Barkley and people from Liverpool. We’d like to think that it wasn’t just this particular piece by MacKenzie which prompted the move – there’s been a …

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Instructions for new Writers

writer welcome image

Congratulations on becoming a Footy Blog writer! Welcome to the team, it’s great to have you involved with the blog! Below I’ve compiled a few screenshots showing how you can use the blog to make new posts. The site is running on WordPress and so it’s pretty simple to use once you’ve understood the basics. If you’re having problems or …

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Social Media Marketing Internships

Football social media internship

Thanks for your interest in taking part in a Virtual Social Media & Marketing internship with FootyBlog.net! To start receiving instructions on what to do next, please sign up to the mailing list below. This list is specific for internship applicants on FootyBlog.net and is used by me to notify writers of hints, tips and news on the site. All …

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Football Journalism Internships

Football social media internship

Thanks for your interest in taking part in a Virtual Football Journalism internship with FootyBlog.net! To start receiving instructions on what to do next, please sign up to the mailing list below. This list is specific for internship applicants on FootyBlog.net and is used by me to notify writers of hints, tips and news on the site. All applicants need …

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Thanks for joining the team

welcome to footyblog

Thanks a lot for joining the team at FootyBlog.net! You should receive your first email from me shortly. It’s really important to reply to this message to let me know what username you’d like for the blog, so I can go ahead and set you up as a member on the site. This means you’ll be able to login and …

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Win a Copy of Soccer Science – Groundbreaking Research into the Beautiful Game

Win a copy of Soccer Science book

To celebrate the launch of Tony Strudwick’s excellent new book, Soccer Science, we’ve got 3 copies to give away exclusively at Footy Blog! In this insightful and incredibly thorough book, Manchester United’s Head of Athletic Development Tony Strudwick draws on his abundance of experience working with top players and coaches to bring this ultimate science-based football guide. Improve your players’ …

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Dele Alli England’s Most Picked Player According to Fans Research Ahead of Euro 2016

Dele Alli picked by fans

According to research carried out by Kitbag.com, Tottenham Hotspur star Dele Alli was England‘s most picked player when fans were asked to name their starting 11 ahead of the Euro 2016 competition. Alli lead the results with a huge 72% of users votes, showing the fans obvious preference for starting in Midfield. The Spurs footballer has had a brilliant season …

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14 of the Best Football Face Swaps Ever Made

Football Faceswaps

FaceSwaps seem to be all the rage nowadays, so here at FootyBlog we’ve decided to compile our own collection of footballer face swaps. So behold – 10 of the best footballer face swaps ever made!… Pep Guardiola & Manuel Pellegrini Pep Guardiola and Manuel Pellegrini pic.twitter.com/XkTjBJBy2c — Footy Face Swap (@FootyFaceSwap) 2 February 2016 Sergio Aguero & Raheem Sterling Sergio …

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Who are the favourites to win Euro 2016?

Euro 2016

With Euro 2016 just 30 days away, we’ve decided to take a look at who are the favourites to win the prized competition in France. The games kick off with hosts France facing Romania on Friday, 10th June and the tournament ends with the final on Sunday, 10th July. Looking at the odds from various online bookmakers, it’s clear that …

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