Robin Van Persie Joins United

It seems that the Robin Van Persie transfer saga is finally coming to an end. News filtered out from the Emirates today that RVP is set to join Manchester United for a fee of around £22m, subject to a medical at Old Trafford on Thursday morning. The…

Rangers To Play In Division 3

Outside of Scotland, little has been heard of the tragedy that has befallen one of the World's great football clubs, Glasgow Rangers. This grand old club was founded in 1872 by Peter Campbell, William McBeath, Moses and Peter McNeil, the…

The New Conquistadors – Casillas, Iniesta & Xavi

Like the Conquistadors of days gone by, the Spanish National team finds itself in the unchartered territory after becoming the first country to win three successive major tournaments. Famously, it was the Italian Christopher Columbus who…

The Italian Sob

In the 1969 film 'The Italian Job' a band of plucky Englishmen disguised as football fans steal a consignment of gold from the Italians. Roy Hodgson was hoping that his England side could pull off a similar heist by stealing a semi-final spot…

Bendtner Fined For Pants Stunt

Danish striker Nicklas Bendtner has been fined 100,000 euros after displaying his underwear during Denmark's game against Portugal. Denmark lost the game 3-2 and after displaying his Paddy Power branded boxer shorts, the UEFA Control and…

Racism Overshadow’s Euro 2012

Have UEFA have shot themselves in the foot by awarding the Euro championship to Poland and the Ukraine? UEFA's governing body stated that awarding the tournament to the two nations was an opportunity to tackle social challenges like racism,…

Giggs Wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year

The most decorated footballer in English football history has scooped yet another accolade in the form of the BBC Sports Personality of the Year. Ryan Giggs, the Manchester United winger was clearly shocked as his name was called on Sunday…