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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

Lucas Moura exceeds expectations, but PSG fail to against Barcelona, Football

Lucas Moura exceeds expectations, but PSG fail to against Barcelona

With their resources and the calm head of Ancelotti at the helm, PSG are only going to get stronger, and next season, they will be even better equipped to challenge for the Champions League title.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 11 April 2013 at 2:28 pm

Despite winning the Bundesliga in record style, Bayern Munich still have much to prove, Football

Despite winning the Bundesliga in record style, Bayern Munich still have much to prove

Bayern have been crowned champions with six games still to play in the season – a record in the Bundesliga. The 1-0 win over Frankfurt on Saturday was their eleventh victory in a row – a record in the Bundesliga.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 9 April 2013 at 4:12 pm

PSG 2 Barcelona 2: Thiago Silva heroics make up for ineffective Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Football

PSG 2 Barcelona 2: Thiago Silva heroics make up for ineffective Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Despite being labelled ‘fat and overrated’ by Marseille’s ever outspoken Joey Barton prior to the match, Silva showed exactly why PSG shelled out a mammoth €42million last summer to acquire his services from AC Milan.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 3 April 2013 at 12:58 pm

Great Easter sporting weekends, Football

Great Easter sporting weekends

After the Boat Race and a cracking FA Cup clash, what other Easter sporting memories come to mind?

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 2 April 2013 at 1:15 pm

Giorgos Katidis: ‘I am not a Nazi or fascist’, Football

Giorgos Katidis: ‘I am not a Nazi or fascist’

AEK Athens youngster Giorgos Katidis has told a Greek FA disciplinary committee that he is not a ‘nazi or fascist’.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 28 March 2013 at 6:14 pm

Paul Pogba performance against Spain leaves Manchester United looking on with regret, Football

Paul Pogba performance against Spain leaves Manchester United looking on with regret

The France international showed great maturity despite his late sending off against Spain.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 27 March 2013 at 1:38 pm

Oliver Bierhoff: Germany winning the 2014 World Cup is ’something of an impossibility’, Football

Oliver Bierhoff: Germany winning the 2014 World Cup is ’something of an impossibility’

For the German press, Bierhoff’s statement was an unexpected, even unwelcome attack of realism. The second most powerful man in the national team setup had effectively written the Germans off more than a year before the tournament’s opening.

By | Football, Sport | Tuesday, 26 March 2013 at 1:51 pm

Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle United linked with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Football

Chelsea, Arsenal and Newcastle United linked with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

A move for the St Etienne striker looks likely – but where would be best destination?

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 20 March 2013 at 12:35 pm

North east rising – why football in Brazil’s poorest region may be on the up, Football

North east rising – why football in Brazil’s poorest region may be on the up

The nine state nordeste region, home to around 53 million people, is the wrong side of Brazil`s footballing tracks, a world away from the wealth and glamour of the big Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo club.

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

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