It’s not often that a 15 year old kid is valued so highly that powerhouses like Manchester United and Barcelona go after him at the same time, but that’s what the Brazilian teenager Andrigo is experiencing. Sir Alex Ferguson wants him to come on trial at Old Trafford, but Barcelona are offering him the same [...]
I’m sure everyone remembers the great Serie A scandal of 2006, where a number of teams were sanctioned for corrupting matches, and Juventus were stripped from their titles in 2005 and 2006, and sent to Serie B. The latter title was awarded to the 2nd placed team, Inter Milan, as they were one of the [...]
It seems like Bayern Munich are just unwilling to let the injury to their starman Arjen Robben go, and have given the Dutch FA an ultimatum to pay one million euros as compensation for their player, or face going to court with FIFA.
Their chairman Karl-Heinrz Rummenigge is majorly annoyed that Robben will not be available [...]
The phrase “they brought them to tears” is often used in soccer within the context of one team scoring a late goal or something, but for Roma goalkeeper Julio Sergio, the tears were quite literal – and painful.
After going in for a challenge near the end of his side’s 2-1 loss to Brescia, he [...]
Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov has always been a special sort of player, and has caused mixed emotions in many. Some criticize him for his languid style of play, questioning his passion and commitment, but then few can deny that when he wants to, he can be one of the very best players on the [...]
One of Italy’s brightest goalkeeping prospects, Federico Marchetti, is going to have to pay the price for disloyalty by being frozen out on the bench until January for his club, Cagliari. The reasons for this are his comments in which he stated to the media that he definitely wanted to leave the club, with Arsenal [...]
The German league has been the leading voice of reason for how things should be done for some time now, for example allowing standing sections at grounds and not forcing fans to always be sitting, such as in most other grounds around Europe. This time, Borussia Dortmund fans are leading a charge against high ticket [...]
Recent stories are linking Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho to the vacant Portugal job, if only on a part-time basis, before a new permanent couch is selected. The “Special One” has more than once said that eventually he would like to help his country out on an international level, and now seems like a good [...]
English manager Steve McClaren’s big move to German club Wolsburg has already proven much tougher than he initially expected, as his side suffered a third straight defeat since the start of the Bundesliga, their worst opening performance in their history. And this is after they appointed McClaren, who lead Dutch side FC Twente to their [...]
There are loyal people in football, and then there is Pavel Nedved. The former Czech Republic player became a legend at Juventus after he spent eight years at the club, stuck with them when they got demoted to Serie B, and helped them get back into the top flight. He retired a year and a [...]