Sometimes you have to wonder weather some players are just cursed by the footballing Gods, and that’s that. Owen Hargreaves had been missing from the Manchester United line-up since September, after battling a long-term knee injury, and today in their match vs. Wolves he finally returned. His comeback had been in the news for a [...]

After witnessing his teammate and Fulham star player Bobby Zamora break his leg due to a challenge in a game vs. Wolves, captain Danny Murphy has blasted a number of Premiership managers, saying their tactics are leading to players making reckless challenges and injuring so many others. In particular, he attacked the “Blackburns, Stokes and [...]

watch?v=OvY1UyThqb4&feature=related 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, [...]

You’ll forgive me for keeping on writing about Manchester City players, but when they’ve bought half the planet, it shouldn’t be such a surprising thing. This piece of news concerns their new 12.5 million signing Jerome Boetang, who got injured on the plane on his way to City, and now faces a month out of [...]

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 [...]