Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?
A world without sports is something that would have been unthinkable a few months ago. Then Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz started laughing about feeling sick during an NBA pre-match press conference before touching all of the microphones. All fun and games, that’s until Gobert tested positive for the virus less than an hour … More We May Be Back Soon…
This year’s NBA All-Star game will be held in Chicago, Illinois, and is expected to be slightly more competitive because of the new rules that are going to be implemented. Rules, which I think will be detrimental to the event. For many years, the All-Star games were a battle between the best players from the … More Basketball: NBA All-Kobe Game
Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons, and rightfully so, even if it is quite a few years later than deserved. Before I actually go into that, I want it to be known that I actually like Manchester City as a club, despite what I am going to type, … More Football: A Deserved Ban!
I’m as surprised as anyone else after hearing that Mauricio Pochettino has been sacked. However, the true shock is more in the choice of replacement and the speed in which it all happened. It’s very rare for such events to be handled so efficiently, but then again majority of the time Daniel Levy, Tottenham chairman, … More The “Special One” is Back
With the final group games taking place over the next few days, let’s have a look at which nations have booked their place in the Euro 2020 Finals, and which are yet hoping to get there, either via the groups or the playoffs (another money making scheme for football that will take place at a later … More Euro Qualifiers: What’s Left to Play For
In a week where football has shown why it is the number one sport in the world, there are still people who continue to remind us of the violence and corruption that will continue to lurk in the shadows, waiting to emerge its ugly head once more. So what better way to enjoy the good … More Football: What a Week!
Ask any Galatasaray supporter – including me – what we would like to see happen to Fenerbahçe (our biggest rival) and the likely response would be a ton of expletives before concluding with: “I want to see them relegated.” A comment that would probably be delivered with a little snigger … and absolute zero confidence … More Fenerbahçe: From Favourites to Flunkers!