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How Lagos slum is producing top Nigerian football talent

How Lagos slum is producing top Nigerian football talent

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 […]

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Football World Cup Set For Expansion

Football World Cup Set For Expansion

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 […]

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2026 World Cup to be expanded IMO #8

2026 World Cup to be expanded IMO #8

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 […]

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Two Fifa officials arrested

Two Fifa officials arrested

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 […]

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Halfpenny Misses Out on RWC

Halfpenny Misses Out on RWC

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 […]

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Lioness Heartbreak

Lioness Heartbreak

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.

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Our Lionesses Roar into the Semis

Our Lionesses Roar into the Semis

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 […]

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Lionesses don’t get the coverage the Lions do.

Lionesses don’t get the coverage the Lions do.

Despite England’s women’s team progressing further than last year’s men’s team, there has been little said of such an accomplishment.

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Who Will Steal Sterling?

Who Will Steal Sterling?

Raheem Sterling must have a lot to think about at the minute.

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Lampard or Gerrard?

Lampard or Gerrard?

The 2014-2015 season sees the departure of two of the Premier League’s greatest ever players, both English attacking midfielders.

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