Barcelona need another way
Barcelona need another way

It was called a victory for football. With the free-flowing, attack minded Barca defeating the dour hard-nosed boys from West London, with their stifling, aggressive and negative tactics. But it wasn’t total football that won Barca the game last Wednesday night, it was one moment of brilliance from Iniesta in […]

Gianfranco Zola – Football’s Mr Nice Guy
Gianfranco Zola – Football’s Mr Nice Guy

Ok I give up, I can’t find one. I’ve tried to find a football fan that has a strong disliking for Gianfranco Zola and failed miserably – the guy is just too darn nice! Even those who aren’t fond of Chelsea – the club he played for so successfully – […]

EPL Great Escapes
EPL Great Escapes

It’s that time of year again, where nerves are shredded, nails are bitten and the relegation trapdoor gets ever closer. But for those fans of teams at the bottom of the EPL there is hope. I had a dig round the archives and have found some examples of teams who […]

Why West Brom Shouldn’t Abandon Their Footballing Principles
Why West Brom Shouldn’t Abandon Their Footballing Principles

It become an almost weekly occurrence throughout the season. After each and every defeat Tony Mowbray, West Brom’s beleaguered manager, has been forced to batter away suggestions from the baying press that his side should change their style of play in order to compete in the division. You can see […]

Sir Alex Ferguson is at it again
Sir Alex Ferguson is at it again

Oh dear here we go. Man United boss sir Alex Ferguson, not content with moaning about Rafa Benitez’s arrogance or Arsene Wenger’s team selection, has found another excuse for his side’s failings: The changing rooms. Yep according to Fergie the changing rooms at some Premier League clubs are below the […]

Howard Webb Deserves Credit for Admitting Mistake
Howard Webb Deserves Credit for Admitting Mistake

Referees – the bane of a football fan’s life. Your hopes and dreams can be shattered by one shrill peep of the man-in-black’s (or red or green or whatever colour they choose to wear these days) shiny whistle. They are also, of course, an easy target for fans, players and […]

Everton: Triumph Over Adversity
Everton: Triumph Over Adversity

Another game, another catastrophic knee injury to one of Everton’s key players. The sight of Wembley hero Phil Jagielka writhing in agony around the Goodison turf was a sobering one for the Blues, coming just a week after the ecstasy of that semi-final win over Manchester United. Injuries are a […]

Zubizarreta – The best ever?
Zubizarreta – The best ever?

Goalkeepers are a special breed. The sole guardian of the sticks – they live and die by their mistakes. Because of the cut-throat, merciless world that goalkeepers inhibit they are often remembered for the right and sometimes, wrong reasons. One shotstopper destined to go down in history is Spanish legend […]