1. UEFA Champions League: Manchester United Didn't Deserve To Beat Rangers

    Well, who was expecting that? Rangers came away from Old Trafford with not just their dignity intact, but something else in the eyes of most neutral observers: A pot of gold...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 673 reads 8 comments

  2. UEFA Champions League: The Music Makes the Football For Me

    I’m sure you're as excited as I am—it is the favourite week of the season for many a football fan, as the cream of Europe face off in a new season of Champions League action...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 467 reads 2 comments

  3. 2010 FIFA World Cup: South Africa Proved the World Wrong

    It is with some sadness that I come to you for the final time from the streets of Port Elizabeth. However, it gives me great pleasure to mark the end of what has been a very successful and safe World Cup...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 327 reads 0 comments

  4. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Uruguay's Suarez Is No Cheat, PE Hosts The World

    It was a great honour for Port Elizabeth to host the Brazil vs. Holland quarterfinal game, and I was delighted to be a part of it. My home city of ten years had never seen anything so big...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 309 reads 3 comments

  5. World Cup 2010: From England To Uruguay, the African Adventure Continues

    It has been quite a while since I last blogged on my World Cup adventure here in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and my only excuse is that I have been a busy man. Football, drinking, football, eating, football and drinking is hard work for any man...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 209 reads 11 comments

  6. Argentina vs. Korea 2010 World Cup: Argentina Move Things Up a Gear

    It has been a few days since I last posted, exactly the same amount of days Robert Green has had to think about his clanger versus the USA...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 669 reads 0 comments

  7. Fifa World Cup 2010: England Should Not Drop Emile Heskey

    Andrew continues his African World Cup adventure in the host city of Port Elizabeth. June 10 I spent last night at a traditional South African braai, or, as many of you would call it, a barbeque...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 784 reads 0 comments

  8. World Cup 2010 Preview: French Not Getting Into the African Spirit

    Andrew McNair continues his count down to the World Cup from Port Elizabeth with just 48 hours to go. 8th June 2010 The weather has taken a turn for the worse here in Port Elizabeth...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 745 reads 9 comments

  9. 2010 World Cup: Argentina Fans Barred From South Africa

    Another lovely day here in Port Elizabeth; not as hot as the 29 degrees Celsius of yesterday, but I’m not going to knock clear blue skies in winter, whatever the temperature...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 252 reads 13 comments

  10. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Arjen Robben Another Huge Loss to The African Showcase

    Day three in South Africa and it’s a scorcher, so I’m sitting out in the sun at the family home writing my second 2010 World Cup Blog. I best remember the sun cream...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 1,752 reads 4 comments

  11. 2010 FIFA World Cup: Drogba and Mikel a Loss, But Rio Ferdinand Is Past It

    It’s Friday, June 4, and I just touched down in South Africa a short while ago after a longish 11-hour flight from London Heathrow with South African Airways. It has been a long time coming, but I’m finally here...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 676 reads 1 comments

  12. Celtic F.C. Should Appoint a Boss Before Targeting Players

    I struggle to come to terms with modern day football sometimes, and I am only 25. How can a team, who have yet to confirm their manager for next season, be making approaches to players? ...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 334 reads 7 comments

  13. Liverpool Can Attract Quality But Not Through Rafa Benitez

    Ignoring the increasing speculation about his future, Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez has insisted that Liverpool can still attract top quality players to Anfield...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 4 years ago 1,770 reads 19 comments

  14. EPL: Torres, Van Persie, Among 11 Most Injury-Prone Stars

    Some Premier League stars are just ever-present; they never seem to miss a game and when they do take a knock, it is just that—a knock...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about almost 5 years ago 2,676 reads 32 comments

  15. The Best Uncapped Premier League 11: Including Mikel Arteta and Denilson

    With all the talent representing the English Premier League at European Championships and World Cups, it is easy to forget about the players left behind on international weeks–to play what must be, just about, 5-a-side’s at training...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about almost 5 years ago 1,772 reads 37 comments

  16. Top Ten European Leagues: And No.1 is Not The English Premier League

    It became obvious when thinking of a way to compare and contrast Europe’s top leagues that there was only one way to truly gage the success of each country’s top division – by European honours...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about almost 5 years ago 2,187 reads 31 comments

  17. Arsenal Has No Chance of Winning English Premier League

    Arsene Wenger thinks the English Premier League title race is "not over till it's over," and he is quite right—it's far too early to predict the champions. But it's never too early to say the champions won't be Arsenal...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about 5 years ago 878 reads 43 comments

  18. Rangers' "Father and Son" Have Premier League Scouts Swarming Around Club

    Rangers may well be one of the worst teams in the UEFA Champions League this season, but the club's financial woes and injury crisis have resulted in one highlight—possibly the oddest partnership in the competition...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about 5 years ago 207 reads 0 comments

  19. Jermain Defoe Kills Off Michael Owen's 2010 Dreams

    It is only November, and Jermain Defoe is already only two goals off his record English Premier League tally of 13 strikes with Portsmouth a couple of seasons back...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about 5 years ago 656 reads 22 comments

  20. Birmingham City's Barry Ferguson Must Play For Scotland Again

    The outspoken views of Tartan Army chief Alan Duncan about Scotland fans reacting angrily to the potential return of Barry Ferguson and former teammate Allan McGregor to the international fold—just ...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about 5 years ago 180 reads 2 comments

  21. Robin Van Persie Vs. Emmanuel Adebayor: Someone Must Be Lying

    According to many of you, Manchester City’s Emmanuel Adebayor was very much in the wrong last Saturday because of the controversy over his boot striking former Arsenal teammate Robin Van ...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 5 years ago 2,371 reads 55 comments

  22. What Makes Fantasy Football So Much Fun?

    Fantasy football is enjoyed by millions of people these days with just about every soccer dedicated broadcaster or newspaper having their own version of the game...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 5 years ago 2,059 reads 13 comments

  23. Scotland's "Glorious Failures" Outplay Holland With Total Football

    I may only be 24 but I most certainly know about and have a long association with the term “glorious failure.” Many must look at tonight’s result and say “I’m glad ...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 5 years ago 503 reads 21 comments

  24. Premier League Prediction: Will Manchester United Win the League Again?

    It is that time of the year again when everyone and their granny has a guess at who will win the Barclays Premier League...

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 5 years ago 921 reads 36 comments

  25. Celtic Can Definitely Beat Arsenal

    If I had to name the one thing in the world which really bugs me, it would probably be ignorant football fans and annoyingly for me, they were out in force after the UEFA Champions League qualifying draw which pitted Arsenal against Scottish giants Celtic

    Andrew McNair Written by Andrew McNair about over 5 years ago 622 reads 41 comments