Misfired Italians defeated by Spain in penalties

30 Jun 2013
by The Linesman
Italy couldn't wait to show the world the 4-0 scoreline in Euro 2012 was never reflective of their ability against Spain. On a night without Balo... [More]

Aston Villa Season Review

30 Jun 2013
by Dave Hornby
Paul Lambert’s first season at Villa Park has been anything but easy.  Tasked with bringing stability back to a club which had seen 4 ... [More]

Phil-ing Jari's Boots

30 Jun 2013
by Jamie Casey
Jamie Casey believes Jari Litmanen-like Philippe Coutinho can make up for lost time. [More]

Protests Grow as Brazil Advance

30 Jun 2013
by Nick Harland
Protests across Brazil have continued into a second week, as citizens continue to vent their anger at the progress of their team. [More]

Is This The Least Competitive League in Europe?

30 Jun 2013
by Pete Spencer
It is without doubt the Champions League has made an enormous difference to domestic leagues around Europe, mainly down to the disproportionate s... [More]

A Week's A Long Time in Football

30 Jun 2013
by Pete Spencer
BULGARIAN PREMIER LEAGUE – 2012-13 Newcomers Ludogorets had won the title at their first season in the Premier League, having won the Seco... [More]

Premier League glory: A deep-lying midfielder away?

24 Jun 2013
by Mike Butler
A sharp increase in TV revenues should supplement an active summer transfer window this year, and with activity already well underway, this could... [More]

Neymar: An unpolished jewel?

24 Jun 2013
by Hassan Chakroun
Two times South American footballer of the year, FIFA Puskas award for best goal, Best young player in the Campeonato Paulista, four times Best p... [More]

A Unique European Rivalry

24 Jun 2013
by Pete Spencer
When people talk about European club football in the 70’s they will often talk about Bayern Munich and Ajax but two clubs were to dominate ... [More]

Dynasty, Era, Legacy, Chapter... Seasonal review..

24 Jun 2013
by Hassan Chakroun
Dynasty: A powerful group or family that maintains its position for a considerable time. Era: A long and distinct period of history with a partic... [More]

La Liga Season Highs and Lows

24 Jun 2013
by Donal Vaughan
A look at the highs and lows of the memorable La Liga season that was 2012/2013. [More]

Evaluating Big Phil's Brazil

24 Jun 2013
by The Linesman
For a country which partying is as famous as football, you would hardly expect the national football team to show up in friendly matches. A strin... [More]

Egyptian soccer matches foreshadow mass anti-government protest

24 Jun 2013
by James M Dorsey
Controversial soccer matches this weekend constitute a potential walk-up to a watershed mass anti-government demonstration on June 30 that has Eg... [More]

La Liga Season Review

It was another crazy season in La Liga, which on the one hand provided us with non-stop entertainment, but on the other did little to address the... [More]

Scouting Report – Sam Byram (Leeds United)

24 Jun 2013
by Jay Taylor
As a Leeds fan myself I have seen Byram play a lot last season and I saw something massively impressive in the young full-back and I firmly belie... [More]

United need to let go of Rooney to excel

24 Jun 2013
by Mike Jones
It's a bold statement, yes, but one it's a view I have held for quite some time now. Rooney came to Old Trafford at a young age with a £30 ... [More]

English Football's Greatest Goalscorer

20 Jun 2013
by Pete Spencer
Which English player scored most goals during their career?  Bobby Charlton holds the record for 49 goals for England and his career total r... [More]

Reverting to Type: AVB and the 4-3-3

20 Jun 2013
by Richard Sunley
A look at how Tottenham's transfer targets may indicate a tactical shift towards Villas-Boas' double winning Porto side. [More]