1. Newcastle United: Pantomime Season Starts As Chris Houghton Inexplicably Sacked

    He's going to sack him. Oh, no he isn't! Oh, yes he is, because he is Mike Ashley and has a habit of making comically bad decisions when it comes to running Newcastle United , the club that wants to be big but remains a constant Peter Pan...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about almost 4 years ago 505 reads 4 comments

  2. EPL 2010-2011: 5 Reasons Wayne Rooney Is Staying at Manchester United

    The “will he, won’t he?” Wayne Rooney saga seems to have come to a conclusion for now...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about almost 4 years ago 2,597 reads 22 comments

  3. Champions League: Arsenal In Group H With Shakhtar, SC Braga & Partisan

    It was always going to happen wasn't it? Football is an emotional game, and when Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk visit the Emirates Stadium in the group stages of this season's Champions League, it is bound to be a night of heightened emotions...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 955 reads 11 comments

  4. Arsenal Injuries Mount As Elvis Has Left the Building

    With under 48 hours to go before Arsenal's first home game of the season, personnel problems persist at Ashburton Grove. The Gunners opened their season away at Liverpool with a 1-1 draw...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,221 reads 27 comments

  5. Arsenal: Five Young English Players Aiming for a Spot in Wenger's Plans

    Every season the same old turkey is played out by the media and opposition fans that Arsene Wenger is somehow anti-English...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 203 reads 42 comments

  6. Arsenal: Old Worries Rise as Arsene Wenger Mutes Barcelona's "Noise"

    Like a plague that won't go away, or a cockroach that won't die a miserable death no matter how much you stomp on it, the rumours of Cesc Fabregas' "impending" move to Barcelona will not go away...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,219 reads 29 comments

  7. Eduardo da Silva's Arsenal Career in Pictures

    "He came to us when Henry went/ Eddie, Eddie/ He scored more goals than Darren Bent/ Eddie, Eddie/ He broke his leg but now he's back/ And Darren Bent will still be cack,/ Eduardo da Silva, Arsenal's No...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,756 reads 19 comments

  8. World Cup 2010: USA's Performance, Limitations and Potential for Brazil

    It's been just over a week since we waved goodbye to South Africa and World Cup 2010 as Spain took the coveted golden trophy back to the streets of Madrid...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,277 reads 24 comments

  9. Arsenal Back To Business Against Barnet: In-Depth Look At 22-Man Squad

    After what seems like an eternity, football clubs within Europe's big leagues are finally getting back to the real business of playing games...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 3,951 reads 27 comments

  10. FIFA World Cup 2010: The Best of the Best From South Africa

    So, it's all over for another four years. For the first time, a European side won the trophy outside of its own continent, and for the first time Spain have taken the trophy home to the streets of Madrid...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 2,800 reads 20 comments

  11. Howard Webb Didn't Rob Holland Or Spain, They Robbed Themselves, And Us

    Was that it?! Are we to believe that last night's World Cup Final between the Netherlands and Spain was the pinnacle of football, the biggest sport in the world? It was less football ...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,019 reads 15 comments

  12. 2010 FIFA World Cup Final Countdown: Netherlands vs. Spain

    And then there were two. In just over 24 hours time, the Netherlands and Spain will take to the field in the Soccer City Stadium, Johannesburg, South Africa as the World Cup comes to a close...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,736 reads 3 comments

  13. FIFA World Cup: Five Reasons The 2010 Edition Has Been So Poor

    It's supposed to be the biggest show on earth. It's meant to be bigger, better, and more exciting than the Olympics. It should make the whole World stop in unison for 90 minutes to stare at a television screen, even if your country is not playing...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 2,474 reads 59 comments

  14. FIFA World Cup Germany vs. Spain 2010: A Pre-Match Analysis

    Tonight, the World Cup visits the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban for the last time as Germany and Spain battle it out for the right to play the Netherlands in Soccer City on Sunday...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,704 reads 0 comments

  15. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay Vs. Netherlands Preview

    Cape Town, South Africa is the place to be tomorrow night as Uruguay takes on the Netherlands in the first semifinal of World Cup 2010. It has been built as a matchup between South American fighters and European skill...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,453 reads 12 comments

  16. Argentina 0, Germany 4: It All Gets a Bit Lionel, Messi That Is, for Maradona

    What a difference three days can make in football. Just last week, pundits, and fans around the world were bemoaning the showing of the European sides in South Africa...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,375 reads 44 comments

  17. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay's Luis Suarez Highlights FIFA's Growing Hypocrisy

    In the blink of an eye and flash of an arm, Uruguay's Luis Suarez became a hero in his homeland but a villain worldwide...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,787 reads 40 comments

  18. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Dunga's Tactics Can Bring Brazil More Success

    Four games in, and Brazil's football team are in familiar territory, deep in the knockout stages of the FIFA World Cup. Emerging from Group G—the so-called "Group of Death"—as winners, Brazil has been largely untroubled to date...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 904 reads 10 comments

  19. 2010 FIFA World Cup: The Five Best Players Who Have Gone Home

    They came. They played. They went home! After two weeks in South Africa, the dream has ended for 16 nations: South Africa, France, Greece, Nigeria, Slovenia, Algeria, Australia, ...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 3,038 reads 14 comments

  20. FIFA World Cup 2010: Italy Must Look to Germany to Rebuild for the Future

    It may have taken some time, but the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa has finally sparked to life. As the last round of group games are completed, we have already witnessed some big names fall while lesser lights have lived to fight another day...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,017 reads 12 comments

  21. FIFA World Cup 2010: What Has Raymond Domenech Done To French Football?

    The Simpsons are to blame! Since an episode first aired in 1995, the French have been referred to as "cheese eating surrender monkeys...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,773 reads 20 comments

  22. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Five Questions Answered After Round One

    It's been six days since the greatest show on earth got underway in South Africa. Last night saw the first round of matches come to a close...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about 4 years ago 1,458 reads 4 comments

  23. Germany vs. Australia 2010: Exuberant Germans Light Up World Cup in Blowout Win

    Day 3 in South Africa finally saw the 2010 FIFA World Cup come to life as an exuberant, young German squad easily brushed aside a static Australia...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about over 4 years ago 855 reads 7 comments

  24. Emmanuel Eboue and Alex Song Personify the Meaning of Having Guts

    Arsenal versus Wigan, December 2008. Fulham versus Arsenal, November 2006. Both games had differing results. In the first, Arsenal beat Wigan 1-0 at the Emirates while the second saw the Gunners lose 2-1 to Fulham at Craven Cottage...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about over 4 years ago 2,130 reads 18 comments

  25. Arsenal's Big Problem: Wenger Is Neglecting the Team's No. 1 Position

    Fighting terrorism is like being a goalkeeper. You can make a hundred brilliant saves but the only shot that people remember is the one that gets past you...

    Mary O'Shea Written by Mary O'Shea about over 4 years ago 674 reads 16 comments