Archive | September 27, 2012

Germany leads England in football’s recovery

Secrets of the Bundesliga’s success range from cheaper tickets to standing room in stadiums and supporters on club boards. David Conn looks at the Bundesliga and how it differs from England. ” At their first home Premier League match this season, Chelsea, owned by the Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich, beat Reading 4-2 in front of […]

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Succession plans at Old Trafford

It is something most United fans would rather not discuss or ignore when asked.  Since November 1986, there have been few occasions that anyone would ever have to consider a need to replace Sir Alex Ferguson.  His run at United has made him the UK’s most successful manager and amongst the best in world and after their Treble season […]

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The Messy Messi-Villa incident

  Graham Hunter over at ESPN gives his views on the argument between Lionel Messi and David Villa which was captured by television crew when Barca played Granada. I think it’s fair to say that Leo Messi committed a minor error by chewing out David Villa just before halftime on Saturday as Barcelona was sweating out […]

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