Archive | December 22, 2012

Time for the chasing pack to step up

The next 12 days are an anti-holiday for Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal as London’s big three attempt to head-off another year of Mancunian domination. Last May, Manchester looked a lot like the Premier League’s capital and Chelsea and Spurs now trail second-placed City by seven points, with United a further six points up the table. […]

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Malaga banned from Europe

The UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) adjudicatory chamber has met in Nyon, Switzerland, and has taken its first decisions in the cases of nine clubs that had been referred to it by the CFCB chief investigator, due to the presence of significant overdue payables balances. The decisions of the CFCB adjudicatory chamber are as […]

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Joe Hart: Interview: Nothing wrong with that wall…

From the very first moment, it is clear this will not be a routine interview. Mario Balotelli is in the room and he’s not really supposed to be. ‘What’s this?’ he enquires, standing at the door. ‘It’s an interview, Mario.’ ‘What interview? Why?’ he asks. ‘Joe and the Daily Mail. Nothing to do with you.’ […]

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