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Ibet: Barcelona’s Possession Game Can Lead To A Low Corner Count, Football

Ibet: Barcelona’s Possession Game Can Lead To A Low Corner Count

There’s something not quite right at Barcelona.

By | Football, Notebook, Sport | Tuesday, 11 March 2014 at 6:01 pm

Ibet: Newcastle struggling to cope with loss of Yohan Cabaye, Football

Ibet: Newcastle struggling to cope with loss of Yohan Cabaye

A difficult Premier League card over the weekend where it’s hard to be confident enough about anything to recommend a solid bet at odds on; and it’s perhaps better to look for some speculative value.

By | Football, Games, Notebook, Sport | Saturday, 22 February 2014 at 11:35 am

Time for Manchester City to step up to the plate, Football

Time for Manchester City to step up to the plate

Manchester City’s game against Barcelona looks a real blockbuster and the home side does look to have a genuine chance of winning.

By | Football, Notebook, Sport | Thursday, 20 February 2014 at 7:32 pm

The Football Lawyer: Once Brazilian players prove their European ancestry, it’s still not easy for them to settle, Football

The Football Lawyer: Once Brazilian players prove their European ancestry, it’s still not easy for them to settle

The fact that there are so many gifted Brazilians actually makes it harder for them to move abroad.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 30 January 2014 at 4:37 pm

The Football Lawyer: Uefa has made moves to stamp out racism, but only time will tell if they grow more forceful, Football

The Football Lawyer: Uefa has made moves to stamp out racism, but only time will tell if they grow more forceful

Yaya Toure may have fallen short of silverware last season, but in recent months he has demonstrated even greater leadership away from the field than he does during ninety minutes of football

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 19 November 2013 at 3:05 pm

The Wasteland: Cruzeiro’s Brazilian title triumph turns Rio and São Paulo into footballing tiddlers, Football

The Wasteland: Cruzeiro’s Brazilian title triumph turns Rio and São Paulo into footballing tiddlers

It has been a deserved, runaway triumph, built around a clutch of astute signings, ranging from the marquee to the relatively unheralded, combined with the emergence of some bright young players

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 14 November 2013 at 11:56 am

From the Centipede to the Rat Hunter – How Brazil’s longest suffering club escaped from the wilderness, Football

From the Centipede to the Rat Hunter – How Brazil’s longest suffering club escaped from the wilderness

Welcome to football in the north east of Brazil…

By | Football, Sport | Saturday, 9 November 2013 at 9:00 am

Fifa threatens Brazil with World Cup expulsion (almost…), Football

Fifa threatens Brazil with World Cup expulsion (almost…)

June 12, 2014. England against Brazil in the opening game of the World Cup. Surprisingly the stands at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo are almost entirely empty…

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 18 October 2013 at 2:44 pm

The Football Lawyer: Qatar 2022 compensation claims and the problem with quotas, Football

The Football Lawyer: Qatar 2022 compensation claims and the problem with quotas

The reality is that Fifa and Qatar cannot predict what a court might rule…

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 15 October 2013 at 3:50 pm

Beautiful Horizon – How Belo Horizonte became the football capital of Brazil in 2013, Football

Beautiful Horizon – How Belo Horizonte became the football capital of Brazil in 2013

There might still be sixteen games left of this Brasileirão season, but last night’s celebrations of almost 50,000 Cruzeiro fans after a 3-0 win over closest rivals Botafogo had a definite ‘put the champagne on ice’ feel.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 19 September 2013 at 2:32 pm

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