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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…

Real Madrid must keep Angel di Maria at all costs

Although Angel di Maria’s World Cup is over, after suffering what looks to be a hamstring…

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…

Louis van Gaal Wins His First Game As Manchester United’s Manager

Louis van Gaal Wins His First Game As Manchester United’s Manager Louis van Gaal’s Manchester United era kicked off in style as his team hammered Major League Soccer powerhouse LA Galaxy 7-0. Even though the Dutch tactician’s 3-5-2 formation was shaky defensively in the early stages, United…

Why Fernando Torres Should Join Atlético Madrid

Why Fernando Torres Should Join Atlético Madrid From hero to zero. That’s what has happened to Fernando Torres when left Liverpool for Chelsea. The Spaniard was somewhat of a cult hero with the Reds admirers. The fans absolutely adored him and he had…

Scouting West Brom’s Record Signing, Brown Ideye

Scouting West Brom’s Record Signing, Brown Ideye Brown Ideye might not be West Bromwich Albion’s greatest signing but the Nigerian is certainly the most expensive. It’s been reported that the Baggies parted ways with £10m to land the 25-year-old. Ideye is well known…

Is James Rodriguez a necessary signing for Real Madrid?

Is James Rodriguez a necessary signing for Real Madrid? Yes it is official. James Rodriguez has been unveiled as a Real Madrid player after completing his big money move from French side AS Monaco. A reported fee of €79.5 million was enough to entice the…

Bayern Munich Captain Philipp Lahm Quits International Football

Bayern Munich Captain Philipp Lahm Quits International Football Auf Wiedersehen kapitän Philipp Lahm. In English, that means goodbye captain Philipp Lahm. On Friday, the consistent right-back announced his retirement from international football. The 30-year-old captained Germany to its first World Cup triumph in 24…

AS Roma are even stronger Serie A title contenders than last season

AS Roma are even stronger Serie A title contenders than last season After three seasons finishing outside the top four before last season, many fans were at a crossroads as to where the club’s direction was heading. However, since taking the reins at Roma last summer, French Tactician…

What Did We Learn From the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

What Did We Learn From the 2014 FIFA World Cup? Football day in and day out. Calling off sick, glued to the TV, not moving from the couch for a solid three weeks. This is how many of us spent the months of June and July.…

LA Galaxy Desperately Need An Attack-minded Midfielder

LA Galaxy Desperately Need An Attack-minded Midfielder As I sat and enjoyed the game between LA Galaxy and Manchester United, something peculiar stood out about Major League Soccer’s most famous side. The same team that captured consecutive MLS Cups not too long ago…

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…

Landon Donovan Needs To Shut Up And Start Playing

Landon Donovan Needs To Shut Up And Start Playing In order to win back the respect of Jürgen Klinsmann and US fans, Landon Donovan needs to be quiet off the field and make some noise on the pitch. Since his surprise omission from the World…

Why European Teams Have To Pursue Graham Zusi

Why European Teams Have To Pursue Graham Zusi Even though Graham Zusi wasn’t mind-blowing in the World Cup, the Sporting Kansas City midfielder is good enough to compete in one of the top five European leagues. The 27-year-old has appeared in all four games…

Dunga Tasked With Rebuilding Brazil

Dunga Tasked With Rebuilding Brazil Brazil today announced the man whose job it will be to rebuild the broken Brazil national side. Ever since Luis Felipe Scolari resigned his post following humiliation at the hands of Germany and Holland at the…

What Did We Learn From the 2014 FIFA World Cup?

What Did We Learn From the 2014 FIFA World Cup? Football day in and day out. Calling off sick, glued to the TV, not moving from the couch for a solid three weeks. This is how many of us spent the months of June and July.…

Jack Wilshere – Stuck in Neutral

Jack Wilshere – Stuck in Neutral I’m not for a second suggesting that footballers need to be holier than thou and live their lives in a saintly fashion, but if an athlete truly wants to get to the very top of their…

The Most Bizarre Moments of the 2014 FIFA World Cup

The Most Bizarre Moments of the 2014 FIFA World Cup James Rodriguez is Attacked By A Monster Bug- This was the mother of all bizarre moments from the competition where the corporate sheen of World Cup football came face to face with the realities of the…

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…

Too Late to Change, but Is Manaus A Suitable Host City?

Too Late to Change, but Is Manaus A Suitable Host City? With England’s World Cup tie against Italy only a couple of weeks away, it’s pretty concerning that the city hosting our opening match of the campaign has been declared a state of emergency. The location of…

Adidas, Nike and the rest!

Adidas,  Nike and the rest! Nike and Adidas are, without doubt, my top two sport brands; “Impossible is nothing” and “Just do it”. A question I have found myself asking lately though is, can a sport brand bring success? Is there…

Total Football? The Answer’s Always 10.

Total Football? The Answer’s Always 10. As we stand eagerly on the cusp of another World Cup, thoughts start to wander towards which tactical innovations might be unveiled in Brazil. One particular formation, debuted in the season just gone and seemingly the…