Eriksson sacked by Shinawatra
Eriksson sacked by Shinawatra

In a move that has surprised no-one, Manchester City chairman Thaksin Shinawatra has sacked Sven Goran Eriksson. The only thing that has surprised everyone is how long this crazy situation has dragged on for. In my honest opinion, it is a disgrace, one based purely on ego and delusion on […]

England cruise in the Caribbean
England cruise in the Caribbean

England finished the season with a comfortable win against the home side last night. Two goals from Portsmouth’s Jermaine Defoe and a lovely volley from Gareth Barry made light work of sticky temperatures and a bouncy pitch. England’s line took to the field in this commerative fixture to the T […]

International Friendly round up
International Friendly round up

This weekend has seen most of the participants for the European Championships have their final friendly games before the tournament begins on Saturday and saw a mixed bag of results. France could only draw 0-0 against Paraguay in Paris, though they did hit the post twice. Missing, Thuram, Vieira, Sagnol and […]

Dunne and Dos Santos to join Ramos' White Hart Lane Revolution
Dunne and Dos Santos to join Ramos' White Hart Lane Revolution

The Manchester City and Ireland defender Richard Dunne and Barcelona’s Mexican wonder kid Giovanni Dos Santos are set to become Juande Ramos’ latest signings this weekend. City seem resigned to losing Dunne after he turned down their offer of a new contract this week and Spurs look set to complete […]

Something is afoot at Stamford Bridge
Something is afoot at Stamford Bridge

Three days after being told his job was secure and he had a contract until 2010, Henk Ten Cate has had his contract terminated with immediate effect. Chelsea’s website broke the story this afternoon and the removal of Ten Cate would seem to shut the door on any possibility of […]

First Clue to Chelsea's Managerial intentions
First Clue to Chelsea's Managerial intentions

The British press have reported today that Portugal’s vice-president, Amandio De Carvalho , has confirmed that he is aware that Roman Abramovich is interested in Felipe Scolari. Scolari’s contract is up on June 30th and whilst rumours have surrounded his future, this was the first confirmation of any real interest. […]

Capello chooses his Caribbean crew
Capello chooses his Caribbean crew

Fabio Capello has confirmed the 22 man squad that will play Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday night in the Port of Spain for England’s last game of the season. It is no surprise at all that Capello has only included Rio Ferdinand and Wayne Bridge from the players who played […]

McBride leaves Fulham to return to the MLS
McBride leaves Fulham to return to the MLS

A surprising announcement this evening has seen talismanic striker Brian McBride announce that he is to leave Fulham to return to the USA. McBride had apparently been planning this for a while but it has come as something of a shock due to his impact in the final few games […]

Cassano offered lifeline for Euro 2008
Cassano offered lifeline for Euro 2008

  The whirlwind of controversy that is Antonio Cassano is the name on most Italian football fans lips tonight. Roberto Donadoni suprised virtually everyone in Italian football by recalling the striker to his 24 man squad. Cassano has been one of Italy’s most talked about players in recent years, unfortunately more for […]

30 Days & Nights
30 Days & Nights

Until the latest football bonanza kicks off with Switzerland versus the Czech Republic in Basel. It’s going to be quite odd here in the UK with no home nations competiting in a tournament for the first time since USA 94 but everyone I’ve talked to is really looking forward to […]