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Roman Borissov

Roman Borissov
Roman studied at Mainor High School in Estonia. After he went to University of Tartu for obtaining Master of Arts degree in specialization “Design and development of virtual environments” in 2009. Few years later he has founded BRO OU Company, which maintains web projects like Footballwood.com. Roman played football for the University of Tartu in a position of a midfielder for 3 years. He truly loves this game and happy to be part of that world. MSc. Editor has many projects to maintain, but Footballwood is one of the favorites. “Our project is inspired by a passion for that magnificent game, which I played since childhood. And today we are happy to connect our life and work with football”, this is how Roman describes Footballwood. Personal contact: “roman@borissov.ee” Also, visit page “Contact US” if you want to know more about Roman’s company.

March, 2020

  • 22 March

    CONIFA 2020 — Organization and Teams

    The Confederation of Independent Football Associations or CONIFA was established in 2013 and held its first World Cup tournament in the summer of 2014 in Östersund, Sweden. The idea behind CONIFA was to gather all states, minorities, regions, and stateless people together to form an association of football teams not governed by FIFA. The tournament is held every two years. Abkhazia hosted the 2016 Cup with the tournament held in Georgia. The 2018 Cup’s location was hosted by Barawa in London, England. Last year, the CONIFA 2020 Football Cup experienced some host and location alterations.   Somaliland was the original …

February, 2020

  • 16 February

    Are the Odds Up for Ole?

    Manchester United’s fortunes have been up and down since the retirement of Sir Alex Ferguson.  Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, one of many ex-players taking on the gauntlet of managership, is one of several head coaches who has found himself under intense scrutiny.  In fact, odds suggest that his sacking from United could be imminent.  Whether you’re an online betting fan or spend most of your time at casinos such as LeoVegas, Solskjaer’s impending doom will likely have been apparent to you. Solskjaer’s Sorrows Taking the helm at United is not an easy job.  However, early on in his time as manager …

January, 2020

  • 15 January

    The hidden talents of football stars

    Top footballers are already crazy talented at their jobs, at least most of the time. A lot of these athletes are also talented in other areas, some may dominate other sports. There are for sure there few talents on this list that will come as a surprise. So, if you are ready, let’s find out what the biggest stars on the field can master when they are not playing football: Poker There are plenty of poker aficionados on the football field, two of the biggest names are Gerard Pique and Ronaldo. The Barcelona defender has won every title our there …

  • 13 January

    Pep Guardiola has his eyes set on the Champions League title

    Manchester City managed to beat Everton 2–1 in their opening game of 2020. They remain in the third position in the league table, 14 points behind leaders Liverpool and only one point behind second-placed Leicester City. While some hopefuls keep on talking about the Sky Blues challenging to finish the season in top place, manager Pep Guardiola has spoken up and claimed his side could finish as low as eighth. The 48-year-old Spaniard commented in a recent interview saying that after being Premiership champions for the last two seasons, and now being so far off the pace set by Liverpool …

December, 2019

  • 4 December

    Four football games worth trying as an alternative to FIFA

    When it comes to racing games, first person shooters or city building games, even those with only a passing interest in gaming could probably reel off two or three examples of each. However, as far as football is concerned, there is one title that has cornered the market in a way that you just don’t see elsewhere in the gaming world. Originally known as EA Soccer, the first FIFA game was released for the PC, Amiga and Sega in the run up to Christmas 1993. Yes, that’s 26 years ago, and at the same time, Mr Blobby and Take That …

August, 2019

  • 29 August

    Harry Forster eager for more first team action after debut against Ajax 

    The waiting is over, and the new Premier League season is here at last. In many respects, it was almost as if it had never been gone. City, Liverpool and Spurs all got off to assured starts, with Kane, Sterling and Salah doing what they do best and finding the back of the net with unerring precision.  For the purists who like football for football’s sake, however, the fortunes of the Big Six are only of passing interest. The real action, excitement and uncertainty lies in the chasing pack that will be jostling for position mid-table once everything shakes out …

July, 2019

  • 9 July

    Is It Time for Pogba to Leave?

    Paul Pogba

    Paul Pogba, once a bright star on the European football sky, fell down to mediocrity since moving back to Manchester United on a world record £89 million back in 2016. A United prospect himself, Pogba went to try his luck at Juventus in 2012 and grew into one of the better young midfielders in Europe. His big-money move to Manchester United four years later should have resurrected the Red Devils’ chances of winning the Premier League and the Champions League as well. Not only did the club not perform well during Pogba’s second tenure at the club, but it also …

April, 2019

  • 11 April

    Hottest New Casino Trend: Sports Betting on Football

    As we already know, football is one of the most adored sports. We have bars named after our teams, pubs, books, clothing, and blogs and now we have sports books being developed online so that the good old footie fan has access to a convenient means of wagering on their most adored football teams and players. With the hottest new casino trend being football sports betting, we thought we would go have a look to see what all the fuss is about. Turns out there are a few things you need to know and we wanted all our readers to …

March, 2019

  • 1 March

    How To Become A Professional Sports Bettor

    Many people dream of becoming a professional sports bettor – what’s better than getting to watch your favourite sports all day and make money at the same time? Of course, its not always that easy as you need to have the right funds behind you and some knowledge that will give you the edge against the bookies. To help you become a professional sports bettor, we have put together some tips. Keep reading if this is a possible career move for you or if you are simply interested in how it works. Look At Your Bank Account The first thing …

February, 2019

  • 8 February

    Jurgen Klopp Questions Referee’s “Strange” Decisions As Liverpool Drop Points To West Ham

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has hit out at what he calls the “strange” decisions made by referee Kevin Friend during his side’s 1–1 draw with West Ham United on Monday night. It was an enormous match for Liverpool as the Reds travelled to the London Stadium to take on West Ham. It was less than a week since Jurgen Klopp’s side had dropped points in a 1–1 draw with Leicester City in the Premier League and needed to get back to winning ways. Rivals Manchester City beat Arsenal at the weekend to close the gap between them and the Reds …

January, 2019

  • 31 January

    Manchester City F.C. interested in Danish attacking midfielder Christian Dannemann Eriksen!

    Yes, the Premier league giants Manchester City F.C. are interested in signing the three time Danish Football player of year and Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen. Eriksen’s contract with Tottenham Hotspur will get over in next year i.e. 2020 and it does not seem like that he is going to sign a new one. It would be a great for Manchester City if they are able to sign the 26 year old but seemingly they can face pressure from clubs like Chelsea and Real Madrid who are also interested in signing him. Man City is the defending champions of the …

  • 30 January

    Top 10 Most Influential Women in Football

    Ladies are taking over! Whether you’re a devoted football fan or not, you might’ve already heard a few names from this list. 10. Helena Costa The 14th place (36 matches: 10 wins, 15 draws, 11 losses) together with the 20th place in the second French football division pushed the management of the Clermont club to take measures that might seem radical at first. On May 7, they announced the appointment of 36-year-old Helena Costa as the team’s head coach. Having succeeded in coaching women, Costa was very successful in doing so for a male team as well. She proved to …

December, 2018

  • 7 December

    Is It a French Football Fiesta This Season?

    The football world was sent into chaos this year when France came out tops in the FIFA World Cup. You can’t argue that the team brought its A‑Game this year – the statistics speak for themselves. Amongst the top teams, it also had the dubious honour of getting the highest number of yellow cards, but overall, it proved that it had mastered the art of fancy footwork. If you want more information on the full statistics, the infographic bellow by bettingsites.me.uk will fill in the other details. While all the players did an excellent job, it was clear that Kylian Mbappe …

September, 2018