160,000 people. 15,000 crammed into one tiny stadium. Eleven players ready to fight for their country. One dream.
As last week’s mental health week did brilliantly to raise awareness of depression, we take a look at how the illness affects footballers.
If it wasn’t for this I wouldn’t be playing football anymore. It’s changed my life. I’ve found my love for football again.”
The collapse of the USSR could have financially bankrupted Cuba, but the intelligence and the creativity of their sporting institute had other ideas.
After many of the England World Cup squad came from Football League academies, are the Premier League academies producing enough top flight players?
Sporting history of Cuba: Despite its success, why is the state-driven Cuban sports module severely unknown?
This is the first of a two-article series of the rise and growth of Cuban sport development as well an insight into the elite sporting athletes that the country consistently create.
Sport Examined takes a look at the Pacific Island’s hopeful rise to power.
Clubs change their teams in desperate bids to stay up so they can go through the same circus-like cycle again for another year, whilst the sport’s administrators are at each other’s throats.
The German and French football squads are heavily influenced by migration, but when it came to the most recent World Cup, it raised 2 contrasting points on its development.
Was the NRL proposal for international rugby league a sign they are finally taking this seriously – or an attempt to hijack the debate? Steve Mascord examines the battle lines in the fight over the sport’s future.