It didn’t take long for some action in tonight’s friendly between Liverpool and Manchester United in the Sun Life Stadium in Miami. Within 11 minutes the England defender was penalised for a tackle on his World Cup squad mate Raheem Sterling.
Charles Pulling discusses the aesthetics and financial aspects of football shirt sponsors
This picture purports to show the up till now unreleased Manchester United away shirt for the 14/15 season. The shirt was apparently spotted in the Bristol branch of JDsports. Later the shirt was nowhere to be seen, suggesting the staff had been a tad too hasty in their merchandising.
The 2014 World Cup matched France 1998 in terms of goals scored with 171 being scored over the course of 64 games. Thanks to the Wall Street Journal here is a breakdown the celebrations that followed those goals – excluding the own-goals of course. Rather uninspiringly it is the old ‘run with arms out’ the […]
In a series os statements released this lunchtime by Liverpool FC it was confirmed that Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez will be leaving Merseyside to join the Catalans. In a further statements from Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers he confirmed that the agreement had resulted from the player’s request to allowed to move to Spain. The club […]
Spanish outlet Sport.es are reporting that Barcelona and Arsenal have a greed a fee of approximately €38 million for Chilean striker Alexis Sánchez. The 25-year old, who joined the Catalans in 2011, is believed to prefer a move to the Londoners over Liverpool who were also interested in light of Luis Suarez’s seemingly imminent departure. […]
When Alhaji Kamara got sent off in the Swedish Allsvenskan league fixture between Norrkoping’s and Orebro no one could have predicted the reaction. Wow.
Charles Pulling runs down five of the best quarter finals of previous World Cups
Chelsea’s all-time record goal scorer Frank Lampard is reportedly on his way ‘down under’ for a spell at newly rebranded A-League club Melbourne City FC. The 36-year old, who was England’s vice-captain for the World Cup, is as of today a free agent after his contract with the London club expired, and as reported in The […]
Charles Pulling takes a look at Enner Valencia one of the standout players of this summer’s World Cup