The Red Bull teams, a World wide football affair!

Red Bull as we all know as a popular energy drink is also a big corporation owning a number of sports teams being involved in a variety of activities and in that fold you find four football teams on three different continents. The Red Bull company’s first football club capture was Austria SV Salzburg. Red…

Santos FC, the club of Pelè, history, stars and fortunes

Pelè is by far the most mythical footballer ever, not to forget other greats, but no one can count winning the World Cup three times, massive numbers of trophies at Santos FC, and also opening the eyes of Americans to the game of “soccer”, seeing him doing a famous return to the game and turn…

The Giants, footballers taller than trees, largest men in the game

Not many footballers are 2m in height. You have a few, and a number of them are naturally goalkeepers, but you will find others used in different ways, seen as “specials” in an attempt to win games with headers, or being used as central defenders, with a special focus on balls in the air. Peter…

English football and the odd Swedish bond and love affair!

Long before televised live football from England had it’s say in Swedish homes during a Saturday afternoon, going on for 50 years, influence from the UK were there to see far back in time. We don’t know about pre-world-war happenings and will not dig that down, but from the Olympics in London in 1948, it’s been…