Great thread!


In a few hours, England’s women’s national football team—known affectionately as "The Lionesses"—will compete against Spain in the first World Cup Final that England has seen in six decades. No British Royals will be there. This would never happen to the men's team. (england squad)

Daffodils on the sidelines


Anybody see the wave of Daffodils in the prem this week? It would be great to see more clubs supporting campaigns on a regular basis. One a week would be 38 campaigns a season given global exposure. I believe this one is the the Marie Curie Daffodil appeal,

What will the UK election mean for football? - SBNation Soccer


Andi Thomas took a look at the upcoming British Parliamentary elections and how it affects football. Spoiler, there's a lot of talk about the grassroots game and allowing fans greater say in the bigger clubs.

Roy Tours Manaus


England Manager Roy Hodgson recently went on a PR mission to Manaus ahead of England's opening game against Italy. He did comment that he would not like to play in Manaus before the draw, simply because of the climate and the fact it would be inconvenient based on England's camp location in the south of the country, however many took exception to his comments including the mayor or Manaus. However it seems as though Roy is trying to mend bridges with a trip out to Brazil,

Taken from the FA's website.

The FA Inside The U21's


The FA website has a fantastic video from the recent U21 fixtures , 17 minutes of inside footage.