Courtesy a 14inch black & white Sonodyne television and live coverage from Mexico, three decades ago, I got attracted to football thanks to one Diego Armando Maradona and his Argentinian team. They won the World Cup that year, 1986, and … Continue reading Football: Insights from Jonathan Wilson’s book ‘Angels with Dirty Faces’ on Argentina Football
Zizou first up Zinadine Zidane and Real Madrid have Champions League blessings all over them. In his first year as a Real Madrid player, they won their ninth Champions League. In Zidane’s first year as assistant manager of Real Madrid, … Continue reading Football Funnies Part 2– Managers season review
After Leicester City’s amazing English Premier League triumph, it is but fitting that underdogs forever (and of Madrid), Atletico win a Champions League trophy over mighty Real Madrid. Most neutrals will agree that Simeone’s team should have lifted the coveted … Continue reading Atletico Madrid vs Real Madrid The Final: Preview, Betting odds, Line-ups, Prediction, History and Form
After Leicester City’s amazing English Premier League triumph, it is but fitting that underdogs forever (and of Madrid), Atletico are on verge of their second Champions League final in three years over mighty Bayern Munich. The market odds suggest that … Continue reading Bayern Munich vs Atletico Madrid Semi-finals Leg 2 : Preview, Betting odds, Line-ups, Prediction, History and Form.
Diego Simeone’s Atletico Madrid host giants Bayern Munich in their Champions league semifinal first leg tie at the Vicente Calderon stadium on Wednesday night. A tie, that promises tight defending from both teams and a long night for the La … Continue reading Atletico Madrid vs Bayern Munich Semifinals Leg 1 : Preview, Betting odds, Lineups, Prediction, History and Form.
Barcelona fans clapped for them at the Nou Camp, Real Madrid players hugged them at Lisbon’s Stadium of Light, Carlo Ancelotti refused to celebrate big and Diego Simeone reciprocated every emotion. Football is classy when opponents respect and managers don’t … Continue reading Don’t cry for me, Atletico Madrid
Steven Gerrard’s tears round off a great Football week across Europe Steven Gerrard in tears after winning against Manchester City For football fans, the weekend ended with the thrilling Liverpool and Manchester City six pointer…and captain Steven Gerrard’s tears. Liverpool … Continue reading Steven Gerrard’s tears cap off a brilliant football week across Europe