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Italy Out of 2012 Olympics

One Italian national team played a match yesterday, and the results were quite dispiriting.  With a seemingly safe 2-0 aggregate lead over Belarus, the Italian U-21 club found a way to lose 3-1 in the return match and be eliminated from the UEFA U-21 championship.  The practical result is that […]

Stuttgart Sack Christian Gross!

Christian Gross becomes the first Bundesliga manager to face the sack this season after a woeful start to the domestic campaign which has seen Stuttgart collect just three points from seven matches. Recently, I did an article examining some of the reasons why Stuttgart have been on such a poor […]

How Will The Glazers Leave United?

Today Liverpool FC went through a complicated court procedure to resolve their ownership. Their biggest rivals, Manchester United, have not had the problems that have engulfed the beleaguered Anfield club but nevertheless have issues with their ownership. The Glazer takeover of Manchester United has created friction between the club’s support […]

It's Time To Realize (Once Again) That England Is Rubbish

Another England game and for many it leaves another feeling of slight depression. Our response to the outcomes of football matches largely depends on what our expectations are. Hence, Scotland concede three at home and lose but come away feeling good about themselves because, in scoring twice and coming back […]

Injuries Are A Part Of Football

The League Managers Association have hit back at Danny Murphy over his comments regarding managers creating bad tackles. The LMA were deeply unimpressed after the Fulham midfield claimed that the likes of Tony Pulis, Sam Allardyce and Mick McCarthy deliberately wound up players which in turn could lead to horror […]

Joel Matip Hospitalized With Malaria

Young Schalke defender Joel Matip has been hospitalized with Malaria following time out on international duty with Cameroon. As if things couldn’t get any worse for Schalke. While Matip’s condition has still not been made public, we all wish a speedy return to the game for the young player who […]

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