Toronto FC need all the help they can get if the Major League Soccer (MLS) club hopes to make the play-offs for the first time in club history. But with the team’s captain Torsten Frings announcing his retirement on Feb. 26 that task may now be almost impossible to achieve. The 36-year-old former German international … Continue reading
Spanish football has got a reputation of clubs nurturing young players who have came through the ranks at their respective clubs. The most high profile club for doing so is Barcelona, leading by example and willing to give their young players a chance. Other clubs have jumped on the bandwagon and now are looking to … Continue reading
Today, I am going to talk about referees, and in particular, referees in the Netherlands – in the Eredivisie. You all know how it works. Life as a ref is very tough, particularly in the Premier League. You can have a great game, spot every foul, every offside position, and then just give away a penalty that wasn’t one, or … Continue reading
People seem to love underrated players for some weird reason. I guess it’s because they feel that these players deserve more recognition, but here’s my underrated XI.
Real Madrid, last seasons Liga BBVA champions, return from the traditional winter break finding themselves sixteen points off the pace of league leaders, Barcelona. Can they claw it back in the second half of the season? Honestly, I can’t see it.
In the Premier League today, the general view is that Manchester United and Manchester City are the “best teams”. Some will try and say that Chelsea match these team’s, but that’s simply not true. The 1980’s was the Merseyside decade. During time from the 1980-81 season up to 1989-90 season; Liverpool won 5 titles and … Continue reading