My Women’s World Cup 2019 diary: Part 1

With the FIFA WWC 2019 being played at home in France, I thought I would write a diary of my travel adventures and games attended during the tournament.
LE HAVRE, FRANCE - JUNE 14: Jodie Taylor of England celebrates scoring the winning goal with Beth Mead during the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France group D match between England and Argentina at on June 14, 2019 in Le Havre, France. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Women’s World Cup: England through but Scotland in a tough spot to qualify

Following Matchday 2 in the FIFA WWC Group 2, the British teams have opposite fortunes with qualification for one and struggles for the other.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - JUNE 01: Steph Houghton of England Women waves to the crowd after the International Friendly between England Women and New Zealand Women at Amex Stadium on June 01, 2019 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Luke Walker/Getty Images)

Can England win the Women’s World Cup this summer in France?

England currently sit in third place in the FIFA rankings and are one of the favourites to win the tournament alongside the USA, Germany...

Analysing the England World Cup squad

With the World Cup less than a week away, let's take a deep look at the 23 players selected by Phil Neville and the squad's strengths and weaknesses.

Who will win the Women’s World Cup 2019?

With a month to go before the opening game of the Women's World Cup featuring France v South Korea, here are my predictions on the possible winners.

Is it fair these 3 players don’t get a chance with England?

There are a few names that have been thrown around as potential Lionesses at the World Cup who are not getting a look in.

My FIFA u-20 Women World Cup Diary: Part 2

After a successful trip to Saint-Malo, we went to Vannes the following day to watch Japan v Paraguay and Germany v Haiti.

My FIFA u-20 Women World Cup Diary: Part 1

The 2018 FIFA u-20 Women's World Cup is now over and it is time to review my adventures during the tournament.
England's players pose prior to the Women's World Cup U20 quarter final football match between England and Netherlands on August 17, 2018, at the La Rabine Stadium in Vannes, western France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP)

History-makers: Former Arsenal star speaks exclusively to Daily Cannon as England beat Netherlands

England defeated the Netherlands in their u20 World Cup qualifier on Friday, setting up a semi-final appearance on Monday.

Winning World Cup final tickets: A Croatian Gooner’s story Part 4

When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament...

Winning World Cup final tickets: A Croatian Gooner’s story Part 3

When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament...

Winning World Cup final tickets: A Croatian Gooner’s story Part 2

When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament watching her home country in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium. Here, over four parts, she tells her extraordinary tale.

Winning World Cup final tickets: A Croatian Gooner’s story Part 1

When Anita Sambol agreed to be part of FIFA's Fan Movement for the World Cup this summer, she never imagined she'd end the tournament watching her home country in the final at the Luzhniki Stadium. Here, over four parts, she tells her extraordinary tale.
MOSCOW, RUSSIA - JULY 11: An England fan enjoys the pre match atmosphere during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Semi Final match between England and Croatia at Luzhniki Stadium on July 11, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Long read: Explaining where accusations of England World Cup arrogance come from

After crashing out of the World Cup, England have faced global accusations of arrogance but England fans can't quite grasp why that might be. Let me try to explain it...
SAMARA, RUSSIA - JULY 02: Neymar Jr of Brazil looks on during during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia Round of 16 match between Brazil and Mexico at Samara Arena on July 2, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Buda Mendes/Getty Images)

If football is a ‘man’s sport’ then men are doing it wrong

Neymar’s World Cup will be remembered for excessive rolls and feigning injury, but it further highlights the inherent and ingrained sexism that is still rampant in football today.
Switzerland's midfielder Granit Xhaka celebrates scoring during their Russia 2018 World Cup Group E football match between Serbia and Switzerland at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 22, 2018. (Photo by Attila KISBENEDEK / AFP)

How Granit Xhaka helped Switzerland topple the Serbians

Since his move from Borussia Mönchengladbach in 2016 Granit Xhaka has split opinion but his improvement is undeniable.
SAMARA, RUSSIA - JUNE 17: The VAR red card review message is seen on the scoreboars during the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group E match between Costa Rica and Serbia at Samara Arena on June 17, 2018 in Samara, Russia. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Has VAR already modified players’ behaviour at the World Cup?

After 11 games, it is interesting to note that discipline records are very good at the 2018 World Cup. Is that due to VAR or the referees leniency with regards to the rules on yellow and red cards?

Arsenal at the World Cup: Who should you be supporting?

It’s nearly that time again. The 2018 World Cup is fast approaching, with the first match taking place on the 14th of June between Russia and Saudi Arabia.

England manager exclusive and World Cup draw examined

The women's u20 World Cup draw took place in Rennes, France on Thursday and our resident expert was there for it.
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 116: The interlull strikes back

In this latest edition of the Daily Cannon podcast, Matthew is joined by Sylvain and Watford FC vlogger Paul Muzzy to preview the upcoming clash at Vicarage Road, and to round up the international news.

4 Arsenal players qualify for Euros final

Arsenal Women will see four of their players compete for the trophy on Sunday when the Netherlands meet Danemark.

Record breaking win, match award, hattrick & more: Arsenal players continue to shine internationally

A week into the competition let's have a look on how the Arsenal players have fared so far.

Which Arsenal players will be selected for u19 Euro finals?

In our latest mini-pod about the U19 euro draw we touched on the subject of which Arsenal players will make the finals in August. Here are the reasons why I believe three of the six Arsenal Ladies will be on the plane to Belfast.
Arsenal ladies

The Cyprus Cup stories

Carrying on the theme of the stories that have happened to me while watching women's football, here are my Cyprus Cup stories.
Helen Trantum column

Why supporting England makes Arsenal fans feel dirty

Would you rather Arsenal win the Champions League or England win the World Cup?
Hector Bellerin

Five of Arsenal man's oddest fashion choices

After Hector Bellerin (and Aaron Ramsey) were selected for Vogue's most stylish footballers at the Euros feature, we thought we'd take a look at some of the Spaniard's 'bolder' looks.

Monday recap: New signing done for Arsenal, still chasing more

With just one game on Monday featuring Arsenal players to entertain us, a little more gossip than we’ve had lately creeped into the equation.

Sunday recap: Cavani? Giroud v Benzema + actual football

With the Euros underway and Arsenal players to focus on, it seems as if the transfer gossip mill is taking a little break. In fact,...

11 new football rules you need to know ahead of the Euros

As the Euros get ready to start, many people haven’t realised that there have been a host of rule changes. Here are 11 of the 95 changes so you know what’s going on at least some of the time (although some are quite ridiculous)
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Podcast: 10 years of Theo, where does Elneny fit + Sergio Ramos's tackle

Helen joins Matthew to look at the Euros with apathy, find solace in 10 years of Theo, wonder where Elneny fits next season, and discuss Sergio Ramos' tackle.

Five reasons why Arsenal fans should care about Euro 2016

A summer without the Premier League doesn't have to be football-less doom and gloom. Unless that's what you want, that is.

FREE: Arsenal-specific Euro 2016 printable wallcharts

Download your FREE Arsenal-specific wallchart ahead of the Euros in France this summer.

Arsenal players and the Euro's

With the international break in full swing, we thought it timely to take a look at Arsenal players in and how they got on in Euro 2012.