It finally happened—on Thursday, February 25th, Portsmouth became the first Premiership club in history to enter administration. It has been a remarkable change in fortunes for the club that won the FA Cup in 2008, and seemed like a more than respectable Premiership force under the reign of Harry Redknapp.
Administration saves them from complete liquidation [...]
Top football coach Guus Hiddink has shocked the world by declaring that his next management job will be in charge of Turkey, after his current deal with Russia ends at the end of June. The reason why this will come as such a surprise to many, is that he was being highly favored to take [...]
The big scandal surrounding John Terry’s extramarital affair has barely died down, but Chelsea now have another tabloid storm to face with news that their injured left-back Ashley Cole not only cheated on his wife, but used the club to help him cover it up.
Cole’s transgressions are attracting the big tabloids, because he is married [...]
It didn’t take long for Patrick Viera to go back to his old habits in the Premier League, did it? The new Manchester City signing, who returned to England by way of Inter Milan, came on in City’s 1-1 draw vs. Stoke, but soon got into trouble. After a challenge for the ball with Glenn [...]
FIFA’s idea to use five referees in football games doesn’t seem to be gaining much favor, despite it being used in the Europa Cup this season. Plans to implement it at the 2010 World Cup have been scraped, and like many recent experiments to change the traditional game, such as the now-defunct “silver-goal”, it might [...]
The agent of Salvador Cabanas revealed the player was on the verge of joining Premiership club Sunderland before he was shot in the head outside a bar in Mexico. The move, which would have taken the Paraguayan striker across the continent from Mexican club America in January fell through after the shooting, and for a [...]
The Premiership is reviewing plans which aim to introduce a new system of Champions League qualification in England. The top three teams still qualify directly, but no longer will the fourth placed finisher have a guaranteed spot. Instead, they will compete with the fifth, sixth and seventh placed teams in a sort of mini-tournament at [...]
It has been two months and a week since the last Champions League games, and finally, we are back. A lot of things have happened since the biggest competition in Europe held it’s last group games, namely the January transfer window and the 2010 African Cup of Nations. Some big players have moved clubs; some [...]
If you thought the biggest transfer saga of the last two years was dead and buried, think again. Christiano Ronaldo might have gotten his long-awaited dream move to Real Madrid last summer, but that hasn’t stopped him from yearning for the impossible again—namely, a return to his “family” Manchester United.
He told newspaper News of [...]
Brazilian star player Kaka finally received some good news concerning the groin injury that has nagged him for a while now in Spain. It had recently been revealed that he had a chronic problem that would not go a way for the rest of his career, but now it appears that the situation is not [...]