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Football News

Soccerphile has soccer news from around the world.

As well as our global weekly news round up we cover all the latest stories on the European Championships, World Cup, World Club Cup and Confederations Cup.

Follow our regular reports from South America, Spain and the English Premier League.

Soccerphile features player profiles of players past and present, interviews and a section devoted to managers and coaches.

Our monthly editorial addresses the major issues affecting the game.

Highlights of the news section include players' and clubs' nicknames, soccer violence, the Golden Boot, the top 20 greatest games, goals and the top 20 greatest comebacks.

Find full team and players statistics here too.

Top 10 Celebs Who Could Have Played Pro Football

Top 10 celebs who could have played pro football including Rod Stewart, Olly Murs, Louis Tomlinson and Sean Connery.

James Richardson

James Richardson reminisces about all things calcio in the nineties when he hosted the massively influential Football Italia.

Plastic Fantastic

A survey into the habits and trends of amateur football clubs in the United Kingdom has discovered that one in five players who currently play on substandard grass pitches are planning to play less football next season. There is a desperate need for the game’s governing body in England to invest into the development of 3G pitches in order to prevent players dropping out of the sport.

Women's FA Cup Final

Chelsea Ladies face Notts County Ladies at Wembley Stadium in the 2015 SSE Women's FA Cup Final.

Golden Boot

Europe's top goalscorers to win the Golden Boot award are chosen using a quotient.

Once Mighty Clubs

Manchester United and Milan won the European Cup, were later relegated but came back to win in Europe again. Nottingham Forest, Naples and Mechelen also won European titles but are struggling to regain former glories. Ozren Podnar looks at how the mighty have fallen (and not always got back).

Soccer Violence In Italy

A policeman dies in fan violence in Italy in February 2007, this incident will be brushed under the carget just like the Moggi scandal, argues Ozren Podnar, as Italy hopes to claim the hosting of the 2012 European Championships.


Soccerphile's Ozren Podnar brings you a list of football nicknames from around the world, Argentina, Brazil, England, Italy, Mexico, Spain, and more.

Players' Nicknames

Soccerphile's Ozren Podnar brings you a list of football players nicknames from around the world, Pele, van Basten, Zico, Zidane, Platini, Beckham, and more.

Amazing Games

The twenty most amazing football matches of all time featuring World Cup, European Championships, international and club football.


The twenty most amazing football comebacks of all time featuring Real Madrid, Barcelona, West Germany and many more great escapes from European and World Cup football.

Football's Greatest Love Matches

The greatest football love stories - David & Victoria, Wayne and Coleen, Andriy & Kristen, Luis & Helen, Ronaldo & Raica, Carlos and Natalia.

The Greatest Nearly Comebacks

The top most nearly comebacks in European competition. Inspired by Glasgow Celtic's 5-4 aggregate loss to Artmedia of Slovakia in 2005.

Top 20 Greatest Goals

The top twenty greatest goals of all time featuring Maradona, van Basten, Pele......

Top 20 Greatest Penalty Shoot-outs

The top twenty greatest penalty shoot-outs featuring the Czech Republic, Germany and England of course.

Charleroi Sue FIFA - The Oulmers Case

The Oulmers Case threatens to change the face of international football for the worse - for ever.

Michel Platini & The Fight Against Football Greed

Michel Plantini and FIFA President Sepp Blatter back more local player representation in European club sides.


UEFA Cup - look back at the UEFA Cup, now the Europa League.

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