The Ukraine Premier League doesn't kick off until tonight but Dynamo Kyiv have already laid down a marker for the title. Last season's runners-up beat their arch rivals Shakhtar Donetsk 3-1 to win the Super Cup earlier this week in Poltava.
APRILIn April, football fans either wanted to clap their hands and bark like drunken sea lions in giddy excitement or tear their hair out in boredom and frustration. This was all because of the playing of three-quarters of the Ã¢ÂÂRally of ClÃÂ¡sicosÃ¢ÂÂ, a narrative so dominant in Spain that nobody would have noticed if the King had worn a dress for a month and called for a ham boycott.
In a summer of managerial movements and big-money youngsters, much has been made of identity. Ã¢ÂÂVillas-Boas will need to change the identity at Chelsea,Ã¢ÂÂ we are told. Ã¢ÂÂJordan Henderson is a symbol of Liverpool's youthful new identity.Ã¢ÂÂ