Carrick’s return to the fore at Old Trafford is positive news for Jose Mourinho, as the 36-year old veteran still has a lot to offer before hanging up his boots at the end of the season.
Tottenham Hotspur will entertain Manchester United at Wembley in the last round of January Premier League fixtures at mid-week. 5th-place Spurs are coming off back-to-back 1-1 draws in the league and FA cup against Southampton and Newport, respectively. 2nd-position United,…
Juventus—currently second to Napoli in Serie A by one point—needed a lot of help to earn three points and keep pace as they visited Chievo Verona last Saturday (27 January).
Theo Walcott has joined Everton during lean times for both the man and the club. Although he broke through on his very first match at Goodison Park, he may not prove enough to lead the Toffees to a European qualifying finish. Yet he and Everton may still be said to be perfectly suited to one another.
Is top 4 still in the cards for Spurs? Between their struggles to beat lesser sides and some daunting matches looming this month, I’m not so sure.
From Iniesta, Xavi, Schweinsteiger, the new, modern midfielder has arisen. What characterizes and defines this ‘modern’ midfielder?
Controversy. Charisma. Consistency? The career path of Mario Balotelli has been unpredictable, much like the striker’s style of play and off field antics. He has recently made clear that he’s ready to leave his current Ligue 1 club, OCG Nice, but is he ready for a Serie A return?
Arsenal and Chelsea shot blanks in the first leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final tie, but now comes a chance for either team to advance to the final against Man City.
German football is full of unrest in the wake of protests against Monday night scheduling and “increasing commercialization”. But is it possible to have world class competition without a commercialized game?