Europe’s worst kept secret was unraveled a couple of days ago and has quickly faded out of the public’s interest, but I believe the lifting of Chelsea’s transfer ban is worth another mention. The whole fiasco was due to Chelsea “influencing” Lens youngster Gael Kakuta to break his contract and sign for the Premiership leaders, [...]

When things aren’t going your way, they aren’t going your way. Premiership club Portsmouth are rooted at the bottom of the table and find themselves in a financial crisis, which has gotten so bad that they are not only failing to pay their staff on time, but they have been forced to shut down their [...]

Gianluigi Buffon returned last night for Juventus in their Serie A 1-1 draw vs. Livorno, after missing the game vs. Lazio last week due to a red card. But what a red-card it was, surely one of the best – or worst you will see all season. He was sent off in Juve’s last home [...]

The transfer day deadline in Europe ended on Monday pretty much the way it began—with massive speculations going nowhere. There were almost no big movers, with even Manchester City’s 16 million Euros bid for Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Gago falling through. Elsewhere, there were small deals here and there, but almost nothing big of note. [...]

Brazilian side Santos unveiled their new loan signing Robinhio in quite the spectacular fashion—by having him land in the center of the football pitch in a helicopter. To top it off, he was presented to the Santos fans by Pele, who is the club’s most famous player. Robinhio seemed delighted to be there, but the [...]

Fiorentina striker Adrian Mutu has tested positive for an anti-obesity drug called subutramine, an illegal substance that could see him banned for up to four years from football. He failed a second drug test following the Serie A match vs. Bari on January 10th, and has been suspended by the Italian Olympic Committee. What’s interesting [...]

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