1. Home Is Where the Heart Is: Why Man United Should Have Faith in David Moyes

    When rumors started flying on the Internet that Sir Alex Ferguson was about to retire in May of last year, there was a feeling of dread and fear surrounding Manchester United fans...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 10 months ago 2,763 reads 27 comments

  2. Manchester United's Crumbling Fortress

    When you are the Premier League titleholders, boast some of the world’s greatest current players and call the biggest club ground in the UK your home, you should be a team to fear...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 12 months ago 946 reads 4 comments

  3. What Manchester United's League Cup Victory Taught Us

    Despite being only the fourth-highest priority on David Moyes’ list of silverware this season, Manchester United's chance to address the wounds of derby day distress by beating ...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 1,705 reads 3 comments

  4. Greg Dyke and the Future of the English National Team

    Yesterday, Greg Dyke , the new chairman of the English Football Association made his first keynote speech , making clear his vision and goals for his tenure...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 483 reads 1 comments

  5. Why Arsène Wegner and Arsenal Should Look to the Past to Look to the Future

    As transfer deadline day looms like a gigantean grey cloud above, one containing an inevitable spending storm, Arsenal are yet to make the equally-as-gigantean signing that many fans and critics alike feel is necessary...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 2,460 reads 10 comments

  6. Tottenham's New Era: Out with the Bale, in with the New

    For the most part, a club losing one of its key players amid a high profile transfer saga can be despairing, but Andre Villas-Boas has turned the loss of one player into the ushering of a new era at the club...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 2,301 reads 16 comments

  7. 10 Reasons Why the New Premier League Season Is the Most Intriguing Yet

    Now in its 21st edition, the Premier League still has the same amount of magic and unpredictability as it did in 1992. So, as the new season rolls into Gameweek 2, we look at 10 factors that could make it the most intriguing yet...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 1,062 reads 0 comments

  8. Gareth Bale, Monaco and the Mockery of Financial Fair Play

    With Real Madrid rumored to complete the signing of Gareth Bale from Tottenham for a record fee of £94 million ($144 million) by Metro's Jamie Sanderson , clubs are once again making a mockery of UEFA’s new Financial Fair Play rule...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 1 year ago 1,808 reads 1 comments

  9. London 2012: How Did Old Trafford Fare as an Olympic Venue?

    At 102 years old, Old Trafford—the iconic home of Manchester United —has hosted everything from Champions’ League and Rugby League World Cup finals to games of shinty and concerts from the likes of Rod Stewart and Status Quo...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 2 years ago 372 reads 0 comments

  10. How USA vs. Canada and London 2012 Have Been an Asset to Women's Soccer

    For this year’s Olympic host nation, football is a national sport; it’s a culture and understandably gets a lot of public and media attention...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 2 years ago 1,169 reads 2 comments

  11. Olympic Football: Were Spain Victims of High Expectations or Underperformers?

    Before the London 2012 Olympic Games began, an enormous amount of hype and expectation was bearing down on a certain few athletes. Some, like Michael Phelps and Bradley Wiggins, achieved the golden success that many had predicted...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 2 years ago 329 reads 2 comments

  12. Hope Solo and the Legacy of the USA Women's Team

    James Galanis, president of the Universal Soccer Academy, hit back at USA ’s World Cup 1999 hero Brandi Chastain’s criticisms of the USA’s current defensive ...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about 2 years ago 1,723 reads 1 comments

  13. Brazil: 50 Games, 100 Goals, No Golds

    Brazil 3, Belarus 1 Brazil. The single word conjures up hundreds of footballing stories. From Pele to Ronaldinho and Socrates to Neymar, there’s no doubting their legendary credentials...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about over 2 years ago 414 reads 3 comments

  14. New Zealand: Kosta Barbarouses' Time to Shine?

    New Zealand 1 Egypt 1 Four years ago, New Zealand qualified for their first ever Olympic football tournament thanks to the attacking abilities of Kosta Barbarouses, netting four goals in five games in the preliminary tournament...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about over 2 years ago 618 reads 1 comments

  15. Senegal's Second-Rate Strikers Give First-Rate Performance Against Great Britain

    Great Britain 1 Senegal 1 With the likes of Dame N’Doye and Newcastle duo Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse being held back at their respective clubs, rather than representing their country at the London 2012 Olympics games...

    Phil Weller Written by Phil Weller about over 2 years ago 387 reads 3 comments