The final round of the group games saw several well fancied sides struggling for form and in danger of going out, but Group B’s final game saw Ghana edge it 1-0 to progress with Ivory Coast in to the quarter finals. It had certainly been a weird group with Mali […]
So Arsenal’s half-year finances are out and in all fairness, for being in a recession, they did pretty damn good. When you generate more match day revenue (an increase of 3.3 million to 44.4 million pounds), more television revenue (an increase of 4.5 million to 28.9 million pounds), and end […]
It took a little time, but the Champions League Final is heading to Wembley Stadium. It took a little extra time, and a vote by parliament to exempt tax rules on players who would play in the final, for Wembley to get the final that will be played in 2011. […]
You never commit too soon. Mike Pollitt did just that towards the end of the first half of Wigan’s home tie with Liverpool and paid the price. While Mido equalize late in the match, this was a game where Wigan seriously had a chance at getting all three points. Yes […]
When I first heard that Didier Drogba’s story was being told in comic form, I waited in eager anticipation to get my hands on the book. See, I read comic books on a weekly basis and head straight to my local comic store after work each Wednesday to pick up […]
Freddy Adu did not develop well in MLS We’re constantly hammered with one side of the coin including Sunday at the conclusion of the US-Netherlands match on NBC by Marcelo Balboa: we hear constantly that Major League Soccer is responsible for the US being more competitive in major international tournaments. […]
Current Leicester City chairman Milan Mandaric has today told BBC Sport that he was ’24 hours or less’ from rescuing cash strapped and administration bound Sheffield Wednesday.
So would Milan Mandaric be good for Sheffield Wednesday?
Swansea City manager Michael Laudrup admitted today that a couple of big clubs in Europe — reportedly Paris Saint-Germain, Fenerbahce and/or Monaco — were interested in signing him as a manager this summer, but that he passed on them in order to remain manager of the Swans. Here’s what he […]
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini claimed he could understand the frustration of New York City supporters after his victory in the fight for Frank Lampard's services. City are set to keep the former England midfielder until the end of the season after deferring his move to their sister club in […]
Lower division clubs were dealt a dose of Premier League reality on Tuesday, with three fixtures in the Capital One Cup quarterfinals between Premier and Football League sides going the way of top-tier clubs. The results leave Manchester City, Everton and Stoke in the competition’s final four, with the semifinals’ […]
Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wants to protect his status as the Bundesliga’s top scorer in order to win the 2015 African Footballer of the Year title. “Of course it’s important for me to be the top scorer, because I want to be Africa’s Footballer of the Year,” he told the […]
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls took a swipe at Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema on Tuesday, saying that great sportsmen should set a moral example. “A great sportsman should set an example. So many kids, so many young people … see themselves in well-known sports people,” Valls told […]
Bayer Leverkusen Chairman Michael Schade says his club would be interested in signing an American soccer player who could help his team score goals and market the club in the United States. In an interview with US journalists on Monday, the chairman said: “If I could have a wish, I […]
Yesterday’s report on agent fees was as much a glimpse of that cottage industry as it was an update on player power. The $195 million siphoned off by lawyers, fathers, best friends and former night club doormen was the headline, but remember the silver lining: Players are moving all the […]