1. Liverpool Had to Remove Roy Hodgson, But Is Kenny Dalglish Really The Answer?

    As a student and gentleman of the game of football — though some of his recent actions may not have given that appearance—it will probably not take long for Roy Hodgson to accept that Liverpool had to end their association...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 3 years ago 1,254 reads 17 comments

  2. Tiger Woods Losing World No.1 Spot Is a Reason To Reflect, Not Criticize

    So, Tiger Woods is no longer the world's No.1 golfer. Add that to the pile of sticks with which we can continue to beat him. Add that to the list of sporting milestones we might only fully appreciate in years to come...

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  3. Ramires Signing Highlights Chelsea's Carefully Executed Plan

    Champions on the pitch, operating like champions off it. Manchester City may have taken Chelsea’s crown as the Premier League’s big spenders, but the Blues continue to ...

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  4. Cesc Fabregas Pursuit Shows Barcelona Worried About Real Madrid

    It only goes to show how high Barcelona have set their own standards in recent times that they can attract such stinging criticism when they suddenly stoop to the level of many other leading clubs...

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  5. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Use Your Brain, Fabio, and Start Joe Hart for England

    The speculation is finally over, now begins the important business. On Tuesday, Fabio Capello confirmed his 23-man squad for this summer’s World Cup in South Africa, ending months ...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about 4 years ago 1,087 reads 17 comments

  6. Jose Mourinho Must Build a Dynasty at Real Madrid to Become a Great One

    And so it begins. The most fantastical club in world football finally finds its managerial match made in heaven in Jose Mourinho...

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  7. Masters 2010: How Tiger Woods Can Win Another Green Jacket

    It’s a question that has been on the lips of every golf fan since Tiger Woods announced he would be returning to competitive golf at The Masters this year...

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  8. The Masters Golf 2010: Five Favorites To Wear the Green Jacket

    Without a doubt, The Masters is a tournament unlike any other. From the club's many valued "patrons" to the presence of the "first cut" around fairways—as opposed to the standard ...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 4 years ago 2,962 reads 3 comments

  9. How Long Can Wayne Rooney's Form Last for Manchester United and England?

    There are perhaps only a handful of players in world football on whom the hopes of their club side, let alone their country, depend. Wayne Rooney is one of them...

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  10. Diego Maradona the Puzzle as Argentina's Pieces Start To Come Together

    It’s an adage that is regularly—and often, it must be said, lazily—trotted out every four years. In a World Cup year, players will always perform better...

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  11. Arsenal's Fatal Flaws Brutally Exposed by Manchester United's Born Winners

    So much for those who considered Arsenal title challengers. So much for those who thought they could threaten their ruthless rivals and come away with the Premier League title...

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  12. Are Benitez and Mancini Caught in a Battle for Survival Only One Can Win?

    Roberto Mancini: Roman gladiator or Renaissance man? English fans are yet to discover whether the new Manchester City manager is more of the former or the latter...

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  13. Arsenal's Theo Walcott Behind Aaron Lennon in Sprint for England Glory

    Eighteen games, three goals, eight assists. Eight games, one goal, one assist. That’s the difference in statistics in the Premier League this season between the impressive Aaron Lennon and his fellow England winger, Theo Walcott...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 4 years ago 1,442 reads 9 comments

  14. Was Tom Hicks Jr.'s Liverpool Resignation All Part of a Deliberate Plan?

    The recent resignation of Tom Hicks Jr. is just the latest in a long line of controversies between Liverpool’s American owners, George Gillett and Tom Hicks, and the fans they have failed so spectacularly to connect with since buying the club in 2007...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 4 years ago 2,256 reads 13 comments

  15. 10 Predictions for the Next 10 Years in English Football

    The Noughties was a good decade for English football—indeed, some would say it was a great one. The Premier League established itself as the most popular and lucrative competition ...

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  16. Unfit Foreign Owners Make Premier League More Competitive (At Both Ends)

    When the influx first looked like coming, foreign ownership of clubs was rallied against as the beginning of the end for English football—with dire warnings that fans would lose the connection ...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 4 years ago 540 reads 11 comments

  17. 2010 World Cup Schedule: Breakdown of the Individual Groups

    With the World Cup draw finally completed earlier today, all 32 qualified nations now know who they will be facing when the group stages kick off on June 11th 2010...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about over 4 years ago 3,056 reads 24 comments

  18. Manchester City Need Emmanuel Adebayor to Learn from Didier Drogba

    As far as starts go, perhaps few can have too many complaints about Emmanuel Adebayor’s early career at Manchester City...

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  19. Gael Kakuta Has Debutant Ball for Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

    No one can say they weren’t warned. If anyone had missed the furore surrounding Gael Kakuta that overshadowed the early part Chelsea's season, Carlo Ancelotti’s comments ahead of yesterday’s ...

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  20. On The Big Occasion, Thierry Henry Fails To Meet His Own High Standards

    It wasn't the way to win a place at the World Cup, never mind lose one. Nevertheless, Thierry Henry's illegal intervention during a closely-fought World Cup play-off between France and Ireland was the decisive act in a tie that deserved much better...

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  21. David Beckham Deserves 1000 Caps If He Rescues England's World Cup Bid

    As happens without fail every four years, World Cup talk is dominating English football. For the players in and around manager Fabio Capello’s national squad, the focus is on making the plane for South Africa next summer...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about almost 5 years ago 384 reads 13 comments

  22. Time for Chelsea's Academy To Counter the Effect of FIFA's Transfer Embargo

    It may not be an exaggeration to say that the football world has been rocked by the news of Chelsea’s year-long transfer embargo, imposed on the club by FIFA after the Blues were found ...

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  23. Usain Bolt Stuns the World Again With Gold and Another 100m World Record

    The gold trainers may have been traded in for orange ones, and Beijing’s Bird’s Nest exchanged for Berlin’s Olympic Stadium, but in the end, the result was exactly the same...

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  24. Premier League Preview: 2009-10 Final Table Prediction

    With the new Premier League season almost ready to start, the time has come for fans and pundits alike to make their last-minute predictions as to how they believe the league table will look at the end of the campaign...

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  25. Hull City Swoop To Sign American Jozy Altidore on Loan

    Hull City look to have completed a surprise moves ahead of the new season with news emerging that United States and Villarreal forward Jozy Altidore will join the Premier League club on a season-long loan...

    A Dimond Written by A Dimond about 5 years ago 48 reads 19 comments