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50 Players to Watch at the World Cup 9

50 Players to Watch at the World Cup


With an astonishing 89 days before South Africa and Mexico kick-off the 19th World Cup in Johannesburg on June 11th, BPF hand pick fifty players everyone will have to keep an eye out for in a four-part series. From some of the world’s top players, to some emerging talent, to some national favourites, these fifty […]

Capello’s full-back conundrum 11

Capello’s full-back conundrum


In his first article for BackPageFootball, Jamie Smith discusses England’s full back options as they go into their friendly against Brazil without Glen Johnson and Ashley Cole. You would think that having led England to their simplest qualification for a major tournament in decades that Fabio Capello would be having a nice sit down and […]

Ashley Cole faces long injury spell 0

Ashley Cole faces long injury spell


Chelsea have been rocked by an injury to England international Ashley Cole which might keep him out for a few weeks. Cole has been diagnosed with a depressed fracture of the tibia after aggravating the problem prior to Sunday’s 1-0 win against Man United at Stamford Bridge. Cole has already missed three games after initially […]