Clubs should be encouraged to answer three questions before adding a foreign (or domestic) owner to their household to make sure they are ready for the commitment. While it is exciting to bring a financially prosperous godfather to take the club to new heights, certain clubs, out of some sort of extreme anxiety, do not […]
“The Terrorist or the Dreamer. The Savage or the Brave? Depends whose vote you’re trying to catch or whose face you’re trying to save” On the left you have William Wallace with whom I’m sure you know much about (see Braveheart and Mel Gibson) but not a lot on Bobby Sands. An IRA hunger striker, […]
These days, any good news regarding the Indian football is cause for celebration. While the football fraternity was torn between two spectrum of events across the globe, the loss of the man who fought against tyranny and injustice in his own way and the other being the excitement behind every ball that was placed into […]
Pictures from the game between Al Nasr and Al Wasl in the Arabian Gulf League in Dubai (5/12/13).
Yes, Messi could possibly be the greatest player in today’s game but he is not mortal, or at least we would like to think that way. The search for the next greatest player or the next Messi has hit the globe since the legendary Argentinean dazzled us in his first season at Barcelona. However, in […]
“Remove the turban or you can’t play” Was what a fifteen-year-old Sikh football player in Italy was told. During a youth football game in the province of Brescia, between USD Montirone and Real Eufemi a few weeks ago, Gurpartap Singh of USD Montirone was instructed to take off the turban prior to the kick-off only […]
It’s not always that you come across a story as what is to follow from the land of tenacious fans, brawls, and stubborn managers. Talking about Bulgaria here. The most famed club in Bulgaria – CSKA Sofia had consistently managed to occupy the front news of the sports section for the past few years, in […]
Pictures from the game between Al Ahli and Al Ain in the Arabian Gulf League in Dubai (24/11/13).
Faithful observers of BVB have their timers set for İlkay Gündoğan and Neven Subotić’s eventual return to action, but do not count on the duo to lead the Die Borussen anywhere close to the Promised Land. It should come as no surprise that the abilities of the duo were missed immensely last night against Bayern. The fundamental link the […]
The above is a picture of Burak Karan – a 26 year old German of Turkish descent who was killed near the Turkish border, a month ago after joining the rebels in Syria. Well, it is not the only time we had talked about a potential star who had taken up arms to fight against […]
Another match-winning display, another feat achieved by Ronaldo. Last night’s extraordinary performance against Zlatan’s men could not have come at any better time than this. Both legs were always going to be labeled as Ibrahimovic versus Ronaldo. But it was latter who sent his country to Brazil. No offense Zlatan, you were awesome too. The […]
We are all aware of how Major League Soccer (MLS) has gained significant momentum since its launch in 1993. Top international players like Valderrama, Matthaus, Stoichkov, Azizi, Djorkaeff, Beckham, Henry and Keane have called US their home for a season or two or more, since then. With the league maintaining its global aura, curiosity led me to […]
It’s that time again where certain individuals from across the globe decide on who was the better of the two between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. It’s not compelling anymore. So let’s focus on the more entertaining bit of the awards – The best goal scored in the year. The award is based on the […]
Now, here is a team that reflects the “investment gone wrong” ideology, with maybe a tad bit of raw flavor. It seems the consent is now complete that Anzhi Makhachkala has accurately messed up their credentials, especially after losing 5 Russian league games in a row. Yes, of all the top leagues in Europe, Anzhi along […]
Prague – a vibrant culture of spectacular buildings and beautiful old squares has a lot to offer to anyone who visits this historical city. And to a self claimed footy fanatic like myself, it is one city that I had been looking forward to. Particularly, to watch and experience Eastern European hooliganism in football, even […]