Great news. I was interviewed tonight by Rhod Sharpe for BBC Radio Five Live’s show, Up All Night.
You can listen to the interview right here, right now.
Let me know what you think of it!
Earlier this week, the BBC’s investigative show Panorama aired a new episode entitled “FIFA, Sepp Blatter and Me” that feature reporter and author Andrew Jennings traveling around the world in search of justice and putting an end to the power of corrupt FIFA officials. Jennings has been investigating corruption in […]
US authorities are investigating evidence indicating that FIFA’s suspended president Sepp Blatter knew about $100 million (92 million euros) in bribes paid to former members of the football body, a BBC report said Sunday. The BBC investigation alleges that sports marketing company ISL paid a total of $100 million to […]
With today’s momentous el Clasico looming, I had the distinct pleasure of discussing the game with esteemed pundit and writer Guillem Balague. Guillem has penned some superb books on some iconic figures in the Spanish game and opened up about how he feels both sides are shaping up ahead of the […]
During an interview with BBC News, super agent Jorge Mendes said he believes if Real Madrid were to decide to sell Cristiano Ronaldo, today, for £300 million, there would be clubs willing to pay the fee. Mendes also reiterated that although Ronaldo has great affection for Manchester United and its supporters, he […]
August 22nd, 1964. Anfield. Liverpool, lining up with the legendary Roger Hunt up front, defeated Arsenal in a thrilling 3-2 match where both sides were separated by a last minute Don Howe own-goal. It was another strong showing from the defending champions in front of their home supporters who were […]
James Alexander Gordon, the voice synonymous with the reading of classified football results on BBC Radio, has died, aged 78. Forty years after getting the job he was at first “terrified of” on BBC Radio to read out soccer results, James Alexander Gordon was forced to step down. The then […]
BBC’s Match of the Day program celebrates 50 years of broadcasting this month. The weekly English top flight highlights show is an institution in Britain. One of the endearing aspects of the program is that they update the opening title sequence of the show every season. Here’s the one from […]
If you want to watch BBC’s popular television show Match of the Day to see the highlights of the Barclays Premier League games every Saturday during the season, you can securely (and legally) gain access to the British TV show by using a Smart DNS service. The problem for people […]
A new Premier League season is upon us and that can only mean one thing…BBC’s Match of the Day is back and this time round we are being treated to a fresh new line-up of pundits. Liverpool legend and MOTD veteran Alan Hansen will not be on the television screen […]
After the final whistle was blown and Germany was declared World Cup Champions, the major sports networks started to wrap up their coverage of the 2014 World Cup, and many of them closed their broadcasts with a montage of some of the special moments of the World Cup tournament. The […]
As the final whistle blew to signal the end of a thrilling match between Fulham and Chelsea, the Premier League had just welcomed its newest star, David Luiz. The impressive Brazilian on just his first start for Chelsea was, in all sense of the word, everywhere. Partnering John Terry in […]
Jurgen Klopp has agreed to become Liverpool’s new manager and will officially sign his contract when he flies into Merseyside on Thursday evening. Press Association Sport understands all negotiations have been completed with the former Borussia Dortmund boss and confirmation from the club is likely to follow later today. Liverpool’s […]
Italy lost to Costa Rica at the World Cup. It happened, big deal. The loss will only help the Italians moving forward, and because of that they shouldn’t panic about it. The loss exposed a few issues for Cesare Prandelli’s team. One was that Italy seemed slow and tired. Playing […]
Happy New Year to all our readers and best wishes in 2011! The past year was a big one for American soccer. A good but not great World Cup run, a highlight goal from Landon Donovan, and the controversial rehiring of Bob Bradley after the World Cup. A first MLS […]
The UEFA Champions League is about to begin its knockout stage and it’s time to take a closer look at which teams are legitimate contenders to lift the trophy in May. Defending champions FC Barcelona continue to be the favorites but several other teams are not far behind. The rankings […]
Montreal Impact forward Didier Drogba is set to retire from professional soccer to pursue a coaching position at Chelsea, according to reporting from L’Equipe. The French sports daily cited “Canadian sources” in reporting the former Ivorian international will inform his Major League Soccer that he intends to take a coaching […]
Last June was a busy month for Florentino Perez. In addition to appointing Rafa Benitez as manager to replace the sacked Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid manager was also overhauling Real Madrid’s youth system. Through a process some called streamlining and others called cost-cutting, Perez disbanded Real Madrid C — […]
Olivier Giroud netted a hat-trick to propel Arsenal to a 3-0 win at Olympiakos on Wednesday and send the Gunners through to the Champions League knockout stages at the expense of the Greeks. The France striker gave Arsenal a first-half lead at the Karaiskakis Stadium in Piraeus before netting twice […]
Real Madrid’s decision to appoint Zinedine Zidane as their new coach is described as “madness” by former Bayern Munich boss Ottmar Hitzfeld in an interview with Swiss daily Blick. “For him (Zidane) it is like winning the lottery jackpot. It is madness,” said the 66-year-old Hitzfeld, who ended a stellar […]
1. 2009 seems so long ago. What’s so special about 2009? Well, 2008-09, to be precise. That was the last Champions League tournament where England qualified three teams for the semifinals, an achievement the Premier League had managed three years in a row. Though it’s fading into a blurry, irrelevant […]