1. Kaka to Manchester City: Potential Ramifications

    As the football world wets its collective pants over the proposed transfer of Kaka to Manchester City for the ice cold (even for the sub-zero climate of the world's current economy) ...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about almost 6 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  2. Ruud Van Nistelrooy out for the Season: Real Madrid's Season to Follow?

    Reports out of Madrid today are confirming that Dutch hitman Ruud Van Nistelrooy will require knee surgery that will sideline him for six to nine months, ending his season...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 275 reads 7 comments

  3. Javier Mascherano to Captain Argentina: Diego Maradona's Inaugural Mistake?

    When Diego Maradona announced his choice for captain of Argentina today I must admit I was more than a little skeptical...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 966 reads 14 comments

  4. The Importance of Being Idle: A Look at the Rotation Policy

    It seems like a good/bad idea. It gives everyone a chance to play/doesn't give players a chance to settle in. It keeps all the players happy/angers players who have been performing well but find themselves kept out of the team due to the policy...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 199 reads 3 comments

  5. Claude Makelele: The Greatest Galactico?

    Upon Claude Makelele's departure to Chelsea and David Beckham's subsequent arrival in 2003, Zinedine Zidane quipped,"Why put another layer of gold paint on the Bentley when you are losing the ...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 5,437 reads 8 comments

  6. Arsenal: Past And Present

    Let me start by saying that Arsene Wenger is the greatest judge of talent currently in the game. I am saying this as a Chelsea fan who greatly admires the Professor's ability to take talented young players and turn them into legends...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 517 reads 2 comments

  7. Chelsea FC the Belle of the Ball?

    Is Chelsea the most attractive side in the Premiership right now? While this title has usually been reserved for Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side, one cannot help but wonder whether there's a new ...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 556 reads 4 comments

  8. Adriano: Portrait of a Fallen Emperor

    "Du sublime au ridicule il n'y a qu'un pas", there is only one step from the sublime to the ridiculous. Napoleon Bonaparte made this observation after being forced to retreat from Moscow in 1812...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 736 reads 6 comments

  9. FIFA World Player of the Year Shortlist Summary

    The 23-man short list for the FIFA World Player of the Year Award was announced yesterday. Here is a brief sentence about why each player was nominated: Emmanuel Adebayor: The Togo front-man ...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 2,662 reads 15 comments

  10. The Shining Lights Of the Dark Continent: An All African XI

    Africa is a continent of millions of football junkies and indeed some of the finest footballers that the world has to offer hail from the Cradle Of Civilization...

    Amin Malik Written by Amin Malik about 6 years ago 473 reads 10 comments