This story comes from the morbid side of life, and it is as strange as it is sad. During a match in the lower Croatian leagues between Mladost and Hryatski Sokola, a player fell down to the ground at the end of the 1st half. As there were no others around him, the referee, who [...]

After an unforgettable 22 year career, German goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has finally retired at the age of 40. He played his last game for Stuttgart in their 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim, and will now carry on as a TV-pundit ahead of the World Cup. Football, in my opinion, is made for personalities like Lehman, and [...]

watch?v=vsdR-KoB_pQ&feature=player_embedded It’s not often that you get 12 goals in a single top-flight game, let alone a tie with such a big result. But that is exactly what Motherwell and Hibernian delivered in a 6-6 thriller, which was the highest scoring game in the history of the Scottish Premier League. What is even more amazing [...]

watch?v=nKwd8LpkIb8&feature=player_embedded Roma’s star player Francesco Totti finds himself in a lot of hot water after a moment of true madness in his side’s 1-0 defeat to the Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia final. With the game coming to an end, and with Roma set to take 2nd place to Inter once again after conceding [...]

It’s the type of accusation that flies around every now and then when the end-of-the-season games roll along, and this past week we’ve had a couple of big points of discussion in two separate leagues. Liverpool, already out of the Champions league places and with little to play for, lost at home 2-0 to Chelsea, [...]

It was a week of firsts in Europe, with Roy Hodgson leading Fulham to their first ever Europa Cup final, but another English manager that achieved history was Steve McLaren with Dutch side FC Twente. After being sacked by England for failing to qualify the country for the Euro 2008 finals, few would have predicted [...]

It doesn’t seem like Barcelona will be making any official statements about the little “accident” that happened at the end of the 2nd leg between the Spanish side and Inter Milan in the Champions League semi-final, which shouldn’t be too surprising. The incident speaks for itself really. After the final whistle, which saw Inter lose [...]

It seems like England are firing on all cylinders when it comes to their World Cup preparations, and testament to their very strong squad this year are the recent PFA (Professional Footballer’s Association) Player of the Year awards. Wayne Rooney (Man United) and James Milner (Aston Villa) picked up Player of the Year and Young [...]

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