Category Archives: Football

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 →

The Teams that Nearly Weren’t

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Football Clubs That Almost Went Bust If you are a follower of football and keep up with the latest stories, then you will probably be aware of the situation that Italian club Parma find themselves in at the moment. The once Italian giant, is on deaths doorstep – coming closer to oblivion every day. Let’s Continue Reading →

Football’s Richest

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Who are football’s richest clubs, leagues and countries? Another infographic from Spend It Like Beckham showing you exactly who is football’s richest. From the clubs to the countries, find out who has what, and by how much.       Share this Image On Your Site <p><strong>Please include attribution to silb.co.uk with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a Continue Reading →

The Best Transfer Deadline Day Deals

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Who has made the Best Transfer Deadline Day Deals? Spend It Like Beckham take a look a some of the more successful transfer deadline day deals to take place over the years. Taking into consideration things such as goals, titles, trophies, resell value and all round effectiveness, here are our Top 10:   10. James Continue Reading →