Well this season is just getting harder and harder to predict. Having just absorbed last week’s action Game Week 15 is here and no doubt will throw up plenty more surprises. The Premier League weekend kicks off Saturday lunchtime at Villa Park. Two wounded team’s line up looking to bounce […]
Only a few days remain before the new soccer season begins, so it’s perfect timing to take a look at the new kits that have been released the judge what ones are the worst of the worst. Here are the 10 worst that I’ve seen for next season: 10. Cardiff […]
The BBC announced today more information about it’s World Cup coverage. Read the full article to learn what theme song the BBC will be using, what experts will be analyzing the games on the BBC Five Live broadcasts, and more. Without a doubt, the 2006 World Cup will be the […]
Liverpool will be glad not to see Sunderland again for a while. They picked up a 2-0 win but at a hight cost. Centre-back Jamie Carragher suffered a broken rib and collapsed lung during Saturday’s match at Sunderland. It is unknown how long Carragher will be out of action but […]
A short interview with Bacary Sagna. Enjoy! Here’s the links: Who has the best youth system? [Behind The Goal Post] Villa go for Makoun [ESPN] Charlie Adam [SI] Gossip [Yorkshire Post] Transfer talk [Telegraph] Attendance talk [Offside Rule] Becks to watch from sideline [Yahoo] Feel free to follow me on […]
For once Arsene Wenger got angry. Or so at least say his players, as they point to his halftime talk as a motivator for coming from a goal down to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield. Apparently, he told his players they didn’t deserve to wear the Arsenal shirt, which surprised them, as well as those familiar with the Frenchman’s tendency to coddle his players. Perhaps that’s simply his belief in their abilities, but lacking sharpness can’t always be the reason his side drop points.
And the Gunners did lack sharpness, as they have since the loss of Robin van Persie. They did not play well in the first half, and if Torres had a few games under his belt to regain full match fitness, it could’ve easily been 1-0 to the Reds in the first fifteen minutes. Actually, make that two goals, as the Reds also could have had a penalty after William Gallas upended Steven Gerrard in front of goal.
Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]
José Mourinho is a fantastic coach. His record speaks for itself. He’s a winner. He’s won all over Europe, in many competitions, with several different teams. Everywhere he’s gone, titles and trophies have followed. His time managing in the Premier League has been no different. In his first spell as […]
“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]
Sixty-seven international games will be shown live across televisions and the Internet to viewers across the United States in the next week featuring must-see games including the CONCACAF Cup (USA-Mexico), Round 1 of World Cup qualifiers from South America, and the final two matches in Euro 2016 qualifying as several nations are on […]
Johan Cruyff believes Jose Mourinho is setting a bad example to young people with his behavior. Cruyff launched an attack on the former Chelsea manager and reopened his war of words with Louis van Gaal during an interview with Sky Sports News on Tuesday. Mourinho has come in for criticism […]