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Rating Italy’s players in South Africa 2010

The Azzurri performed poorly throughout the World Cup and waited till the 80th minute of the match against Slovakia to start playing when it was too late to make a reaction to compensate for the failures in the previous 260 minutes of football. What is most troubling is the fact […]

Real Madrid 1-4 Alcorcón: The Five Stages of Grief Through the Players’ and the Supporters’ Eyes

Denial Although Real Madrid needed five goals to overturn their Round of 32 tie with Alcorcón, a certain sense of denial was important in this particular situation so that they could believe that their task was not impossible.  Kaká stated, “For the pride and for the history of Real Madrid, […]

Real Madrid vs Juventus: 3 Things to Look For

I should clarify, 3 Things to Look  For- From a Madrid Perspective. This is a Spanish soccer website after all. Although the preseason is young, several trends have emerged in Real Madrid’s performences and it will be interesting to see if they continue when Real take on the Old Lady of Italian Football, […]

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“Manchester – the City Years” — Book Review

“Manchester – the City Years” is simply the most comprehensive history ever written about the reigning champions of England. Gary James, a renowned football historian and City supporter whose previous works about City have been impressive, has written a masterpiece that football fans of any English club would appreciate. James’s […]

Will James Richardson Leave Football Weekly?

In the UK, Setanta Sports has announced that it has acquired three more pundits to join their ever-growing team of professionals presenting the Premier League. Former Match of the Day and Grandstand announcer Des Lynam will be doing more than just Setanta TV commercials. He’ll be conducting football-related interviews with […]

Improving Superliga in the Future

The group stage of the inaugural Superliga Tournament is in the books, and while the event has been about as exciting as could possibly be expected many improvements to the structure of the event are necessary if Superliga is to reach its potential in the future. Jack Warner, the very […]

England cruise in the Caribbean

England finished the season with a comfortable win against the home side last night. Two goals from Portsmouth’s Jermaine Defoe and a lovely volley from Gareth Barry made light work of sticky temperatures and a bouncy pitch. England’s line took to the field in this commerative fixture to the T […]

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MLS conference finals: Top seeds Dallas, New York hope for turnarounds at home

FC Dallas and the New York Red Bulls seek home triumphs Sunday in second-leg semifinal matches for a chance to launch themselves into next week’s Major League Soccer Cup final. The Portland Timbers beat Dallas 3-1 in last Sunday’s Western Conference semifinal opening leg while the Red Bulls fell 2-0 […]