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Summer Transfer Window: Top Five Rumors of the Week

Summer Transfer Window: Top Five Rumors of the Week

As the transfer window draws closer, the world’s biggest stars are making headlines as the world’s best clubs vie for their signatures. The managerial shake ups across Europe continue to see the possibilities for the transfer window to be immense, and with more than a fair share of high class players already looking to be [...]

Former Manchester United Star Brian Greenhoff Dies

Former Manchester United Star Brian Greenhoff Dies

It has been a time of goodbyes for many of Manchester United’s past and hitherto present servants this month, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement being followed by that of Paul Scholes and David Beckham. The ultimate goodbye, however, has come from former defender Brian Greenhoff, who has died at the tragically young age of 60. [...]

Everton Continue to Wait on New Manager

Everton Continue to Wait on New Manager

As is commonplace when the football season comes to an end in any particular country, the past week has been filled with transfer speculation regarding both players and managers. But, for Evertonians, the most important thing at this moment is not who the club will sign and who will leave — despite the lack of [...]

LA Galaxy Trade Mike Magee for Rights to Robbie Rogers

LA Galaxy Trade Mike Magee for Rights to Robbie Rogers

In what can only be described as a shock move, USA Today broke news that the Los Angeles Galaxy have agreed to trade their hottest player at the moment, midfielder Mike Magee, to the Chicago Fire for the rights to negotiate a deal with Robbie Rogers. Magee has been on top form for the Galaxy [...]

Chelsea Await Arrival of Jose Mourinho and New Players for Next Season

Chelsea Await Arrival of Jose Mourinho and New Players for Next Season

Chelsea finished the season in third place on 75 points after a 2-1 at home win against Everton thanks to goals from Fernando Torres and Juan Mata. With a season that saw automatic Champions League qualification as well as an Europa League title in the books, the focus now moves to improving for next season [...]

Roy Hogdson Labels Liverpool Veterans the “Spirit of Shankly”

Roy Hogdson Labels Liverpool Veterans the “Spirit of Shankly”

When Roy Hogdson was the manager of Liverpool he had the chance to work with both Jamie Carragher and Steven Gerrard. In an interview with Liverpool’s official television station, LFC TV, the former Red turned West Brom and England manager paid tribute to the retiring veteran and his former club and now national team captain. [...]

Locked and Loaded: Liverpool’s Andy Carroll Dilemma

Locked and Loaded: Liverpool’s Andy Carroll Dilemma

Andy Carroll came to Liverpool football club on the back of one of the most expensive deals in English Football history. The former Newcastle striker made his presence felt at times at Anfield, but in all reality not enough to warrant a place in the first team on a regular basis. His outstanding performance against [...]

Jose Mourinho’s Treatment of Iker Casillas Staining Reputation

Jose Mourinho’s Treatment of Iker Casillas Staining Reputation

Jose Mourinho’s reputation precedes him. Known as one of the best managers in this era, if not all time, Mourinho no doubt has been extremely successful. His relationship with legend Sir Alex Ferguson is well documented, and the Scotsman has not been short of praise for the Portuguese manager. Mourinho is a winner plain and [...]

Copa Del Rey: Atletico Madrid Defeats Real Madrid on the Eve of Mourinho’s Exit

Copa Del Rey: Atletico Madrid Defeats Real Madrid on the Eve of Mourinho’s Exit

An equally divided Santiago Bernabéu saw Los Rojiblancos celebrating at the end of a 125-minute match. A header at the 98th mark from Miranda allowed Atletico Madrid to come back to lift their tenth Copa Del Rey title. Jose Mourinho’s side was favored as Real Madrid had beaten Atletico twice this season in La Liga [...]

Samir Nasri ‘Sad’ After Roberto Mancini Firing

Samir Nasri ‘Sad’ After Roberto Mancini Firing

Manchester City midfielder claims to be feeling ‘sad’ as a result of the firing of former manager Roberto Mancini earlier this week, but knows things change. Mancini was let go by the club this past Monday after City failed to claim the FA Cup against relatively underrated Wigan Athletic. It is expected that Malaga boss [...]

Farewell to Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes

Farewell to Bayern Munich’s Jupp Heynckes

Bayern Munich’s dream season is coming to an end with the Bundesliga title already secured and two finals yet to be played in order to win the treble. The 68-year-old architect of all this, Jupp Heynckes has taken the Bavarians to the very top of almost every competition played this year. However, after the season is over he will [...]

Paolo Di Canio Takes Full Credit for Black Cats Avoiding Relegation

Paolo Di Canio Takes Full Credit for Black Cats Avoiding Relegation

Sunderland face their final match of the English Premier League campaign this afternoon of May 19, 2013, when they travel to Tottenham’s White Hart Lane (see the projected lineups) but a few months ago the side looked less than thrilled to face the end of the season as relegation was looming. The Black Cats looked [...]

Wantaway Striker Wayne Rooney to Miss Ferguson’s Final Match

Wantaway Striker Wayne Rooney to Miss Ferguson’s Final Match

According to reports from ESPN on the morning of May 19, 2013, Manchester United have announced that Wayne Rooney will not participate in today’s match against West Bromwich Albion. Rooney has been on a mission to see if the grass is greener on the other side as his ill-timed transfer request already upset enough people [...]

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger praises Santi Cazorla’s contribution

Arsenal: Arsene Wenger praises Santi Cazorla’s contribution

Santi Cazorla arrived in London over the past summer transfer season to mixed reviews and wonder as to just how well he would fit into the English Premier League after his time in La Liga with Villarreal and Malaga. However, he proved more than capable to manager Arsene Wenger as he took to leading the [...]

Arsenal: Olivier Giroud ready from massive finale

Arsenal: Olivier Giroud ready from massive finale

Last season Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud was still plying his trade in the French Ligue 1 Orange with Montpelier. At that time he was preparing for what would be a nerve racking final day of his club’s campaign that saw them lift the French title with a victory over Auxerre on the last day of [...]

Manchester City’s Short-Term Focus May Undermine Ambitions of “Holistic Development”.

Manchester City’s Short-Term Focus May Undermine Ambitions of “Holistic Development”.

The sacking of Roberto Mancini, a year to the day after Manchester City won the Premier League, contained ironies not lost on the red half of the city as they paraded the same trophy that evening. While confirmation was awaited of the inevitable news from the Etihad Stadium, a banner was unfurled from a window [...]