The Fifa World Cup is the most prestigious sporting event on Earth, the one everyone’s been waiting for! A football tournament in which 32 nations take part in every four years with this year’s contest starting on the 14th June in Moscow against Russia and Saudi Arabia. Russia will be the hosts this year which means that 64 matches will be played across 11 different Russian cities and the champions will be crowned on the 15th July at Luzhniki Stadium! Here’s everything you need to know!
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.
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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
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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: