Champions League last 8.

The elimination of Manchester United and Arsenal may have provoked much introspection and wailing from the English media but the lack of English (or British) involvement does not lessen it’s quality or appeal. Malaga v Borussia Dortmund Real Madrid v Galatasaray PSG v Barcelona Bayern Munich v Juventus The Spanish big guns are still involved […]

UEFA team of the year

Uefa have released their team of the year and yet again, disgracefully there are no SPL  nor Scottish stars. More troubling for the English and the Premier League they do not even get a mention either. In reality it is not surprising as although Chelsea won the Champions League season they did so in a […]

Luis Adriano: pantomime villian of the week

Brazilian Adriano has has attracted the ire the football world with his blatant disregard for “fair play” in last week’s Nordsjaelland vs Shaktar Donetsk Champions league match. Despite the ball be played back to the opposition goalkeeper (after a dubious free-kick and awful play acting by a Nordsjaelland player) Adriano latched on to the pass […]

Champions league draw

The draw for the champions league draw has just been made with Group D looking like the “Group of Death”. After an underwhelming maiden tournament last year Roberto Mancini will be hoping to qualify for the next stage. However with Real Madrid, Ajax and  Borussia Dortmund (all champions of their respective countries) in their group it will […]