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Chelsea Dig Their Own Grave

I must have been the only Chelsea fan in the world who wasn’t surprised by today’s news. Realistically with the FA Cup the only legit chance of Chelsea winning any trophy this season, the move had to be made now. Had Scolari been in charge Saturday when Chelsea went to […]

Where Now For Chelsea?

Where were you when the news of Scolari’s sacking broke this afternoon? I saw it on facebook, followed by a text message from a friend who works at ESPN. I can honestly say that the decision by Roman Abramovich and the Chelsea board has stunned me, after only 7 months […]

Liverpool Advance While Chelsea Can't Jump

Liverpool guaranteed advancement into the knockout stages with a Steven Gerrard twenty-second minute strike while Chelsea have to win against Cluj on matchday six to guarantee Champions League survival after Diawara’s workrate the whole match was rewarded with an eighty-third minute header to give Bordeaux a deserved 1-1 draw against […]

Chelsea Ruins Manchester City's Samba Party

In less than three weeks, my wife and I have a new arrival planned for our household: our first baby boy. So while my wife was enjoying her baby shower yesterday, I ended up watching our three other children. Needless to say, I didn’t get a chance to watch as […]

England v Czech Republic (Your Running Commentary)

England plays the Czech Republic in a friendly today at 3pm ET/8pm UK time. The game will be shown live on Fox Soccer Channel for U.S. viewers, while U.K. viewers can find the match on Setanta Sports. It should be interesting to see how Fabio Capello’s side does at Wembley […]

John Terry In a Nutshell

Park in the lot across the street?  Not John Terry. Capt. John parked his Bentley in a handicapped parking space while having lunch with his family at Pizza Express. Surely, he will stand up and be counted by paying his 60 GBP fine. Likes(0)Dislikes(0)

Premier League 2007 Awards (Non-Traditional)

Manager Fashion Statement of the Year: Sam Allardyce’s Pink Scarf Big Sam has been coming up short in the league this season, but not in this category. He had some tough competition from Avram Grant (Entirely Black Wardrobe), Paul Jewell (Sweatshirt/Popped Collar Dress Shirt) and Alan Curbishley (Track Suit). But, […]

Premier League 2007 Awards (Traditional)

Best Player: Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United It’s difficult to argue with this one.  Even if he does score a number of goals on penalties, he still produces a striker’s tally from midfield and, unlike Frank Lampard, he manages to look skillful while doing it.  The scariest thing is that he […]

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Get Your England World Cup Shirts, Home and Away

Today marks 100 days to go until the World Cup kicks off in South Africa. If you haven’t bought your England World Cup home shirt or England World Cup away shirt yet, now is the time to do it. The away shirt (pictured above) is available for pre-order so you […]

Manager of the Year

Out of the 20 managers currently in charge of Premiership teams, I’ve narrowed the list down to five for my personal “Manager of the Year” award for the 2007-2008 season. I’ll trim it down further to three on Wednesday, and announce the winner here on Friday. Your comments and feedback […]

Superliga Semifinals: Familiar Foes

For the fourth time in sixteen months, Houston and Pachuca will face off in the knock out stages of a major international competitions. Last year this same staged Pachuca used dogged determination and some controversial officiating to advance after winning a penalty kick shootout. This year, Houston will be without […]

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