The capture of the former Barcelona manager is some sort of revenge for Bayern Munich over Chelsea.
I think that Roy Hodgson’s appointment infuriates so many of us because it shows us what we really are: we are outsiders, peering up at football’s elite.
For the next few hundred words I am going to gush, and I make absolutely no apologies for that. If you remotely dislike FC Barcelona, or what Pep Guardiola did for them while he was there, please flee now, or kindly register your disgust at the foot of this page.
200 games and 12 titles in, Guardiola is readying a new wave of talent.
So: Barcelona 1, Real Madrid 1. In the immortal words of the C&C Music Factory, this match was one of the things that make you go “Hmmmm”. I can’t help that think that, when football’s historians return to ponder this fixture, their verdict will be a slight frown and a brief stroke of the chin.
Let’s hope that most of the world’s leading football managers don’t have egos soft as Turkish Delights; since, if they do, they’ll be smarting at the recent words of Mesut Özil. The brilliant young playmaker, who was at the heart of all of Germany’s best World Cup efforts, explained that he wished to join Real [...]
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