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Dimitri Payet

Euro 2016 best players: From Eric Dier to Dimitri Payet – Every teams’ star performer of round one

The opening round of Euro 2016 games is done and dusted and it’s been a thrilling tournament so far. While in England the off-field crowd disturbances and clashes between England fans, Russian mobs and the French authorities has dominated headlines, the action on the pitch has also been of a high quality. Games have been […]

Euro 2016

Euro 2016 top scorer odds: Who will win the Golden Boot? 11 favourites, four outsiders

While various bookies will urge you to take an in-play punt on anything up to who will be the next player to tie their laces, one of the most popular pre-tournament bets is always based around who will pick up the Golden Boot. So let’s take a look at the Euro 2016 top scorer odds, favourites and […]


Football mascots: From Naranjito to Super Victor… 11 weird and wonderful international football mascots

With most of the world now well acquainted with Kingsley (Partick Thistle’s new mascot for the three of you lucky enough to have not seen it yet), and with Euro 2016 on the horizon, we got thinking about some of the best mascots to have graced the world stage over the years. And by best we […]

Kevin Wimmer

Introducing Kevin Wimmer: The Bundesliga defender heading to Spurs

With the January transfer window not long slammed shut and all eyes on the business end of the season, it seems a little early for the summer transfer rumours to start. But FC Köln added fuel to the fire that Kevin Wimmer is heading to Tottenham Hotspur by confirming the 22-year-old has been in talks with the club. […]


The Ballad of Matthias Sindelar (Or How World War II Robbed Austria’s Golden Generation)

The name Matthias Sindelar should be familiar to football aficionados everywhere – as well as historians, for that matter. But, by and large, it isn’t. Chris Woolfrey elaborates on an iconic symbol of Austrian football: In his book Inverting the Pyramid Jonathan Wilson writes that “the modern way of understanding and discussing the game was […]