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Gaffer Jr Is Born

A new football fan entered the world yesterday. Christopher, aka Gaffer Jr., was born in Boca Raton. Weighing nine pounds six ounces, he’s a beautiful baby boy — the first boy for my wife and I. His three sisters are already cooing over him and will undoubtedly spoil him to […]

Replay Does Not Belong In Football

I’ve read with some interest recent posts on this website and others advocating some form of instant replay or goal line technology. Being an American with some understanding of the troubles instant replay has had in some American sporting leagues, I very openly and bluntly say, keep replay out of […]

What Would You Do If You Were In Charge At Tottenham?

Tottenham Hotspur’s downfall this season is befuddling. On paper this summer, the team seemed stacked with a wealth of talent. But by the way the team has played so far this season, something is seriously lacking. It’s the desire to win. Watching Spurs play, they look like a team of […]

Champions League Group Stage – Match Day Two

Match Schedule Tuesday 30 Sept. 2008   20:45 Fiorentina vs FC Steaua Bucuresti 20:45 FC BATE Borisov vs Juventus Wednesday 01 Oct. 2008 20:45 Bordeaux vs AS Roma 20:45 Internazionale vs Werder Bremen all times (CET) UEFA.com Magazine Interviews UEFA.com magazine interviews Juventus legend, UEFA president Michel Platini UEFA.com Training Ground Interviews […]

Time For Football Clubs To Stop Using Doublespeak

In 1949 when George Orwell wrote his epic novel Nineteen Eighty-Four, he painted a forboding picture of a world where Big Brother monitored all of our activity and doublespeak (or as Orwell coined it, newspeak) disguised the true meaning of our language. When Orwell wrote that classic book, I’m sure […]

Week 6 by the Numbers

0 – Number of wins by Frankfurt, the last remaining winless team 5 – Total number of shots by Gladbach in their 0-1 defeat to Hamburg 7 – Goals scored by Patrick Helmes this season, that’s equal to or more than 8 teams (Hertha, Köln, Hannover, Karlsruhe, Bochum, Cottbus, Frankfurt, […]

AC Milan vs Inter Highlights

Ronaldinho shines as AC Milan take the Milan Derby 1 – 0. Match Highlights [display_podcast] Match Day Five Results Saturday Sept. 27 Sampdoria 0 – 0 Juventus Fiorentina 1 – 0 Genoa   Sunday Sept. 28  AS Roma 2 – 0 Atalanta Bologna 0 – 1 Napoli Catania 1 – […]

USL Quarterfinal Wrap

Darren Tilley was among the heroes of the 1999 US Open Cup final, the last major trophy won by a current USL side.  Pat Onstad and Yuri Alnatt were also key figures that night at Crew Stadium for the Rochester Rhinos. Now nine years later after a near financial collapse […]

Poll: The Role Of Technology And Referees In Premier League Matches

In light of all of the mistakes by referees this past weekend, what are your feelings about introducing technology into games to help referees during important game-changing decisions? <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/959977/” >Should referees use technology to aid their decisions?</a> <br /> <span style=”font-size:9px;”> (<a href=”http://www.polldaddy.com”> surveys</a>)</span>

I'm On Setanta Sports: September 27, 2008 Episode

Can you believe it? The Special One was Dennis Wised on the latest episode of I’m On Setanta Sports. That plus The Special One does a special exclusive story on the Newcastle United takeover including the return of Dave who has a conspiracy theory involving Shola Ameobi, like. Enjoy the […]

Amr Zaki: Walking In A Wigan Wonderland

The number of days that Wigan striker Amr Zaki will be a Wigan Athletic player are numbered. Even when the Egyptian ends his loan spell and becomes a Wigan player, it’s only a matter of time before a massive club signs one of the brightest, most talented players the Premier […]

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