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Is Carlo Ancelotti’s Job In Danger?

The increasing pressure on Carlo Ancelotti has reached new heights after Chelsea dropped two more points against a stubborn Everton side. It was the fourth Premier League game without a win for the reigning champions, and just their fifth point from a possible 18 in recent weeks,  but with Ancelotti’s […]

The England Outsiders#2 Full-Backs

With less than 3 months to go until England’s first group game against the U.S.A on June 12th in the World Cup and one particular pair of positions are causing more problems than anyone envisaged. At full strength, the English full-backs picked themselves with Ashley Cole easily making a case […]

The Cold War For Arsenal Continues

Stan Kroenke has purchased even more shares in Arsenal today taking his holding to 29.9% of the club. With only another 0.09% required to reach the threshold to make an offer for the rest of the clubs shares, Kroenke has purchased 627 shares this week for the princely sum of […]

Who Will Cash-Strapped Chelsea Sell This Summer?

Chelsea announced a £65.7m loss for last year, a staggering sum, particularly as it marks an improvement over the loose-pursed past.  Though the tangible sum is less, the impact will be felt more, after Roman Abramovich as billionaire Roman Abramovich potentially lost the bulk of his fortune.  Abramovich’s woes have […]

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 […]

Why Abramovich May Really Have Sacked Scolari

I can sum up in two words why Roman Abramovich may have sacked Luiz Felipe Scolari: Aston Villa. Seeing Aston Villa in third place, two points ahead of Chelsea, must have been eating Abramovich up. Here’s this Russian oil tycoon who has spent hundreds of millions of pounds to try […]

Why Chelsea Needs to Move to Battersea Power Station

Ever since The Observer newspaper reported that Chelsea were seriously contemplating a move from Stamford Bridge in west London to a new stadium site next to Battersea Power Station, executives at the Blues have been acting very fidgety. First, some background. The distance between the two locations is exactly three […]

Who Is Abu Dhabi United Group?

What is known about the Abu Dhabi United Group, the new owners of Manchester City Football Club? Abu Dhabi United Group for Development and Investment (ADUG) is the investment arm of the Abu Dhabi royal family. ADUG is expected to be represented on the new board by Dr Sulaiman Al […]

Shevchenko Finally Leaves Chelsea

This evening it was announced that Ukrainian flop, Andriy Shevchenko, is leaving Chelsea to go back to AC Milan. Most Chelsea fans will be asking why it has taken so long for Shevchenko to get the boot. There were questions asked about his age and suitability to English football when […]

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Tata Martino to be Offered Argentina Head Coach Position, Says Report

Former Barcelona manager Tato Martino will be offered the vacant managerial position with Argentina, according to a report from South America. The position has been left vacant since Alejandro Sabella confirmed that he has resigned from the position as head coach. According to Canchellena, there were a long list of candidates including Jose […]

Leaked photos of MLS team jerseys for 2015 season

With just one week to go until the start of the 20th MLS season, several high-profile kits have been leaked on social media for expectant fans to pour over, analyze and dissect. World Soccer Talk gives you the run-down, and our take on each one of these jerseys which will be […]

Feuerstein’s Fire #34

Tuesday, November 23rd 8:00PM EST – 5:00PM PST Guests: Grant Wahl of Sports Illustrated Robert Houghton discusses the change from Wizards to Sporting Kansas City Patrick Quinn A Happy Colorado Rapids Supporter Re-Capping the 2010 MLS Cup Final Duane Rollins of the 24th Minute Blog & It’s Called Football Show […]

Football Superstars: The Future of Online Football Games

I have seen the future of online football gaming and its name is Football Superstars. Since the launch of the original Football Manager game in 1982 (developed by Kevin Toms; interviewed here), the world of football games for computers and video game consoles has made huge advancements both in terms […]

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Klopp says transfer committee ‘not a problem,’ had similar structure at Dortmund

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]