07 Jun 2012

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English & Irish fancy dress ready for Euro 2012

With all the excitement of the Queens Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics fast approaching here in Britain the build up to the Euros hasn’t been as newsworthy as it usually is. However, with the tournament starting tomorrow and Britain’s collective hangover from the Jubilee celebrations finally subsiding its time to get excited for some football and what better way to show your national colours than with our fantastic collection of England fancy dress costumes.

01 Jul 2011

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Russian women’s football team elect to play in bikinis

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A women's football team in Russia is taking drastic measures to try and increase attendance to games – giving a whole new meaning to the phrase 'football strip'.

FC Rossiyanka from Krasnoarmeysk near Moscow had noticed that despite winning the country's female premier league three times and qualifying for the Champions League twice, figures at the gates were still sliding slowly downwards.

So, coach Tatyana Egorova decided that the next match will require the girls to

04 May 2011

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Football computer games ‘make people the most aggressive’

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Despite regular claims about violent video games causing players to become more aggressive, it appears football titles may be more provocative.

A study by Dr Simon Goodson and Sarah Pearson of Huddersfield University looked at the brain and heart activity of people playing sports games as opposed to shoot-em-up games.

It was found that letting a goal in actually produced more emotion than shooting an enemy because it is closer to real life.

Dr Goodson commented: