Another Three Talking Points From The Weekend's Football

28 Oct 2013
by Steve Clift
Here’s my weekly take on the Premier League, focusing on the issues that have caused most consternation, which you may not read elsewhere -... [More]

Pochettino's Southampton Project

28 Oct 2013
by Phil Turbitt
Pochettino arrived under a cloud of anger, not so much towards him but towards the sacking of Nigel Adkins. Adkins had brought Southampton up fro... [More]

Critics of Qatari policies target its commercial interests

28 Oct 2013
by James M Dorsey
Opponents of Qatar’s foreign, sports and labor policies are striking at the Gulf state’s commercial interests in a bid to either forc... [More]

The Game is The Best Teacher…blah, blah, blah, blah

28 Oct 2013
by Keith Scarlett
...If the “game is the best teacher,” then all I have to do is play 3,000 rounds of golf and I would be nearly as good as Tiger Woods. [More]

The Taste of Modern Football - La Liga, Round 9

28 Oct 2013
by Nico Argentato
The FIFA world cup qualifier games allowed the smaller teams of La Liga to accumulate hours of training with its consistent collective outcome. [More]

Enjoying the Moment - La Liga, Round 8

28 Oct 2013
by Nico Argentato
The last four rounds were played over the last fourteen days – one game every four days, without considering the Europa and Champions League. [More]

Maximum Performance - La Liga, Round 7

28 Oct 2013
by Nico Argentato
The performance of a football team depends the internal capabilities and, to a lesser extent, on the challenges set by the opposing team. [More]

Collective Memory - La Liga, Round 6

28 Oct 2013
by Nico Argentato
The players who surrender to the collective memory of a team develop the confidence to achieve the objectives of the whole group. [More]

Black-eyed Roy - Keane at Halloween

25 Oct 2013
by Warren Kingsley
His eyes started to narrow, almost to wee black beans…” Might Sir Alex Ferguson have a future as a writer of horror novels? [More]

Champions League - Team of Game Week 3

25 Oct 2013
by Gerry Johnston
A statistical look at the players who made an impact in Game Week 3. [More]

The Right Man For The Job

25 Oct 2013
by Darby Laughren
After much speculation, the most likely candidate has been chosen to lead Australian football into the future. Whether you think the fact he was ... [More]

Are United Still In The Title Race?

24 Oct 2013
by Andy Haywood
After a dismal start to the 2013/2014 Premier League, a post examining the explanations, and asking if United are already out of the title race. [More]

Getting Manchester United Back On To The Winning Track

24 Oct 2013
by The Linesman
"The higher you climb, the colder you get". By now, David Moyes should have a full appreciation of this phrase. 11 points from 8 matches is decen... [More]

Egyptian stage set for confrontations with ultras

24 Oct 2013
by James M Dorsey
Militant, street battle-hardened soccer fans played a key role in toppling Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak and resisting the military rulers who... [More]

Analysing England's Midfield Options

24 Oct 2013
by Steve Clift
England have only just secured their qualification to the World Cup in Brazil next summer and already there is debate over who will make the plan... [More]

Where dem goals at?

24 Oct 2013
by Luke Davis
In terms of goals scored, the start of the 2013/14 Premier League season has been the slowest in several years, but what's behind the drought? [More]

Unsettling start at Manchester for David Moyes

24 Oct 2013
by Parth Modi
When David Moyes took charge of the great club, he started off what we all knew would be a bumpy ride. From being Sir Alex’s successor to W... [More]

The Invisible Footballer

24 Oct 2013
by paul grin hopi
Warning: The following text contains peanuts. And Leon Britton. And an evil mastermind. [More]