According to reports in Spain, Real Madrid have failed to complete the necessary paperwork to complete the signing of David de Gea in time. Guillem Balague also reported the news, stating that for now the Spanish goalkeeper remains at Manchester Utd, despite being frozen out of first team action to ultimately pave way for his […]
Barry Downes has a handful of ways Luis Suarez can keep himself occupied during his four month suspension.
Who’s in your World Cup $15 futsal team?
It’s been a golden year for football punditry thanks to some new arrivals. Here are five pundits we loved in 2013.
One Direction singer Louis Tomlinson is a right back for the Doncaster U21 team in this year’s Football Manager edition. His morale is ‘Fairly Good’. He’s a millionaire, has the pick of many girls around the world and technically (Football Manager says so) is a footballer. Fairly Good?! His best stat is ‘Bravery’, at 14. […]
The Wexford TD has been in the firing line in the past for his weird and whacky Dáil dress sense, but not in a million years would we imagine a Torino jersey being sported in our parliament’s headquarters. The Wexford Youths founder definitely has some football hipster tendencies, what with his club’s pink jersey and […]
Joey Barton is far from one to keep quiet, so when Sir Alex Ferguson felt the need to let everyone know that he didn’t think Steven Gerrard was/is really that great, Joey kindly stepped in to defend his English counterpart. Now, here at Back Page Football we like to support the Irish as much as […]
A certain gambling company is not unknown for it’s weird and whacky marketing ideas, but getting Joey Barton to taser a tea lady probably tops the lot.
The four-time champions are not in the top eight of the World Cup seedings for the first time ever. Italy are officially out of the top 8 seeds in the World Cup draw. First time in history. — Azzurri (@ItalianNT) October 16, 2013 The seedings have been revealed as follow: 1. Spain 2. Germany 3. […]
We recall a very old BBC article that had the likes of David Dunn and Neil Mellor in England’s Euro 2008 squad. It’s fair to say that wasn’t very accurate. This is accuracy. Major props to the writer for calling so many future internationals. This pops up on the back of Belgium’s qualification to the […]