Football fans can get really angry when things aren’t going their way, and one particular set of supporters that has been livid with their team’s performance as of late has been Juventus. The club is doing very poorly in Serie A, and won’t be able to achieve anything significant this season, which is unacceptable for [...]
The transfer rumors of the past season have focused on a number of players in particular, and one subject of much speculation has been Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh. There has been a lot written about the 26 year-old Moroccan star, linking him to various big clubs around Europe, most notably Arsenal in the Premiership.
Some, however, [...]
Michel Platini has confirmed he will stand a second term as president of UEFA if he is reelected next year. The question wasn’t really whether he would quit or not, but whether he might set his sights at the FIFA position. However, the legendary Juventus player has stated that he is very happy at his [...]
It’s been an interesting number of weeks at West Ham United, though that’s probably not how supporters of the club would describe it. After a string of unfortunate losses, including a 3-1 home defeat at the hands of Wolves this past week, the Hammers found themselves on the verge of the relegation zone. Players admitted [...]
The UEFA Champions League quarter-finals feature some exciting match-ups: Arsenal vs. FC Barcelona, Manchester United vs. Bayern Munich, Bordeaux vs. Lyon, and CSKA Moscow vs. Inter Milan.
Who will emerge victorious? Here are our predictions:
Arsenal vs. Barcelona
Defending champion Barcelona is probably seen by most observers as the CL favourite but with Arsenal not far behind. The [...]
Liverpool midfielder Albert Riera is the latest player to reveal some of Rafa Benitez’s curious antics as manager, by stating that the Spaniard isolates and gives some of his players the silent treatment. The winger has started only one game for the club since the turn of the year, and he has been wanting to [...]
Sometimes taking a chance pays off, sometimes it doesn’t. For Serie A side Cagliari, in particular, it most definitely did not, and after this weekend’s 2-0 home loss to Lazio, president Massimo Cellino was forced to pay back the money of more than 12,000 home fans who witnessed another poor result by the club.
In response [...]
Following Chelsea’s disappointing 1-0 loss at home vs. Inter in the Champions league, which knocked them out of the competition even before the quarterfinals, captain John Terry has demanded action finally be taken to address the standard of refereeing in the competition.
Expressing his frustration, the defender blasted German referee Wolfgang Stark, who appeared not [...]
Italy national team manager Marcello Lippi has launched a surprising, though understandable attack at Serie A champions Inter Milan. The World-cup winner was quoted as saying that: “Inter are a great squad, but they cannot be taken as an example of Italian football because they are all foreign,” and “There wasn’t a single Italian in [...]
Real Madrid’s failure to get through to the quarterfinals of the Champions League once again has stirred a great deal of emotions, with the club’s president Florentino Perez wondering just who else he has to add to his current star-studded team to help them finally progress further. The combined efforts of new signings like Ronaldo, [...]