1. Berbatov Sends Manchester United To 7th Heaven, Carroll Makes Chelsea Freeze

    My last article attempted to reflect upon last weekend’s games the results of which couldn’t have gone better. If last weekend was a sweet result, this weekend looks like the icing on the cake...

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  2. Arsenal, Chelsea Stutter and Manchester United's Season May Have Just Begun

    I am not a big fan of traffic, especially on my road. Yesterday, however, was a different story. I was watching match day traffic on Barlow Moor Road head towards the Theatre of Dreams and for some not-so-strange reason I was pleased...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 3 years ago 581 reads 2 comments

  3. Schumi's Return: Will the History Be an Indication of Things to Come?

    When the chequered flag came down at Interlagos in October 2006, it was finally time for the F1 fraternity to get used to the fact that Michael Schumacher would not be seen in a race car on the grid ever again...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 4 years ago 48 reads 4 comments

  4. Champions League Latest: Round of 16 Draw

    The Round of 16 Draw looks like this:   VfB Stuttgart vs. Barcelona Olympiakos vs. Bordeaux Internazionale vs. Chelsea Bayern Munich vs. Fiorentina CSKA Moscow vs...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 4 years ago 67 reads 0 comments

  5. Liverpool's Champions' League Exodus: The Aftermath and the Road Ahead

    From this juncture, one of two things can happen. Liverpool can either go down in the dumps and lose morale, their manager and their key players, wandering aimlessly for a couple of seasons ...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 4 years ago 193 reads 1 comments

  6. The FIFA World Cup: An Exploitation of Human Emotion ?

    Every four years we’re treated to a sporting reality show in which 32 football teams, each representing a country compete for the “ultimate prize” in football—The World Cup...

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  7. Manchester Derby: Owen Powers United Home But the Season Starts Tomorrow

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  8. Will Manchester United Rewrite History And Make It Four In A Row?

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  9. Formula One is Not a Sport But Entertainment: What Do You Think?

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  10. Memories Of A Day On Which A 3 Decade Old Score Was Settled

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  11. EPL Matchday One: 10 Games, 10 Winners

    As the referee blows the final whistle at White Hart Lane signalling a 2-1 win for Spurs over Liverpool, I realise that this is the first time in five seasons when the opening day has not seen a drawn game...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 5 years ago 77 reads 0 comments

  12. This Should Have Been the Final: UEFA Champions League

    Over the last few years The UEFA Champions League has grown in stature as a highly competitive and unpredictable tournament...

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  13. Manchester United and the Payback Season

    I am talking here of a few landmark clashes that have redefined some old rivalries, sparked a few new rivalries, and make tomorrow a day to remember for the Stretford End faithfuls...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 5 years ago 376 reads 1 comments

  14. Man-of-the-Match Macheda's Magic Misplaces Merseysiders

    After Liverpool's exploits on Saturday at Craven Cottage, it was always going to be a tough ask for United to get back on top. This was not easy with Chelsea snapping at their heels...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 5 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  15. Malaysian GP and a Few Thoughts That Followed

    The Malaysian GP ended up like an abandoned cricket match. Conditions leading to close of race were wet and dark. Wet, because of the rain, dark because of the time at which the race was held...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 5 years ago 59 reads 1 comments

  16. Mighty Brawn: Nimble Brain

    The much expected Formula One season kicked off to a phenomenal start this weekend in Melbourne. Now a little trip down memory lane to my childhood when my parents once told me, “Mighty brawn is no match for nimble brain”...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 5 years ago 186 reads 2 comments

  17. Bernie and Max, Are You Listening?

    We’re on the threshold of the 2009 season. We’ve all seen the new cars, which are the result of a new set of rule changes...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about over 5 years ago 82 reads 4 comments

  18. Crowd Behaviour: Inspiring and Intimidating

    My latest rant comes in the wake of England fans booing Ashley Cole at Wembley on Saturday. I am forced to write about crowd behaviours that I have come across in the past. Personally, I don't give a toss when England play...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 6 years ago 820 reads 2 comments

  19. The Agony And Ecstasy Of A Football Crazy Nation

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  20. Indian Football: 58 Years and a Nation Struggles to Rise

    They need motivation...but where does it come from? It comes if we, the fans, loyally follow our national team's progress through wins and losses, through ups and downs...just the way we follow cricket...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 6 years ago 473 reads 20 comments

  21. Good Things Come To Those Who Wait...So Sorry Mate.

    I am not a beer drinker. However, I do appreciate the punchlines that define the major beer brands. The Guinness punchline "Good Things Come To Those Who Wait" has more than a touch of philosophy embedded in it...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 6 years ago 223 reads 4 comments

  22. Good Things Come To Those Who Wait...But Sorry Mate.

    I am not a beer drinker. However, I do appreciate the punchlines that define the major beer brands. The Guinness punchline "Good Things Come To Those Who Wait" has more than a touch of philosophy embedded in it...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 6 years ago 219 reads 0 comments

  23. A Night of Missed Opportunities

    A night of missed opportunities. I cannot think of a better way to sum up United's opening match of their title defence at home to Villarreal, the same team that took home a solitary point back in 2005 and went on to the semifinals...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about almost 6 years ago 281 reads 2 comments

  24. Germany-Austria Euro 2008 Match a 90-Minute Waste of Your Life

    As usual, I start with a little insight into how my day was and what I did. Makes me more involved in what I am writing. I go out of work early after a difficult day. Anyways, that's my worry for tomorrow...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about 6 years ago 624 reads 1 comments

  25. Turkey-Czech Republic: Scripted by Hitchcock, Played to Perfection!

    By far this is the most intriguing and edge-of-the-seat game of the European Championships until now. This game had the possibility of history being created, because if the game were drawn, we'd head to a shootout to decide the winner...

    raam shanker Written by raam shanker about 6 years ago 335 reads 0 comments