A map created by Big Think shows the clear geographical slant of football fandom in the British capital: the centres of gravity for each ‘fanland’ tend to be around the home grounds of each team.
Who are the 22 men whose votes will decide where the 2022 World Cup is held? And how are they likely to vote? Neil Walker investigates.
The English bid for the 2018 FIFA World Cup is starting to feel grubbier and grubbier, writes The Guardian's Paul Hayward, and are horsetrading and acquiescence a price worth paying for an event England have not won since 1966?
Who are the footballers who shout "look ate me!"? Who Ate all the Pies has a list.
Have Spurs finally turned a corner and caught up to Arsenal?
Those who ignore history are doomed to repeat it, and that's exactly what the USA's Major League Soccer is doing, writes Slate's Brian Phillips.
Gay players do not come out for reasons of physical safety or that they are not emotionally ready to face the abuse of thousands of vitriolic fans, writes The Independent's Musa Okwonga, but there is further nuance to this issue of which we should take note.
Why do elite soccer players (and their managers) seemingly find it impossible to remain faithful for more than ten seconds?
Rooney's career has always resembled a teenage melodrama, writes Slate's Brian Phillips
Tottenham striker Gareth Bale has been in incredible form in 2010 -- thus stirs the rumours mill that he is leaving. Is is true? And can the Spurs capitalise on the Welshman whilst they still have him?