1. MK Dons 2 AFC Wimbledon 1: A Match Ten Years in the Making

    It was ended with casual flick. It couldn’t really have been more cruel. After ninety minutes of admirable defensive resolve, the underdog of AFC Wimbledon looked to have earned the draw their efforts deserved and a home cup replay to boot...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 1,042 reads 0 comments

  2. Abramovich Needs to Admit Torres Transfer Was a Mistake for Chelsea to Progress

    The paradox of Roman Abramovich’s Chelsea ownership is very clear. On the one hand, the Russian oligarch has exhibited an impressive commitment to the club, maintaining a huge level of investment for almost 10 years...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 4,136 reads 14 comments

  3. Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Bicycle Kick vs. England Not Greatest Goal of All Time

    With a reverence normally befitting minor deities, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been lauded from every angle this week after a spectacular overhead kick sunk a sorry England team...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 7,963 reads 16 comments

  4. Javier Hernandez and Edin Dzeko: What Makes a Great Super-Sub?

    There was a certain air of inevitability about the dual manner in which the two Manchester clubs completed their come-from-behind victories at the weekend. Both left it late, too late no doubt for those fans of a nervous disposition...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 6,324 reads 26 comments

  5. Wayne Rooney: Is He Still the Talisman of Manchester United?

    For the last few seasons, Wayne Rooney has assumed the role of a minor deity at a Manchester United side visibly lacking in true world-class talent...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 5,756 reads 34 comments

  6. Ferguson Blames Nani for Chelsea Cup Defeat: Is It the End of His United Career?

    A settled player, who is valued by his club and manager, has the unequivocal backing of his boss. A united front is portrayed in the press as the club maintains a facade of unity, regardless of the chastising that occurs behind the scenes...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 6,690 reads 85 comments

  7. Capital One Cup: Is the Magic of the Cup Finally Being Appreciated?

    Since its inception the newly renamed Capital One (formerly Carling) Cup has been viewed as a distant priority by the Premier League elite...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 968 reads 3 comments

  8. Football Manager 2013: The Top 5 Teams to Be on the Game

    A game so addictive that it has been cited in more than 35 divorce cases (via Graeme Macpherson of The Herald ), the latest installment in the football manager saga is just around the corner...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 101,298 reads 3 comments

  9. Messi, Ronaldo and More: The Best Player from Each of the World's Continents

    The question, who is the best player in the world, has assumed almost mythical status in recent years—in such that there is no definitive answer. We can whittle it down to two, but most mere mortals can go no further...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 3,732 reads 29 comments

  10. Sheffield Weds vs. Leeds: Shocking Scenes as Fan Attacks Chris Kirkland (Video)

    The FA were forced into acute embarrassment last night as, in the wake of their admonishment of the Serbian crowd trouble in the week, a British football fan took to the pitch to strike Sheffield Wednesday keeper Chris Kirkland in the face...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 1,474 reads 2 comments

  11. Chelsea FC: Are the Club Realistic Title Contenders for the 2012/13 Season?

    After seven games of the Barclays Premier League 2012/13 season, Chelsea lead the table by four points, having only dropped two of the 21 available points...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about 2 years ago 6,338 reads 39 comments

  12. English Premier League Transfers: Top 10 Coups of the Summer Window

    Borne by reckless abandon and an insatiable desire for success, huge sums of money were thrown by EPL clubs desperate to improve their roster as the league's summer transfer window expired on Aug...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 10,116 reads 30 comments

  13. Lance Armstrong: Unparalleled Legacy Stands Despite Unfounded Doping Allegations

    If road race cycling were a necklace, it would have been returned, tarnished and lacking in lustre. Its great legacy slowly eradicated by an infestation of doping offences, the core values of the sport have largely been lost...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 868 reads 2 comments

  14. Olympics 2012: Is Usain Bolt Now the World's Biggest Sports Star?

    “Do you want to run it for me?” Usain bolt asked the pretty girl minding his kit. A little abashed, the girl tried to suppress a shy smile. It was two minutes before the final of the Olympic Games 200-meter dash Bolt won...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 5,236 reads 5 comments

  15. Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Nuri Sahin Signing Would Ensure Top-4 Challenge

    Amidst the furore surrounding Robin van Persie’s "ultimate betrayal," constant aspersions have been thrown as to the imminent demise of the once great Arsenal FC. It is déjà vu...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 12,556 reads 40 comments

  16. Manchester United Transfer Talk: Van Persie Deal Could Compromise Progression

    It is the rivalry that defines the Premier League era. Two sides, two red kits, geographically removed, but with a rivalry and grudging respect that transcends boundaries...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 18,975 reads 44 comments

  17. Olympics 2012: When Will GB Win Their First Gold Medal of the Games?

    Every since the curtain went down on the Beijing Olympics—the most bountiful medal haul from a British team in a century—just under four years ago, expectations have multiplied...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 440 reads 0 comments

  18. Manchester United Transfer Rumours: Is Lucas Moura Really Worth £30 Million?

    It looks set to become one of the most protracted transfers of this summer’s window. The boy from Brazil with toes of twinkle and the club recently revealed as the worlds most marketable sports brand, carefully courting his signature...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 210 reads 9 comments

  19. Manchester United: Is Antonio Valencia the Best Winger in the World?

    The superlative "best" is an honour rarely bestowed. To be "the best" at your craft, to prevail over all contemporaries, takes a lifetime of work to hone a God-given gift...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 15,195 reads 241 comments

  20. Manchester United Transfer Rumours: 5 Strikers Worth Considering This Summer

    Sir Alex Ferguson has acted swiftly and decisively this off-season, instantly looking to address the imbalances that plagued his beleaguered squad last term...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 1,692 reads 9 comments

  21. Which Team Has the Deepest Current Bench in World Football?

    In football, the result is as much about a team’s strength in reserve as their talent on the pitch. Substitutes matter...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 1,884 reads 5 comments

  22. Euro 2012: Top 10 Contenders for the Tournament's Golden Boot

    The Golden Shoe in international competitions is always a fiercely contested battle. At the last tournament in South Africa, five men, incredibly, finished with an identical goals ...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about over 2 years ago 2,703 reads 16 comments

  23. Stiliyan Petrov: Aston Villa Star Inspires Following Leukaemia Diagnosis

    Last weekend, the heart-wrenching news of Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov 's imminent fight against acute leukaemia gained widespread media attention...

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  24. Manchester United: Ranking the Club's 10 Most Important Remaining 2011/12 Games

    When David Luiz powered in Chelsea ’s third goal of the weekend via an opportune deflection off Rio Ferdinand’s shoulder, even the most optimistic of United supporters ...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about almost 3 years ago 2,585 reads 8 comments

  25. Paul Scholes: Ginger Prince Must Be Disposed for the Good of Manchester United

    Sometimes when a player leaves the game—the very top of the game—it is pertinent to question whether the decision was rash. Surely he had another season in him? In the majority of circumstances, these questions remain rhetorical...

    Greg Lott Written by Greg Lott about almost 3 years ago 2,606 reads 11 comments