In no particular order, here are our favorite blogs, websites, and forums, covering the world of football.
guardian.co.uk/football: 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.
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.
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.
Thechels.net: 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.theoffside.com: 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.
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.
Juventuz.com: One of the largest forums on Juventus, in English.
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.
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.
jamie7mu.wordpress.com: 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.
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.
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.
bundesligafootball.wordpress.com: All are good for news, reviews, season previews, season reviews, and featured articles on almost every single club in the league.