There are still eight matches to go, but after a disappointing home draw against Olhanense it's fair to assume that Porto are out of the title race. It looks like for the first time since 2005, the Dragons won't be Portugal's league champions.
Racing Club de Avellaneda are the first club to win an Oscar. Well, their fans are. So says, ahem, Racing Club de AvellanedaÃ¢ÂÂs website after El Secreto de sus Ojos won the best foreign-language film Oscar on Sunday night.
BLOGSWAP! Ahead of the Real Madrid vs Lyon game, FFT.com's impressive new signing James Horncastle pops over from The French Connection to explain why both sides will go ionto the game extremely nervously...
Oh to be Landon Donovan. The most wanted American in England since David Bieber (and for much, much nicer reasons, though I'll admit to not having heard of him until he popped up in a Wiki search), our little Landycakes has finally made his bones in Europe, and is now the subject of a transcontinental tug of war over his services.
Ã¢ÂÂThere are players whoÃ¢ÂÂve made their whole career on one match. There are players who do everything to make a splash on television and then itÃ¢ÂÂs over. Afterwards they play but they live on their attainment.Ã¢ÂÂMichel PlatiniÃ¢ÂÂs frank remark, made in an interview with the French novelist Marguerite Duras in 1987, is a reminder of how things have changed for footballers.