Originally named Championship Manager, Sports Interactive’s popular game series has been around since the 1990’s. However, in recent years, by taking full advantage of ongoing advancements in gaming technology to vastly improve and streamline their formula, Football Manager’s popularity has begun to skyrocket.
To start out, let’s explain what we mean by fantasy football, because it’s a term that’s used quite interchangeably. Most people think of American football when they think of fantasy football, mostly because this is the sport that is considered to have given rise to fantasy sports and leagues (it was actually baseball).
Football, being the world’s most popular sport of all time, is played by a lot of people. Hundreds of millions, in fact, with many of them playing it daily. And while football players are not nearly as prone to injury as those that participate in contact sports, there is still a high-intensity and physical nature […]
Much like most other sports around the world, it took a while for women’s football to gain popularity. But before that was even on the cards, women weren’t even allowed to participate in official competitions and tournaments in many places around the world. Back then, the sport was considered “masculine”, far too boisterous for “dainty”, […]
It’s been called many things over the years – Australian Football, Aussie Rules, footy. Australian Rules Football (AFL) is a game that’s unique to the continent and has been played there for the last 150 years.
During France’s early football years, names often seen coming up included teams like AS Saint-Etienne and FC Nantes.
There’s no denying that football is a popular sport – in fact, it’s regarded as the most popular sport in the world, with an estimated 2 billion fans from across the planet. It is home to some of the biggest sporting events ever seen, and it remains a hub for incredibly skilled players.
Football, also commonly referred to as soccer by the American audience, is still the most popular game played in the world. 3.5 billion fans throughout the world and more than 5 thousand professional clubs, it would be futile to try and count how many games are played every week.
The world is confusing enough as is, so what happens when two completely different sports end up being called the same thing? That’s right, we’re talking about football. So, what is football? The answer will depend on who you ask – making it all the more confusing.
The landscape of football is changing. Gone are the days of the Cristiano Ronaldo/Lionel Messi domination era. There are new, fresh faces on the block who are quickly becoming the best players in the world.