The strange and sometimes terrifying world of football mascots – in pictures

Take a look at some weird and wonderful mascots from recent times.

Women’s World Cup 2015

This evening I went to see Japan play Cameroon at BC Place in Vancouver. The game was one of the matches in Group C of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and was played in front of a crowd of around 30,000. Japan won 2-1 but Cameroon looked very impressive and if they are allowedContinue reading “Women’s World Cup 2015”

Re-enacting the Christmas Truce Game

The 100th anniversary of the so-called Christmas Truce was re-enacted in Warneton, Belgium. It was a brief unofficial ceasefire in the first world war that took place in no-man’s land around Christmas 1914 between German and British troops. Here are some pictures from the re-enactment.

Winter Festivals in the UK

Here are 10 winter festivals from the UK

Barcelona’s Andrés Iniesta lists his family vineyard on Airbnb

The Barcelona midfield star has added his family vineyard – Bodega Iniesta – to Airbnb, offering two lucky guests the chance to be hosted by one of the world’s most celebrated footballers.