How a blow was struck for brave officiating this weekend. … More SWAY OF THE DAY: Spanish Referees
Fair play, this Samsung advert has made me consider football afresh. For the first time I’m wishing it had never been invented: if that would save us from nonsense like this, the sacrifice would be worthwhile! Some many unanswered questions: how much did it cost to make this thing? Was it really worth it? And, … More What would make you hate football?
Here’s something I wrote for Soccerlens Lionel Messi hogged the headlines, of course, when he finally broke Gerd Muller’s record for most goals in a calendar year. Although the Madrid papers were delighted that Radomel Falcao gave them an excuse not to lead on this astonishing achievement: AS led on “Insatiable Falcao” and tucked Messi … More Messi makes history, but a Betis star is born
Scouting isn’t rocket science! Every time a Premier League side signs a good foreign player the nation goes crazy. Who is this mystery guy? Where did he come from? Anyone with a decent knowledge of the game outside the UK would have known that the likes of Santi Cazorla, Oscar and Papisse Demba Cissé were … More Vicente Iborra (Levante)