1. Euro 2012: Germany Gears Up for Group of Death

    The status of Poland and Ukraine as top seeds in Friday's Euro 2012 draw, by virtue of co-hosting the tournament, has really thrown a cat among the pigeons...

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  2. Tottenham Hotspur: Are They EPL Contenders?

    Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is more than just adept at giving the media a good quote; he is also a master at managing expectation...

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  3. Euro 2012 Draw: Nightmare Scenarios for the Top Teams

    Managers, respective FA presidents and assorted other dignitaries will assemble in the Ukrainian capital with bated breath, waiting to see which teams they will be drawn with for the group stage...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 4,436 reads 11 comments

  4. 10 Most Infamous Referees in Football

    Being a referee is a thankless task. They dedicate their lives to helping the game they love, and all they get in return is abuse from players, fans and media alike...

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  5. World Football: 15 Ridiculous Red Cards

    Red cards. Sendings-off. Early baths. Marching orders. They happen every week, in every league in the world, though these days they are as likely to be a pair of technical infractions ...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 13,219 reads 13 comments

  6. Champions League: Top 10 Players so Far

    The final round of Champions League group matches is less than a fortnight away, and there are still plenty of issues to be settled...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 9,308 reads 14 comments

  7. Manchester City: 10 Cult Heroes

    Manchester City as a club is virtually unrecognisable from the way it was a mere decade ago. These days, superstar signings are regularly brought in for eight-figuere fees...

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  8. Tottenham Transfers: 10 Players for Harry Redknapp to Target in January

    Things are going pretty well for Tottenham at the moment. Since they began the season by having their first fixture postponed and suffering back-to-back defeats to the two Manchester ...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 5,241 reads 12 comments

  9. Lionel Messi: 10 of the Best Moments of His Career

    Lionel Messi is rather good at football. Five Spanish league titles and three Champions League winner's medals, all at the age of just 24, is proof of that...

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  10. Fernando Torres Must Forget Liverpool and Focus on Chelsea

    During England's friendly against Spain last Saturday, certain sections of the Wembley crowds reserved their boos for one particular individual on the pitch that evening...

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  11. UEFA Champions League: 10 Dark Horses for the Trophy

    Now that all that distracting business of the international break is out of the way, we can get back to the nitty gritty of club football. No sooner is the return of domestic action upon us than the Champions League lands back in our lives...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 2,139 reads 5 comments

  12. Euro 2012: Betting Odds for the 16 Finalists in Poland and Ukraine

    With all 16 teams now in place, the build-up to next summer's European Championship in Poland and Ukraine can begin in earnest...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 1,210 reads 7 comments

  13. World Football: The Top 25 Goal Montages on YouTube

    Of all the myriad delights that are to be found on the Internet, few can draw you in as completely as YouTube...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 10,894 reads 7 comments

  14. England Football: Does Joleon Lescott's Form Spell the End for Rio Ferdinand?

    The performances of England's two centre-backs against Spain on Saturday laid the foundation upon which they secured a surprise 1-0 win for Fabio Capello's team...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 371 reads 2 comments

  15. Ireland: 5 Things Their Euro 2012 Playoff Win in Estonia Taught Us

    Ireland's 4-0 thrashing of Estonia in Tallinn has all but booked the Republic's place at Euro 2012 . Barring the most disastrous of capitulations in Tuesday's second leg in Dublin, ...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 1,263 reads 0 comments

  16. 13 Footballers You Wouldn't Want to Marry Your Sister

    Footballers: we all know they are an overpaid, over-sexed bunch, but we excuse their sordid excesses (within reason) as long as their off-field behaviour has nothing to do with what happens on the pitch...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 6,894 reads 11 comments

  17. January Transfers: 20 Players Who Need a Change of Scenery

    There comes a time in almost every player's career when it is best for them to move on. Perhaps they have outgrown the club they are at, maybe they are no longer wanted by their current ...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 9,054 reads 6 comments

  18. Euro 2012 Qualifying Playoffs: 10 Bold Predictions

    While all of Europe's top sides will also be in action during the upcoming round of international fixtures, the attention will for the most part be on some of the less fashionable teams...

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  19. Newcastle United: 10 Reasons for Their Stunning Start

    Newcastle's unbeaten start to the season has taken everyone by surprise, including their own manager. Alan Pardew admits he doesn't know how good his team is yet following a summer which has seen several key players leave and plenty of new faces arrive..

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 1,440 reads 2 comments

  20. Wayne Rooney's Cameo in Manchester United Midfield: Enjoy It While It Lasts

    A lot has been made of Wayne Rooney 's stint in central midfield for Manchester United this week, with some claiming it gives us a teasing glimpse into the player's future with the club...

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  21. Neymar and the 25 Top Teenagers in World Football

    Already a global superstar, it is difficult to believe that Neymar is still in his teens. The Brazil striker does not turn 20 until next year...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about over 2 years ago 5,972 reads 19 comments

  22. Arsenal vs. Marseille: Preview, Team News, Players to Watch

    For all the talk of crisis at Arsenal , the Gunners host Marseille on Tuesday evening knowing that a win would secure them their place in the last 16 of the Champions League...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about almost 3 years ago 1,114 reads 2 comments

  23. Arsenal Transfers: 7 January Targets for Arsene Wenger

    Arsenal took a major step in recovering from their disastrous start to the season on Saturday, when they beat Chelsea 5-3 at Stamford Bridge...

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  24. Premier League Transfers: Top 7 January Rumors This Week

    The big transfer rumours among the Premier League clubs this week appear to have been weighted heavily in the direction of Arsenal ...

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  25. Chelsea vs. Arsenal: 5 Ways Blues Have Left Gunners Behind

    You may or may not have heard, but since winning the FA Cup in 2005 Arsenal have not won a major trophy...

    Tony Mabert Written by Tony Mabert about almost 3 years ago 7,769 reads 90 comments