Category: More than football

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Cardiff Met FC students live the UEFA Europa League fairy tale dream

Cardiff Met FC students live the UEFA Europa League fairy tale dream

ANYONE FOR A EUROPEAN TOUR?? pic.twitter.com/pOfc26He2V — Cardiff Met Uni FC (@CardiffMetFC) May 19, 2019 Incredible stories around football usually amaze supporters and global football fans. The latest milestone leads us to Cardiff, Wales. There, Cardiff Met FC players have been occupied not only with exams but facing the previous step from qualifying for the...

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Ada Hegerberg, women’s Ballon d’Or in 2018, refuses to play at the World Cup

Ada Hegerberg, women’s Ballon d’Or in 2018, refuses to play at the World Cup

France will gather this summer the best women’s footballers for the Women’s World Cup. However, the absence of Ada Hegerberg, the best footballer in the World, has meant an unprecedented decision as she refuses to play at the 2019 World Cup. The last winner of the women’s Ballon d’Or in 2018 will not be in France as...

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Sheffield FC: the world’s first football club

Sheffield FC: the world’s first football club

It is undeniable that one of the main responsibles for the present global football industry is Sheffield Football Club is, the oldest football club in the world -dating back to the fall of 1857-. The club is officially recognized by The FIFA and The Football Association of England (FA) officially recognize it, thus Sheffield FC is...

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Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa orders team to concede a goal in an uncommon fair play sportsmanship act

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa orders team to concede a goal in an uncommon fair play sportsmanship act

Marcelo Bielsa, former Special One Football Club Athletic Club manager and current Leeds United boss has been praised for an uncommon fair play decision in the Championship match between Leeds and Aston Villa, descended into chaos when the hosts scored a controversial goal while Jonathan Kodija was down. Bielsa ordered his Leeds players to let...

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Meet Athletic Club’s Eunate Arraiza, the most special one female pro footballer

Meet Athletic Club’s Eunate Arraiza, the most special one female pro footballer

Eunate Arraiza is an Athletic Club female pro footballer who features UEFA’s Equal Game campaign as the most important European football governor reflects on a special story every month, being Eunate’s turn. We may define her -and we do- as the most special one female pro football player in Spain as she is the only...

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Athletic Club Foundation ‘Thinking Football Film Festival’ ends with the film Kaiser

Athletic Club Foundation ‘Thinking Football Film Festival’ ends with the film Kaiser

The Thiking Football Film Festival is a football film festival organised by the Athletic Club Foundation that has been closed up after screening the film ‘Kaiser’ by director Louis Myles, who has participated in a cineforum afterwards together with Rob Smyth, the author of the book on which the film is based. The documentary narrates...

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Football clubs that own other clubs

Football clubs that own other clubs

Multi-club ownership, or MCO’s as they are known within the game, are becoming increasingly common in the world of football. We’ve gone with the suggested title of football clubs that own other clubs, but obviously it is often a single person, family or organisation that owns multiple clubs, and in those instances we have just...

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English cities with more than one football club

English cities with more than one football club

LONDON If it’s multiple football clubs you’re after on your visit to any particular city then there’s no question that London takes the biscuit. The capital of the United Kingdom boasts not one, not two, not even three of four stadiums. Instead there are a grand total of fourteen different grounds where football is played...

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With the country divided between red and blue, Liverpool and Everton came together as one: The Milk Cup final

With the country divided between red and blue, Liverpool and Everton came together as one: The Milk Cup final

The city of Liverpool found itself by June 1983 on a lonely island of red, engulfed on all sides by a steamrolling tide of blue. Between 1972 and 1982, Scousers had seen 80,000 jobs disappear as the docks closed and its manufacturing industry was sliced in half. Factories were closing, poverty ravaging communities – once...

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