I have every reason to believe that Manchester City’s most testing phase this season, is now past them. The phase lasted 55 days when seven starting players lay injured (at different times) – Mendy, Stones, Kompany, Delph, Silva, Sane & Jesus … Continue reading Pep Talk 10: When Jesus Wept
Lionel Messi’s retirement announcement from international duty, right after Copa America 2016 finals defeat for Argentina, sent shockwaves across the planet. So much so, that even English Premier League’s best player Sergio Aguero and FC Barcelona’s top player Javier Mascherano’s … Continue reading 5 reasons why Lionel Messi must not come out of retirement
My boss’s silence speaks volumes of his unhappiness with me. I come to the office yawning, yawn after lunch, after tea; but somehow as the clock nears 5:00pm my voice gets louder, energy levels higher, smiles break all over my … Continue reading I am down with fever – World Cup Fever!
Examining recent history, selection dilemma, Capello’s track record, the world cup draw and England’s chances of winning World Cup 2010… Capello has problems aplenty – least of all, squad selection; and most of all, managing expectations. Akin to India in … Continue reading Can England win World Cup 2010
A look at the nine month long EPL 2009-2010 season – Part 1 Old is Gold team – Chelsea. At start of the season, most experts had views about how the blues were getting older. 103 goals, 86 points and an astounding 71 goal difference later, the experts are singing different tunes One man Team – Manchester United. And is the one man Rooney or Sir Alex? Everyone had views on the reds once CR7 and Carlos Tevez were offloaded. 86 goals, 85 points and a 58 goal difference later, no one dares write them off. Good Luck In Europe … Continue reading Old is Gold!
Looking ahead to midweek’s action in the UEFA Champions League….. The following are the views of the author and not necessarily of Goal.com. Expectations are sky high for the mid week Champions league clashes. This is surprising, because, on paper, … Continue reading Are We In For An Anti-Climax?