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As it happened: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

As it happened: Brazil 3-1 Croatia

Footyblog.net FIFA 2014 World Cup live blog – Day One. Full time: Brazil 3-1 Croatia Croatia take early lead with Marcelo OG – Neymar levels. Neymar scores 2nd half penalty to give Brazil lead. Oscar rounds off win late on. Read More »

Lewis Holtby takes out Howard Webb

Lewis Holtby takes out Howard Webb

Watch as Lewis Holtby of Spurs takes out Howard Webb during Ledley King’s testimonial. King, who retired last season, gathered a range of past Spurs players to take on the current group, who finished sixth in the Premier League. In the second half, Howard Webb, who will be going to the World Cup as a referee was dribbling with the ... Read More »

What has gone wrong at Birmingham City?

What has gone wrong at Birmingham City?

Birmingham City’s 1-0 defeat to Wigan Athletic last night has left the Blues in a desperate situation at the bottom of the Championship. 18 games without a victory at St Andrews has seen them fall from the safety of mid-table to potentially replicating what rivals Wolves did last year. Their awful home form this season alongside issues off the pitch ... Read More »

Footyblog.net Premier League predictions

Footyblog.net Premier League predictions

All week here at Footyblog.net, we have been asking you the fans to vote on the key matters still to be settled in the final month of the Premier League season. Here are the results. The Title Race It’s clear to see after Arsenal’s recent decline that the Premier League title race is between three teams. Liverpool are currently top ... Read More »

Kolo Toure scores a wonderful own goal

Kolo Toure scores a wonderful own goal

Liverpool defender Kolo Toure was left red faced when he scored a bizarre own goal against Fulham on Wednesday night. With the score at 0-0, the defender sliced a Kieran Richardson cross in to his own net, a similar kind of own goal to the own Vincent Kompany scored against Fulham earlier on in the season. Luckily for Toure, his ... Read More »

2013 in pictures

2013 in pictures

With 2013 drawing at a close, it is time to look back at some of the memorable moments of what has been a fantastic year of football. 1) Luis Suarez receives a 10 match ban for a bite on Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic. Suarez went on to score a late equaliser.   2) Sir Alex Ferguson announces he is to ... Read More »

Match fixing: The men involved

Match fixing: The men involved

Seven men, including five footballers, a business man and an ex player turned agent, have been arrested in relation to a recent spot fixing scandal which broke last week. Footyblog.net takes a look at these five players and their careers to date. DJ Campbell The most famous of the six is former Premier League striker DJ Campbell. Having spent the ... Read More »

Football becoming soft?

Football becoming soft?

Much has been made in recent times of tackling in football and whether the game is becoming soft. Yesterday we saw both sides of the argument as controversial decisions from the referees again took centre stage.  The first decision was that made by referee Kevin Friend in Stoke’s 2-0 victory over Sunderland. At 0-0 Friend sent of Wes Brown for what appeared to ... Read More »

Top 5 goal scoring keepers

Top 5 goal scoring keepers

n the last few weeks, football has seen a number of goalkeepers, including Stoke’s Asmir Begovic, score. Footyblog.net takes a look at 5 of the greatest goal scoring goalkeepers. 1) Rogério Ceni  Penalty’s, free kick’s you name it, this guy was the expert. Arguably the top scoring goal keeper of all time with over 110 competitive goals. The man, who ... Read More »

Chelsea all but secure path through to knock-out stages with comfortable win

Chelsea all but secure path through to knock-out stages with comfortable win

Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea all but guaranteed their place in the last 16 of the Champions League with a comfortable 3-0 win at home to German side Schalke. The London club made several changes following the disappointing 2-0 defeat at Newcastle on Saturday. Samuel Eto’o replaced the injured Fernando Torres. John Obi Mikel, Cesar Azpilicueta and Gary Cahill all came in ... Read More »