Nigeria’s so called ‘tough’ slum has been producing some of the very best when it comes to international football, so this leads many people on to the question of why such a small community could do such an amazing thing. It is one of the most vicious places in Nigeria, yet they are defying all […]
Europeans football governing body will ask for its teams to be given 16 places at the extended 48-team 2026 world cup. Uefa will also request that the European teams that qualify are kept apart in the first round. The different look tournament will start with an initial stage of 16 three-team groups, with 32 qualifiers […]
You may have noticed that I’ve not been posting many articles on the YJA website in the past month. This is due to some challenging saving issues on my computer. This has led to a tally of 17 articles not saving, however, this one is a survivor. I hope you enjoy! Oh, and if you don’t already […]
In an astonishing dawn raid, two Fifa officials were arrested at a Swiss hotel on the suspicion of accepting multi-million dollar bribes. The police swooped on Zurich’s luxury Baur au Lac Hotel where a number of Fifa officials were arrested in May. “Fifa became aware of the actions taken today by the US Department of […]
Leigh Halfpenny says that he is ‘gutted’ to be out of the Rugby World Cup (RWC) because of a terrible injury. During the 23-19 victory over Italy, the 26-year-old Welsh fullback tore his knee ligaments and was carried off on a stretcher. He tweeted a thank you to all his fans for their support and […]
Never before had I personally watched an England side of any sport, gender or age level pour so much of their heart into a team effort.
For the first time since 1990, England Ladies – guided by Mark Sampson – have made it through to the final four in the World Cup. They face former champions, Japan, in the ‘biggest game in England’s women’s football’. Forward Jodie Taylor and right back Lucy Bronze helped the Lionesses have a 2-1 victory over […]
Despite England’s women’s team progressing further than last year’s men’s team, there has been little said of such an accomplishment.
Raheem Sterling must have a lot to think about at the minute.
The 2014-2015 season sees the departure of two of the Premier League’s greatest ever players, both English attacking midfielders.