Jack Reilly, Australia's goalkeeper at the 1974 World Cup, is a tall, slim man who speaks in a soft Aberdeenshire accent. "I'm understood by most," he says. His mild humour disguises a determined and decisive character. Asked which line best sums ... Melbourne Age, 2 weeks ago
The life of Reilly: keeper Jack's enduring love for the beautiful game - WA Today, 2 weeks ago
Golf's Peter Alliss , television commentator who played in eight Ryder Cups, 1931. Motor racing's Mario Andretti , Formula One champion in 1978, 1940. Football's Dino Zoff , Italian former World Cup-winning goalkeeper, also coached Italy , Juventus ...4 Traders, 1 month ago
eleven football players in Munich split from their previously-existing sports club to form FC Bayern Munich. The new club would go on to become one of Europe's most successful clubs, winning a record 21 German league titles, a record 14 German Cup ...Modern Ghana, 1 month ago
Legendary former Bayern Munich and Barcelona coach Udo Lattek has passed away aged 80 at a nursing home in Cologne. The German is one of the most successful trainers in history, winning 14 major trophies during his 35-year coaching career ...Yahoo! Singapore, 1 month ago Udo Lattek: One of the greatest managers ever to grace the game ESPN Soccernet, 1 month ago Udo Lattek: 1935-2015 Noodls, 1 month ago
First of all, let's recognise the Ballon d'Or for what it is. It may now be awarded to the best footballer in the world — according to coaches, captains and journalists who vote — but for the longest time, that was not the case. Pele never won ...Mid Day, 2 months ago
It's not about the fame, the strutting in front of cameras or the unveiling of a statue to a living legend. Some people succumb to intoxication at the celebrity aura surrounding Cristiano Ronaldo when they should really be celebrating a technical ...Today Online, 2 months ago Real Maestro Bestrode Europe New Indian Express, 2 months ago Goal machine Ronaldo a worthy winner of Ballon d'Or Irish Independent, 2 months ago Goal machine Cristiano Ronaldo a worthy winner of Ballon d'Or Irish Independent, 2 months ago
Portuguese serial match-winner deservedly named world player of the year Zurich: It is not about the fame, the strutting in front of cameras or the unveiling of a statue to a living legend. Some people succumb to intoxication at the celebrity aura ...Gulf News, 2 months ago Ronaldo delivered on pitch as well as red carpet Gulf News, 2 months ago
Bayern Munich defender, David Alaba is the only footballer with links to Nigeria named by celebrated German newspaper, Bild in its ranking of the Top 100 Players to grace the Bundesliga. Surprisingly, retired Nigeria internationals Austin Okocha, ...Daily Newswatch, 2 months ago
"I think that he would certainly score a few goals in the second division, if he was a striker," Miroslav Klose once famously said of Manuel Neuer. At the World Cup, Manuel Neuer became a worldwide sensation as he hovered around the halfway ...Deutsche Welle, 2 months ago
FIFA.com tackles the history and curling dynamics of the so-called Olympic Goal, one of those rare strikes - with its roots in the 1920s - that flies...
Though the term gol olímpico (Olympic Goal), used to describe a goal scored directly from a corner, is commonplace in Latin countries, the tag has yet to catch on for English-speaking followers of the beautiful game. However, this has not ...FIFA.com, 2 months ago
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