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Derby Della Madonnina: Destiny is Milanese.

OK. AC Milan wins the  derby 2-1 thanks to an Inzaghi header and a Vieira lethal mistake letting Kaka hit home with ease. This match was like no other derby in many ways. First, this derby proved to be the 2nd one-sided derby we’ve seen after the 6-0 humiliation in […]

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Examining why two-footed footballers are so rare in soccer

Soccer is a sport of aesthetic delights. The ball crashing into the net off the underside of the crossbar, a perfectly timed sliding tackle, a goal in front of a raucous away end, a dinked finish over the goalkeeper; they’re minor facets which strike a chord with the game’s fanatic […]

Eddie Johnson Headed to Reading?????

American International attacker Eddie Johnson who has been blunted by MLS in previous attempts to move abroad has made an “educational visit” to Reading F.C. Manager Steve Coppell’s side already has two Americans and he is said to be very interested in Johnson as well according to Soccernet.com. Even if […]

Switzerland approves extradition of FIFA’s Figueredo to US

Switzerland ruled Thursday that former FIFA vice president Eugenio Figueredo should be extradited to face charges in the US, the first suspect facing a forced transfer in the corruption case that has shaken world football. Figueredo, a Uruguayan national, was among the seven FIFA officials arrested in May at a […]

Xavi Hernandez Says No to MLS And Decides to Remain At Barcelona, Says Report

Despite recent reports, Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has told new manager Luis Enrique that he is staying with the club and will resume training with the first team on Thursday. The 34-year-old Spanish international had been the subject of transfer speculation the past few days, being linked with a move […]

Movie Review – The Damned United

There is a thin line between being a mad genius and simply being mad.  If Brian Clough was the mad genius of English football, the new film The Damned United explores Clough’s simply mad stage when he got fired at Derby County and then, after 44 days in charge of […]

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Jose Mourinho denies rift with brooding Diego Costa

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho denied any rift with Diego Costa despite the striker’s unhappy reaction to being dropped to the bench for the scoreless draw at Tottenham Hotspur. Mourinho admitted the pair had argued at half-time during the mid-week Champions League victory away to Maccabi Tel Aviv and Costa’s mood […]