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Premier League
Should Solskjaer call time on Lingard's Manchester United career?
08:02 Wednesday 25th September 2019

You see it in youth leagues around the world, no matter the sport. The coach’s son plays. His talent level doesn’t enter the conversation. It isn’t limited to youth leagues either. Sir Alex Ferguson kept son Darren in his…

European Football
5 superstars who failed to win the Ballon d'Or
09:00 Monday 11th December 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo picked up another Ballon d'Or award in Paris this week. It was his fifth. Football is a game that rewards players in three ways: money, titles, and individual awards. Even for those few footballers who enjoy a two-decade…

Tactics
Has the traditional two striker system become obsolete?
10:00 Saturday 25th November 2017

When was the last time you saw the traditional 4-4-2, 4-1-2-1-2 or 4-2-2-2 formation pop up on your screen when you watched your favourite club in action? A long time I’d guess. Why are these systems rarely preferred in the modern…

Football
Fabio's Coup De Grace
22:11 Saturday 11th February 2012

Fabio Capello's train has finally crashed. It fell off the tracks after the 2010 World Cup and would have burned at Euro 2012. However, the FA took control of the train and it crashed prematurely in London on Wednesday.Four months before the…

Football
International Roundup + Technology Debate
23:50 Monday 5th September 2011

International football is all about pride. To play for your country is thehighest honour that can be bestowed on a footballer. All the money of thenational game goes out of the window. This isn't a job, this is representingyour country on a…