Three Players Who Could Be Leaving Manchester United This Summer

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Manchester United have endured yet another average campaign in the Premier League despite having spent in excess of £150m on recruits in the previous summer transfer window. Jose Mourinho would have been expecting to revive the club’s glory days after he signed the likes of Eric Bailly, Paul Pogba, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and […]

Champions League

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Good But Not Good Enough: Why Paris-Saint Germain Still Lacks What It Takes to Win the Champions League  Rami El Chamaa  October 2, 2016  Champions League, General, Other Leagues  No Comments They are the team that almost always glitters brightest in Paris, a team befitting the city’s nickname “la Ville Lumiere.” They have no worlds […]

Match Previews

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FA Cup Third Round Predictions January 4, 2013 by Gabriel Sutton Brighton v Newcastle I can really see an odds upset here. Brighton have had longer to prepare for this and are off the back of a 3-0 win at Ipswich, whereas Newcastle may have hard time against Everton on Wednesday […]

Goal-Line technology: What does it really mean for football?

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A couple of days ago, it was announced by FIFA that goal-line technology systems Hawk-Eye and GoalRef were going to start being installed around the world. After what has felt like endless cries for its inclusion in the sport, goal-line technology is finally becoming a reality. However, I believe this […]

4-2-3-1 Versus 4-3-3

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Football, like most (all?) things in life, has its trends. Not that many years ago, playing anything other than a plain 4x3x3 would be sacrilegious (let’s leave England alone, for now). In fact, when 4x2x3x1 started rearing its head, with Quique Flores its main champion, it was a bit criticised (including here) […]

Tal Ben Haim: A convenient scapegoat for Portsmouth

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Eisenhower once said that “the search for a scapegoat is the easiest of all hunting expeditions”. This seems to be what Portsmouth’s administrators had in mind as in Tal Ben Haim, they have found a public figure for the fans to direct their ire at. On Friday, a club which has […]