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National Football Museum | A VFS Away Day

National Football Museum | A VFS Away Day

(09/10/17)

Planet earth inhabits over seven billion human beings all with their own varying dreams and passions, be it sewing, singing and stamp collecting if your true love is football then there is only one place for you to marvel, wonder and reminisce, the National Football Museum.Located in the hear t of one of football’s capital cities, Manchester,...

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6 Of the Best | Non-League Day

6 Of the Best | Non-League Day

(06/10/17)

For many people this weekend is seen as an unwelcome break to club football as the final World Cup qualifiers are played out worldwide, however that's in no way the case in the UK.Non League football day is an annual day where fans are encourage to attend their local non-league football team's game to give them much needed revenue, taste real football...

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TOP 6 | Football Matches Played Behind Closed Doors

TOP 6 | Football Matches Played Behind Closed Doors

(02/10/17)

Football is a wonderful game that’s made even greater by the fans who make it, the roar of the crowd and the passion of the supporters is the lifeblood of the beautiful game. However, at times fans have been denied the chance to watch their stars in action when matches are forced to be played behind closed doors.Following the weekend’s...

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VFS Goes Stateside | Messi, Concussions & Goalkeeper Shirts

VFS Goes Stateside | Messi, Concussions & Goalkeeper Shirts

(29/09/17)

Football in the United States has gone from being a nothing sport of indoor soccer played by ageing ex-professionals in front of small crowds to the MLS sensation that has put itself on the map, football has truly gone Stateside.For years the United States has been streets behind the rest of the world in terms of the beautiful game, but in the last...

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Second City Derby | Hardcore Villains & Zulus

Second City Derby | Hardcore Villains & Zulus

(27/09/17)

Football derbies in England often see passion off the pitch overspill and turn grounds in to a bubbling cauldron of nerves, anticipation and more than anything, pride. Local derbies and fierce rivals across the nation among sides in Manchester, London, Sheffield or Liverpool are renowned across the world, but there’s one in particular...

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The Battle of Old Trafford

The Battle of Old Trafford

(21/09/17)

From tunnel tantrums to penalty mishaps Manchester United and Arsenal at a time was the most highly charged and bloodthirsty fixture in Premier League football.Before the hype of social media, astronomical spending and player power, only two sides ruled the roost when it came to Premier League titles and all out dominance of English football,...

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Aston Villa v Liverpool | Goals, Gaffes & Greatness

Aston Villa v Liverpool | Goals, Gaffes & Greatness

(19/09/17)

Since its birth in 1992, the Premier League has been the king of class, capers and catastrophy for many a player in the spotlight of the football universe. Many have tried to take on and make the league their own in the new generation of soccer and many have failed.Home to the greatest games and goals, on a couple of occasions it’s been witness...

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A Piece of Football History

A Piece of Football History

(13/09/17)

Football memorabilia attracts collectors from all over the world, be it the small time autograph hunter, the selfie seeker or the humble historian. The game has some amazing pieces of history told by old shirts, boots and medals which speak more clearly than any person ever could.But sometimes when a certain item or player comes up to auction the world...

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Turkish Football | The New English Disease

Turkish Football | The New English Disease

(12/09/17)

Turkey is and has for a long time been one of the most intimidating and daunting countries in world football with a history of passion over spilling and the religious following of its supporters making headlines more often than the teams.A unique nation which resides 50/50 in Europe and Asia, it’s a country of split culture with many western...

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TOP 10 | Players Born to Wear the Shirt

TOP 10 | Players Born to Wear the Shirt

(11/09/17)

 Over the course of a club history thousands of players come and go through the sides doors, with only a select few players live long in the memory of the supporters.But those fans favourites, the stars who stick with sides through and through, be it playing for their home town or becoming an honouree citizen, they are the most beloved of all....

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