Things We Like

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

General 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. 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. When it comes to statistics in football, nobody does it better than Their unique match previews are a work of art, and how they determine various facets of team play by analyzing statistics is truly remarkable. A distinctly different look at the world of football. An aesthetic master-piece! For untold stories on football from across the world. IBWM starts from where mainstream football ends. 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. You must read two series on this website – 20 Greatest Managers and My Favorite Footballer. If an English player or manager is plying his trade outside England, you can read about his fortunes here. For quality features on the beautiful game. A comprehensive, mainstream football website, having quite a few talented writers. For insights into the world of Central and Eastern European football.

Indian Football
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. Biggest fan forum in Indian football. This East Bengal fans’ website is the most up-to-date club-specific website in India. Their forte is live updates. The only website, other than TheHardTackle, to have covered the last I-League season entirely. Maintained by a passionate Indian football fan – Debraj Banerjee. All the news items related to Indian football are regularly updated on this blog. The most famous Mohun Bagan fan forum on the internet. One of most active discussion forums on Indian football. For everything related to football in Kerala. The place to be for Mumbai football, which has a beautiful section on the historic Rovers Cup. A website dedicated to football in Dehradun and Uttarakhand. Arunava Chaudhuri was the first person to start a website on Indian football, and has been covering football in India for over a decade. The home of Mizoram football, which provides a comprehensive coverage of football in the north-eastern state, although in the local language.


The most sane every-day read in the Arsenal blogging circle from a seasoned Pro. The biggest blogger on this planet with his no-holds-barred blog, which even Cesc Fabregas follows. A systematic, detailed, in-depth blogging about day-to-day Arsenal happenings. A sensible look at Arsenal’s game. A stylish and moody Arsenal blogger who hits the nail on its head whenever he writes. Always keeps the Gooners updated with the Youth Team of Arsenal and other budding talents at The Emirates. An Arsenal follower since the 60’s, who has a very matured look at everything that is Arsenal.

Chelsea youth and reserve games, performance review of players out on loan, and much more. 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. A new but intelligent blog on Chelsea tactics and finances – a path less traversed. An honest insight into the world of Chelsea FC. One of the most updated blogs on Chelsea – if it has anything to do with the club, you will find an entry here. Chelsea, but with a different flavor. Biggest forum for discussions on Chelsea-related matters in India. Most popular Chelsea forum in the world, other than the one on the official site.

Up to date news encompassing all facets of the club. They are witty in their writing. The most popular Liverpool-centric website, which is a great platform for fellow Liverpool fans to engage in discussions. 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. A website that provides uncommon information on Liverpool, in addition to analyzing Liverpool’s transfer targets, helping the fans learn more. Good, insightful write-ups on Liverpool. A popular site filled with authors, who are rich in knowledge and are die-hard Liverpool fans.

Manchester United Most famous Man United blog, run by a match-going Manc, Scot The Red. Biggest and the most popular Man United forum on the internet, which is arguably the most comprehensive repository of information on the club. Another prominent United forum, mostly frequented by match-going Reds. Even Gary Neville and O’shea have posted there, albiet twice or thrice! A Manchester United blog, started and run by knowledgeable fans. Another very active platform for discussions on Man United.



A home for some very unique articles, which rightly claims to contain “very, very deep thoughts about Italian football”. Veteran Juventino Adam Digby’s blog about everything related to Juventus and Serie A. One of the most popular sections of, this is easily the meeting point of a large number of Juventini across the world. 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. One of the largest forums on Juventus, in English.

AC Milan
One of the most popular sites to get any information about matches or players. Good history-based articles on Milan. Daily dose of Rossoneri news, views, rumors and updates. 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.

Another good blog from stable, which covers the club comprehensively. From preseason friendlies to league season, it has everything. Must follow for the English-speaking fans of Internazionale. For match previews, reviews, and featured article on Inter.


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 news and articles with a sense of humor. One of the better Barcelona websites. It’s always a pleasure reading their pieces. Passionate, articulate and thorough – that’s Total Barca for you! Great articles, which are extremely well-researched ones. If it is Barcelona news on Twitter, it has to be Barcastuff!

Real Madrid
A one-stop shop for Real Madrid and its Castilla. For a unique take on the happenings at Real Madrid.

Reknowned for good match previews, reviews, highlights, and team news, etc A repository for featured articles on Bayern. A website for news, reviews, and featured articles on Bayern. A Preferred source for team news, match previews, reviews, and match highlights. A complete package for Borussia Dortmund, having highly informative featured articles as well as match reviews. A comprehensive blog on Leverkusen., All are good for news, reviews, season previews, season reviews, and featured articles on almost every single club in the league.