Manchester United’s frustrating summer transfer window
Manchester United’s frustrating summer transfer window

In case it escaped your notice, Manchester United made a major signing a couple of days ago.  The Old Trafford club have struck a deal with Donaco International, making them United’s official casino resort partner.  Oh yes and there’s the business of Pedro signing for Chelsea right under the noses of […]

Sir Matt Busby and Santiago Bernabéu – A tale of two icons
Sir Matt Busby and Santiago Bernabéu – A tale of two icons

Mention Real Madrid and Manchester United in the same sentence these days and invariably the conversation will shift to the transfer sagas involving David de Gea and Sergio Ramos. Currently, both clubs refuse to give an inch with respect to the prospective sales of their players. However to reduce the […]

The strange and curious case of French talent Yoann Gourcuff
The strange and curious case of French talent Yoann Gourcuff

Yoann Gourcuff is France’s soccer enigma. On his day Gourcuff is a mesmerizing presence who makes the game of soccer look ridiculously easy. Elegant on the ball, creative with an uncanny ability to dictate the pace of a soccer match the soon to be ex-Olympique Lyonnais star (whose departure was […]

The return of Clement Grenier could be a catalyst for the Ligue 1 title
The return of Clement Grenier could be a catalyst for the Ligue 1 title

There was a point during Lyon’s match against Bastia at the Stade de Gerland where the crowd felt that things were not going to go the home side’s way. Nabil Fekir was having an underwhelming game, Alexandre Lacazette was becoming increasingly exasperated with his side’s inability to break down the […]

Why Guingamp’s Jocelyn Gourvennec would be ideal Newcastle manager
Why Guingamp’s Jocelyn Gourvennec would be ideal Newcastle manager

Predicting what Mike Ashley has got in store for Newcastle United is a dangerous game to play. During his reign, the Magpieshave seen Sam Allardyce, Kevin Keegan, Joe Kinnear, Alan Shearer, Chris Hughton, Alan Pardew and currently John Carver in the Newcastle hot-seat. In all likelihood, the hierarchy at Newcastle […]

West Brom to pay tribute to Jeff Astle on April 11
West Brom to pay tribute to Jeff Astle on April 11

The 11th of April boasts some intriguing Premier League fixtures but there’s one game where football will be part of a larger tribute. That fixture is at the Hawthorns and it sees West Bromwich Albion face Leicester City. The day and the game will be an emotional fare for every person […]

An in-depth review of a stunning AFC 2015 Asian Cup tournament
An in-depth review of a stunning AFC 2015 Asian Cup tournament

Going into the 2015 AFC Asian Cup there were a number of teams who had a point to prove. After a disappointing showing at the World Cup in Brazil the likes of Japan, South Korea, Iran and Australia had an opportunity to right a few wrongs and rebuild. As for […]

Australia vs South Korea: AFC Asian Cup Final preview and prediction
Australia vs South Korea: AFC Asian Cup Final preview and prediction

So after 30 games, 257 shots on target, 178 saves and 77 goals, we’re down to one final meaningful game in the AFC Asian Cup — Australia against South Korea (live on One World Sports and DishWorld at 4am ET/1am PT on Saturday). South Korea, aka the Taeguk Warriors, have […]

Australia vs United Arab Emirates Asian Cup semi-final: Preview and prediction
Australia vs United Arab Emirates Asian Cup semi-final: Preview and prediction

Australia and South Korea are the favorites to meet in the 2015 AFC Asian Cup final but Australia must dismiss the United Arab Emirates to book a place in the final against the Korea team that defeated Iraq 2-0 earlier on Monday. Of the four quarter-finals, only Australia came through their match without […]

AFC Asian Cup Quarter-Finals preview and predictions
AFC Asian Cup Quarter-Finals preview and predictions

The group stage of the 2015 AFC Asian Cup is over and there wasn’t a single draw at all. There have been 24 definitive results in 24 matches, which is quite remarkable. The knockouts have a lot to live up to and there are some tasty fixtures to look forward […]

Reviewing Games From AFC Asian Cup Group C
Reviewing Games From AFC Asian Cup Group C

This is a group that featured one dead rubber and a game that would determine who would finish on top. Iran eventually came up trumps against an impressive United Arab Emirates in a tense match. Indeed if the UAE were more clinical in front of goal they could have topped […]

2015 AFC Asian Cup Weekend Wrap-Up: Australia Feeling the Pressure
2015 AFC Asian Cup Weekend Wrap-Up: Australia Feeling the Pressure

The 2015 AFC Asian Cup has written itself in the history books. How so? Well after this weekend’s results, the tournament has seen 20 straight games with a winner. That’s right there have been no draws in this tournament thus far.  No major football tournament — be it the World […]