1. World Cup 2010: England Boos Typical Of Underperforming, Overexpectant Nation

    The events of last night's England-Algeria game can be summed up in a cocktail of negative adjectives according to the British press this morning, including shameful, spineless, pathetic, and hopeless...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about 4 years ago 418 reads 17 comments

  2. 2010 Will Be England's Last Chance to Win The World Cup For A Decade

    In just under 11 months, Fabio Capello will be tasked with selecting the nation's best 23 players to represent the country at the biggest tournament in world football...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 5 years ago 609 reads 32 comments

  3. What Do Overambitious Boo Boys at Arsenal Expect of Their Average Team?

    In the 2003-04 season Arsenal finished the year as the champions of England in a sensational campaign that saw them finish on 90 points without losing a single game...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about over 5 years ago 403 reads 34 comments

  4. The Underestimated Importance of Football Agents

    For some, the roles of agents have grown increasingly fundamental to football and the value of their importance helps to make the sport the billion pound industry it is across the world today...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about over 5 years ago 1,473 reads 36 comments

  5. Ramos, Comoli, & Poyet Make Way for Redknapp in Tottenham Clearout

    Tottenham Hotspur are in crisis after sacking Juande Ramos, Damien Comolli, and Gus Poyet just hours before a crucial match against Bolton. Spurs appointed Portsmouth's Harry Redknapp as a successor...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 234 reads 13 comments

  6. Professional Football: Chasing An Impossible Dream?

    Over 13 million people play football outside of the professional game in the UK. For some of them, the possibility of professional contracts with professional clubs is a very real possibility...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 1,084 reads 37 comments

  7. Sky Sports to Lose Premier League Rights to ESPN in 2009?

    The Premiership is the most lucrative football league on the globe, right? So it will come as no surprise that television companies across the world are currently lining up to bid hundreds ...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 3,001 reads 43 comments

  8. Was Selling Ruud Van Nistelrooy Really Sir Alex Ferguson's Biggest Mistake?

    Ruud Van Nistelrooy is arguably one of the most prolific strikers ever to grace Old Trafford, and his goal scoring record for Manchester United sits amongst the most celebrated legends of the club...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 3,041 reads 39 comments

  9. Manchester City: Why It's Already Going Wrong

    Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim has become the new face of Manchester City's inevitable revolution, following the takeover by the Abu Dhabi United Group (ABUG)...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 1,212 reads 63 comments

  10. Wayne Rooney: The Player the World Thought He Would Be?

    In 2002, a 16-year-old Wayne Rooney shot to super stardom as the most exciting teenage footballing talent the world had seen since Pele...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 790 reads 28 comments

  11. Player Power: What is all the Fuss About?

    Many are aware of the highly publicized football news items this summer, about want-away professionals turning down contracts, not training hard enough, and even threatening to strike in a bid to move to their desired clubs...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 499 reads 14 comments

  12. Chelsea FC: A Disaster Waiting to Happen?

    Since the arrival of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich at Chelsea in 2003, and chief executive Peter Kenyon in 2004, I've long been sceptical about the club's ambitious desire to become a commercial power house and a global brand around the world...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 1,861 reads 9 comments

  13. West Ham United: Could They Have Been among the Best in Europe?

    In 2001 Upton Park was home to a group of the most talented youngsters British football had seen—arguably the best since Manchester United's youthful talent in the mid-'90s that included Scholes, Giggs, and Beckham among others...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 1,159 reads 6 comments

  14. So It's 2008 and Pele Is Still the Best Football Player to Date?

    Legends. It's a word bandied about a lot in the world of football today, about retired veterans and memorable players...

    Ricky O'Neal Written by Ricky O'Neal about almost 6 years ago 876 reads 21 comments