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Why Are Arsenal Called ‘The Gunners’?
Arsenal is known as “The Gunners” due to the club’s origins, which were closely tied to the Arsenal Armament Factory in Woolwich, South East London. The Arsenal Armament Factory was a major producer of military equipment, including guns and artillery, for the British Army. In 1886, a group of workers at the Arsenal Armament Factory…
Who Sang ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ First: Liverpool or Celtic?
An introduction To simply answer the question right away, it is the Liverpool fans who sang the world-famous song first. After Gerry and the Pacemakers released the song in the early 1960s, Liverpool fans were the first to adopt “You’ll Never Walk Alone” as a football anthem and began singing it at Anfield. This can…
Are San Marino The Worst Team in International Football?
An introduction To get straight to the point right at the beginning of the article, we feel like It is not quite fair to say that San Marino is the worst team in international football. While the team has had limited success on the international stage, ranking 203rd out of 210 teams in the FIFA…
Richest Soccer Players in The World
Introduction A professional soccer player usually earns an above-average salary. As widespread as it is, soccer has for a long time now been a sport where professional athletes could easily become millionaires. Being amongst the best ones doesn’t always mean the highest salary since various factors decide which players in the world are the richest….
Newcastle United Nicknames Explained
An introduction Newcastle United – probably one of the most exciting clubs in the Premier League to keep an eye on in the upcoming seasons. The Geordies are currently under new management and are attracting interest from many world-class players who have already, or will join the club quite soon. Unlike many other clubs in…
Why Are West Brom Called ‘The Baggies’?
An introduction A club that is one of the English football league founders has had a quite long history in the sport. West Bromwich Albion, or ‘The Baggies’ as some refer to them, is a club based in West Bromwich, West Midlands, or to put it simply, Birmingham. While many clubs all over the country…