Manchester United Have New Inspiration
Manchester United Have New Inspiration

The Premier League is underway and the two main title protagonists have recorded emphatics wins coupled with extremely impressive performances. Chelsea’s 6-0 victory over West Brom was somewhat of a surprise given their lacklustre pre-season form and disappointing Community Shield display, but Didier Drogba has now declared Chelsea aren’t even […]

David Moyes' Best Signings for Everton
David Moyes' Best Signings for Everton

David Moyes joined Everton following the sacking of Walter Smith in March 2002. He was regarded as one of the most promising young managers in the country when he arrived at Goodison Park and has justified that assessment ever since. His transfer activity has been extremely impressive during his Everton […]

Tottenham Champions League
Tottenham Champions League

How far can Harry Redknapp take his Tottenham Hotspur team? A thumping 3-0 victory over Manchester City on earlier in the season cemented their status as perennial fourth place chasers. But who will drop out of the top four to make way for Spurs? And does Mr. Redknapp have the […]

Top 5 Harry Redknapp Signings
Top 5 Harry Redknapp Signings

Harry Redknapp is known as a bit of a wheeler dealer, scouring the football bargain bins for days. He is so good at finding bargains he takes half of January off to play the Wii with son Jamie. It is also reported Redknapp once sold ice to Eskimos, but this […]

Manchester United's Defensive Solution
Manchester United's Defensive Solution

One player highly thought of and sought after is Bari defender Andrea Ranocchia, who is one of the hottest defensive prospects currently plying his trade in Europe. Manchester United seen particularly interested along with cross town rivals Manchester City and Chelsea. The 21 year-old, Italy under 21 international has been […]

Top 5 Aston Villa Players of the Last Decade
Top 5 Aston Villa Players of the Last Decade

Aston Villa are riding high under the tutelage of Martin O’Neill, a good crop of young English player have established the club in the higher echelons of the Premier League, but the last ten years has seen a number of player come and go at Villa Park, but who are […]

Italy’s World Cup Group
Italy’s World Cup Group

There you have it, Italy in Group F, drawn with New Zealand, Paraguay and Slovakia. A relatively simple group and one Marcelo Lippi should take the Azzurri through with comfort. Group F Italy New Zealand Paraguay Slovakia They begin the defence of their crown in Capetown at the Greenpoint soccer […]

What is Best For Manchester United and Rooney?
What is Best For Manchester United and Rooney?

With the international break nearly over, the excitement of the Premier League will be back with us and Manchester United will be looking to get back to winning ways against Everton at Old Trafford at the weekend. Following the Chelsea defeat I began thinking about what the best Manchester United […]

Can Diamanti Emulate Di Canio?
Can Diamanti Emulate Di Canio?

Can West Ham United’s new Italian talent have the same impact on the Hammers as club legend Paolo Di Canio did between 1999 and 2003? Gianfranco Zola signed Alessandro Diamanti for a fee of around £6 million in the summer. Big money for an untested player especially in light of […]

Ben Foster is not the Answer for Manchester United
Ben Foster is not the Answer for Manchester United

Ben Foster has been enjoying his recent run as Manchester United’s number one, “I’ve really enjoyed being involved so far – it’s what I’ve wanted, when you have a solid run in the team you can look forward to games in advance and settle down a bit more.” Foster told […]

Will Carlos Queiroz be back at Old Trafford Soon?
Will Carlos Queiroz be back at Old Trafford Soon?

With Portugal on the verge of non-qualification for the World Cup in 2010, manager Carlos Queiroz is under extreme pressure and has the very real possibility of unemployment looming over him. Given this threat, and inevitability that this will occur, I ask you… How long before we see the Portuguese […]

When Will Paul Scholes Learn to Tackle?
When Will Paul Scholes Learn to Tackle?

Manchester United finished up 3-1 victors over Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane, but the victory was somewhat spoiled by the sending off of Paul Scholes, who was made to walk after two yellow card offences. Did the punishment fit the crime or is it about time the ‘Ginger Prince’ […]

Champions League – Group Stage Draw
Champions League – Group Stage Draw

Group A Bayern Munchen Juventus Bordeaux Maccabi Haifa Group B Manchester United CSKA Moskow Besiktas Wolfsburg Group C AC Milan Real Madrid Marseille FC Zurich Group D Chelsea Porto Atletico Madrid APOEL Group E Liverpool Lyon Fiorentina Debrecen Group F Barcelona Internazionale Dynamo Kiev Rubin Kazan Group G Sevilla Rangers […]

Serie A Talk Podcast
Serie A Talk Podcast

Dov Schiavone and David Stansfield review the weekends action as Serie A Champions, Inter took on Serie B Champions Bari, whilst also casting their gaze to the Stadio Franchi as AC Milan were victorious over Siena. As the Milan Derby is upon us, they preview the Derby della Madonnina. Let […]

Can Anderson Be the Key?
Can Anderson Be the Key?

Cast your mind back to May 2009, Manchester United were comprehensively and soundly trounced in Rome by a magical Barcelona side, inspired by Xavi and Iniesta. For many, the lack of quality in the centre of the park was plain to see, Carrick looked lethargic and unsure of himself, Fletcher […]

Juventus Transfer Targets
Juventus Transfer Targets

With the silly season well underway, Juventus have been busy trying to strengthen their squad ahead of the 2009/2010 season. A few pieces of business have already been agreed, Fabio Cannavaro has signed from Real Madrid, long term target Diego was brought in from Werder Bremen for a €24 million. […]

The Future is Bright, The Future is Azzurrini
The Future is Bright, The Future is Azzurrini

As the Azzurri floundered and failed in South Africa, it was left to the Azzurrini to provide the Italian nation with something at cheer about or at the very least restore some national pride, which they managed to do, and even more so if it weren’t for the great German […]

Italy: Confederations Cup Disaster
Italy: Confederations Cup Disaster

As the final of the Confederations Cup approaches, the tournament for one team in particular has been an unmitigated disaster. Coming into the competition, as World Champions would surely mean an easy route to the semi-finals at least, however Italy capitulated in almighty fashion. A somewhat fortuitous victory over the […]