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The Football Lawyer: Neymar, third-party rights and the footballer as family business, Football

The Football Lawyer: Neymar, third-party rights and the footballer as family business

With the World Cup approaching, Neymar was always going to be a name on everybody’s lips. However, rather than his form on the field, it is his controversial transfer to Barcelona that is currently attracting the most discussion.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 20 March 2014 at 2:02 pm

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

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 property week in numbers: why it’s cheaper to commute to London from Barcelona, Property

The property week in numbers: why it’s cheaper to commute to London from Barcelona

Plus Help to Buy effect on rents, and homeowner confidence rises

By | Property | Friday, 25 October 2013 at 3:12 pm

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence, Sport

Mourinho’s finger and other acts of sporting violence

José Mourinho’s cowardly gouge, the ‘74 Lions and their “99″ call, warring team-mates and other shocking episodes of violence in sport.

By | Sport | Wednesday, 5 June 2013 at 11:30 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

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

The trouble with dribbling: Why even at Barcelona only Lionel Messi is allowed a mazy run, Football

The trouble with dribbling: Why even at Barcelona only Lionel Messi is allowed a mazy run

Fans of all ages love it. Computer gamers are obsessed with it. Managers hate it. Dribbling.

By | Football, Sport | Thursday, 20 December 2012 at 1:03 am

Lionel Messi in numbers: Is the Barcelona player the greatest-ever footballer?, Football

Lionel Messi in numbers: Is the Barcelona player the greatest-ever footballer?

Football’s greatest – Pelé, Diego Maradona, Johan Cruyff, Franz Beckenbauer and Alfredo Di Stéfano amongst others – may already have been surpassed by a 25-year-old.

By | Football, Sport | Monday, 29 October 2012 at 2:50 pm

Are Atletico Madrid serious title contenders this season?, Football

Are Atletico Madrid serious title contenders this season?

There is a belief, albeit a somewhat guarded one at this stage of the season, that the Mattress Makers, as Atletico are fondly known, can do something a little bit special this season.

By | Football, Sport | Wednesday, 24 October 2012 at 1:02 am

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