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PSG and the French league must be more proactive in dealing with hooliganism, Football

PSG and the French league must be more proactive in dealing with hooliganism

Since PSG’s exit to Barcelona in the Uefa Champions League quarter-final in April, PSG have been surrounded by nothing but controversy.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 2:37 pm

The ghost at the feast: Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes that dropping Ronaldinho for the Confederations Cup won’t come back to haunt Brazil, Football

The ghost at the feast: Luiz Felipe Scolari hopes that dropping Ronaldinho for the Confederations Cup won’t come back to haunt Brazil

There was no place for Kaká, Alexandre Pato of Corinthians, Chelsea’s Ramires, and, most perplexingly of all, Ronaldinho Gáucho

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 1:54 pm

Anthony Knockaert and other examples of sporting justice, Football

Anthony Knockaert and other examples of sporting justice

Anthony Knockaert’s dive in the box, followed by his penalty miss and Watford’s late winner, smacked of a beautiful natural justice.

By | Football, Olympics, Sport | Monday, 13 May 2013 at 4:32 pm

The feel good factor in Belo Horizonte may not extend to the Brazil national team, Football

The feel good factor in Belo Horizonte may not extend to the Brazil national team

Rio de Janeiro? As stale as yesterday’s päo de queijo. São Paulo? As cutting edge as a mid-nineties Now That’s What I Call Music CD. These days, the footballing place to be in Brazil is Belo Horizonte.

By | Football, Sport | Friday, 26 April 2013 at 3:58 pm

Surprise package St Etienne clinch first major trophy for 32 years, Football

Surprise package St Etienne clinch first major trophy for 32 years

St Etienne have won their first major trophy for 32 years after beating Rennes in the final of the French League Cup.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 at 4:11 pm

Chorus Of Approval, Football

Chorus Of Approval

An inspired celebratory soundtrack at Old Trafford and other musical doozies from the world of sport.

By | Football, Music, Sport | Wednesday, 24 April 2013 at 11:30 am

Italian football divided on medical progression since the death of Piermario Morosini, Football

Italian football divided on medical progression since the death of Piermario Morosini

Mascia unveiled a placard dedicating the away end of the stadium to the Livorno midfielder, who suffered cardiac arrest during a Serie B encounter with Pescara exactly a year ago.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 23 April 2013 at 5:12 pm

Olympiakos starlet Kostas Rougkalas confident of Greece recovery, Football

Olympiakos starlet Kostas Rougkalas confident of Greece recovery

Kostas Rougkalas is a Greek Under-19 international defender who recently skippered Olympiakos against Europe’s elite academy sides in the NextGen series.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 16 April 2013 at 4:50 pm

Zero Dark Thirteen – Brazilian football wallows in the mire of corruption, Football

Zero Dark Thirteen – Brazilian football wallows in the mire of corruption

If the 2014 World Cup is to signal the arrival of Brazilian football’s brave new world, a desperately needed fresh start for the game in a country where on-field majesty is usually matched by administrative skulduggery, it can’t come soon enough.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 5:59 pm

Sporting looky-likeys: From Phil Mickelson and Geoff Hurst to Brian O’Driscoll and Jack Wilshere, Football

Sporting looky-likeys: From Phil Mickelson and Geoff Hurst to Brian O’Driscoll and Jack Wilshere

As Phil Mickelson’s startling likeness to a young Geoff Hurst is once again under the spotlight at Augusta, what other sporting looky-likeys are there?

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 4:54 pm

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