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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…

Ronaldinho Signing With Stoke City Would Be A Huge Mistake

This summer’s transfer window has been somewhat predictable, with clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United splashing…

Mario Balotelli: Make or Break

Mario Balotelli: Make or Break The return of Mario Balotelli was an inevitable eyebrow raiser. And, with a single strike from ten appearences, the doubtful declarations are increasing; both in volume and regularity. Representing his fourth club at just 24, there’s…

Why Euro Qualification Could Be Southgate’s Poisoned Chalice.

Why Euro Qualification Could Be Southgate’s Poisoned Chalice. As with all the best bar debates, there are as many cons as pros and – come next summer – from a tangled web of moral and professional obligation, Gareth Southgate will attempt to liberate and…

Lack of Intellingence and Leadership Costing Tottenham At the Moment

Lack of Intellingence and Leadership Costing Tottenham At the Moment In a game of slightly incompetent refereeing, four penalties- two scored, two missed- and a truly virtuoso display by Sergio Aguero, one thing remained the same: Tottenham Hotspur’s inability to read and adapt to a big…

The World Game – but who in the world can afford it?

The World Game – but who in the world can afford it? Across continents and playing fields, the unbridled excitement and anticipation of the Football match-day is radiated by those who fill the stadiums and create an overwhelming atmosphere. However, a study analysing how much fans are charged…

Mario Balotelli: Make or Break

Mario Balotelli: Make or Break The return of Mario Balotelli was an inevitable eyebrow raiser. And, with a single strike from ten appearences, the doubtful declarations are increasing; both in volume and regularity. Representing his fourth club at just 24, there’s…

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…

Barcelona 2.0: Return Of The Kings

Barcelona 2.0: Return Of The Kings 2013/14. Transfer embargos, dishonoured presidents, legal wranglings and, to top it all off, a final day capitulation. Everything that could have gone wrong, quite simply, did. Poor on the pitch, an embarrassment off it. Barcelona, the…

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…

The best moments of Portland’s MLS All-Star week

The best moments of Portland’s MLS All-Star week I was lucky enough to travel to Portland to be at the 2014 MLS All-Star game. I was able to witness exactly why Portland claims to be “Soccer City USA.” When I got off the plane,…

Why Euro Qualification Could Be Southgate’s Poisoned Chalice.

Why Euro Qualification Could Be Southgate’s Poisoned Chalice. As with all the best bar debates, there are as many cons as pros and – come next summer – from a tangled web of moral and professional obligation, Gareth Southgate will attempt to liberate and…

Martino’s Men: A look at the forward’s vying to be Argentina’s new number 9

Martino’s Men: A look at the forward’s vying to be Argentina’s new number 9   Gerardo Martino is on the look out for new blood to play alongside Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero in his forward positions. The good news for the Argentina national team boss is there’s no shortage…

Real Madrid Off To Flying Start, Despite Sloppy Play

Real Madrid Off To Flying Start, Despite Sloppy Play Real Madrid reassured football fans and critics of Spanish football, that despite Spain’s disastrous World Cup campaign, they are still high flying and bring classic, stylish one touch football to the competition. The opener vs Swiss…

England Player Ratings (vs Switzerland)

England Player Ratings (vs Switzerland) Further to a display against Norway last week that BBC pundit Alan Shearer said had ‘sent him to sleep’ Roy Hodgson tweaked the formation of the England team from one with wingers to a more centralised…

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…