Conor Clancy looks at some of the players that have enjoyed a strong start to the current campaign.
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Mark Godfrey heads back over two decades to look at some iconic moments from Italia ’90.
Manchester City have just enjoyed their best ever Premier League season, and Jack Sumner believes that they are now the real deal.
As the winter chill hits Europe, the topic of the day after a blistering weekend of football is the ‘snood’, the neck warmer which is being sported by footballers around the world. Some of the managers and pundits aren’t impressed with the latest trend, while some players are delighted to have some extra protection in the harsh weather.
France welcomed Spain to Paris on Wednesday night in a glamour friendly ahead of this summers impending World Cup. Spain’s class showed through as they ran out easy victors, sending out a strong message of intent in the process. The win was their 42nd out of their last 45 games, form strong enough to worry [...]
Romanian striker Ciprian Marica was the hero as Stuttgart recorded a 1-0 away win over Freiburg in their southwestern Bundesliga derby. Both sides currently sit in the wrong half of the table and the game was always going to be a closely fought affair. Stuttgart started the brighter of the two and Freiburg keeper Simon [...]
Ivory Coast became the first side to reach the quarter finals of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 3-1 win over Ghana last night. The Ivorians took the lead through Gervinho after 23 minutes and extended their advantage just after the hour mark thanks to a free kick from Siaka Tiene. Skipper Didier Drogba [...]
There were five FA Cup third round games in England last night, and BackPageFootball takes a look at the action. Sheffield United raced into a three goal lead away to Queens Park Rangers before the hosts pulled two goals back to set up a grandstand finish. The Blades however managed to hang on for a [...]
Tottenham have submitted a planning application with Haringey Council for their new 56,250-capacity stadium on land adjacent to White Hart Lane. The Northumberland Development Project includes plans for a public square, hotel and supermarket, as well as a 63-row, single-tier stand in an attempt to maximise the atmosphere inside the ground. Spurs chairman Daniel Levy [...]
Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler took his North Queensland Fury side to Western Australia to face Perth Glory in the Hyundai A-League, and Neil Sherwin was there to take in all the action. A crowd of 12,872, Glory’s second highest ever, packed in to Member’s Equity Stadium on a warm spring afternoon with the local [...]