In this summer of global economic uncertainty and instability, it should come as no surprise that contract disputes have erupted in major sports throughout the world. Though the NFL and NBA have drawn most of the media attention in the United States, contract disputes have become a major problem internationally, especially in football. Most notably, … Read more
The announcers say it all, and these nasty plays continue to tarnish Real Madrid’s image http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IPghV2qpeiU
Champions League. Final. United. Barca. Wembley. Barcelona are significantly favored to beat Manchester United at Wembley, almost by a margin of 2-1. You can read analysis all over the net about club football’s biggest battle but I’ll leave my analysis at this: the match is entirely about Nemanja Vidic. If he can hold firm at … Read more
The first and second matches were down-to-the-wire nail biters; absolutely thrilling affairs. The third match, played last week at Bernabeu, spoiled all the good will of the first two as Barcelona players dropped to the pitch faster than a late 80s Mike Tyson opponent. Nevertheless, thanks to Lionel Messi brilliance, Barca heads home today nursing … Read more
UPDATE – Barcelona have secured two critical road goals, beaten a man down Madrid 2-0 and all-but assured their passage to Wembley in what was a terribly played match by all but Lionel Messi. Here’s his finest moment. CL Update: Barcelona 2-0 Real Madrid Round 1 – La Liga Match Off-setting penalties lead to a … Read more
One of the most overrated defenders on the planet is underrated when it comes to destroying national trophies.
Iker Casillas delivered a second half for the ages, making three exemplary saves, and Cristiano Ronaldo netted a perfect header (after brilliant ball movement between Marcelo and Di Maria) to give Jose Mourinho and Real Madrid the Copa del Rey title. Highlight of the brilliant goal: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu6EzOcw9-0&feature=player_embedded
What do you think of the two penalties given?