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World Cup Preview: Group D

The group previews are coming thick and fast now as the countdown to Brazil vs. Croatia rolls on, and with it, comes footyblog’s preview of Group D: Comprised of Costa Rica, everyone’s favorite underachievers England, Italy, and the mighty Uruguay. Group Overview Group D, in similar fashion to Group B, provides a dividing line between the world’s elite sides and those …

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World Cup Preview: Group C

As the days until the 2014 World Cup continue to roll off, its upwards and onwards with our Group previews here at footyblog, as today we bring you our all-inclusive preview of Group C, an interesting one to say the least featuring Colombia without Radamel Falcao, Greece, the Ivory Coast, and Japan. Group Overview Group C brings together 4 nations with …

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Saving money with Sky Sports

How to Save Money with Sky Sports

Welcome to the first post in the Beer Money section of FootyBlog – this is where we’ll advise the typical football fan about ways in which they can save money whilst following their beloved team. Football is a multi-billion dollar industry, and as football clubs and businesses look at further ways to milk as much money as possible from football …

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What do we know about James Wilson?

18-YEAR-OLD Manchester United striker James Wilson could not have enjoyed a better Premier League debut as he notched two goals as Manchester United beat Hull City 3-1 in their final home game of what has been a difficult season. The England youth international bagged a goal each side of half-time to put United into a two-nil lead. This wasn’t just Wilson’s …

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Next goal wins football film

Next Goal Wins Video

Next Goal Wins is the story of international football team American Samoa, known as the worst team in the world, and their struggle to try and qualify for the 2014 FIFA world cup. The British documentary is directed by Mike Brett and Steve Jamison and starts out with the sides humiliating 31-0 loss against Australia, the worst recorded loss in …

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10 Crazy Van Gaal facts

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Louis Van Gaal

So it seems that Louis Van Gaal could be set to take the reigns at Old Trafford, taking over from legendary Player/Manager Ryan Giggs at the end of the current season. It’s been a strange old time for fans of the club, with seemingly hundreds of records being broken (in a bad way) in a single season without Sir Alex …

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Leicester City Secure Promotion Back To Premier League

For the first time in 10 years, Leicester City will be back in England‘s top-flight as they clinched a spot in next year’s Premier League field of 20 by way of a 2-1 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Friday night, coupled with losses from both QPR and Derby County on Saturday. Those results gave The Foxes a commanding 19 point lead over …

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Scout Report: Australia

Background Established in 2004, the Hyundai A-League is Australia’s highest level football league. It succeeded the National Soccer League which ran for twenty eight seasons, beginning in 1977, before disbanding in 2004. In its twenty seven year history, a total of forty two teams featured in the National Soccer League, forty one of those from Australia, and one from New …

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Who is Ralph Krueger?

On the 12th of March 2014, Southampton made the surprising decision to appoint Canadian-born German Ralph Krueger as the Chairman of their football club. Krueger has forged a career in Ice Hockey up until now, but has decided to switch sports, and is taking on a crucial role at a club that not long back were languishing in League 1. …

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Playing soccer in Dublin

Where to play Indoor Football in Dublin

Where to play Indoor Football in Dublin This is the first post in a series designed at helping you to find a suitable venue to play football in your local city, in this post we’ll explore the best places to play indoor football in the beautiful Irish city of Dublin. With it being St Patrick’s day we at FootyBlog.net feel …

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Why The Mental Side Of The Game Is So Important

Whilst kicking a ball into the goal from twelve yards shouldn’t theoretically prove to be much of a challenge for a professional or international footballer, many of them still fail from the spot. Seemingly, none more so than the growing list of England players at major tournaments. With a World Cup coming up, 100 days to go in fact, the …

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