Ciaran Kelly takes an in depth look at an important decade ahead for Irish international football.
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After another trophyless season at the Emirates, this summer and the 2011/12 campaign will define Arsene Wenger’s tenure at the club writes Ciaran Kelly.
Our latest contribution is from Fantasy football blogger Chris Glover, who takes a break from his fantasy write-ups to list Arsene Wenger’s ten greatest signings since taking over at Highbury in 1996. Only one other manager has experienced more years in the Premier League than Wenger, but no boss has introduced the phenomenal quality of talent to the league from abroad.
New York Red Bulls have pulled off a major coup in securing two ex-Barcelona stars, and Jonathan O’Shea looks at the impact they will have on the MLS.
The MLS has pulled off one of its greatest recruitments to date with Thierry Henry set to bring his Va Va Voom to the Big Apple.
France welcomed Spain to Paris on Wednesday night in a glamour friendly ahead of this summers impending World Cup. Spain’s class showed through as they ran out easy victors, sending out a strong message of intent in the process. The win was their 42nd out of their last 45 games, form strong enough to worry […]
“Le Replay” – A Logical Examination of Potential Ramifications of a Dangerous Precedent The FAI have put a motion to FIFA for Ireland’s World Cup playoff with France to be replayed, and Peter Nelis explains the impact such a decision would have on football as a whole. Art. 12.4 (b) and 14.1 of the Regulations […]
A controversial William Gallas goal in Paris has sent France to the 2010 World Cup at the expense of Ireland, while a number of other countries also secured qualification on Wednesday. It took extra time to seperate Ireland and France in their World Cup playoff after a 1-1 aggregate score. The French went into the […]
The Castrol Rankings, the world’s first 12 month rolling ranking of footballers, was launched by current FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo in Madrid at the weekend. The purpose of the Catrol Rankings is to create a table of the world’s best performing players. The top 5 leagues in Europe (The English Premiership, […]
This week’s trip through the history books sees England toiling, the birth of one of football’s great rivalries, controversial ‘keepers, clashing egos and some dodgy dealings in Yorkshire. October 12 England booked their place at the last World Cup today in 2005, when Frank Lampard volleyed home a late winner against Poland to ensure the […]