Giuseppe Rossi to Manchester United?
Giuseppe Rossi to Manchester United?

One positive to come out of Italy’s disastrous Confederations Cup adventure was the emergence of Giuseppe Rossi. Having been on the fringes of the Azzurri squad for some months, he finally made his breakthrough against the nation of his birth, putting himself firmly in the shop window this summer. Having […]

Manchester United: Summer Transfer Targets
Manchester United: Summer Transfer Targets

With the sale of Cristiano Ronaldo adding £80 million to Sir Alex Ferguson’s usual £25-30 million yearly budget. A summer spending spree is surely on the cards. Looking at the side, it would appear to me a winger and some quality in centre midfield are needed, with possibly, a striker […]

Ibrahimovic is the Best in the World: Yes or No?
Ibrahimovic is the Best in the World: Yes or No?

      Now regular listeners to the Italian Football FanCast and the Manchester United Football FanCast will be very aware of my liking for Zlatan Ibrahimovic, some of my colleagues would even call it a blind obsession. After weeks of mockery, I have decided to take it upon myself […]

Welcome back West Brom
Welcome back West Brom

The predicted great escape was sadly not to be for West Bromwich Albion, a 2-0 defeat to Liverpool condemned Tony Mowbray’s side to life in the Championship. It seemed a late run of form was going to provide the springboard for the Baggies to perform another miraculous feat, ala 2007, […]

How Long Left for Southgate at Middlesbrough?
How Long Left for Southgate at Middlesbrough?

Gareth Southgate’s Middlesbrough look al but destined for the drop after a 1-1 draw against Aston Villa on Saturday afternoon. Sanli Tuncay scored their only goal, which was a sublime overhead kick. But the impotence of the Boro’ attack was apparent as they failed to convert one of the many […]

An important summer ahead for Wenger and Arsenal
An important summer ahead for Wenger and Arsenal

After another defeat against a fellow top four side, it is clear that Arsenal have a fair amount of work to do that will enable them to challenge for the end of season silverware once more. Defeats from Manchester United and Chelsea have shown that the Gunners are a long […]

Tevez will be missed at Manchester United
Tevez will be missed at Manchester United

As Manchester United moved closer to their 18th championship, it was Carlos Tevez who made the back pages of the Sunday papers with the revelation that he probably wont be a Manchester United player next season. After months of speculation it appears the Argentinean has ran out of patience with […]

The Achievements of David Moyes Need to be Recognised
The Achievements of David Moyes Need to be Recognised

For me a leading contender for manager of the year is none other than Everton’s David Moyes. The steps he has taken with Everton, comfortably 6th in the Premier League, an F.A Cup final to look forward to and although lacklustre during the first few months, Moyes has brought the […]

Paul Scholes: Legend
Paul Scholes: Legend

Paul Aaron Scholes recently celebrated his 600th appearance in a Manchester United shirt. Joining a club that consists of Ryan Gigs, Bobby Charlton and Bill Foulkes, where these players receive plaudits, accolades and awards, Paul Scholes is a humble more understated type, preferring to let his football do the talking, […]

Newcastle United Need a Miracle to Stay in the EPL
Newcastle United Need a Miracle to Stay in the EPL

After another defeat, Newcastle United look destined for the Championship. Alan Shearer’s men have three games to save their season, but it appears too little too late, and although it is not mathematically certain they will go down, performances on and off the pitch have made it clear they are […]

Sunderland Can Still Go Down!
Sunderland Can Still Go Down!

The relegation battle is reaching its culmination. This weekend Middlesbrough faced Manchester United, Liverpool hosted Newcastle and Sunderland took on Everton, with Hull still to play Aston Villa. Sunderland entertained Everton at the Stadium of Light and succumbed to a 2-0 defeat and put more pressure on themselves to reach […]

Champions League to EPL: All in a Days Work for Man Utd and Chelsea
Champions League to EPL: All in a Days Work for Man Utd and Chelsea

Having cleared the small matter of the Champions League first leg. Manchester United and Chelsea can continue their war of attrition with Liverpool. With both teams gaining positive results and turning in performances that were polar opposites, the upcoming weekends matches will prove vital in both the domestic and European […]

Can Alan Shearer Save Newcastle?
Can Alan Shearer Save Newcastle?

The return of Alan Shearer to Newcastle United was proclaimed as the ‘Return of the Messiah’ (MK II). Newcastle supporters far and wide rode the wave of optimism and turned up in their thousands to hail the saviour of their cherished club. Shearer, it seems, is the antidote to the […]