X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
0 new posts have just been added
France
Is Patrick Vieira having a time in Nice?
15:00 Monday 17th September 2018

'Those who do, can't teach' is a saying to suggest great players usually become bad managers. Apparently, as on-pitch craft is perfected, the ability to communicate understanding often gets worse. Good examples are Diego Maradona,…

Europa League
3 players to watch during UEFA Europa League's Round of 32 action today
09:30 Thursday 22nd February 2018

The UEFA Champions League gave us four impressive games this week. Okay, three and Manchester United/Sevilla, but the European action is far from over. Even though it sometimes doesn't receive deserved recognition, you…

Premier League
4 Premier League flops excelling this season in France
12:00 Thursday 26th October 2017

Almost every football player's ambition is to compete in the Premier League. For some, however, that dream can turn into a nightmare.  Unsuited to the rigorous demands of England's top tier, players have then been known to take their craft…

Opinion
Manchester United: The best and worst
13:00 Tuesday 5th September 2017

We all love looking back on the biggest victories our favourites clubs have had over our biggest rivals but tend to shy away from reliving our worst days. Sadly, bad days are as much a part of football as the glorious moments and Manchester…

France
Did OGC Nice sign Wesley Sneijder to make nice with Mario Balotelli?
10:00 Sunday 13th August 2017

OGC Nice finished third in Ligue 1 in 2016-17. Mario Balotelli did some good work but had his moods. Enter Wesley Sneijder. Strictly from a neutral fan's perspective, Mario Balotelli has two interesting qualities. First, when engaged, he is…

Opinion
The weird and wonderful Premier League
13:30 Wednesday 21st June 2017

As one of Europe's most competitive league, the Premier League has an enormous following. Realistically, this should mean that many of you remember these weird and wonderful occurrences from the history books of England's top flight. I bet…

Italy
Have you seen this manager? Cesare Prandelli
12:00 Friday 5th May 2017

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One…

America
Jermaine Jones Channels His Inner Mario Balotelli
11:00 Wednesday 5th April 2017

Back when he was throwing darts at Manchester City youth players and touring women's prisons in the Italian countryside--ah, good times--Mario Balotelli actually had printed, then wore, a t-shirt asking "Why Always Me?" of critics panning his…

France
Ligue 1 Title Race Set To Go The Distance
17:00 Friday 10th March 2017

At the start of the season, nobody would have predicted France's top tier would have been the captivating and competitive league we are getting. With ten games left to play in Ligue 1, Monaco leads the pack but only by three points – as both…

Opinion
This season’s overachieving clubs in the top European Leagues
20:50 Thursday 26th January 2017

We have become accustomed to the same teams, which possess the strongest squads and greatest financial backing, winning their domestic title, year-on-year. The league success of an underdog is increasingly rare, but across Europe this season,…

Opinion
Top 5 most embarrassing panic buys
14:30 Wednesday 18th January 2017

As we all know transfer deadline day is a mass frenzy. Clubs up and down the country are fighting to secure that last piece of the jigsaw or in some cases, they just need a player fit for the starting 11. Here are just five of the most embarrassing…

Opinion
Mario Balotelli looks revamped in Nice
17:14 Friday 7th October 2016

He failed to sparkle at Liverpool and left Merseyside on loan to AC Milan labeled a FLOP! But the former Inter Milan youngster has reenacted his goal-scoring form in France and is looking as sharp as ever! Few footballers will present you with…

Opinion
Transfer deadline day: The main Premier League stories
16:30 Thursday 1st September 2016

It was a frantic last day of the transfer window as clubs looked to improve their squads before the 11pm deadline on Wednesday night. We recap the biggest deals to take place involving Premier League clubs.

Opinion
Hart, Toure and the Premier League unwanted XI
14:44 Tuesday 30th August 2016

The 2016/17 Premier League season is gradually taking shape with new managers as well as players aptly adjusting to the high demands of the English top tier. However, it's a paradigm shift for some others who seem to be struggling to remain…

Opinion
Why Antonio Conte should take Giovinco to France
15:00 Thursday 26th May 2016

Italian head coach Antonio Conte announced his 30- man squad this week and there were a couple of notable omissions. Guiseppe Rossi's name wasn't on the list, whilst it comes as no surprise to see Mario Balotelli will be spending this summer…

We use cookies to provide statistics that help give you the best experience of our site. By continuing to use the site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more
Got It