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8 of the best "football" songs of all time...

While watching a football montage video on Youtube recently (that just so happened to have an excellent soundtrack) we got to thinking about the best songs that tie in to the beautiful game. After much debate, we settled on a top 8 & here it is... (for the record, we're not including any songs specifically written [...]

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Bringing some pyro to the party...

Flares & football have always been a controversial mixture. They're banned in UK grounds (and many other countries too) but they have always had a romantic haze they bring to proceedings. Watch any South American football match or some of the more heated Serie A games in Italy & you'll see the way flares can [...]

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The history of adidas football boots (and why we love them)

Since they were formed in 1949 after an acrimonious split involving the Dassler brothers, adidas have become world-renowned for not only their quality, but for their innovation when it comes to football boots. Founded by Adolf "Adi" Dassler, they maintain a fierce rivalry with Puma to this day, with the latter having been formed by [...]

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The romance of the cup: Spartans v Kelty Hearts

On a misty Scottish summer evening with more than a touch of damp in the air, a first round tie for one of the country's oldest cup competitions was about to kick off. The Qualifying Cup (sponsored by Football Nation) was won last season by Edinburgh's very own Spartans FC, and their challenge tonight was [...]

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PSG Have launched their new yellow away shirt: with a distinctly Brazilian feel.

Paris Saint Germain will take to the pitch in an all-yellow kit, celebrating the legacy of its Brazilian players.PSG’s new away shirt for the 2017/18 season sees a departure from its Parisian roots. The traditional French tricolour has been abolished, & a distinctly South American colourway has samba-ed its way into town: doing several step [...]

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Hala Madrid! The 2017/18 Real shirts have arrived.

Gareth Bale models the new Real Madrid 17/18 home shirt.If you haven't seen it yet, Real Madrid have unveiled both their home & away kits simultaneously for the 2017/18 La Liga season. Having just completed a sensational campaign that saw Los Blancos lift the Spanish league title & become the first club to ever retain the [...]

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The 50th anniversary of the Lisbon Lions...

New Balance have just unveiled Celtic's brand new kit for the 2017/18 season. It pays tribute to the 50th anniversary of the club's famous 1967 European Cup final win over Inter Milan. So we thought we'd take a step back into history & discuss just why Celtic's victory was so special. They won it firstCeltic were [...]

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The best players to ever pull on a Liverpool shirt...

To celebrate the release of Liverpool's new 125th anniversary home kit for the 2017/18 season, we thought we'd take a look back at some of the greatest players to ever wear the liver bird on their chest.Ian Rush (1980-1987 & 1988-1996)Not only did Ian Rush have one of the best moustaches in world football, but [...]

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The Class of '92 - where are they now?

If you haven't seen it already, you're bound to love the new Manchester United away shirt for the 2017/18 season (provided you're a United fan of course).Inspired by United's iconic "Class of '92" that featured the likes of Giggs, the Nevilles, Nicky Butt & David Beckham, the new away shirt uses the same pattern as [...]

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The Truck is coming back...

If you're a fan of Italian style when it comes to choosing your team's new match kit, we've got a treat in store for you. Errea, one of the leading brands in teamwear, are bringing their spectacular mobile showroom to FN Teamwear in Edinburgh.Best of all, everybody that visits the Errea truck on the 26th [...]

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