In 1982, when Kevin Toms launched the original Football Manager simulation game, it was a seismic event that allowed football supporters, for the first time, to experience what it was like to be in the manager’s hot seat.The role of a manager and football simulation games have changed a lot since […]
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Two weeks down and it seems as if the Premier League was never away, or at least that’s how Manchester City must be feeling. After taking apart new boys Swansea at home, City followed that game up with an impressive and hard fought win over last week’s big winners Bolton. […]
Everton manager Roberto Martinez is adamant John Stones will not be sold and insists Barnsley defender Mason Holgate is not being signed as a replacement. England center-back Stones has been the subject of two failed bids from Chelsea, the last worth £26million, but Jose Mourinho shows no signs of giving […]
Special 1 TV is back after another eventful week featuring The Boy’s wonder goal against Manchester City, Gattuso headbutting Joe Jordan and The Special One making a secret appearance at Craven Cottage. At the same time, the controversy regarding Sven getting sacked from Special 1 TV rages on. Be champions!
Javi Martinez scored his first goal for Bayern Munich for two years on Saturday as their 3-1 win at Schalke 04 opened an eight-point lead in the German league. After second-placed Borussia Dortmund’s shock 3-1 defeat at Hamburg on Friday, Pep Guardiola’s Bayern took their chance to extend their lead. […]
Greed is behind the proliferation of big-name players heading to the cashed-up Chinese Super League and it will not help the country’s national team, China-based Australian star Tim Cahill said. The Chinese record transfer fee has been smashed four times in the current transfer window, with Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira […]
Arsene Wenger admits Leicester are now favorites to win the Premier League title but insists his Arsenal side’s challenge is back on course. The Gunners’ 2-0 win at Bournemouth was their first in five league games and moved Wenger’s side up to third place, five points adrift of Leicester before […]
Liverpool’s owners will consider a review of controversial ticket price hikes after being shocked by a walkout protest by 10,000 fans, media said Monday. The Fenway Sports Group held emergency talks after Saturday’s protest and again Sunday, British newspapers reported. Fans have meanwhile threatened more walkouts in looming key games […]
The overnight TV ratings for Saturday’s dueling broadcasts between Leverkusen-Bayern Munich on FOX and Southampton-West Ham on NBC are in, and the Bundesliga/FOX duo have been dealt a crushing blow as their game failed to beat NBC’s coverage of the Premier League. NBC delivered an overnight rating of 0.56 compared to FOX’s […]
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane encouraged Croatian playmaker Luka Modric to shoot more often as his first league goal of the season salvaged a 2-1 win at Granada on Sunday. Youssef El Arabi had deservedly cancelled out Karim Benzema’s first-half opener for Real before Modric’s fantastic strike into the top […]