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
Seven of the top clubs in the world; seven top notch managers; seven new managers ; seven contrasting results. Here’s a look at each of them. Robin van Persie of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays … Continue reading How did the big seven fare over the weekend?
The author urges the EPL and its stars to concentrate more on quality and keep their conduct at par with how the most popular league globally should lead the way. Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the most racist of … Continue reading EPL: Less quality, more drama
HERCULES vs BARCELONA: By the time I switched onto this game, around ninth minute, Messi had uncharacteristically made two mis-passes. La Liga’s leaders had history against them when they took this game. The last time Hercules played in La Liga, … Continue reading REVENGE – BARCELONA STYLE
Random thoughts bugging me at work on a rainy Monday… King Kenny & Star Stevie: So Kenny started the way it was expected; a routine loss to Manchester United. What he didn’t expect was Gerrard’s horror show to continue. Captain … Continue reading MONDAY BLUES
More money involved means that fans have to pay more; and that’s never bad news for authorities. Hence, no matter how much we question the obscene monetary levels and whether money wins trophies or not, the vicious cycle will go … Continue reading Between Mark, Manuel, Mourinho and Money
Use of the winter break to save electricity bills (switched off TV), sit by the fireplace, and ponder, over a cigar and vintage wine, whether football defences are getting weaker, all over the world. Arguably, its been a season where all pundits … Continue reading Are defences across World Football crumbling?