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19 May 2009
Never Mind the Bolsheviks has a lot of time on its hands.
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19 May 2009
In 1960, a 19-year-old trainee striker on Queens Park’s books watched in wonder from the schoolboys’ enclosure at Hampden Park as Real Madrid walloped Eintracht Frankfurt 7-3 to win the fifth European Cup.
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19 May 2009
When the world’s finest football magazine repeatedly begged La Liga Loca to come on board some 78 years ago - well, offered it a packet of biscuits - those running the show knew they were getting their brilliant hands on an institution that spoke the truth, stuck it to The Man, kept getting its Llorentes confused and would fail to predict night following day.
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19 May 2009
Claudio Ranieri has been a dead man walking for some time now, but you would have thought Juventus might have allowed him to walk away a proud man.
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18 May 2009
Good DayBarcelonaLike a wet dream for Maniche, Barcelona didn’t even need to disembark from the bus on Sunday to seal the deal.
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18 May 2009
Congratulations Inter, you deserve the title. You were the best of a pretty rotten bunch.
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15 May 2009
SaturdayOsasuna (17th) vs Sevilla (3rd)Last weekend, Osasuna boss José Antonio Camacho pretty much wrote off the relegation jelly-wrestle against Getafe before a ball had been kicked by leaving Persian pass-masters Javad Nekounam and Masoud Shojaei out of the starting XI in the 3-0 defeat. The red-faced ranter will have to be a little less conservative over the next three rounds, with Osasuna needing five points out of clashes against Sevilla, Barcelona and Madrid. First up on Saturday night, it’s the side from Andalusia that looks as snug as a bug in a rug in third.
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14 May 2009
Barring witchcraft or a Bear Stearns-style collapse, Barcelona will be picking up at least two trophies this season, meaning yet more arrests in the Catalan capital from bottle-chucking culés.

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