It’s that time of year again!
The North London club has had a major influence on Black British cultures, and vice versa.
Former Chelsea and Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard has announced his retirement from professional football:
You must listen to yourself and say stop at the right time […] After 16 years and more than 700 matches played, I have decided to end my career as a professional footballer.
One of the great footballing entertainers.
More than the sum of its parts.
Scenes! Absolute scenes!
Spain defeated England 1-0 to win their first Women’s World Cup and become the second nation to win a FIFA World Cup in men’s and women’s senior football. For England, it was another disappointing end to a World Cup but a positive run nonetheless.
What if the Romanian SuperLiga got a £1.6bn TV deal? TomFM gave them the mother of all cash injections to see how it’d affect the league—and nation’s—footballing future. I love these “what if’s”.
Allez Les Bleues!
Is that enough?
Madeleine Penfold on the power of stories and photographing the Women’s World Cup. The tournament starts on 20th July in Australia.
Big announcement from Miles Jacobson on the future of FM:
Football Manager 2024 will be the 20th game in Sports Interactive’s Football Manager series, and will be the last of its kind. Football Manager 2025 will also be the FM game to use Unity as its 3D engine.
Season Quatre is over. How did Paris FC do?
Much Adu about everything.