1. La Liga Rumours: Five Reasons Why Guardiola Would Leave FC Barcelona

    Guardiola is the man. With a record breaking debut season, in which he stunned the world with six titles and some amazing football season, this proud Catalan is said to be on his way out of Barcelona...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 2,496 reads 11 comments

  2. Liverpool Can Only Blame Themselves for the Departure of Fernando Torres

    After decades of football, fans have failed to understand one thing: Football players don't play to entertain you, they play to earn themselves a living...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 1,151 reads 7 comments

  3. Real Madrid: Jose Mourinho Ready To Leave By the End Of the Season

    According to Madrid-based newspaper "As", insiders claim that Mourinho is just one step away from leaving "Los Blancos" after yet another feud with the board. The theme is recurrent...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 2,516 reads 27 comments

  4. Ronaldinho Is Back In Brazil, Signs With Flamengo Until 2014

    The best in the biggest of the world is the title of Flamengo 's website as legendary Brazilian player Ronaldinho Gaúcho joins the famous side from Rio de Janeiro...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 1,047 reads 7 comments

  5. World Football: Wesley Sneijder, the Victim of a Barcelona-Biased World

    Some days from now FIFA will declare who they thought was the best player in the world, and schockingly, FIFA and France Football nominated three Barça players: Iniesta, Xavi and Messi...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 3,090 reads 135 comments

  6. La Liga: Is Real Madrid's Mourinho That Happy With the Club?

    Always controversial, José Mourinho opened hostilities with Real Madrid's board after last Sunday's La Liga match. During the press conference Mourinho suggested that he was fed up with the board's reluctance to defend the club...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 3 years ago 1,209 reads 25 comments

  7. Cesc Fabregas: Cesc's Flirt Opened Up Arsenal's Chronic Wounds

    After the end of the flirt with Barcelona, Cesc stays in London. Well, some Gunners may hear the news as a blessing, but actually, it is the confirmation of a saddening diagnosis of the British powerhouse...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 4 years ago 556 reads 17 comments

  8. The Diagnosis: Why an American Coach Is a Handicap for USMNT

    While manager Bob Bradley is being held under fire by the United States' fans, many are already discussing who could be the next national team coach. The biggest problem is that Bradley's potential replacement will probably be American...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about 4 years ago 314 reads 7 comments

  9. World Cup 2010: Pity the Fool Who Underestimated Germany, The Unknown Giant

    At the beginning of the tournament, the Germans were dubbed as doomed because their captain and midfield general, Michael Ballack, had been injured just before the final preparations for the South African tour...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about 4 years ago 616 reads 2 comments

  10. 2010 FIFA World Cup Predictions: The Qualifying Round Is Meaningless

    If you want to predict the World Cup I will spare you one simple advice: The qualifying round is not as important as you might think. Actually, it is pretty meaningless...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about 4 years ago 631 reads 0 comments

  11. In Defense Of Common Sense: Saying That La Liga Is Mediocre Is Ignorant

    "Don't think about a season, think about history." Nike campaign after Barça won the 09/10 League title La Liga. The passion, the art, the rivalries, the crowds, the prestige, the fury, the fans, the mystique, the legends...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about 4 years ago 682 reads 31 comments

  12. Riot In Spain: Athletic Bilbao Fan Urinates On Belgian Anderlecht Fans

    Athletic Bilbao is a club known for its strict roster rules, only Basque players are allowed to play for this popular team, and for its passionate fans...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 1,512 reads 0 comments

  13. Juventus' Gigi Buffon to be Punished for Blasphemy

    Imagine you are the goalkeeper. Your team is leading by two goals to one in an important league encounter. Suddenly, a player of the opposing team makes a nice cross, you gather the ball, but ...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 1,645 reads 1 comments

  14. 2010 Winter Olympics: Three Stories of the Most Bizarre Winter Olympians

    Robel Teklemariam , 35, puts on his shorts and, of course, the shades. His skis are made out of an improvised beam of steel supported by a pair of small wheels, but the joy is the same...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 1,262 reads 0 comments

  15. The NBA Met Its Future During The All-Star-Game

    In Texas everything isn't just bigger, it is the biggest. With 108,000 people filling up the Cowboys' Stadium, the 2010 All-Star game was the eccentric dream that Mark Cuban wanted you to witness—and it just might have saved the NBA...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 600 reads 9 comments

  16. Kaka's Hell: Is the Falling Star Going to Italy?

    Kaka has not impressed Real Madrid fans. Now that it is known that he will have to face a hernia injury until the end of his days, rumours have been floating around Italy and Spain concerning the player's future...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 1,192 reads 13 comments

  17. Cesc Fabregas Is Gunnin' for Barça

    According to the Catalan newspaper El Mundo Deportivo , Cesc Fabregas has decided to leave the Gunners by the end of the season after their loss against defending champions Manchester United...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 1,768 reads 57 comments

  18. You Say "Kobe and LeBron" and I Say "Where's My Barf Bag?"

    It has finally come to this. The holy alliance of Nike, the media, and the NBA have finally made it—Kobe and LeBron are the only basketball topic available. After years of pestering discussions on "Jordan vs...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 529 reads 6 comments

  19. FC Porto: Leaked Phone Taps Proof in Major Corruption Scandal

    For most Portuguese football fans, the brand "FC Porto" is a synonym of corruption. The leader of the club for over 25 years, Mr...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 10,844 reads 33 comments

  20. Platini: Brazil Takes The Cup, If They Do Not Meet Ze Frrench

    Platini pulled out his tarot cards for the Brazilian journalists at Globo Esportes . The first part of the preview was quite obvious— even if this is Michel Platini we are dealing with...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about over 4 years ago 130 reads 3 comments

  21. Michel Platini: Fighting For a Lost Cause?

    When Platini was elected president of European football's governing body, UEFA, he promised radical changes which were going to bring back a fairer game...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 5 years ago 214 reads 8 comments

  22. Cristiano Ronaldo: "If God Can't Please Everyone, I Won't Either"

    "When you are at the top, everyone will try to knock you down." - Portuguese saying Cristiano Ronaldo has managed to conquer everything, individually that is: Best UEFA CL player, the Golden ...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 5 years ago 2,802 reads 42 comments

  23. In Defense of Barça: Written With Catalan Pride for Everyone Else

    This article is intended to proportionate a clean and fair discussion. People who only read my side of the story because their culés or Deep's side, because their Madridistas, should forget about commenting on this debate...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 5 years ago 850 reads 66 comments

  24. The Arrogance Of Brazilian Fans: Is It Really Supported By The Stats?

    Brazilian fans enjoy being arrogant and saying that their players are the best of the world - always! Still, does this whole behaviour make sense? Is Brazil actually the best national team ever? ...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 5 years ago 1,180 reads 52 comments

  25. A Wizard for "el Palau Blaugrana": Rubio Goes Barcelona!

    After all the discussion and a flight to Badalona to try to convince Joventut DKV, the T'Wolves won't get their draft pick! Barcelona has managed to sign Rubio on a six-year deal for a transfer ...

    Josep  Vernet-Riera Written by Josep Vernet-Riera about almost 5 years ago 154 reads 1 comments