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Premier League
Why does Manchester United raise a red flag with South American players?
12:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

If you count Brazilian-born uncapped Italian international Rodrigo Possebon, 18 South Americans have featured for Manchester United in the Premier League era. As a group, they haven’t fared well. While the Premier League doesn’t…

Rest Of The World
Boca Juniors vs River Plate: The timeless classic that turned into an all-time disgrace
15:00 Thursday 29th November 2018

By now, everyone must be aware of the recent events in the 2018 Copa Libertadores final. What was built up as an all-time classic between Boca Juniors and River Plate has indeed grabbed headlines around the world. Unfortunately, it's been…

Rest Of The World
Carlos Tevez starting to find his feet back in Argentina
11:00 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Since returning to Boca Juniors for a third stint, Carlos Tevez has been welcomed with open arms from his familiarized support. After a lacklustre season in China, "El Apache" is set to give Boca fans the missing piece for which they've…

4 Premier League stars who returned to boyhood clubs
08:00 Tuesday 20th February 2018

It's become fashionable again for a player to return to his boyhood club at a later age. It's a refreshing alternative to a junket to America or China for one last big payday. Players who care for the club that gave them their debut…

Tevez, Oscar and the foreign imports behaving poorly in the Chinese Super League
10:00 Thursday 29th June 2017

The past couple of years has seen the Chinese Super League emerge the one-stop destination for established footballers who want to earn lots of money while avoiding the rigours of European football. However, life in China isn't a bed of roses…

Players who signed for the wrong club
09:30 Friday 28th April 2017

Transfers are big news these days and the deals are often worth much more than they really should be. However, it seems that some players move to certain clubs for the wrong reasons; money seems to be the biggest factor for many, but it would…

Premier League
Football's opium war: how Chinese money has unnerved the British football public
17:45 Thursday 9th February 2017

And so, it's over. Jim White can pop into his local Orange branch and get his minutes pared back to peacetime level, Saido Berahino can rediscover what it's like to be a real-life sportsman again, and the rest of us can look back and assess.…

Premier League
Sheffield: A tale of two bottling clubs
14:30 Wednesday 25th January 2017

Sheffield is the fourth biggest city in England. And yet, for a decade, the city has not boasted a Premier League club. It is a tale of two teams losing their bottle.

Payet's Possibilities
10:46 Wednesday 25th January 2017

The January transfer window can be a funny time. It's the footballing equivalent of 100 families frantically running around the supermarket looking for all the hot deals, only to come away empty-handed. One such deal is that of West Ham's wantaway…

Radamel Falcao – The Man Who Will Not Move to China
15:45 Monday 16th January 2017

He rejected 3 offers whilst playing for Chelsea two seasons ago, from 3 different mega-loaded Chinese super clubs – and he has turned another one down this morning. Radamel Falcao is a man who values pride over money. Described as ‘the best…

Old Trafford, all his teammates... Five absurd things Carlos Tevez can buy after new mega Chinese deal
11:30 Saturday 31st December 2016

Argentina striker, Carlos Tevez, has officially become the world's highest-paid football player after signing a whopping $41million-a-year contract at Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. Tevez penned a two-year deal with the Chinese Super League…

Cristiano Ronaldo snubs mega move to China
19:00 Friday 30th December 2016

Jorge Mendes, the agent of Cristiano Ronaldo, has come out today and revealed that his client turned down the opportunity to earn over $105m/year from an unnamed Chinese Super League club. It's reported that the club made the offer whilst Ronaldo…

Behaviour Of Our Current Footballing 'Superstars'
23:33 Tuesday 29th May 2012

Once again, Joey Barton has found himself in hot water with the FA following another crazy outburst on the final day of the season against ManchesterCity.On the last day of the season he elbowed Carlos Tevez and received a red card for it,…

Bolton's Injury Woes Mount Ahead Of Relegation Clash
18:57 Tuesday 24th April 2012
By Rob

Bolton Wanderers' injury crisis took a turn for the worse this week in the build-up to their vital relegation scrap at Aston Villa.Bolton have suffered a string of injuries to key players throughout the season, none more painfully felt than…

Match Report: Manchester City 3-3 Sunderland (Sunderland Fan's Perspective)
00:24 Monday 2nd April 2012

Sunderland came within a whisker of emulating their Stamford Bridge heroics from last season – denied a double over Manchester City and their first top flight win in Manchester since 1981. City needed the victory to temporarily return to the…