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.
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.
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.
The group phase of South America’s juiciest footballing carrot, the Copa Libertadores, gets underway tonight at the Parque Central stadium in Montevideo.
He was criticised as a player and his first season and a half in charge was laden with controversy, but for Neil Lennon things are taking shape.
Following Manchester United’s routine 2-0 win over Everton at the weekend, Betfred have announced they’re already paying out on bets for the Red Devils to be Premier League champions this season.
For the best part of three months, the former Blackpool boss has been a model of tact and diplomacy.
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