Premier League 2020: The beautiful chaos of English football

English football continues to prove why they are always the most attractive arena in the world. Although Liverpool won the championship early, the top 4 race was extremely intense with the presence of nearly a dozen clubs. M.U with overwhelming head-to-head record was tortured by Chelsea in the FA Cup semi-finals. Meanwhile, Tottenham has run […]

FA Cup: The ultimate romance in pragmatic football world (part 2)

In the first season of the Football League, Preston North End won the championship with a huge gap: 11 points, equivalent to 17 points according to the current 3-point-1-win calculation. Tournaments don’t have much competition, as no team has to be relegated. Preston was not then awarded a championship trophy. But when they were crowned […]

Historical events of English football for 150 years (1863-2013)

In 2013, the Football Association will celebrate its 150th anniversary, which is also the first football federation in the world. On January 15, 2863, the federation was officially established, football also began to be played widely and later became more professional. On October 26, 1863, the FA used the logo of 3 lions to represent […]

The Three Lions: History of England national football team (part 3)

England qualified for Euro 2004 qualifiers. In the group stage, England lost 1-2 to France in the first match, but won two matches against Switzerland and Croatia to win the second position in Group B (after France). In the quarterfinals, England drew Portugal host 2-2 after 120 minutes of play, and lost 5-6 in a […]

The Three Lions: History of England national football team (part 2)

Then came the dark 70s when English football failed to qualify for two World Cups: 1974 and 1978, as well as two Euro Cups: 1972 and 1976. Entering the 80s, England was a bit prosperous when reaching the Euro 1980 final but eliminated from the group stage. At the 1982 World Cup, England stopped in […]