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Five Reasons Why Guardiola Could Succeed Ferguson.

April 28, 2012 by


He suits the criteria: Both Guardiola and Ferguson have made youth and attractive football the focal points of the clubs they have masterminded in recent years. The likes of Scholes, Xavi, Iniesta, Giggs, Pedro, Beckham and Messi have all been groomed to near perfection by their respective gaffers and are now legendary names in the […]

In Defence of Carlos Tevez

March 1, 2012 by


Football isn’t a sport, it’s an entertainment business. Sport is nothing more than diversion; recreation; a pleasant pastime. It’s what we, as a species, perform in exchange for the extinction of physically fighting for our survival. We still need a physical nature to our lives. We call it sport because it isn’t severe. Professional football […]

The balance of power has shifted between Tottenham and Arsenal

February 24, 2012 by


  Tottenham’s rise to prominence has been a gradual process, with the white side of north London steadily evolving into a team that can challenge for top four inclusion. However this season, like no other in the club’s recent past, Spurs have looked like a real contender for honours. Meanwhile, Arsenal, who have seemingly been […]

Manchester United vs Liverpool: Patterns hint at who’ll come out on top

February 9, 2012 by


Resurgent Juventus ready to reclaim place as Serie A’s best

February 8, 2012 by


Parity’s been the name of the game thus far in the Serie A campaign, and this past weekend’s results are a perfect example, as none of the top five teams in the table won. But through it all, one team has remained unscathed. Coming into the season, defending champions AC Milan and their archrivals Inter […]

The Scotch Corner Podcast: Episode 5

January 26, 2012 by


All the usual stuff from the corner! A look at the SPL, the Premiership, El Classico, quizzes, banter and our latest inductee into the José Quitongo hall of fame. Enjoy! There’s A Moose, Loose, Aboot This Hoose

Liverpool FC: Suárez and Dalglish Are Now Tarnished

January 4, 2012 by


With Kenny Dalglish, Luis Suárez and Liverpool Football Club now failing to see why one man calling another “negro” on the pitch is a matter worth of an apology it is clear to see their reputation is declining rapidly. Liverpool have gone from a historic and respected football club to a club that even fails […]