How many teams are in the World Cup?

It’s a question I’ve heard quite often recently, whether it be down the pub, at work or at a football match. People want to know, but for me it’s something I’ve always known and seem to know well in advance and when qualifying actually starts. More to point, the number of teams in the competition […]

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  • The curious case of Martin Odegaard

    Martin Odegaard is one of the most promising youngsters, a talented Norwegian midfielder whose fame has spread all over Europe. He was one of the youngest players to have his Senior debut with just 15 years and 118 days, and was the star of his first club – Strømsgodset IF. All of Europe’s finest clubs […]

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  • What happened to Jesper Blomqvist?

    Well it may come as no surprise that Jesper Blomqvist has gone into media punditry most recently, but unbeknown to me when I recently looked him up “Jesper Blomqvist let’s dance” came up on Google. That’s right folks, earlier this year he took part in Let’s Dance, the Swedish dance competition version of the UK’s […]

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  • Road to Russia – World Cup

    Norway’s visit to Belfast didn’t hold much hope and that’s how it proved. Before the kick off itself, a minute’s silence was held for Derry City captain Ryan McBride who tragically passed away the week before. It was so nice to see all the players out there paying their respects along with everyone else in the ground. […]

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  • I.F.K. Gothenburg – European Winners

    I watched a documentary recently all about I.F.K. Gothenburg, the once European “giants” of the nineteen eighties, they are also know officially as Idrottsforeningen Kamraterna Goteborg, but whatever happened to this once successful team? As most of you will know, they are a professional football club from Sweden, but if you’re of a certain age […]

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  • World Cup play off dates

    Yes, the World Cup Play-offs are just two months away now with the First leg: 9–11 November 2017 and the Second leg: 12–14 November 2017, but who’ll be there? Well, three Nordic nations still have hope after this back to back double week of games that have left a much better look and who’s giving them […]

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  • Zlatan back to United?

    With the Zlatan Ibrahimovic “Symbol of Sweden” statue nearly complete along with the continuing speculation around his return to football and possible new contract with Manchester United. I decided to take a quick look at what the legend of Swedish football has already achieved in his short time with the Red Devils and why he […]

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  • Russia 2018 – one year away

    That is correct, in exactly one years time on the 14th June 2018 the Russia World Cup will start with the first game taking place in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow. That game will be between the hosts of the tournament Russia and one of the other qualified teams from their group. Could that be Sweden? […]

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  • Nordic International Fixtures in March

    Hello and how are you? Before we get started, we’re still looking for new writers/bloggers for this website? Do you have thoughts on all the upcoming Nordic fixtures this month? Do you fancy doing a preview or review of your countries game? Or do you just have a rant about something you have seen recently? […]

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