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When Sir Alex Ferguson Lost by 9 Goals in back to back matches

I'm shattered, I can't believe it. It was our worst ever day. It's the worst in my history, ever. Even as a player I...

Football And Alcohol

      “When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.” Football and booze go a long long way back, in...

The Forgotten story of the Basque in South America

This article is sourced from a string of Twitter posts by Impedimento, translated by the author. Exactly 80 years ago, a French steamer called SS...

Barcelona Vs Real Madrid:The Dream Team vs The Galacticos

An imagining of a match between two famous El Clasico sides. The 1992 European Cup winning Barcelona team, known as “The Dream Team” versus...

‘The Diamond demolition’ in the Kolkata derby

The year was 1997, and on the 13th of July, the stage was set for the biggest clash in Indian football – the Kolkata...

From the Vault

The Original Invincibles- Preston North End 1888/89

In the wake of Manchester City’s record-breaking claim to the Premier League, The False 9 will look back at some of the greatest club...

Barcelona Vs Real Madrid:The Dream Team vs The Galacticos

An imagining of a match between two famous El Clasico sides. The 1992 European Cup winning Barcelona team, known as “The Dream Team” versus...

Lifted Over The Turnstiles: Scotland’s Football Grounds In The Black & White Era

This most comprehensive book about old Scottish football grounds ever published, Lifted Over the Turnstiles contains almost 200 photos of 42 football stadiums here...

How Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona Reinvented Total Football

Arrigo Sachi, the mastermind of the Milan side of the 80′s, had once staked a claim that the next tactical revolution in the game,...

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Analysing Jurgen Klopp’s tactics at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp has made it quite clear how he likes to approach teams in possession, and that won’t change. What did however need to...

Man United submit bid for their first transfer of the summer

Manchester United have submitted a bid for Ajax star Riechedly Bazoer. French outlet Le10sport have broken this news that Manchester United are keen to...

Euro 2016 Tactical Preview- Turkey

Euro 2016 will be Turkey’s first major tournament after 8 years. They reached the quarter finals in Euro 2000, came 3rd in the World Cup...

Jose Mourinho doesn’t want United to sign Ronaldo, wants Barcelona star instead

The Sun quoting Diario Gol claims that Jose Mourinho wants United to chase Barcelona star Neymar instead of bringing Ronaldo back to Old Trafford....

El Clásico:Michael Laudrup

The first of the Clásico Heartbreakers we looked at specialised in scoring goals; the second was a master of creating them...Clásico appearances: 21 (17...

Mourinho’s incredibly pacy potential 4-2-3-1 formation next season after new signing

With Eric Bailly agreeing terms with Manchester United(Subject to a medical), United have one of the paciest defences in world football. Bailly will be...

Best Football Autobiographies

I Am Zlatan: My Story On and Off the Field Born to Balkan immigrants who divorced when he was a toddler, Zlatan learned self-reliance from his rough-and-tumble neighborhood. While his...

The Best Real Madrid books every Real Madrid fan should read

Real Madrid Football Club is one of the most popular football clubs in the world. From the Far East to the United States, Real Madrid has fans from all...

Best Football Books for Children

Football is a great way to introduce your child to the world of books. So we decided to list down some of best football books for children. Sean, a whimsical...

5 Books every Soccer fan needs to read before the FIFA World Cup 2018

The FIFA World Cup is just around the corner and it's the perfect time to brush up your history and facts about the World Cup. We have compiled a...