1. Economic Crunch to Bring Some Sanity Into Football Transfers?

    We have all been moaning and groaning about the excessive amounts of money being splashed in football over ridiculous transfer fees and staggering weekly wages of Europe's elite...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 155 reads 25 comments

  2. Manchester United Crowned World Champions after Defeating LDU Quito!

    A second-half goal by Wayne Rooney was enough for a 10-man Manchester United to claim the FIFA Club World Cup (CWC) against LDU Quito in Japan on Sunday...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 412 reads 19 comments

  3. Deadly Duos : Gabriel Agbonlahor and Ashley Young

    Welcome to the second edition of Deadly Duos, an original Bleacher Report series. Deadly Duos takes an in-depth look at two players who form the core of the team and are true match-winners...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 174 reads 8 comments

  4. Deadly Duos: Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo

    Welcome to Deadly Duos, another original Bleacher Report series. Deadly Duos takes an in-depth look at two players who form the core of the team and are true match-winners...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 969 reads 11 comments

  5. Sir Alex Ferguson vs Jose Mourinho, As the Champions League Draw Is Unveiled

    Several mini-battles will be fought inside one big battle as Europe's elite resumes their quest of Continental glory. It appears to be more of Italy versus England as the UEFA Champions League knockout round clashes were unveiled...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 1,235 reads 1 comments

  6. Somebody's Using the Axe A Wee Bit Too Often...

    Sacked. Sacked. Sacked. In football, the word "sacked" is being used way too often for my liking or that of millions of football enthusiasts around the world, especially in Britain...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 125 reads 22 comments

  7. The Falling Standards of La Liga or Real Madrid On the Way Down?

    The man pictured above is Juande Ramos, instantly recognizable to all Premier League supporters as the guy who was sacked by Tottenham Hotspur in favour of Harry Redknapp...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 296 reads 26 comments

  8. For Fame and the Name But It's All Part of the Game

    In Football, it's usually the strikers who bask in glory. The goal-scorers usually run away with all the fame and the money and the poor old defenders, who work tirelessly trying to maintain a clean sheet, are left to pound sand...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 117 reads 13 comments

  9. Absolutely Disgusting: Arsenal Fans Slaughter Eboue...

    Last evening, Arsenal played Wigan at the Emirates Stadium. On the back of a 2-1 victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, needless to say, the expectations were sky high...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 901 reads 35 comments

  10. Time and Time Again: It's Not Over Till It's Over...

    They said "It's never too late" but you just turned a deaf ear—when you really should have listened. Last evening, for what was really the umpteenth time, a goal was scored in ...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 179 reads 0 comments

  11. Keano Leaves Sunderland ahead of Man United Return: The Shock of Shocks!

    Roy Keane, or "Keano" as all Manchester United supporters know him, has parted company with Sunderland after both parties reached a "mutual" agreement...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 445 reads 6 comments

  12. What's a Captain's Role In Football?

    "Breaking News : William Gallas stripped of captaincy at Arsenal", I read on a TV Channel some time ago—which makes me wonder, what truly is the role of a Captain in football? Wearing the ...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 3,569 reads 11 comments

  13. Little Spain In Liverpool and Little Holland In Real Madrid?

    It's no secret that being Spanish, Rafael Benitez usually targets talented lads in Spain to fill the holes at Anfield...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 1,261 reads 34 comments

  14. The Talking Point : Should Manchester United Seal the Deal For Tevez?

    Manchester United signed Carlos Tevez from West Ham United in what proved to be arguably the most controversial signing of the century with the involvement of MSI, the third party...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 792 reads 34 comments

  15. What Makes a True Football Professional?

    It's a question that's been nagging the back of my head for quite a while: What makes a true professional? Is it somebody with nail-biting skill and overwhelming ability in his play? Well, that makes Didier Drogba sound like a professional...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 300 reads 23 comments

  16. Playing the Blame Game: William Gallas and the Great Football Revolution

    There he sat, with tearful eyes, tugging on "his" captain's armband in the centre of the pitch as if life had come to an end; truly it followed a 2-2 stalemate with Birmingham City...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 204 reads 0 comments

  17. B/R EPL Pundits : Arsenal's Misery Continues

    Arsenal Football Club is currently facing many problems; The Gunners have been regularly inconsistent throughout the course of the season which has sparked defiant resentment from the Gunners' faithful, who are now calling for Arsene Wenger's head...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 573 reads 0 comments

  18. Aston Villa's Contribution to England's National Team

    Poor old Martin O'Neill doesn't have a star studded lineup to choose from, yet he manages to keep Aston Villa in touching distance of England's elite—the mighty "Top Four"...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 255 reads 1 comments

  19. My Mission Impossible : Making an England XI Outside the Top Four

    It's not the easiest thing in the world to pick an England XI without picking players from England elite clubs i.e. Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, and Chelsea...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 570 reads 11 comments

  20. Manchester United and Cristiano Ronaldo : An Army Of One?

    Merely a diver for some, a hero for others, controversial to an extent but sublime to the fullest; he's often described as the 'best' player in the world - undoubtedly I'm referring to Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 2,365 reads 3 comments

  21. Is the Importance of Home Grown Players Lost?

    There is a perception in most English clubs that foreign players have more quality than locals; others argue that they add a new dimension to their respective teams...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 333 reads 18 comments

  22. A Step at a Time For Sir Alex Ferguson and Manchester United

    Sir Alex Ferguson's reign at Old Trafford has stretched over two decades and the Scot has seen it all! Manchester United might be lagging behind in the Premier League but Ferguson hasn't lost any sleep over it...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 187 reads 3 comments

  23. Hull City Jolt Manchester United But the Red Devils Take the Win

    Saturday was a day of upsets in the Premier League; it made one feel that the superiority of the "Big Four" had faded away...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 696 reads 2 comments

  24. Hull City and Stoke City Show the Way to a Competitive Premier League

    Optimists argue that it's too early to say whether Liverpool will win the Premier League, and whether Tottenham Hotspur will get relegated; these arguments are generated by pure passion...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 319 reads 0 comments

  25. Liverpool's Mission Impossible Is On Track...

    Yes, many have tried but most have failed; defeating Chelsea at Stamford Bridge is not child's play. Regardless of the fact that Franco Di Santo and Scott Sinclair featured on the day for the Blues, it was a deserved victory for Rafael Benitez's men...

    Salaar Shamsi Written by Salaar Shamsi about almost 6 years ago 718 reads 5 comments