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David Beckham and his MLS franchise head for the 'burbs
17:01 Friday 12th July 2019

It’s said that big money just means bigger problems. David Beckham can attest. Sir Alex Ferguson’s personal shoe rack amassed a sizeable fortune while still playing, moving beyond athletic endorsements into fashion and other investments.…

Republic Of Ireland
St Patrick's Days Special: Ireland's greatest XI
09:30 Saturday 17th March 2018

Over the years the island of Ireland has produced some excellent footballers including European Cup winners, league champions and FA Cup winners. To mark St Patrick's Day here is an eleven of some of the best from both sides of the…

What's In a Number? Do They Really Matter?
15:00 Tuesday 12th September 2017

With news starting to break that Manchester United are 'apparently' reserving their iconic number 7 shirt for French international star Antoine Griezmann, it begs the questions as to just what is it about certain shirt numbers that make the…

Players who moved abroad before Beckham
13:10 Monday 27th February 2017

A trend started, in the public eye, by David Beckham; heading to a lesser known or covered league for the twilight of a player's career is commonplace these days. However, there were many who moved on to pastures new for quieter lives long…

The Transfer Market: The Cost of the Past Part 1
16:35 Friday 10th February 2017

The transfer market is a truly ridiculous place at present with rumours of the first £100 million deal circulating constantly around Antoine Griezmann. It's obvious how we got to this level of reckless spending but what would the greatest players…

Next Goal Wins
The Watney Cup - England's First Sponsored Cup Competition
13:12 Thursday 4th July 2013

Fresh from our summer break, Next Goal Wins takes a look back at 1970 and the Watney Cup England's first sponsored cup competition.   The Watney Mann Invitation Cup, affectionately and most commonly known as the Watney Cup was a cup competition…

The Magic Of Magico
00:59 Friday 20th January 2012

I've been grounded in full flow too many times by the question; ‘Who is the greatest player ever to have lived?' Having done some research and watched the video listed below I am no longer flummoxed.One man won the acclaim Diego Maradona in…