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Anfield Stadium Expansion

liverpool-anfield-design-matchday Liverpool have officially released images of the proposed Anfield redevelopment plan. The first phase of the expansion would take the stadium capacity to 54,000 with the second phase taking the it to 58,000. The £260million development of the Main Stand and Anfield Road Stand will be submitted to Liverpool City Council this summer, with construction […] Continue reading →

Maracana History Repeating Itself

Maracana brazil series 50 days to go. Reposting the second instalment of The Brazil Series, a collection of articles inspired by the world’s greatest footballing cradle, Póg Mo Goal looks at the storied past of the iconic ground that holds a special place in the heart of all Brazilians. It’s ironic that the reopening of Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana Stadium with Brazil vs England was overshadowed by accusations that the venue wasn’t ready. It’s merely a case of history repeating itself. Continue reading →

Top 5 World Cup Golden Boot Hopefuls

41a5ae5bb26b1dd55d5549f9b23f99b0 The World Cup kicks off in less than two months, at which point the eyes of the world will be on the action in Brazil. Right now there are a handful of heavy favourites to hoist the trophy-Brazil, Argentina, Germany, and the defending champions Spain-followed by a large pack of major underdogs of varying intrigue. While it seems inevitable that one of those favoured teams will win the tournament (since 1970 only those four countries, France, and Italy have won the competition), less certain is the identity of the Golden Boot winner. Continue reading →

Torres Still Atleti’s Galáctico

540898_335465823221308_872921764_n When Póg Mo Goal spent some time living in Madrid, the Galácticos hype was at its peak. The Bernabéu Stadium was a mecca for day-trippers as the glamour of the game’s biggest names proved intoxicating. Across the city, however, beleaguered Atletico supporters still packed the Estadio Vincente Calderon and sang the name of ‘El Nino’. Continue reading →

Adidas – Unlock The Game

Screen Shot 2014-04-19 at 17.38.31 Adidas have launched the ‘Unlock The Game’ campaign featuring stars such as Liverpool’s Luis Suarez, Arsenal’s Lukas Podolski, Everton’s Leighton Baines and Manchester City’s David Silva. The advert features the players interacting with animated sketches in an innovative teaser video. Continue reading →