Category Archives: Association Football / soccer

Will these famous Hollywood faces really invest in Wrexham AFC?

Our communications assistant Sophie Platt (who happens to be from Wrexham) looks at the unlikely connection between her home-town team and two Hollywood stars. Wrexham is a small town in the north east of Wales. It is home to the … Continue reading

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For Dutch women’s soccer, something was even bigger than winning Euro 2017

Guest post by Emma Coolen, would-be professional soccer player, whose ambition is to be part of the Netherlands squad for the 2019 World Cup. ‘Come on ladies. Make us proud. Show the entire country what you are capable of!’, I wrote … Continue reading

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Three reasons to sponsor women’s sport

Women’s sport is on the rise, and it offers great opportunities for sponsorship. In the UK this year [2017] we’ve seen the success of women’s Super League cricket, the continuing growth of women’s soccer, England reaching the final of the … Continue reading

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Challenges and changes: How an independent soccer magazine defied the prophets of doom

Guest post by David Collins of Welsh Football magazine. Here he looks at the challenges this independent print magazine has faced in its 25 years of covering all aspects of soccer in Wales. As the editor / publisher of a … Continue reading

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Women’s sport – it’s serious, but we’re glad it’s still fun

Women’s sport seems to have hit new heights – in Britain at least – in 2015.

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Another World Cup – on motorbikes

Did FIFA’s World Cup leave you wanting more? Can’t wait another four years? Well, there’s another World Cup around the corner – the speedway version.

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United we Tweet

Guest post by Ben Mayhew, Torquay United fan and renowned blogger “Greenwich Gull”, on his experiences of using social media to cover lower-league professional soccer.

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Bluebirds in red – a sad day of brand confusion for Cardiff City

Graphic designer Dave Hopkins sees “brand confusion” in the new badge and red kit to be worn by his beloved Cardiff City, the “Bluebirds”.

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Tell me why I do like Mondays – football on TV

There was a time when football, in its various guises, was generally something for the weekend. But the long-running success of a US TV show has made football at the start of the week something of a global media phenomenon.

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You’re a football fan? Well, it is a great game(s)

So you’re a football fan? Which football? Here’s our quick dash through the great games that share the name.

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