The capture of the former Barcelona manager is some sort of revenge for Bayern Munich over Chelsea.
The managerial merry-go-round can be like a continuous episode of Laurel & Hardy but so common are the absurdities of sackings and appointments, the audience have a tendency get confused and don’t always laugh on cue.
PSG talisman Zlatan Ibrahimovic could soon have a rival for occupying nearly ever back page in France , with Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao a possible summer transfer acquisition for the Qatari-owned club.
Poor old Frank Lampard. Actually, not poor. Not by a long chalk. Not that old either.
In an intense final quarter of an hour at the Stadio Ennio Tardini, Palermo goalkeeper Francesco Benussi contrived to allow Parma striker Amauri’s half volley slip through his arms in farcical fashion.
Tactics Talk: Liverpool pay the price against Manchester United for putting square pegs in round holes
For all Alex Ferguson’s success, his approach to big games had become largely predictable in recent years. Flood the midfield, counter-attack when possible and take advantage of any mistakes.
It’s interesting to note that while Bradford are the third best side in League Two at home, they are only the 16th best side away from Valley Parade.
The closing moments before the transfer deadline can make or break a player’s season, and possibly even his career.
Germany must hope love isn’t blind as Joachim Löw shapes the national team for a more successful year
For Löw and his side, 2013 will be a year for reform. The trials exposed various psychological shortcomings which must be sorted, but Löw’s talents as a coach, and the quality and breadth of the resources available to him are still in no doubt.
Swansea have a way of playing the top sides that works, and it’s based around keeping things tight.
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