Football in Numbers

It's the Goalhanger's football world in numbers. And we've added a few more in...

Football Awards

Details of all of the best footballing awards and gongs from around the World.

Football Classics

The Goalhanger has some more football classics for you to reminisce over...

The Cups

Check out our Cups section for articles on all of the world's greatest domestic and continental knockout competitions.

Skills Guide - The Cruyff Turn

Step-by-step guide on how to do a decent Cruyff Turn.

More classic football phrases

From the bleedin' obvious to the downright daft, check out the entries in our classic football phrasebook.

Footy Phrase of the Day...

Rush Goalie... Used in kids playground or park football matches. Having a Rush Goalie means that the keeper can actually come off his line and get involved in the outfield play, getting as far up field as he wants before sprinting back onto his goal line when the other team gets the ball.

Quote of the Day...

George Best... "In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life."

Celebrity Fan of the Day...

Prince Charles... The heir to the throne is a fan of Burnley apparently.

Monthly Football Classic...

The Classic Pub Game - Table Football... The name of the game might be different around the world (Baby-foot, Foosball, Kicker) but the joy of table football is universal.

The 12th Man

He knows his stuff...
This month he looks at the positives from Derby County's record-breakingly woeful 2007-08 season.


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Top 10 Goal-Hangers

Our list of the world's greatest goal hangers.

Goalhangers... »


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Classic Football Phrases

All our classic football phrases on one page.

Phrases... »


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Messi Profile

Videos, information and facts on the Argentinian legend.

Messi... »



The Leagues From around the world.

Information on our favourite leagues from around the world...

The Leagues »


The Players Legends of the game.

Top 10s, lists, profiles, and more, of our favourite footballers...

The Players »


Videos Football heaven.

All the best video clips from the world of football...

Freestyle Videos

Video clips of TheGoalHangers favourite football freestylers.

Player Videos

Videos and links to some of our favourite football players.

Match Videos

Video clips and links to some of our favourite classic football matches.

Goals Videos

Videos and links to some of our favourite football goals.


1970s Players

A list of our favourite footballers from the 1970's.

1980s Players

A list of our favourite footballers from the 1980's.

1990s Players

A list of our favourite footballers from the 1990's.

2000s Players

A list of our favourite footballers from the 2000's.

2010s Players

A list of our favourite footballers from the 2010's.

Funniest Names

A list of our favourite, as well as the funniest, footballer names.

Nicknames

A list of player's nicknames from around the footballing world.

Shirt Numbering

The proper, old-skool football shirt numbering system explained, and which positions those numbers should play in.

Famous Shirt Numbers

A list of the most famous and iconic shirt numbers in football, and which players wore them.

Positions

For anyone who doesn't know their midfield playmaker from their midfield dynamo, here's our take on it.

One-Club Men

A list of the most famous one-club men - the footballers who stuck with just one team for their entire career.

Beat That !

A list of our favourite footballing XI's from different countries, leagues and eras.

FIFA Ballon d'Or

All the details on the FIFA Ballon d'Or award and its previous winners.

Football Writers Footballer of the Year - England

All the details on the annual English Football Writers Footballer of the Year award and its previous winners.

Players Player of the Year - England

All the details on the annual English Players Player of the Year award and its previous winners.

Young Player of the Year - England

All the details on the annual English Young Player of the Year award and its previous winners.

German Footballer of the Year

All the details on the annual German Footballer of the Year award and its previous winners.

UEFA Best Player in Europe

Details of the UEFA Best Player in Europe Award, including all of the previous winners and contenders.

Top 10 Goal Hangers

A list of the top ten goal hangers in the history of football.

Top 10 Goalscoring Keepers

Top 10 list of goal-scoring keepers.

Top 10 Sockless Wonders

10 classic footballers who played with their socks down.

Lionel Messi

The story behind the Argentinian legend Lionel Messi. And if you like video clips of Messi magic then we've included our favourites too.

Chris Waddle

Profile and information on Chris Waddle - one of England's most skillful footballers of the 1990s.



FA Cup

Articles, facts and figures on the English FA Cup - the world's most famous domestic cup competition.

Champions League

Articles, facts and figures on Europe's premier club competition, as well as its older sibling, the European Cup.

UEFA Cup

Guide to the UEFA Cup, including all the details of it's history and its previous winners.

UEFA Cup Winners Cup

Guide to the now defunct UEFA Cup Winners Cup, unpopular at the end of its lifespan, but now missed by the GoalHanger for some of the quirky matches it threw up.

Coppa Italia

All you need to know about the Coppa Italia, the number one cup competition in Italian football.

European Championships

Guide to the European Championships.

FIFA U-20 World Cup

Guide to the FIFA U-20 World Cup championship.

Other Tournament Lists

All of the Goalhanger's general football tournament lists.