Category Archives: Football

Leicester City – The Movie!!

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The world loves an underdog story. Especially in film. Whether it’s the Cool Runnings, Rocky, Eddie The Eagle, or Bad News Bears, we love to see the little guy (or guys) come up against the major players and win. Or sometimes lose. As we all know, Leicester City has been having their very own Cinderella Continue Reading →

The Legends World Cup

The best players ever to play the game Some news has come to our attention that will certainly get a lot of football fans drooling, as it gives us the hope of seeing a lot of our favourite players from yesteryear pull on their boots once more… A Legends World Cup has been announced to Continue Reading →

Why would anyone want to host the World Cup?

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What’s the point in hosting the World Cup? With the recent outrage at the corruption that was rife (and well-known) at FIFA coming under fire, Sepp Blatter and a lot of his colleagues (14 to be exact) are now facing jail (admittedly while on bail or house arrest in rather more pleasant locations such as Continue Reading →

Who is the Best Payer in Europe?

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And the best player in Europe is… The new football season is well and truly under way – and we couldn’t be happier! I think we’ve mentioned that before, haven’t we? Seriously, having no football over those long summer months is just the worst. But yeah, it’s back, and season 2015/16 is upon us, so Continue Reading →

The Long Bet Challenge

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So, the new football season is well under way, and we couldn’t be happier. We’re sure you’re all feeling the same way. Apparently, the bookies had their busiest ever weekend last week due to excited football fans from all corners of the world seizing the returned opportunity of putting a weekend accumulator on with eager Continue Reading →

The SILB Ultimate Football Quiz

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Summer Transfer Window 2015

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Everything you need to know about potential and theoretical transfers during this year’s summer transfer window We were reading about an interesting study that the guys over at the CIES Football Observatory were conducting, and we found it so interesting, that we decided to go ahead and knock together an infographic using the information that Continue Reading →

13 Things from a Year in Football

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Spend It Like Beckham has just turned 1 year old! We made it an entire year without being shut down for shoddy football journalism, so to celebrate, we’ve put together a list of highlights from the last 365 days. It’s not your average football list filled with stats and figures. No, this is a little Continue Reading →

Forgotten Legends

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A look at some of the better players you may have forgotten There are many many players who at some point were considered the best in their respective positions. Pele, Zidane, Beckenbauer – and these names will forever by synonymous with football. They are regularly brought up in conversations in the pub, or even from Continue Reading →

The Team That Didn’t Cost A Penny

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The Best Team That Cost Nothing We’ve taken a look at the most expensive players; the most expensive teams; the best bargains and the biggest flops, but what we’ve never looked at is the players who have cost absolutely nothing. And you’d be surprised at the players that make this particular cut. So, what we’ve Continue Reading →

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