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Premier League
Why does Manchester United raise a red flag with South American players?
12:01 Thursday 29th August 2019

If you count Brazilian-born uncapped Italian international Rodrigo Possebon, 18 South Americans have featured for Manchester United in the Premier League era. As a group, they haven’t fared well. While the Premier League doesn’t…

Uruguayans representing in La Liga
20:30 Tuesday 10th April 2018

Uruguay has 3.4 million people. It is the smallest country to win the World Cup. Until Iceland came along with its 330,000, making it look like mainland China, Uruguay was also the tiniest country to qualify.  Despite Brazil and Argentina looming…

Premier League
Ten-tative Manchester United
12:30 Monday 27th November 2017

Of late, I’ve been fixated on Manchester United’s need for a playmaker in a more advanced position. I thought that, in the right circumstances, Juan Mata could assume the role. That didn’t work. Now it appears Zlatan Ibrahimovic…

James Rodriguez: Out of the frying pan, into the fire?
17:30 Wednesday 12th July 2017

Elite players aren't often loaned out. World Cup Golden Boots are rarely told their club has better options. Welcome to James Rodriguez's world. That is exactly the message the Colombian international has been hearing for the past 18 months…

Rest Of The World
Cerezo Host Gamba In First Osaka Derby In Three Years
10:00 Friday 14th April 2017

Osaka is second only to Tokyo as Japan's largest metropolitan area. It's only fitting the city should have a derby rivaling Madrid, Manchester, or Milan's. Yet, this weekend will mark the first competitive meeting between Cereza and Gamba Osaka…

Villarreal, The Journey.
10:28 Tuesday 14th February 2012

It was a miserable night for the home fans on 21st December at Villarreal's El Madrigal stadium as they saw a gutless performance by their side who were eliminated from the Copa del Rey by an opposition from the third tier of Spanish football.…