For anyone who didn’t watch the Wales v Finland World Cup Qualifier (Group 4) game on Saturday afternoon here’s a recap: Wales, lacking any kind of talisman in the midfield, floundered and were out passed by a superior Finnish outfit. Before the game all the talk was of Wales needing a victory to keep themselves [...]

Often when the season’s coming to an end and there’s still a title race in the Premier League the focus automatically falls on the top league, that’s where the money is and that’s where there’s most interest. ‘Armchair fans’ all over the country are wondering if they will have to change teams at the end [...]

Earlier this week Fabio Capello picked his England team for the friendly on Saturday against Slovakia at Wembley and the World Cup Qualifier against Ukraine on Wednesday, again at Wembley. The team basically picked itself, Ashley Young and Gabby Agbonlahor of Aston Villa were take out after their exclusion in the Spain friendly, most possibly [...]

Olympiakos has secured the 5th straight Greek championship and 12th in the last 13 years with an away victory over Panionios last Sunday. Olympiakos has now won more titles on its own over all other teams in Greece making it clear once and for all who the boss is. The game started with January acquisition [...]

Two weeks ago Man United were sitting pretty 7 points clear at the top of the Premiership, talk was of the quintuple and bookmakers in England were even paying out on bets that had been placed on that outcome. They must surely be ruing their decision if not now but in a couple of hours [...]

Well the conspiracy theory didn’t come true. There was only one all-English quarter final drawn (Liverpool v Chelsea) which left one tie without an English team, this turned out to be Bayern Munich v Barcelona, which promises to be a fantastic tie. It will be interesting to see how Bayern play after crushing Sporting Lisbon [...]

So Arsenal huffed and puffed their way into the semi-finals of the FA Cup last night. Coming back from a goal down at home late on with a controversial goal that looked offside. Hull City manager Phil Brown (who early on in the season was something of a breath of fresh air in the Premiership, honest [...]

In soccer, playing defense is hard work. Not only you have to deal with the other team’s strikers who almost always happen to be very skilled but you also have to be careful not to score in your own net. Sometimes the pressure is too much and something has to give. Eskisehirspor’s centre-half Emre Toraman [...]

We are all used to hearing of soccer fans causes lots of damage in neighborhoods near soccer stadiums or city centers after a disappointing result or because of excessive alcohol consumption. However, this is the first time in my life that I have heard of a soccer player shot dead during a game. It happened [...]

Tottenham fans will be delighted after today’s performance against a tired Villa side. Going to a team fighting for a Champions League place and winning with such ease must have put a big smile on Harry Redknapp’s face. Rarely were Spurs put under any real pressure, Heskey hit the crossbar but apart from that Aston [...]

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