No Fairy tale ending for Buffon against football’s Super villains

As the Black eyed peas performed their questionable song and dance in the build up to the Champions League final – they looked like something out of a fantasy movie; unfortunately for Juventus, and Giugliani Buffon in particular - football is no fantasy. In the increasingly popular superhero movies, it is a rare sight to … Continue reading No Fairy tale ending for Buffon against football’s Super villains

Manchester Derby – Another soap opera disguised as football match

Fellaini provides the Premier League with more Soap worthy material, but the derby match was a far cry from entertaining. Just twenty seconds had passed between Marouane Fellaini’s first and second foul on Sergio Aguero - a second yellow was almost certainly beckoning - before a moment of madness from the Belgian, turned it into … Continue reading Manchester Derby – Another soap opera disguised as football match

Juventus’ downing of Barcelona has put them on the radar again, but they remain Europe’s dark horse super-club.

As Paulo Dybala turned and fired home against Barcelona, it sparked the beginning of a frustrating night for the Catalan giants. Despite struggling past Paris St Germain in the round of 16 - Messi and co were favourites going into the game - but left red-faced as they fell to another heavy European defeat. The … Continue reading Juventus’ downing of Barcelona has put them on the radar again, but they remain Europe’s dark horse super-club.

Zola’s persistent failures show managers should not be selected on merit

When Gianfranco Zola took over as the boss of Birmingham City, their club director announced proudly that they had found the man who would bring them to the Premier League. "His pedigree, philosophy and ambition fits with what we would like to achieve as we move in a new direction.”, Panos Pavlakis said. Yet, after … Continue reading Zola’s persistent failures show managers should not be selected on merit