Alcides Ghiggia was the World Cup winning hero for Uruguay in 1950. His tale is as dramatic today as it was then, writes Aidan Williams.
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With Copa America 2015 under a week away Ellis King identifies the most influential attacker each nation has to offer.
Alan Moore brings up the issue of racism in Russian football which has yet to be tackled sufficiently.
Was Luis Suarez’s bite on Giorgio Chiellini really as big a shock as was made out?
Dale O’Donnell discusses Luis Suarez’s latest biting incident and the impact that it has on Liverpool and criticizes those defending him.
Juan Alberto Schiaffino Villano, commonly known as ‘Pepe’ was born on the 28th Jul 1925 in Montevideo. Growing up, Pepe would play football in the parks of Pocitos before joining the youth team of local neighbourhood team Palermo. Moves to Olympia and Nacional followed before at 18 years of age his brother – Raul – […]
Robert Redmond looks at the historical impact of England and Uruguay ahead of Thursday’s World Cup clash.
Nathaniel Shaughnessy picks three reasons why England could surprise some of the cynics at the World Cup.
Joe Errington discusses the impact of an injury to one of the world’s best.
Jon Naylor discusses the young defender who has yet to feature for Manchester United since joining last summer.