Archive for the 'Soccer/Football Urban Legends' Category

Did Bobby Charlton and Dennis Viollet Switch Seats With Tommy Taylor and David Pegg Right Before the “Munich Air Disaster”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the soccer/football urban legends featured so far. SOCCER/FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: Bobby Charlton and Dennis Viollet switched seats with Tommy Taylor and David Pegg right before the “Munich [...]

Did a Soccer Player Fake the Death of His Grandmother to Get Off the Irish National Team?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the soccer/football urban legends featured so far. SOCCER/FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: Stephen Ireland faked a death of a grandmother to get out of his international duties with Team [...]

Did Famed Football Player Dixie Dean Get His Name Because of the Color of His Skin?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about baseball and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the soccer/football urban legends featured so far. SOCCER/FOOTBALL URBAN LEGEND: William Dean’s nickname “Dixie” came from his dark skin. William “Dixie” Dean was one of the most [...]

Does Adidas Stand For “All Day I Dream of Soccer”?

Here is the latest in a series of examinations into urban legends about football/soccer and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of the football/soccer urban legends featured so far. BASEBALL URBAN LEGEND: The sport apparel company Adidas got its name from the acronym “All Day I Dream About Soccer” [...]

Soccer/Football Urban Legends Revealed #9

This is the ninth in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, learn about the player who succesfully hoaxed his way on to a Premier League soccer team by having a friend recommend him while claiming to be a famous football player, shake your head [...]

Soccer/Football Urban Legends Revealed #8

This is the eighth in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related urban legends and whether they are true or false. This week, discover if an Italian owner actually accidentally purchased the wrong British football player! Plus, learn the strange story behind Cerro Porteño’s uniform colors! Finally, marvel at (or be disgusted by) one of the [...]

Soccer/Football Legends Revealed #7

This is the seventh in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Click here to view an archive of all the previous soccer/football legends. Let’s begin!

Soccer/Football Legends Revealed #6

This is the sixth in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Let’s begin!

Soccer/Football Legends Revealed #5

This is the fifth in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Let’s begin!

Soccer/Football Legends Revealed #4

This is the fourth in a series of examinations of soccer/football-related legends and whether they are true or false. Let’s begin!