Carli Lloyd’s Mercurucal Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots
Jan13

Carli Lloyd’s Mercurucal Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots

Nike have released a special-edition pair of Mercurial Superfly “Leave Your Legacy” boots to celebrate the fantastic career of superstar Carli Lloyd. The 33-year-old, who was named the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year on Monday, won the Golden Ball at last summer’s World Cup where she helped drive the USA to victory in Canada. Now Nike, who have had an eight-year association with Lloyd, have introduced these...

Read More
Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or crown
Jan11

Lionel Messi wins fifth Ballon d’Or crown

Barcelona and Argentina superstar Lionel Messi has won the 2015 Ballon d’Or. The 28-year-old collected the award for a fifth time at FIFA’s annual ceremony in Zurich on Monday. Three-time winner Cristiano Ronaldo, who won the trophy 12 months ago, finished second, while club team-mate Neymar finished third. Messi scored 49 goals in the calendar year as he helped the Catalan giants win the Champions League, La Liga, Cope...

Read More
Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football
Nov17

Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Football has always had a family element to it, whether it be young fans being brought to their first game by their dads, or a father and his offspring both playing the game at some sort of pro or semi-professional level. With most top level footballers having careers that end in their 30s, the chances of them turning out alongside their sons are slim, however it does happen. Whilst David Beckham’s own career has come to an end, he...

Read More

Top 10: Father & Son combinations in football

Bob and Michael Bradley The Bradley family from New Jersey have worked with each other at both domestic and international level. Michael was given his first break, at the age of 18, at Metro Stars by his dad, and two years later was offered the same chance at international level when Bob was appointed USA coach. The pair have both played their part in raising the standard of the game in America, with Bob overseeing a successful 2010...

Read More
Awards: 2015 Women’s World Cup
Jul08

Awards: 2015 Women’s World Cup

The Women’s World Cup has drawn to a close and what a fantastic tournament is has been. England’s incredible journey to the semi-finals and their magnificent win over Germany in the third placed play-off match caught the imagination of a nation. It’s credit to Mark Sampson and his Lionesess that they are the team everyone is talking about on these shores, despite USA winning the tournament for a third time after an...

Read More
Round-Up: USA 5-2 Japan
Jul06

Round-Up: USA 5-2 Japan

USA captain Carli Lloyd scored a 13-minute first half hat-trick as her team thrashed Japan 5-2 to win their third Women’s World Cup. The Americans were determined to exert revenge on their opponents from Asia after they were beaten on penalties in a repeat final four years ago, and got off to a perfect start in Vancouver. After five minutes, they were already 2-0 up thanks to a brace from Lloyd, and Lauren Holiday added another...

Read More