All Together for a Sing-A-Long…

You’ll Never Walk Alone. I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles. Blue Moon… I could go on and on and on. Point is, it’s not a football match without the crowd making noise, and chants are an essential part of the atmosphere. Sometimes they can be for the love of a team (see Port Vale), the joy of a particular player (Wigan & … Continue reading

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Zlatan Arrives: The 2016/17 Season Gets Underway

When Ibrahimovic says he’s winning the Community Shield in his first major match for Manchester United, you better believe he’s doing it. The Swede, never short on confidence, predicted that this would be the first trophy he would bring home to the Red Devils – and so it would be because of a header from Ibrahimovic himself, no less. Zlatan’s … Continue reading

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England’s Golden Moment: The Golden Anniversary

Chris Farlowe was Out Of Time at #1 in the charts, BBC still broadcast in black and white, and the royalty at the top was… well, Queen Elizabeth II! July 30th, 1966. A very different time to now, but England‘s biggest chance to shine was upon them: The World Cup final, in England, and they’re in it against West Germany. … Continue reading

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Straight Outta PunkFootball – New designs in store!

Now the Euros are done, football finally takes a summer break before starting all over again with a new season next month. Just because the professionals are putting their feet up doesn’t mean we are – we’re slugging it out in our office during the heatwave to keep bringing you great new designs to enjoy! Straight Outta…, based off the … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: Portugal’s First Major International Trophy

Draw, Draw, Draw, Extra Time, Penalties, Win, Extra Time. It doesn’t make good reading, but that’s how Portugal won their first ever major international trophy. After years of trying, finally, Cristiano Ronaldo had his biggest moment. And yet, he played such a small role as it turned out come the final. Very early on in the match, Ronaldo was involved … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: Portugal vs. France – The Final

For the home nations, the journey is over. But what a run Wales had – It might be their first major tournament since 1958, but they made the most of it with their best ever showing, and only just missing out on a phenomenal final. Alas, three minutes of Portuguese magic was all it took to undo Wales. Bale & … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: Wales Go Marching On

Since the 1996 Semi Final appearance for England in the Euros, they’ve appeared at all but one major tournament yet haven’t reached the final four in any of those eight appearances. Wales haven’t even been in a major tournament since 1958, 58 years ago. They’ve reached the Semi Finals for the first time in their history. Not only that, but … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: Then There Was One…

Well, the first round of knockouts couldn’t really have gone much worse for our four teams, really. We were guaranteed one to get to the quarter finals, but we weren’t expecting that one to be the lone survivor…   WALES (1-0 win vs. Northern Ireland) It’s the debutantes who’ve impressed so far that stand as the lone survivors – but … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: Welsh Dragons burn Russia, England Falter, Irish Party Continues

The group stages are done. Time to bring on the knockout rounds!   WALES (3-0 win vs. Russia) Six goals, taking their opportunities: It’s a tale of what England should’ve done. Instead, it’s Wales, who have rightfully earned their place at the top of Group B. It was a celebration in itself for the nation to even get to Euro … Continue reading

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UEFA EURO 2016: England’s Joy, Crying Welsh Fan, All Hail Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland get Belgium drubbing

Second round of group matches done, how are our four most favourite teams doing? (Sorry, we do have favouritism but… y’know, not sorry).   ENGLAND (2-1 win vs. Wales) So two of our teams came together. With four of our lot in the selection, there was a high chance it’d happen – and sure enough, England drew Wales. It was … Continue reading

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