Nathaniel Shaughnessy explains why the FIFA awards during World Cup years invariably become self indulgent, egotistical and pointless.
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We’re into the final days of 2014 so there’s no better time to reflect on the year that was and some of the great stories from the past 12 months.
The controversy over the use of artificial turf at the 2015 is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to FIFA’s misogyny, writes Phil Pyle Jr.
Conor Heffernan takes a historical look at the influence that the round ball game has had on Brazil.
Lisa Higgins assesses the state of the England women’s team ahead of the women’s World Cup next year.
Jurgen Klinsmann, coach of the USMNT, is under fire over whether he is the right coach for the job.
Ahead of the Women’s World Cup next year, all the talk has been around the standard of the pitches on which games will be played.
Matt Carter assesses which nations still have it all to play for as the Women’s World Cup qualifiers reach their conclusion in Europe.
After stagnating under the previous regime, there are signs of the lionesses regaining their mojo under the stewardship of Mark Sampson.
Africa is set to lose some of its biggest icons – can the void be filled to ensure that the continent continues to be represented at the highest level?