THE Serie A title race looks like it may be a struggle to the finish between Inter and AC Milan, the first time the San Siro duo will fight it out for the scudetto since 2010-11. Although Inter were champions … Continue reading AC Milan: There is a light that must never go out
JUST A couple of months ago, Barcelona were supposedly staring into the abyss, broke, unable to keep their talismanic player and in a deep, deep crisis. Their story was a lesson to every over-ambitious and reckless football club and also, … Continue reading Barca are back… or are they masters of spin?
NOBODY WOULD argue that Real Madrid are not quite as glittering as they have been at various times in their history, but in 2021-22, Carlo Ancelotti’s team appears to be heading for glory both at home and abroad. While their … Continue reading The unstoppable charge of Real Madrid
EUROPEAN football should learn from the trials of Barcelona after reality firmly arrived at the gates of the Camp Nou. Barca were dumped out of the UEFA Champions League at the group stage for the first time since 2000, completing … Continue reading Barcelona’s inflection point arrives in Munich
WE LIVE in strange times and we have come to learn that the unexpected can happen. Who would have envisaged the world would have been thrown into chaos by a pandemic? Actually, the World Economic Forum and World Health Organisation … Continue reading Barcelona: A bad time for a football empire to end
WHEN José Mourinho joined Roma, it looked like a statement of intent, a sign that the giallorossi were eager to become genuine contenders. They might not have been getting Mourinho circa 2004, but any club that aspires to win trophies is attracted … Continue reading AS Roma need to grab the chance, despite their financial limits