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The Remarkable Rise of Southampton

Resilience. Resolve. Recovery. The three “r’s” now synonymous with Southampton football club. A never say die…

The Rising Stars of Argentine Football

With the Argentine national team embarking on a brave new era led by the recently appointed…

José Mourinho must entrust his faith into André Schürrle

A changing of the guard is slowly becoming a pertinent way of describing Chelsea’s off season…

Diego Costa: The Missing Piece of the Chelsea Jigsaw

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try, and try again. Therefore, at £32m, Diego Costa…

Have Liverpool caught Spurs-itis?

Have Liverpool caught Spurs-itis? Two seasons ago, Tottenham Hotspur sold the jewel in their crown: Gareth Bale. He was replaced by a group of seven players who have not improved the squad as much as expected. This said, some were…

Le Fondre Not Reading Too Much Into Cardiff Goal Drought

Le Fondre Not Reading Too Much Into Cardiff Goal Drought Whilst Cardiff v Reading has never been a Premier League fixture, both teams have employed their trades in England’s top flight in recent years. So have some of the players on show, but one made a more…

Harry Kane future England legend , not a lot of people know .

Harry Kane future England legend , not a lot of people know . There are those rare occasions when a star is born and normally greeted with the unassuming  label of  “This boy can play a bit,” from the cautious reporter obviously not wishing to  fall on his sword…

Put your money on Dyche to achieve ‘Mission Impossible’.

Put your money on Dyche to achieve ‘Mission Impossible’. I’m not what you’d call a natural punter. In fact, I’m not particularly pre-disposed to making predictions generally. However, back in early August, when my thoughts drifted towards the coming 2014/2015 Premier League season, I found…

Have Liverpool caught Spurs-itis?

Have Liverpool caught Spurs-itis? Two seasons ago, Tottenham Hotspur sold the jewel in their crown: Gareth Bale. He was replaced by a group of seven players who have not improved the squad as much as expected. This said, some were…

The Importance of Veterans – Didier Drogba

The Importance of Veterans – Didier Drogba Playing the role of hero is nothing new for Chelsea veteran and legend Didier Drogba. The return of Jose Mourinho brought back one of the most iconic and respected players at the Chelsea football club at…

Champions League Review – 5 Things We Learnt

Champions League Review – 5 Things We Learnt An enthralling matchday three concludes, bringing to an end two days of tantalising football filled with absolute shocks, records smashed and goals, goals and more goals. Here are five things we learnt from matchday three. Goals…

Valencia CF’s new golden boy – Paco Alcacer

Valencia CF’s new golden boy – Paco Alcacer Francisco ‘Paco’ Alcacer Garcia was a name perhaps not readily on the lips of most football fans before the start of the La Liga season. However, the young Spaniard has made leaps and bounds in terms…

It’s time to get real about Australia’s W-League wages

It’s time to get real about Australia’s W-League wages Since the beginning of time as we know it, most women in the global work force have been paid less than men, despite the equivalency of job descriptions. Staggering statistics show that globally, women suffer from…

New faces lead D.C. United into playoffs

New faces lead D.C. United into playoffs 19,308 was the official attendance for the lackluster nil-nil draw against Sporting KC in the driving rain on October 3. The result was worth it for D.C. United, however. D.C. clinched the MLS Cup Playoffs for…

Canberra United beat Sydney Wanders 4-1 in first W-League match of the season

Canberra United beat Sydney Wanders 4-1 in first W-League match of the season Round one of this season’s Women’s League had Canberra United soar to a 4-1 victory over Western Sydney in Campbelltown on Sunday afternoon. Despite fears of low fitness and little preparation, the Women’s League has certainly…

Sleeping Giants: A dunce’s view of Indian football

Sleeping Giants: A dunce’s view of Indian football Sepp Blatter famously tagged India the “Sleeping Giant” of football. And why not? The second largest population in the world has a humongous football fan base, with a fairly illustrious past. In a country where cricket…

Andrés Chávez: Could “El Comandante” be Boca’s key to Superclásico success?

Andrés Chávez: Could “El Comandante” be Boca’s key to Superclásico success? The Argentine Superclásico is globally renowned as being one of the most high-octane sporting encounters on the planet. The passion exemplified in the stands by the hinchas of both River Plate and Boca Juniors often filters…

The new “invincible’s”? A look at Marcelo Gallardo’s record breaking River Plate side

The new “invincible’s”? A look at Marcelo Gallardo’s record breaking River Plate side   10 years on from Arsenal’s historic “Invincible’s” across the continent over in Buenos Aires, Marcelo Gallardo’s exciting new River Plate side is threatening to equal Arsene Wegner’s outstanding achievement. 30 games in to their run…

Are Portugal making a huge mistake?

Are Portugal making a huge mistake? Portugal, a nation that has often overachieved at international football tournaments for a population that boasts just over 10 million people is a commendable effort. But are they making a mistake, by failing to rejuvenate the…

England U21′s can win Euro 2015

England U21′s can win Euro 2015 The F.A should force their stars to play in the U21 European Championships in the Czech Republic this summer. England have the real possibility to win the European Championships but only if the F.A and their respected…

Sleeping Giants: A dunce’s view of Indian football

Sleeping Giants: A dunce’s view of Indian football Sepp Blatter famously tagged India the “Sleeping Giant” of football. And why not? The second largest population in the world has a humongous football fan base, with a fairly illustrious past. In a country where cricket…

Bolton Wanderers – Start as we mean to go on!

Bolton Wanderers – Start as we mean to go on! So, it’s nearly time for the start of another football season. The anticipation is unbearable, and I know every single football fan can’t wait for this Saturday, 9th August as we embark on another 9 months…

Football players who had trouble with the law

Football players who had trouble with  the law   10. Lionel Messi No jail time was served and one has to wonder if Messi was not the most gifted player in this day and age would he be free? Messi was in the middle…

A Tale of Two Halves in Toronto

A Tale of Two Halves in Toronto Toronto’s BMO Field played host to another Summer of Soccer match on Wednesday night as Tottenham Hotspur narrowly edged past a resilient Toronto FC side 3-2. It was a game of two halves as both teams…