Although often put behind other top European leagues like the Premiership, Serie A and La Liga, the German Bundesliga is more than holding its own as one the most stable in the world. In fact, it just set a new record with an average attendance of 42,115 fans for the first half of the season, [...]

This won’t come as much of a surprise, but Barcelona manger Pep Guardiola has been named by the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS) as best club coach of 2009. He not only helped Barca to a Champions League crown but also to every single title they competed for last season, delivering one [...]

Russia’s national team coach Guus Hiddink is being primed to take over as manager of Juventus, which would really be the perfect move for the struggling Italian club. They will be hoping he can emulate his spell last season at Chelsea, where he re-energized the team and led them to the Champions League semi-final. Many [...]

Eastern Europe’s football leagues have long been accused of match-fixing, and lately more and more reports are coming up to the surface. The latest one involves 19 league games in the Turkish Super League, which was conducted by the Bochum Public Prosecutor’s Office and Bochum police, who were actually investigating a prostitution ring at the [...]

In light of the machine-gun attack on a bus transporting Togo’s national team to Angola for the start of the 2010 African Cup of Nations, the footballing world has reacted with mixed responses. While all are horrified by the event which killed a number of staff members and left a few players injured, some have [...]

The financial troubles of Germany’s richest club, Bayern Munich, are deepening and raising great concerns among the fans. After having spent 80 million euros last summer on new players, they have had to allow no less than four to leave, and even that may not be enough. They are doing everything they can to reduce [...]

Portuguese club Porto are in hot water, as no less than five of their main players face sanctions for misconduct. Jorge Fucile, Cristian Rodriguez, Helton, Givanildo “Hulk” Vieira and Ionut Sapunaru are all charged over an incident that took place after their 1-0 loss to rivals Benfica on December 20th. Security cameras reveal a fight [...]

This is perhaps a little bit late and comes from the English Championship, but it would be a crime not to mention Nicky Maynard’s goal for Bristol City in their 2-1 away defeat to Queens Park Rangers last week. At only 23, the young English striker demonstrated skill to score a goal that could make [...]

Two of the most popular Italian players Luca Toni and Francesco Totti will finally get to play alongside each other at club level. This became a fact when Bayern Munich allowed the deal taking Toni to Roma for half a season to be completed. After a huge bust-up with the coach, the former Fiorentina striker [...]

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