Things We Like

In no particular order, here are our favorite blogs, websites, and forums, covering the world  of football.

General Football


guardian.co.uk/football
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One of the most trustworthy sources for football news, which also houses few of the brightest football writers such as Jonathan Wilson, Sid Lowe, Paolo Bandini, and Raphael Honigstein.

zonalmarking.net: Brain-child of the fabulous Michael Cox, whose tactical understanding of the game is second to none. A website for tactical analysis of football matches, and general articles on the evolution of the game.

whoscored.com: When it comes to statistics in football, nobody does it better than Whoscored.com. Their unique match previews are a work of art, and how they determine various facets of team play by analyzing statistics is truly remarkable.

runofplay.com: A distinctly different look at the world of football. An aesthetic master-piece!

inbedwithmaradona.com: For untold stories on football from across the world. IBWM starts from where mainstream football ends.

swissramble.blogspot.com: For top-quality financial analysis of the world of club football. If the business of football interests you, there’s no place better than this.

equaliserfootball.com: You must read two series on this website – 20 Greatest Managers and My Favorite Footballer.

lesrosbifs.net: If an English player or manager is plying his trade outside England, you can read about his fortunes here.

fiveinmidfield.com: For quality features on the beautiful game.

backpagefootball.com: A comprehensive, mainstream football website, having quite a few talented writers.

sfunion.net: For insights into the world of Central and Eastern European football.

Indian Football


kickoffindia.com
:
One of the most comprehensive sites covering all the happenings in Indian football arena. Closely works in collaboration with FPAI (Football Players Association, India). Maintains a blog on their website written by the Indian players.

ebrp.in: Biggest fan forum in Indian football. This East Bengal fans’ website is the most up-to-date club-specific website in India.

kolkatafootball.com: Their forte is live updates. The only website, other than TheHardTackle, to have covered the last I-League season entirely.

sam80dev3.blogspot.com: Maintained by a passionate Indian football fan – Debraj Banerjee. All the news items related to Indian football are regularly updated on this blog.

sabujmaroonswapno.com: The most famous Mohun Bagan fan forum on the internet.

indianfootballnetwork.com: One of most active discussion forums on Indian football.

footballkerala.com: For everything related to football in Kerala.

footballmumbai.com/Beta: The place to be for Mumbai football, which has a beautiful section on the historic Rovers Cup.

dehradunfootball.com: A website dedicated to football in Dehradun and Uttarakhand.

arunfoot.blogspot.com: Arunava Chaudhuri was the first person to start a website on Indian football, and has been covering football in India for over a decade.

zofooty.com: The home of Mizoram football, which provides a comprehensive coverage of football in the north-eastern state, although in the local language.

Arsenal


ACulturedLeftFoot.
wordpress.com:
The most sane every-day read in the Arsenal blogging circle from a seasoned Pro.

ArseBlog.com: The biggest blogger on this planet with his no-holds-barred blog, which even Cesc Fabregas follows.

7amkickoff.com: A systematic, detailed, in-depth blogging about day-to-day Arsenal happenings.

Arsenal.TheOffside.com: A sensible look at Arsenal’s game.

Goodplaya.com: A stylish and moody Arsenal blogger who hits the nail on its head whenever he writes.

Younggunsblog.co.uk: Always keeps the Gooners updated with the Youth Team of Arsenal and other budding talents at The Emirates.

Goonerholic.com: An Arsenal follower since the 60′s, who has a very matured look at everything that is Arsenal.

Chelsea


Thechels.net
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Chelsea youth and reserve games, performance review of players out on loan, and much more.

Weaintgotnohistory.com: A balanced Chelsea blog, arguably the best out there. Whether the article is on club affairs or on transfers, the attention for detail stands out.

Plainsofalmeria.co.uk: A new but intelligent blog on Chelsea tactics and finances – a path less traversed.

Thechelseablog.org: An honest insight into the world of Chelsea FC.

Theshedender.com: One of the most updated blogs on Chelsea – if it has anything to do with the club, you will find an entry here.

Bluetinted.com: Chelsea, but with a different flavor.

Chelseaindia.com: Biggest forum for discussions on Chelsea-related matters in India.

Theshedend.com: Most popular Chelsea forum in the world, other than the one on the official site.

Liverpool


liverpool.theoffside.com
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Up to date news encompassing all facets of the club. They are witty in their writing.

redandwhitekop.com: The most popular Liverpool-centric website, which is a great platform for fellow Liverpool fans to engage in discussions.

anfieldindex.com: In today’s game where numbers are examined closely, AnfieldIndex collates all the necessary data one needs to know about Liverpool’s squad and their performances in all areas during the season. A home for sensible and relevant articles that provide a statistical view on Liverpool FC.

live4liverpool.com: A website that provides uncommon information on Liverpool, in addition to analyzing Liverpool’s transfer targets, helping the fans learn more.

theanfieldopinion.com: Good, insightful write-ups on Liverpool.

empireofthekop.com/anfield: A popular site filled with authors, who are rich in knowledge and are die-hard Liverpool fans.

Manchester United


therepublikofmancunia.com: Most famous Man United blog, run by a match-going Manc, Scot The Red.

redcafe.net: Biggest and the most popular Man United forum on the internet, which is arguably the most comprehensive repository of information on the club.

redissue.co.uk: Another prominent United forum, mostly frequented by match-going Reds. Even Gary Neville and O’shea have posted there, albiet twice or thrice!

redrants.com: A Manchester United blog, started and run by knowledgeable fans.

stretford-end.com/forum: Another very active platform for discussions on Man United.


 

Juventus


P
onderingcalcio.net:
A home for some very unique articles, which rightly claims to contain “very, very deep thoughts about Italian football”.

Iltifosi.tumblr.com: Veteran Juventino Adam Digby’s blog about everything related to Juventus and Serie A.

Juventus.theoffside.com: One of the most popular sections of theoffside.com, this is easily the meeting point of a large number of Juventini across the world.

Juventiknows.com: A brand new website started by some of the most respected Juventini, this site promises to be a one stop address for the Old Lady.

Juventuz.com: One of the largest forums on Juventus, in English.

AC Milan


acmilan.theoffside.com
:
One of the most popular sites to get any information about matches or players.

acmilanblog.net: Good history-based articles on Milan.

rossoneriblog.com: Daily dose of Rossoneri news, views, rumors and updates.

blogs.soccernet.com/milan: Blog maintained by the one and only MilanGuy, who is popular and famous, and quite rightly so. He gives all information about players, managers and the club.

Internazionale


inter.theoffside.com
:
Another good blog from theoffside.com stable, which covers the club comprehensively. From preseason friendlies to league season, it has everything. Must follow for the English-speaking fans of Internazionale.

intermilanfansworldwide.wordpress.com: For match previews, reviews, and featured article on Inter.

 

Barcelona


jamie7mu.wordpress.com
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Jamie Lindsay’s blog (although this is not exactly on Barcelona, but on Spanish and English football in general) – An extremely sane and honest approach to the beautiful game.

Barcelona.theoffside.com: Barcelona news and articles with a sense of humor.

Barcelonafootballblog.com: One of the better Barcelona websites. It’s always a pleasure reading their pieces.

Totalbarca.com: Passionate, articulate and thorough – that’s Total Barca for you!

BarcaBlaugranes.com: Great articles, which are extremely well-researched ones.

Barcastuff.com: If it is Barcelona news on Twitter, it has to be Barcastuff!

Real Madrid


realmadridfootballblog.com
:
A one-stop shop for Real Madrid and its Castilla.

unamadridista.wordpress.com: For a unique take on the happenings at Real Madrid.


Bundesliga


bayern.theoffside.com
:
Reknowned for good match previews, reviews, highlights, and team news, etc

bayernzone.com/blog: A repository for featured articles on Bayern.

redrobbery.wordpress.com: A website for news, reviews, and featured articles on Bayern.

dortmund.theoffside.com: A Preferred source for team news, match previews, reviews, and match highlights.

schwatzgelb.com: A complete package for Borussia Dortmund, having highly informative featured articles as well as match reviews.

werkselfstryder.wordpress.com: A comprehensive blog on Leverkusen.

bundesligalounge.comdiebundesligauk.wordpress.combundesligafanatic.com,

bundesligafootball.wordpress.com: All are good for news, reviews, season previews, season reviews, and featured articles on almost every single club in the league.