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Whilst watching some of the European qualifying matches for the 2018 World Cup, the tedium of UEFA’s qualification process becomes glaringly apparent when compared to how the associations of other parts of the world deal with the issue.

England defeat Malta: a result that was known as soon as the draw was made over two years ago
 
CONMEBOL simply have 10 South American teams fight it out within one group.  Meanwhile, the countries in the confederations of North America, Africa and Asia have to earn the right to play in their respective …

Following Welsh football over the last 15 years has been somewhat of a painful journey for anyone from Wales, let alone a devoted football fan like myself. A journey, I am sure my older predecessors have taken over the last 57 years since the national side took to Sweden in the 1958 World Cup.
Since then, Wales have not qualified for a major tournament and have slipped hopelessly down the FIFA rankings, leading hope to be lost for many supports of the red dragons. Players like Ryan Giggs and the …

Basketball and Football, two similar yet entirely different games. Same basic rules which are to score as many as you can before the end of the game, but the difference is so big you sometimes forget that they are so similar. With the obvious fact of Basketball is a ball being dribbled with hands and Football is a ball being dribbled with feet, there are other rules which make the sports almost opposites in a way. Basketball could improve the future of English football.
I believe this as if you look at …

So, to the fourth in this series of 6 articles looking at the top 60 players in world football and probably the hardest list to select. In researching this list I realised our generation is blessed with a group of fantastic central midfielders and picking just 13 was very difficult. In fact, it proved too difficult and I had to choose 4 honourable mentions instead of just 3. I apologise and hope you will understand the difficulty. Thank you and please enjoy, comment, discuss, vent your outrage at my selections and read the …