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Legends of English Football: #6 Sir Tom Finney

Ah, Sir Tom Finney, one of the finest exponents of footballing skill ever to wear the shirt of England is a living legend. A gentleman and a true star of the post war game, Finney epitomises everything that was great about those halcyon days of English football. Born in Preston, […]

CCC Club Snapshot: Preston North End

Founded: 1881 Nickname: Lilywhites, Northenders Ground: Deepdale (21,000) Last Season: 15th in the CCC 56 points FA Cup Winners: 1888/89, 1937/38 First Division Winners: 1888/89, 1889/90 Second Division/CCC Winners: 1903/04, 1912/13, 1950/51 Third Division/League One Winners: 1970/71, 1999/00 Fourth Division/League Two Winners: 1995/96 Trivia: Founding member of the Football League,the […]

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Man United Fans Launch Anti-Glazer Protest: In Pictures

Manchester United supporters launched a very loud and visible protest against the club’s owners, the Glazers, Sunday during their last match of the season against Stoke City. At half-time and at full-time, the sound of Man United supporters whistling their disapproval against the Glazer family was deafening. The whistles were […]

American Shmundits. Argh!

I play much more soccer than basketball.  But when it comes to the end of televised seasons, I watch much more basketball than soccer.  Maybe it has something to do with the excitement of a top quality league that actually has playoffs combined with the speed and high scoring of […]

2012 London Olympics, Opening Ceremony: Open Thread

The opening ceremony for the 2012 London Olympic Games begins at 4pm today and runs through until 7pm ET. Whether you’re watching it live, or watching it on tape-delay beginning at 7:30pm ET on NBC in the United States, feel free to post your remarks, questions and observations about the […]

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Arsenal and Tottenham have halted their race for Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi

Things are heating up in North London between Arsenal and Tottenham, with last weekend’s results leaving Spurs only two points behind the rival Gunners, who sit in fourth place in the English Premier League. But it is not just on the pitch where the competition is picking up. Both teams […]