The Congress Hall of the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, Poland held the draw for UEFA Euro 2012 on Sunday afternoon, and while there is no clear consensus about a “group of death” among the nine groups, Spain’s group would not be considered in contention for that infamous […]
Halloween will arrive in a few days, but for Atlético Madrid, this season has been a complete nightmare from the beginning. Los rojiblancos hit their low point with a dull thud on Saturday when they could not fend off a nine-man Mallorca team and settled for a 1-1 draw at […]
UEFA Cup debutants Portsmouth FC have made a move for England international striker Peter Crouch. The deal, reported to be for an initial £8million with a further £3million payable in add-ons over the course of Crouch’s contract at Fratton Park, will see Crouch join his England national teammate Jermain Defoe […]
The managerial merry-go-round is one of the unpleasant facets of Premier League football. Too often, the board members of clubs are quick to sack a manager due to a string of poor results or because of outside pressure. The objective of dismissing a manager is, of course, to effect change. […]
The return of Alan Shearer to Newcastle United was proclaimed as the ‘Return of the Messiah’ (MK II). Newcastle supporters far and wide rode the wave of optimism and turned up in their thousands to hail the saviour of their cherished club. Shearer, it seems, is the antidote to the […]
Italian fans lived through a dramatic Match Day which concluded with Juventus winning the league title after bitter rivals Inter clinched a precious derby win over Milan. At one point, both Juve and the Rossoneri were ahead meaning the title would not be decided until the final week of fixtures. […]
England and Chelsea star Frank Lampard recently stated he’d consider pulling an Eddie Murphy in the 1988 John Landis vehicle Coming to America, and, well, head stateside and over to the prestigious MLS in the future. The only problem with super Frank’s comments were that they were followed by the […]
In an interview with the BBC Michael Chopra has revealed that he is actively pursuing becoming an Indian international in the near future.
With his grandparents on his father’s side born in India, Chopra is eligible for the Indian national side, but could be delayed in making his debut due to the technical issues around securing the correct paperwork.
US National Team Coach and Technical Director Jurgen Klinsmann has announced his 23-man roster for Saturday’s CONCACAF Cup game against Mexico, which will be played at the Rose Bowl in California. The winner qualifies for the Confederations Cup in 2017. “This roster is obviously full of experience,” said Klinsmann. “This […]
Sunderland head coach Dick Advocaat has revealed he has made a decision over his future – but refused to say what it is. The 68-year-old attended his pre-match press conference after Saturday's 2-2 Barclays Premier League draw with West Ham at the Stadium of Light, which was played out amid […]
Sergio Aguero scored five goals in a sensational 20-minute spell as Manchester City came from behind to crush Newcastle 6-1 in the Barclays Premier League. It was a stunning return to form from the Argentinian, who had scored just once from open play prior to this remarkable blitz against the […]
Manchester United travel to London to face fourth placed Arsenal in a massive match at the Emirates on Sunday. While it’s technically not a “must-win game” for either side (as comedian Brian Regan likes to say), there will almost certainly be a special atmosphere in north London due to the […]
Chelsea capitulated and were booed off as Southampton won at Stamford Bridge for the first time in almost 14 years to leave Jose Mourinho contemplating a fourth loss from eight Premier League games this season. Captain John Terry was restored but Saints exposed the now familiar failings in the defense […]