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  1. Sterling set to shine for England

    John Brewin

    Something in English football's psyche loves a wild card at international tournaments. Youth paired with pace has become particularly seductive. Such ardour most probably derives from the memory of a teenage Michael Owen coltishly strafing through...

    Blog | March 05, 2014
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  3. Arsenal and Szczesny punished too heavily

    Andrew Mangan

    For a while it was shaping up to be a fantastic football match, but in the end Bayern Munich's 2-0 win over Arsenal was dull, tedious and ruined by a ridiculous rule. Wojciech Szczesny's red card for bringing down Arjen Robben in the box was, by t...

    Blog | February 19, 2014
  4. Striker shortage threatens to undermine European push

    Luke O'Farrell

    Points make prizes, as Bruce Forsyth once regularly pointed out on Play Your Cards Right, and should Everton fall short in their quest for the prize of Champions League football, the points dropped at White Hart Lane may be the ones that prove fatal....

    Blog | February 09, 2014
  5. Verona begin crucial stretch of games for Inter

    David Wilson

    Inter will hope to get back to winning football games on Saturday as they host Verona at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza. Lost amidst the international break and the red card of Samir Handanovic last weekend is that Inter have failed to win their last ...

    Blog | October 24, 2013
  6. German FA considers red card 'parole'

    Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent

    Europe news

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2013
  7. Fronting up to the striker shortage

    Sam Limbert

    After the news that Olivier Giroud's red card appeal has been rejected by the Football Association, Arsene Wenger will definitely have to rethink his front line for Sunday's visit of Manchester United. Giroud's absence does raise questions as to why ...

    Blog | April 23, 2013
  8. Mourinho mind games return with cup Clasico

    Nicholas Rigg

    "I'd rather stick to the sporting lessons that we have received from Barcelona in the past, to not talk about referees or pressure them, to not look for cards or simulate bookings for our opponents and obviously to play football, which they do very w...

    Blog | February 25, 2013
  9. CAF bars referee for poor control of African semi

    Associated Press

    Tunisian referee Slim Jdidi was suspended by the Confederation of African Football on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  10. Apparently referees showing players 'blue cards' is a thing in Gr...

    Chris Wright

    This 'ere footage is taken from a Greek amateur league game between Tsiklitiras Pylos and AE Longa (on what may just be the worst pitch we've seen since the 1980s) and we join the action with Pylos striker George Kaldis steering the ball over the lin...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  11. Transfer list or team sheet for Balotelli

    Simon Curtis

    Mario Balotelli. Everyone has an opinion. He has been the centre of attention for the press corps for some time now, what with the hat, the car, the girl, the bathroom, the female penitentiary, the red cards and, very occasionally, the football. -...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  12. Scouting for Goals

    Phil Mison

    Football in the access all areas digital world of today is light years away from the game I grew up with as a boy - a world of bubble-gum cards, scrapbooks, annuals, rosettes and autograph hunting. Globalisation and big money means the game has u...

    Blog | November 07, 2012
  13. Progress finally quantified at Hawthorns

    Kristian Walsh

    Progress can be an immeasurable unit in football. Though Liverpool looked impressive against Manchester United, their journey since August cannot truly be quantified. Mitigating factors -- red cards, penalties, injuries and the fickle mistress of Luc...

    Blog | September 27, 2012
  14. Connect with soccer stars during Euros

    Zach McCann

    "Football Connect" is one of the more unique apps to play with while you're watching a sports game, as users are given a Bingo-like board filled with different events that can occur during a game, such as a Wayne Rooney yellow card or Fernando Torres...

    Blog | June 29, 2012
  15. Football should stop handing out yellow cards for goal celebratio...

    Mark Young

    Football should stop handing out yellow cards for goal celebrations. It's a ridiculous overreaction, writes Mark Young.

    Blog | Conversation | October 28, 2011
  16. FIFA panel seeks to reduce red cards in penalty area

    A FIFA panel proposed Tuesday that referees be more lenient with players who foul in the penalty area.

    Story | Conversation | October 25, 2011
  17. Argentina tries high-tech solution to violence

    Argentina is to introduce a high-tech identity card scheme in place of old-fashioned paper tickets and turnstiles in an ambitious attempt to fight the country's notorious soccer hooligans.

    Story | Conversation | February 27, 2009