The 10 most exciting players at the World Cup… for now

Yes, meet three of them

Ronaldo Kaka and Messi

Of course, a World Cup can make footballers, break footballers, or simply uncover magnificent attacking talent, and over the next few weeks one or two names will surely be introduced into the global vernacular.

In England [...]

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Triple Cringe!

Arjen Robben injures himself whilst showing off

Back heel… and oops! There goes that hamstring!

It can be terribly embarrassing when a trick goes wrong. Just ask the pretentious American illusionist David Blaine, who decided to [...]

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World Cup Fever

World Cup Profile: Holland

Beware the men in orange, world


Today, it’s the turn of the Dutch side. Also known as Holland, also known as The Netherlands. Like the rapper, Puff Daddy, no one is ever entirely sure how to address them. The Spoiler likes Holland best. Anyway, who the hell are these people, [...]

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Nigeria U17s captain is too old to play for the U21 team

Golden Eaglets skipper allegedly turned 18 about seven years ago


The U-17 World Cup, currently taking place in Nigeria, has been rocked by allegations the host nation’s captain, Fortune Chukwudi, is actually somewhere closer to 25.

Before the tournament, FIFA had made attempts to stamp out ‘age cheating’ by [...]

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