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Kosovo moves another step closer towards International Legitimacy after recognition by FIFA
Kosovo moves another step closer towards International Legitimacy after recognition by FIFA

Officials of the Football Federation of Kosovo celebrate in Pristina on May 13, 2016 after the FIFA Congress granted membership to Kosovo's Football Federation1During FIFA’s 66th congress in Mexico City on 13th May, 2016, member nations voted overwhelmingly (141 for, 23 against) to induct Kosovo as the 210th member of world football’s governing body. Kosovo’s recognition by FIFA last week was preceded by its induction into U

May 27 2016
5 youngsters who are at the crossroads in their career
5 youngsters who are at the crossroads in their career

This season of football has seen the emergence of a few talented footballers who have gone on and achieved great things with their club. Tottenham Hotspur's Dele Alli has been a revelation for the club ending his season on a high by winning the PFA Young Player of the Year award. Similarly, Arsenal have brought on another one of their youth products to the fore in Alex Iwobi and who can ignore the brilliant Marcus Rashford who has time a

Apr 29 2016
Adnan Januzaj and Andreas Pereira not in first team because of excess showboating
Adnan Januzaj and Andreas Pereira not in first team because of excess showboating

Adnan Januzaj has been absent from the Manchester United first team for a whileManchester United youngsters, Adnan Januzaj and Andreas Pereira, fail to make it to the first team after being accused of excess showboating in a recent Under 21 match. The Belgian and Brasilian youngsters showed a lot of promise after they broke into the first team under David Moyes in 2013.According to the Daily Mail, Louis van Gaal is not happy with the two of them

Apr 4 2016
Rio Ferdinand claims he was better than Scholes and Ronaldo at two-touch drills in Manchester United
Rio Ferdinand claims he was better than Scholes and Ronaldo at two-touch drills in Manchester United

Rio Ferdinand enjoyed a trophy laden spell with Scholes and Ronaldo at Manchester UnitedRio Ferdinand has made the startling claim that he was better than Manchester United teammates Paul Scholes and Cristiano Ronaldo at the game of two touch. The English defender was the undisputed two-touch champion at Manchester United and did not take kindly to Adnan Januzaj’s attempt to usurp the throne.As part of Rio Ferdinand’s promotional #Cha

Mar 26 2016
Rio Ferdinand reveals the best Manchester United academy star he has ever seen
Rio Ferdinand reveals the best Manchester United academy star he has ever seen

Manchester United’s academy has churned out a number of talented footballers over the yearsFormer Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has named Lazio midfielder Ravel Morrison as the best talent he has ever seen coming through the ranks at Manchester United. The 23-year-old Englishman looked destined for stardom but problems with his attitude and professionalism stalled the midfielder’s progression to the first team.He subse

Manchester United confirm departure of Victor Valdes to Standard Liege
Manchester United confirm departure of Victor Valdes to Standard Liege

Valdes made two appearances for UnitedManchester United on Sunday announced that they and Belgian football club Standard Liege have reached agreement for the loan transfer of goalkeeper Victor Valdes, effective until the end of the current season."By moving to Belgium, Valdes becomes the fifth United player to go out on loan this month after fellow goalkeepers Sam Johnstone, Dean Henderson and Kieran O'Hara and striker Ashley Fletcher,&q

Jan 24 2016
5 footballers who haven't progressed in the last few years the way they were expected to
5 footballers who haven't progressed in the last few years the way they were expected to

It may seem that young footballers have it all. Having just crossed over into adolescence, they are on mammoth salaries doing just what they love on a daily basis, seemingly free of the worries and concerns that plague most their age. Granted, most of them go on to lead great careers and fulfill their potential but, on occasion, some fail to reach the level they were expected to and the media are quick to pounce. In the top leagues esp

Jan 10 2016
Why Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj's loan spell at Borussia Dortmund failed
Why Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj's loan spell at Borussia Dortmund failed

Adnan Januzaj has returned to Manchester United after an unsuccessful loan spell at Borussia DortmundManchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj has been recalled from his loan spell at Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. The Belgian midfielder had initially been sent to Germany on a season-long loan deal but the loan has been cut short by mutual consent.According to Dortmund manager Thomas Tuchel, the 20-year-old Belgium international simply did no

Jan 9 2016
8 famous footballers you probably didn't know were immigrants
8 famous footballers you probably didn't know were immigrants

In football the eligibility criteria for a player to represent any nation on the international stage are many. Everyone knows that players are allowed to represent the nation in which they are born. In addition to this, the player can represent any country in which their biological parents or grandparents were born and finally the player can also represent a nation where he has acquired citizenship. Looking at the vast opportunity these rules of

Jan 9 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 7, 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: January 7, 2016

Jurgen Klopp is looking for reinforcements as Liverpool face injury crisis January brings with it a lot of mid-season crisis as well as solutions. The transfer mill is expected to be the same this time around with many clubs seeking reinforcements and many players seeking a new start.  There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, with players seeking moves away from their respective clubs for various reasons from playing time t

Jan 7 2016
Manchester United recall Adnan Januzaj midway through season long loan spell
Manchester United recall Adnan Januzaj midway through season long loan spell

Januzaj failed to break into Thomas Tuchel’s Dortmund side as he has made only 5 appearances so far this seasonPremier League giants Manchester United have cut short Adnan Januzaj’s season long loan deal with Bundesliga powerhouses Borussia Dortmund. The Belgian winger is believed to arrive at Old Trafford by next week.The Red Devils are reported to be upset with the lack of playing time that is being provided to the 20-year-old as he

Jan 7 2016
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 11 December 2015
Transfer news and rumours of the day: 11 December 2015

Will Jose Mourinho move back to Real Madrid!? The winter window gets closer with each passing day and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. There has been a buzz around many players and clubs, some needing reinforcements, others seeking moves away from their respective clubs for more than a single reason. Nonetheless, the January window is poised to give us some interesting news. Here are the top transfer news and rumo

Dec 11 2015
40 young players shortlisted for the 2015 Golden Boy Award
40 young players shortlisted for the 2015 Golden Boy Award

Both Hector Bellerin (L) and Anthony Martial (R) have been nominated for the Golden Boy award this year The Golden Boy award is an award which is given to the best European young footballer under the age of 21. This year there are a large number of players from the Premier League and La Liga in the 40-player shortlist.  The prestigious award which was first awarded to Rafael van der Vaart in 2003 while he was playing in Ajax

Nov 8 2015
Aubameyang and Reus troll Borussia Dortmund team-mates Januzaj and Weigl on Instagram
Aubameyang and Reus troll Borussia Dortmund team-mates Januzaj and Weigl on Instagram

Aubameyang and Reus have formed a formidable partnership The Gabon international Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been in sublime form, scoring consistently for Borussia Dortmund as they continue their supreme form under new manager Thomas Tuchel. The forwards is also known for his jest apart from his abilities on the pitch.   He’s popped up with another moment of pure hilarity with a picture on Instagram poking fun at Dortmund new

Oct 31 2015
6 transfer moves that have fans scratching their heads
6 transfer moves that have fans scratching their heads

A football fan’s version of the popular song, ‘Eat, sleep, rave, repeat’ during the months July-September would be something on the lines of: Eat, sleep, check transfer news, repeat. Exaggeration much? Not really. The transfer activity of the different football clubs that one follows is a grey hair- inducing, traumatic affair not just for the owners and managers of the various clubs, but for the fans of these teams, as well. F

Sep 7 2015
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