Will Arsenal Actually Spend?

Everyone, hold your breath for one second… Arsenal are going to spend big! Or at least that’s the latest panegyric coming out of the Emirates as Piers Morgan’s favourite director, Ivan ‘the Terrible’ Gazidis promises the most substantial…


‘More To Life Than Football?’

So the football season is well and truly over. What to do? Well there’s plenty being written about various transfers and managerial appointments around the world and the headlines so far are Mourinho to Chelsea, Falcao to Monaco and Neymar…

Roberto Martinez New Everton Manager Press Conference and Photo Call

Is Martinez The Right Man?

Roberto Martinez is an affable chap. His post-match interviews give off the impression that he is a diligent, thoughtful Spaniard while Wigan’s attacking style has earned him plenty of plaudits. But opinion is certainly split on his capabilities….


The Special One Back at Chelsea

The return of ‘The Special One’, though perhaps judging on the elder, greyer and not as slim Jose Mourinho of the 2012/2013 season, that should perhaps be ‘The Grouchy One’. Plenty has been and will be written about Jose’s return to…


FA To Stop Theatrics

How the Football Association can improve the Premier league Across sports technology is beginning to have a real impact and benefit, however football has fallen behind. The Football Association (FA) has agreed to an upheaval of its citing capabilities…


2nd Rate Manager for a 2nd Rate Team?

So a beleaguered end-of-season England side played out an insipid 0-0 draw against a hard-working but little more than that Ireland side. “Blame the 4-4-2 of the manager” bleats tactical genius Gary Lineker, proving he has a mind to go with…


Luis Suarez Criticizes David Cameron

It appears ever more unlikely that Luis Suarez will return to Liverpool. The Uruguayan star back home preparing for a key World cup qualifier away to Venezuela and the Confederations cup declared the “Minister of I don’t know what would…

van driver hughes

New Potter

What has happened to Mark Hughes? Once upon a time he was being widely touted as the next Sir Alex Ferguson, now he is being publically criticised by a Stoke-supporting van driver. To look at the Welshman now as he steps into the shoes of Tony…


Can Bayern Retain The European Cup?

Alas, it is done, the European season has ended bar a cup final here and there, with Bayern finally winning the top prize and Jurgen Klopp’s manic smile restrained by pride but also disappointment. It was a game fitting of the occasion –…


Dyke: England’s Great Hope

New Football Association chairman Greg Dyke is absolutely right when he says ensuring there are more young English players in Premier League first teams is one of his biggest challenges. Former Brentford chairman Dyke, 65, takes over the role…