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Xabi Alonso’s retirement

Xabi Alonso‏ announced his retirement from the game today.

This season with Bayern Munich will be his last as a player. (more…)

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Top 5 January transfer window signings 2015

It wasn’t the most exciting transfer window we’ve ever seen.

But there was still plenty of movers and shakers in the Premier League. (more…)

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The Ballon d’Or – Ecstasy, rage and everything in between

The FIFA Ballon d’Or has passed after months of lobbying and debate,

With Cristiano Ronaldo as expected taking home the greatest individual prize in world football. (more…)

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England: Will football ever come home?

England have reasons to be optimistic.

Optimism, a word that has been the catalyst to many an Englishman’s international competition campaign for the last 48 years. (more…)

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FIFA and ethics – An epic oxymoron

With FIFA having released its ethics report into the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups..

And clearing both Russia and Qatar of any wrongdoing. (more…)

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Tactical preview – England vs Slovenia

After a shambles of a World Cup.

Things appear to be heading in the right direction for Roy Hodgson’s England. (more…)

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UEFA: Killing football and all it stands for gradually

The pot has reached boiling point.

As football fans start to reach their threshold of what they can accept from the governing body of European football, UEFA. (more…)

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True love is tough for the average football fan

In the wake of Frank Lampard’s loan transfer to Manchester City,

Steven McBain examines the situation surrounding the Chelsea Legend and disgruntled Blues fans. (more…)

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England cannot simply copy and paste to solve their football woes

After England were unceremoniously dumped out of the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, with Germany going on to win it all…

Many casual football fans were vocal in their desire for the FA to implement a similar footballing revolution to their continental counterparts. (more…)

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Can Arsenal win the league?

Arsenal fans will be expecting more consistency and grit in their anticipated bid for league glory this season.

Without championship honours since their undefeated season in 2003-04. (more…)

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Toni Kroos and Real Madrid, a match made in heaven?

With Toni Kroos having agreed to join Real Madrid from Bayern Munich for €24 million right after the German World Cup triumph.

Many have questioned which side will benefit the most. (more…)

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World Cup 2014: Best XI

Now that the World Cup is done and dusted, Ian Gurney takes a look at his best starting eleven.

How do your rate the side? (more…)

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It’s over already? Thanks for the memories, Brazil!

So, that’s it…

A World Cup we have been waiting for in keen anticipation for four years is over. (more…)

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Alfredo Di Stefano: The original Galactico

World football was dealt a cruel blow earlier this week.

When the news broke that Real Madrid icon Alfredo Di Stefano had sadly passed away at the age of 88. (more…)

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England’s same old story

Doesn’t it seem like the good ship England sank an eternity ago?

The wreckage has long sunk to the depths of Davy Jones’ locker. We’ve been well and truly thrown into the international abyss. (more…)

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