You sometimes see managers getting quite frustrated during matches, sometimes they kick a water bottle or curse at the air (or the referee), but what CFR Cluj coach Sorin Cartu did in their 1-0 loss away to Basel was quite remarkable. He lost his cool and kicked the side of the perspex glass shelter, shattering […]

watch?v=QraeuwUl6bs&feature=player_embedded Perhaps you are wondering if the title means Ajax striker Luis Suarez will be starring in the next Hollywood vampire flick, but no. He openly bit an opponent during a match between his club Ajax and PSV in the Dutch league. You can see the incident clearly in the video, where after a heated […]

Tensions in Scotland have reached boiling point after the Dougie McDonald scandal, who admitted to lying about his decision to over-turn a penalty decision in the game between Dundee United and Celtic. Such an admittance was bound to create a lot of controversy for all referees in the league, and since then they have faced […]

Football referees often come under heavy scrutiny for their decisions, but one thing you can always be certain is that they’ll keep firm on their decisions and very rarely apologize. But outright lying about their decisions? Scottish referee Dougie McDonald may be the first. Following the Celtic-Dundee United match ,in which Celtic won 2-1, McDonald […]

I am not quite sure if there has ever been a more intense race to host the World Cup than the current 2018 bid, but England and Russia are at each others throats like never before. After a string of unpleasant remarks, England decided to shake hands with the Russians, but now they are facing […]

One of the most legendary names in football management, Sir Alex Ferguson, has compared the World Cup to “going to the dentist”, and has claimed that the Champions League is the must stronger competition with much more exciting matches. Easy to say some would say, as his Manchester United are in the CL every season, […]

It’s not really a surprise since they won the World Cup, but Spain have no less than seven first team members nominated for world player of the year by the new Ballon d’Or (Golden Ball), which is now not only for European players, but for everyone. The full list consists of: Xabi Alonso (Spain), Daniel […]

The sons of many great footballers try to follow in their fathers’ footsteps, but few actually make it to the top level. “It’s in the genes” some say, but often times there is something special an individual possesses that lacks in future generations. That does not appear to be the case with the son of […]

No, England and the USA will not be hosting a joint World Cup (maybe when we finally invent teleportation), but they have combined their efforts to try to make sure they get to host the competitions that they choose. For this purpose, the English have officially withdrawn their bid to host the 2022 World Cup, […]

The Serbian FA has asked UEFA to replay their abandoned Euro 2012 qualifier vs. Italy, which was stopped after only 6 minutes by the referee due to crowd trouble. The Serbian fans had been wrecking havoc through Genoa, even attacking their own team bus earlier during the day, and when they started throwing flairs on […]

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