The nervous Egyptian state hopes that fan-instigated stadium riots will not occur during the Afcon, following a clampdown on some fans.
High-profile cases of corruption, ticket touting and match fixing have led Italians to lose faith in the beautiful game.
Analysis of every goal-scoring opportunity at the 2015 Women's World Cup reveals the most effective ways for footballers to gain possession and create a chance to score.
The science of why people prefer to watch games with teams that are close in ability levels rather than a game where one team is far better than the other.
For years, women footballers have resorted to everything from strikes to lawsuits to fight for gender equity. Why is it taking so long to close the pay gap?
Why wait for the Scottish men's team to make it to a senior international tournament when the women are showing them how it's done?
They are the best in the world, but compared to men they are still treated as second best.
The English Premier League has long topped the football finance rankings but seeing this translate on the pitch in Europe is relatively new.
It can be difficult, emotional and expensive following a football team. A sports sociologist explains why it's worth it.
Here is a run-down on everything you need to know ahead of the championships.
The ongoing conflict between Qatar and its Gulf neighbours could be about to spill onto the football fields of northern England.
The English Premier League was established in 1992 to do exactly what it is now doing.
I went to talk to men at football matches about why they don't want to become nurses – here's what I found out.
With the AFL's indigenous round about to take place, it's important to recognise the full history of Indigenous involvement in the sport, including the many obstacles players faced.
Arsenal's Armenian star will not travel to Baku in Azerbaijan for the clash with Chelsea – and nor will many of the clubs' fans.
It's no wonder so many referees are quitting their jobs.
Not all footballers are millionaires. Some have to fight for their earning rights.
Stéphanie Frappart's Ligue 1 appointment is well deserved, but the reasoning behind it seems bregruding.
The AFLW has come a long way in a short time. But amid calls for even faster expansion, more games and a longer season, it pays to remember that in footy you shouldn't go too hard, too early.
England's national team are playing a blinder. Here's how they take it to the next level.