Whichever side of the fence you fall on, it is thoroughly entertaining. And yet, under the cloud of mind games and exchanged insults lies a more pertinent truth.
The Pacaembu terraces, usually packed with swaying hordes of Corinthians’ famously zealous fans, lay grey and silent during Wednesday’s Libertadores game against Millonarios of Colombia.
David Beckham made his first start for Paris Saint-Germain last night in a 2-0 victory over Marseille in the Coupe de France.
These two served up an unforgettable German Cup final last season in which Dortmund prevailed 5-2 and I can see more goals tonight.
Tottenham have qualified for the last-16 of the Europa League after beating Lyon 3-2 on aggregate.
We’re now approaching March, nearly a year into his reign as Rotherham United manager, and the Glaswegian has yet to find himself at the centre of a single unsavoury incident. Given his track record, it’s extremely good going.
Gary Neville has recently and strongly criticised the influence of football agents in the game, and his thoughts led me to reflect on my own experiences of dealing with them.
Arsenal beware: Bayern Munich’s attack is so good they leave Mario Gomez and Arjen Robben on the bench
The Munich street on which the Bayern headquarters are to be found, has begun to take its place alongside Coronation Street and Albert Square as the location for one of the world’s most famous soap operas.
If Arsenal are to keep one thing in mind when they line up against FC Bayern tomorrow evening, it should be that this is not Bayern as we have known them in recent years.
A seven-match winning streak is a remarkable achievement for any Football League club at the best of times but one assumes you’d have to trawl some way back through the history books to find one as profitable for punters as Yeovil’s right now.
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