Football, otherwise known as ‘the beautiful game’, may seem simple on the outside but as its future becomes more technologically orientated with the introduction of goal-line technology, more and more of its traditional rules are starting to be questioned, none more so than the renowned offside rule.   What Is It? This rule is brought 

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With a career in sports, fame almost always follows provided that the athlete is playing at the highest level. Some of them are more familiar than others but it is important to remember those that have made their sport special. Here are the 5 sports figures which you should definitely know.   Leopoldo Larez Banorte 

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Many international football fans and supporters decided that the top 5 football players of January and of this year so far come from three different leagues with La Liga as the prevailing one. The list was compiled according to the independent fans voting FootballTop.com.   FIFTH place of that list takes a glorious player and 

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Football players do not only need physical fitness, powerful technique and perfect mental ability, but they also need to develop psycho-motor skills. This means that they need to improve their concentration abilities, multitasking, space orientation, the ability to comprehend, and enhancing memory capacity and so on. Barcelona’s midfielder, Xavi Hernandez has stated in an interview 

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With the festive period now out of the way and just passed the half-way point of the season, we have a pretty clear picture of where things stand top and bottom of the Premier League. Though there have been a few surprises: the excellent first half of the season West Brom have had, the relegation 

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All of the nine Premier League fixtures survived the snowy conditions, and it certainly didn’t put a dampener on the games. Towards the end of the week, Southampton sacked boss Nigel Adkins, who brought the Saints into the top-flight with two successive promotions. The footballing world has deemed the decision as harsh and unfair, and 

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Another Super Sunday is upon us. The last one was spellbinding and thought provoking; simply irresistible stuff from all the teams involved. Although the 2nd match was blighted by an inexplicable defensive howler by Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny, it was still a great game. Well, that is the past now. On to the next one. Today’s 

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Another weekend in the Premier League, another huge Sunday as four of the top six lock horns over the course of what may be a pivotal few hours in the race for the title and Champions League qualification places. The team currently placed fifth, Everton, make their move on Monday when they will be the 

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Arguably, Ivory Coast are the best team in Africa, and they’ve been the best team in Africa for a long time. Didier Drogba’s age and impending retirement won’t change that with a variety of capable target men waiting in the wings. They’re deep in midfield and on the wings, and while they’re not deep in 

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“It’s all happening so fast”, these were the words Wilfried Zaha took the modicum of Twitter to announce his reaction to an England call up back in November having just turned 20 years of age. The call came on the back of some scintillating performances for Crystal Palace of the Championship, raising high interest from 

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We have now surpassed the halfway stage of the 2012/13 Premier League season, and the first half of the season was fantastic. The champions had a stuttering start to the campaign but have now rediscovered their form from the latter stages of last season. Robin van Persie has been a revelation for Manchester United after 

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Welcome back to my Premier League column and I wish you all a Happy New Year! This has been a superb weekend of football, with lots of goals, controversial decisions and superb defending. Here I will discuss the top three games of the weekend.   Manchester United 2 Liverpool 1 This match is a mouth-watering 

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Its here. The first Premier League Super Sunday of 2013, and Sundays do not get much more super than the fixtures that await us on this chilly Sunday 13th. The ascendancy of the noveau riches may have altered the order of power at the top end of English domestic football on a permanent basis, but for this soppy writer 

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Forget about EL CLASICO (Real Madrid- Barcelona), THE SUPER CLASICO (Boca-River), DE KLASSIEKER (Ajax -Feyenoord) etc. The biggest game in world football is MANCHESTER UNITED V LIVERPOOL and luckily for all of us, football lovers, it is going down this weekend at the city of Manchester (Sunday afternoon). Matches of this magnitude are always feisty 

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Strikers score goals, whilst goalkeepers and defenders will do their best to keep them out. But it is the middle men who have generally dictated the tempo of a Premier League game in years gone by. This list of my all-time Premier League top 10 central midfielder’s vary – some have been the creative fulcrum 

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Over the years, many gaming companies have tried to cash in on the most popular sport in the world, football, and make a game that makes the player feel like he’s right there in the thick of the action. This has been attempted in many ways, from manager simulations to games where you control the 

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What would you do with a 5 free bet every week? That’s what Sky Bet is offering to their active users! If you’re a sports lover, why not take your passion to the next level by placing an occasional bet on your favourite team. You don’t have to spend a fortune to get involved with 

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Manchester United sit atop the EPL table comfortably looking down on the other 19 teams in the division thanks largely to the influential and sometimes breathtaking displays of a certain Dutch import, Robin Van Persie. It was like tales by moonlight when it was announced five months ago that RVP had agreed to join Manchester 

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With his contract set to expire in June Fernando Llorente is now able to begin negotiations to sign a pre-contract with the club of his choosing. Whilst his list of suitors is extensive it has emerged over the last 48 hours that Italian side Juventus have stolen a march on their rivals by opening negotiations 

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You cannot become a professional football player unless you know the essential ingredients of staying in shape. Without proper guidance and exercises you might suffer a fatal injury during a game. It’s very important for you to know all the fundamental fitness exercises. You cannot expect to stay in a good condition without working out. 

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And a happy new year to you, too. Weary and bleary-eyed (and that’s just the players) we stumble into the fourth full Premier League matchday in the space of just ten days, and the first of 2013. Three points will be crucial in the eyes of many managers seeing as the Prem ratrace gets put 

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Part of the reason that football in England is heralded as the best in the world is because of the unique atmosphere. The FA is threatening this. Their unwillingness to try something new and not just abide by the rules is wearing thin not just with me, but many others. There would be no question 

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