West Ham striker Benni McCarthy has been told to “cut back on the ice cream, cake and wine”, or face heavy fines from the club. The striker’s weight has been an issue ever since he signed from Blackburn one year ago, for a region of around 2.5 British pounds, aka way more than he is [...]

One star young-player who didn’t get a chance to shine at this World Cup was Montenegro’s Stevan Jovetic, and now he faces no less than 8 months on the sidelines for Fiorentina. The 20 year-old player made a huge impact last season for the club in Serie A and in the Champions League, and he [...]

With less than a week to go before the start of the new Premiership season, Aston Villa manager Martin O’Neill has resigned after four years in charge of the club. While the exact details of the backstage workings that led to his decision will probably remain unclear, it seems very likely that his decision has [...]

watch?v=sO1UMl47FQI&feature=player_embedded As mentioned earlier, the football season in Europe is well and truly underway, and so are the extremities by some fans. The scenes in the video you see are after the match AEK (Greece) – Kallithea, which ended in a 2-1 loss for the home side. It was only a pre-season friendly, but the [...]

Next week is the first round of international friendlies after the world cup, where many of the teams that underperformed start on a new path with fresh new players and tactics. England, who rightfully deserve to be called failures, host Hungary at Wembley, and Capello has called a number of new faces. What is interesting, [...]

It’s hard to believe, but the Europa League and Champions League qualifiers have already started. And some very big names have been involved. Juventus and Liverpool made successful strides into the Europa League, though their victories against much poorer opposition was only of the 2-0 kind. One of the biggest shocks, however, was in the [...]

watch?v=hdkXQz4Awuc&feature=player_embedded Every transfer window seems to have its own long, drown-out saga that goes on and on without ending, and this summer that story has definitely been Cesc Fabregas’ proposed transfer from Arsenal to Barcelona. After the World Cup, it seemed certain that he was going back home to Spain, but then Arsenal manager Arsene [...]

Some pretty crazy news stories have emerged from North Korea stating that the players who performed at this summer’s world cup were all subject to public batterings, where they were accused of “betraying” and “humiliating” their country with their 3 straight defeats. Their coach took the biggest punishment, however, and was made to work for [...]

Borussia Dortmund’s star player, Mohamed Zidan, has found himself in a world of trouble, and faces the prospect of missing out on 3 years of football if he is forced to join Egypt’s military. He flew back home form treatment on a knee injury, but when he tried to return to Germany, his passport was [...]

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