Looking for the top football blogs fans should be reading?
Over 3.5billion people watched the last world cup making football one of the most popular sports in the world.
However, keeping up with the latest news, statistics and information about football can be daunting.
That is why we have created this list of the top sports blogs every fan should follow in 2019.
To come up with our list, we had to analyses over a 1000 sports blogs and based on the following criteria, we came up with a list of the best of the best football blogs in the sporting world.
How we arrived at our list:
- Quality of post – how actionable or informative the articles on the site are. We could only take a sample as we could not analyses all articles on the whole site.
- Frequency of post – This is not a very important weight factor but how often a site posts is also an indication of recency to the latest happening in the industry
- How long sport blogs have been in existence – Yes, the older you are, the more likely experienced you are
- Alexa Ranking – We took a look at the global Alexa ranking factor
- Twitter Engagement – How much engagement the site is getting on an average on twitter
Based on these criteria, we assigned a BTW24 score to each of the soccer blogs on our list. Below is the result of our analysis. If you want you can check out the full raw data here.
PS: Congratulations to all our winners. Here is a badge to show that hard work and passion
#1: Off The Post:
Launched in the early days of September in the year 2008 with over 10 million readers, Off The Post is regarded as one of the excellent football sites with the sole aim of bringing to its readers’ doorstep all the latest news, views, rumour and humour associated with the beautiful game.
#2: The Kop Times:
Boasting of over 50 blogs and 250 writers, The Kop Times is a football website founded by a group of football fans and gives an assurance to be the voice of the silent fan. It is proudly a part of Football Friends Online Blog Network and is dedicated to Liverpool Football Club and all its fans.
With the motto “Quality before Quantity”, WhySayAnything came to life under the directorship of owner and Editor, Iain Anderson, a Macunian living in Spain. Its first post was recorded back in July 2015, initially, the website kicked off as a source of different topics but it was noticed that any article related to football got more attention than the others and so, subsequently, the articles became streamlined to everything football and have strived to keep to its motto.
#4: Outside of the Boot:
Models itself after the delicate football technique which is difficult to execute and prides itself in delivering unusual articles to its readers such that can’t be found on other football blogs. It started on August 15, 2012, and has since grown into a website that has lots to offer in varying nature while not losing its capability to do more.
#5: A Football Report:
An independent web source focused on football prediction, it guarantees its viewers latest daily football stats, detailed information of the forms of betting markets and game analysis. That doesn’t seem to be all as they also offer free tips on a daily basis.
#6: The Coaching Column:
The Coaching Column created by Gillen is a website dedicated to sharing coaching ideas and information he has learned over a period of time and this information is now distilled into articles on the site. The Coaching column has also won other awards in the industry.
#7: The run of play:
is highly loved for its easy navigation, even though it doesn’t fit into the conventional football blog when one looks closer, one discovers that it offers everything on football and the articles have been framed to be spicy with catchy headings, storytelling and reported as highly entertaining.
#8: Goal. Com:
From football news to reporting live scores, not leaving out detailed information on leagues and their cups, not forgetting the juicy stories of transfers and downloads on teams and tips on betting, goal.com offers its readers need-to-know on everything football.
Dedicated to the Arsenal Club and all its fans worldwide, Arse blog has set its sights and inevitably its works on Arsenal, recounting all their past glories and hopefully the recent ones to come.
#10: 101Great Goals:
boasts of a growing audience of over 5 million monthly users across the world. It is dedicated to creating consistent, socially focused and engaging soccer news, videos and social media updates by the hour, for every day of the week.
describes itself as the home of global football fan culture, it is of the staunch belief that football is a universal language and it prides itself on the ability to speak the language fluently by ensuring that they entertain, engage through chats and debates at the same time dishing out in-depth documentaries about fan culture.
#12: Talk Chelsea:
As the name implies, it is dedicated to the Chelsea Club and all its ardent fans, it is a website run by a group of Chelsea fans across the world. It provides its readers with forums where they get to interact with other blues fans with the aim of bringing fans together from all walks of life to share their views and opinions on everything Chelsea.
#13: The Peoples Person:
Founded in April 2011, The Peoples Person is totally sold out to Man United club and its fans and ensures that it provides the latest news on the club including transfer news, engaging match day coverage and welcome insight and informed opinions. It keeps all Man Utd fans abreast of what is happening in their dear club and this places it as one of the top Man Utd football blogs.
#14: This is Anfield:
is a merger between two fans sites; LFC Kop and Anfield FC, it was kick-started in the late period of 2001. It is a football site dedicated to Liverpool Club and its fans, it has over the years amassed an enormous amount of information, reports and articles. With the aim of providing Liverpool fans with a place of having easy access to first-hand information, this site dishes out articles on a regular basis and airs the opinions of fans
#15: The Empire of the Kop:
is another football website dedicated to all Liverpool Fans and the Club itself. It encourages freelancing and is known to hold respect in the highest regards; fans are free to air their opinions, however, disrespect of any kind, words bordering on violence or is xenophobic in nature is frowned upon and discouraged. However, it is a website geared towards creating a relaxing and engaging atmosphere for all Liverpool fans.
#16: Soccer Lens:
Soccer Lens was founded by Ahmed Bilal on April 2006, its objectives are to provide their readers with information that are based on facts rather than speculations, using the right frame and viewpoint. It also promises its viewers detailed information on all the angles and news on football while keeping them entertained and engaged with other fans with a mutual passion.
#17: Chelsea Daft:
is another football website dedicated to the Blues Club and its enormous fans worldwide. It offers the best range of news on Champions League, Football Association Cup, Premier League, offering videos of highlights and definitely delivering on transfer rumours. It is the home of all Chelsea fans and affords them the platform to air their opinions.
#18: Caught Off Side:
is a football site that caters to diverse football fans, providing them with highlights videos and information on different matches including Premier League, Championship and their likes. It doesn’t leave out tantalizing transfer rumours and of course juicy stories on wives and girlfriends of soccer stars(WAGS).
#19: Soccer News:
With the single-mindedness of providing news from all major soccer leagues across Europe and other parts of the globe, Soccer News keeps its viewers entertained by supplying quality daily news about favourite teams, leagues and players ranging from football news, promotions for all major leagues, betting tips to detailed write-ups on all major premier league events. It doesn’t leave out information on results, live scores, fixtures and many more. Little wonder it is rated as one of the most sought-for football blogs.
#20: Bundesliga Fanatic:
The Bundesliga Fanatic is a soccer blog dedicated to publishing information not only about the English premier
#21: Le Grove:
Set up in late 2007 by Geoff and Pedro, Le-Grove is a place where Arsenal fans could discuss everything and anything football without the fear of violent accusation. Almost 5 years down the line, the site boasts of over 1600 posted articles. It keeps its readers entertained by posting on current club happenings every day of the week. This site is committed to keeping Arsenal die-hard fans entertained and not out of its sight.
#22: La Liga Blog:
Just as the name implies, this site is sold out to the Spanish La Liga and presents up-to-date information on football results, La Liga soccer news, league tables, views, results, opinions and fixtures. It was founded in2011 by a Spanish football enthusiast and has continued to thrive, always ensuring that it delivers the best Spanish football coverage on the net.
#23: SGF Soccer:
is the Southwest Missouri’s Soccer Resource, the go-to place for all soccer news on the Southwest Missouri’s football; matches, teams, players, resources available, name it, is ensured to be available for interested viewers.
#24: Wow secrets:
Offer numerous mouth-watering articles covering all forms of games, from baseball to basketball to cricket to fishing to football to clubs and events, name it. They are provided for the consumption of its readers and to keep their eyes glued to the end.
#25: Blog engage:
Is a community where members are encouraged to mix and develop relationships. It offers diverse unique groups so all users can fit in easily to any of their choices. It encourages writing and submission of articles which will be reviewed and hitherto approved (or not) by readers. It is then published upon approval. It is a community that fosters growth and unity.
#26: Bill Sports Maps:
Spreads its tentacles to accommodate diverse groups of sports news ranging from the English football club to the FA Cup to baseball to premier league to hockey, it gives detailed news, covering all events and predictions about these diverse sports. It is the go-to for everything sports.
#27: West Ham Blog:
West Ham United Blog is an unofficial and independent fan site devoted to all things West Ham United. The site aim to provide all Hammer Fans with everything they would want to know about our great club from the history, latest news, fixtures, match reports and forums to have a chat about anything West Ham Utd related with fellow supporters.
#28: Football Action:
Launched in 2013, the Football Actions brings you the latest news and information from the Premier League, Championship news as well as the other
#29: The Two Unfortunates:
Boasting of hit series ‘Great Football League Teams’ and ‘Hopeless Football League Teams’ both doing justice to the most memorable sides in the League’s history, The Two Unfortunates have grown from a dainty-sized site consisting of writers from a puddle of work colleagues and friends to a fast-growing size of a long list of contributors since its inception in 2009. It prides itself as a non-partisan website with an aim to report everything on the Football League.
Topping the chart in local soccer sports, The Philly Soccer Page is equipped with photographers and writers who follow the game at all levels, from Philadelphia Union to Philadelphia Independence to the U.S. National Teams. It is a site started by players in the Casa Soccer League in Philadelphia but now boasts of contributors and readers across the soccer spectrum all over Philadelphia.
#31: Seriously Soccer:
is serious about encapsulating all the juicy tidbits and interesting information about the world of soccer while creating platforms for a meet-and-greet between fans of different teams. It monitors all top soccer blogs in terms of the games, people, teams and opinions at the core of all their activities. It has a long list of contributors and ensures that its readers are not news-starved.
#32: Big Soccer:
Providing up-to-date trending threads on the Soccer World, Big Soccer has been gradually climbing up the chart of top football websites out there, with its inception in 2016, it boasts of different forums including but not limited to; Soccer Cups, Pitch Members, Equipment & Gear, England Clubs and Cups, Europe Leagues, USA Teams to mention but a few, a good handful of authors and highlights videos. It keeps its viewers entertained by ensuring it delivers updated information, serving it hot as it develops.
#33: FC UTD:
Offering a download of the Clubs history and recent happenings, down to its Academy Teams, Women’s Team, Youth Team, U21/U18 Teams, FC United of Manchester guarantees its fans everyday news about their beloved Team. It takes pleasure in keeping abreast of every activity of the Club and doling it out fresh to its readers.
#34: Back Page Football:
Was established and kick-started in mid-2009 by Kevin Coleman, an Irish-based Liverpool fan and Neil Sherwin, an Australia-based Manchester City fan. It was created with the purpose of providing a platform for budding writers and high-quality football content. It has featured hundreds of writers, thousands of articles and full coverage of football activities around the globe. It launched its podcast in 2010 with journalist Ciaran O’ Raghalligh handling the microphone. Going through redevelopments from time to time, BPF ensures that it continually offers a strong platform for talented writers and upcoming journalists while whetting the appetite of its readers worldwide.
#35: The Football Faithful:
The Football Faithfull brings you the lastest news and information from the Premier leaque, Championship news as well as the Scottish Premiership. On the site you will have the latest scores, live actions and quizzes on a variety of soccer topics
#36: Live For Liverpool:
Sets its sight majorly on Liverpool FC but entertains news about other clubs and football more generally. It is an independent forum given to intelligent debate and encourages good and creative contents about the club and football in general.
#37: Friends of Fulham:
Was set up in 2008 by Fulham FC fans for Fulham FC fans, no more, no less. Offering a wide range of useful, attractive and interesting information such as local pub guide, bibliography, Craven Cottage, the Club Histories, the Club Badge and desktop wallpapers and avatars for computers or smartphones, it is a place where Fulham Fans can meet up to discuss everything that pertains to Fulham in a friendly, yet varied atmosphere.
#38: Who Scored:
Is a fast-growing sports website specialized in the art of delivering an in-depth breakdown of detailed football data by amassing and generating all-inclusive analysis on the major Europe divisions, also supplying data on over 500 leagues and 15000 teams. It is made up of a devoted team of football analysts and software developers based in Central London. It seeks to provide its readers with valuable and exceptional content about the all-time passionate and loved soccer sport.
Was founded in 2009 by copywriter Rob Parker who had hither fore worked as a journalist for newspapers and online publications which didn’t go to waste as he brought his journalistic sense into copywriting; asking myriad of questions about ones business, clients and goals to help him get to the core of the messages you need to get passed on which is an approach that has worked for him several times regardless of the clientele, from the smallest start-up business to the largest corporate communications department. Its sole aim is to find the right tone of voice for any business as its Spanish name: Voe implies.
#40: Equalizer Soccer:
Is an online football website dedicated to the world of female soccer and its numerous fans. It offers the latest gist on the beloved club and keeps its readers up-to-date on all activities including matches, fixtures, transfer
#41: Attacking Midfielder
This football blog was created by Stefan for football fans all over the world, it does not fail to provide its fans with information about the club and insightful ideas and notions about games. It also has a platform where fans can link up and socialize and also pass criticism on players.
#42: Middle East Soccer
Middle East Soccer is one of the most encompassing soccer
Want soccer news at its best? The 90Soccer is your go-to site. It is an independent football club giving detailed reports, up-to-date news, critical analysis and insightful opinions on the
#44: Stretty News
#45: Red Rants
The unique element that makes this football blog stand out is that it is a thriving forum for exchange and submissions of opinions and thoughts about the performance of the club devoid of fear or favoritism as no article or comment can be edited or deleted. It is committed only to
Manchester FC fans worldwide.
This football blog kicked off 2003 right after Arsenal won the FA Cup, it was created by Jim, a staunch supporter of Arsenal dating back to 1979, he has ensured that through thick and thin, he reports all the happenings of the great club and he keeps his readers captivated with the animated way he tells the stories of games; past and present.
#47: A Cultured Left Foot
A Cultured Left Foot or ACLF, is a football blog you will fall in love with. From the analysis, to the presentation of the fact, you cant but love this site. It promises its subscribers detailed information, game reviews, analysis and game previews irrespective of clubs.
Ignore the name and let’s concentrate on the fact that this site is a harbor to various sport communities where various fans of diverse clubs converge to discuss their clubs. While this site encourages free flow of discussions, it frowns at exchange of insults, putting up offending messages and photos and cyber bullying. This is ensured by placing a ban on anyone who defaults.
#49: The Football Times
The Football Times is a news/story football blog. Football is passion and you will notice that
Founded in the United Kingdoms, NUFC Blog caters to avid fans of Newcastle United Club and it aims at discussing everything about the club; the good and the not so good. It encourages greatly inputs from commentators and it occasionally features guest articles from readers seeking a wider audience. If you are passionate about debates, then this is the site to be as articles are provided on interesting news and transfer rumors to give readers something to talk about often.
#51: World Soccer Talk.
This is an active soccer blog site where vivid details of games are provided, including accurate analysis and statistics and transfer rumors, it covers a wide range of soccer topics of numerous clubs and also has a forum for betting and offers prediction daily to interested fans.
This happens to be one of the most respected football blog in India which has garnered close to 500,000 visitors and more than a million viewers daily. It was created in February, 2012 by Ambekar and his Hindu friends and has catered to the needs of fans through interesting news, match previews and analysis from the English Premier League and UEFA Champions League, it continues expanding over time.
#53: CFC Net
This football site features articles that
This blog is unique as it has a collection of writers, bloggers, illustrators and photographers who collates their ideas, thoughts, observations and stories from all over the world and delivers to fans of soccer. It also produces a quarterly print magazine which is made available on kindle also. It won the ‘Best Established Blog Award’ at the 2015 football blogging awards and is an active member of the Copa90 collective.
CSAR focus solely for soccer discussions on
#56: Football Week
Established in late 2016, Football Weeks is an online football news portal updated daily with Insightful Opinions, Transfer Analysis, Fantasy Football Tips relating to top European Football Leagues. Bookmark us for your updated Premier League Fixtures and Results.
The popular sport media outfit; Dunsar Media Limited, based in the United Kingdoms created this football site in 2010 and it discusses everything football, much more on a global level. It delves into the politics in FIFA, UEFA and other world soccer governing body.
#58: The 72
Do you love football? Then you found a mate in The 72. The 72 is a soccer sports blog dedicated to the
TDS was created in the late 90’s by Robert Ziegler who is an avid soccer fan with the intent of positively influencing local games and the mission to deliver influential and amenable coverage of college and high school aged soccer thereby promoting the game and the players involved. This is the official provider of college and club scores for more than 100,000 players and 5,000 teams, it is considered as not just a website but a destination and home to local clubs.
This football blog is rich in history spanning from the 1940s through to the 1990s. It takes a detailed look at the history of the worldwide game and how basically, it can impact the game positively, it dabbles into history of World Cup, European Cups and the English first division. It offers articles everyday for its viewers.
The blog was created in 2009 to cater to the needs of AC Milan fans concerning news relating to the club, it was founded in the days when AC Milan was the giant in Italian football and European competitions, in order to cater to all Rossoneri subscribers, it is in English and provides up-to-date news, match reviews, highlight videos, fan zones and the polls section.
#62: Spanish Football
This site discusses world soccer from the historical, cultural and traditional perspective. It provides detailed news about football clubs worldwide which are written by committed editors.
This site dedicated to club Atletico de Madrid in La Liga was launched on August, 2010 and created by Nick Poskitt from the United Kingdom. It offers a blend of official news and opinion-based articles and features articles on club information, fixture and results, rumor and gossip, and prediction league. It aims at connecting all Atletico Madrid fans all over the world and therefore encourages open discussions and free comments.
Established 1994 by a small international team of dedicated Blues, the Toffee Web caters to Everton FC fans, supplying them with comprehensive up-to-date news about the club with also the forum that accommodates opinions of Evertonians all over the world, this is done through frequent polls, the Toffee Web Mailbag and the exceptional Fans Articles Section.
This football site was created with the sole purpose of building a more inclusive world through soccer, it seeks to use soccer as a tool for positive change, reaching out to understand youths and helping them surmount barriers to development, inclusion and personal achievements. It has active social media forums which serves as a platform for all interested youths to meet and socialize and talk soccer.
This football blog gives accounts on the latest news, gossip and views on Aston Villa Football Club and also affords its fans the forum to interact with each other. It has featured in publications like The Sun, The Metro, and The Birmingham Mail amongst others. It also has active social media platforms of Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. It also has its own podcast and a handful of followers.
This football website is unique in its own style of being devoted to women soccer, launched in July, 2009, its basic aim is to give women football the necessary coverage and exposure and possibly applaud and it has been able to achieve that on a big level as it is considered as the haven where professional news about women footballers is been sourced for all over the world. It dabbles in critical analysis of women football of both foreign and local.
This site is managed by Andrew Grifiths and is committed totally to furnishing interested people with excellent training schedules, training paraphernalia and DVDs that are of essence and use to coaches and aspiring ones. Various coaches from top teams in the United Kingdom are employed to offer expert training and analysis about the games, trainings range from Football coaching to Life coaching to Basketball coaching, the website also offers Business blog ideas for its subscribers.
Just as the name implies, this football blog was created to keep all Juventus fans abreast of the happenings of their favorite club; both past and present. The site offers match interviews, news, transfer rumors, video highlights, injury news and exclusive update about the life of the players. This is the site for all Juventus fans to be.
This website meets the needs of avid lovers of soccer, it shares famous and infamous opinions about games, latest happenings and also reviews team jersey and boots. This website is the place to go to see the latest jerseys of various teams, including the future ones.
As funny as the name sounds, this football blog means just that! It was launched in February 2006 by Iain Dale and satisfies the needs of all West Ham fans. It is considered to be one of the most visited football blogs in the UK and due to the rich experiences accumulated by its founder, it has made history in news reporting when compared to other blogs, it frowns on the use of expletives but encourages exchange and offer of opinions and ideas.
This football blog is dedicated to Arsenal fans worldwide and run by several faithful Arsenal fans whose objective is to supply the best up-to-date news about the club. It is the go-to place for Arsenal details, transfer mills and daily articles.
#74: The Real Football Man
Considered as one of the biggest soccer
This is a website dedicated to all things Real Madrid. It aims at providing latest resources such as news, match reports, commentaries, analysis and more. It is a part of the ‘One Football’ network and works on connecting fans together from all over the world to share and exchange views, ideas and opinions.
#76: Back Page Football
With captivating technological designs and capturing headlines, Back Page Football provides its readers with an analytical look at news, opinions
Launched in 2008, SBI Soccer is an internet news site focused on the coverage of American and international soccer. Started by long-time soccer writer Ives Galarcep as the blog Soccer By Ives, SBI Soccer has evolved into a soccer news website with a staff of more than a dozen writers and editors.
This is an international site with a growing number of visitors, more than a million, it aims at popularizing soccer as a sport, it brings entertainment to its viewers by delivering all the latest means and videos on soccer and it has a forum for advertisement.
#79: Box to Box
With a mind of it’s own, Box to Box is a online soccer blog with a quaterly print edition. With a team of talent players,the magazine aims to provide an alternative angle to a wealth of compelling stories from across the footballing landscape
This is a blog that serves the need of its teeming fans by delivering spicy football stories and correct, unique news, transfer rumors, match previews and many more in the world of soccer.
This football blog provides the best of everything soccer, ranging from News to highlights to showcasing live scores and covering the World Cup, it doesn’t take a back seat when it comes to discussions on big games like Euro 2016 and it has a betting forum. It is home to all soccer lovers. It also keep tabs on all decisive goals.
This football blog is excited to be the connecting source for all soccer fans worldwide, to keep them glued and entertained, it has in readiness fresh transfer gossips, exciting news and reviews and updates.
This football site ensures that its readers get the best of everything including catchy soccer headlines and important news, it keeps its viewers informed of the latest events in the world of football.
This football blog was established in May, 2006 and it concentrates on politics, culture, financials and history of football, its main domain is in UK but t is gradually gaining grounds. It is an award-winning blog and has gotten featured on ‘The Sun’ as website of the week.
This site was created with a mindset of providing a forum for lovers of soccer to share their opinions and thoughts about soccer. It is an independent network that strives to be unbiased in its assessment and reviews of matches. It covers all aspects of football and edits comments which they don’t deem fit to stay.
This football sit is committed to bringing the game of soccer free to all, it was developed by soccer fans for soccer fans, it aims at growing a friendly internet community that’s based around a soccer manager game where people can enjoy the game in togetherness and make friends. However, it frowns upon the display of violence, racial hatred or any other form of discrimination.
This blog puts focus on the comedic approach of the game, it reports latest issues and soccer news especially on Premier League and other big names in a funny way.
A site dedicated to fans of the French
Distinguished by its incredible style of showcasing its interest in the football industry through research data measurement, SM is an online company which is responsible for quantitative analysis of team and players performance.
This is another distinguished site which delves into the world of soccer by using tactics and formations, it makes use of diagrams, statistics and graphs to drive its point home, it hasn’t only analyzed the geometrics of the football game but also postulate solutions to complex problems posed to the gaffer.
#91: Eighty Five Points
This is an online
This US-based sports site deals with all aspect of sports and reports news on them from all around the world. It offers a world of inclusive articles and ideas on various genres of sports including soccer, basketball, hockey, tennis amidst others.
The online site covers a wide range of various sports from NBA to MMA to NASCAR to NHL not excluding college football, BR has got all the juicy news and up-to-date information on all the leagues, its success is largely due to the writing team that consists of football writers and bloggers. It is set to bring full entertainment to all sports lovers.
This football blog greatly satiates the ever demanding need of all soccer fans all over irrespective of their clubs, it’s more exciting as it connects viewers to their favorite sports or players, latest news are supplied and discussions encouraged. It churns out about fifty-six posts per week.
An online magazine that is devoted to soccer, founded in USA, Howler Magazine has ts fans and subscribers from all over the globe and features diverse topics ranging from profiles, writings, humors, essay not leaving out original illustrations and photography.
Created in England, SD is concerned with delivering qualitative content featuring transfer rumors, live scores, video highlights, interviews, preview and review of matches, football news and match reports, its readers are not left unsatisfied as the team ensures that updated articles are made available on the site.
This football blog offers latest news on college soccer, club soccer and the US soccer landscape, it features serves, rankings for all levels and news, it produces about four posts per week and has a growing fan-base.
This football blog started with an objective to help out the young upcoming generation of soccer, it connects them with expert players in the field to discuss their experiences so far and the pros and cons of the game
Football-talk.co.uk is a website built on a budding passion and a somewhat healthy obsession The soccer blog offers its readers a tactical analysis on the big games; not missing a season coupled with a detailed scout repots on the best emerging talents of world football. They keep their readers going back for more by whetting their appetites with interviews of experts
Created by ex-football players, FT is a platform of bringing passion to life. It keeps tabs especially on the big leagues like England’s Premier League, UEFA Champions league, FIFA World Cup amongst others. Its articles covers news, previews, recaps, highlights, videos and funny football stuffs.
There you have it. A list of the top football blogs every one should read. Now over to you. Which of these blogs is your favoruite.