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Proposed Caps to Halt Spending Are Bad for Football

The inexplicable is often the standard in football.  The £14 million pounds Man City paid for Wayne Bridge is inexplicable.  Florent Malouda’s protean hairstyles are inexplicable.  Arsene Wenger’s ability to see zero penalties against Arsenal is inexplicable.  Yet even bearing this in mind, I could not help but rubbing my […]

The British Transfer Record Spirals Out Of Control

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, Torino have shelled out £100,000 to lure Dennis Law from Manchester City. Yes, it’s 1961 and the record transfer fee paid to or by an English club has broken the hundred thousand mark. Shocking. The previous record was £65,000 when John Charles […]

Manchester City: The Next Chelsea FC?

It wasn’t so long ago, I was completely outraged by Chelsea FC’s spending. 16.6m for Mekelele. 24.4m for Essien. 19.8m for Carvalho. 24m for Drogba. As a business, the club could sustain a 140m loss on a year because Roman Abramovich was there to bankroll the transfers. This was bad […]

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Bayern Munich searching for Pep Guardiola’s successor with contract renewal in doubt

Bayern Munich have started the search for Pep Guardiola’s replacement since it is becoming increasingly unlikely the manager will extend his contract past the summer of 2016. According to various reports, Bayern executives have identified Borussia Monchengladbach coach Lucien Favre and former Mainz 05 boss Thomas Tuchel as possible successors to […]

Hit Or Miss? Dimitar Berbatov

Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov stormed to the top of the Premier League scoring charts with a stunning five-goal haul as Manchester United demolished Blackburn Rovers 7-1 at Old Trafford. They were the first goals Berbatov has scored since September and were timely reminder to everybody that on his day, he […]

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