The Birth of Polish League Football

John Gillooley, Kraków. March 28th 2013: In 1927 the top teams in Central Europe competed in the inaugural Mitropa Cup. A pre-war predecessor of today’s much-hyped Champions League; the competition pitted the elite teams of Budapest, Prague and Vienna against each other in a battle for continental supremacy. It was Sparta Prague who went on…

The Gambetta World Football Awards 2012

While FIFA and the football world might have already submitted their team and player’s of 2012 today, Gambetta Football pride ourselves on our own opinions, and so we have added a team from each of our regular contributors below. FIFA’s top three players for 2012, as nominated by international coaches, captains, and journalists from around…