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Chelsea and their date with destiny – do you believe in fate?

May 19, 2012


In the end, it came down as ITV’s Football Commentator Clyde Tyldesley put it, to ‘’the footballing world turning the axis on its head’’; amongst various other tawdry throwaway remarks we had to endure for 120 minutes. Plus penalties. That is unless you were ‘fortunate’ enough to watch on Sky Sports. ‘‘Germans don’t lose on […]

The emergence of Muslim Footballers in the Premier League

March 5, 2012


In a world of money, fame, and living to excess with footballers stumbling outside nightclubs and strip joints at 2.45am on the morning before a match, it appears that now more than ever, the gap widens between the loyal blue collared fan and the fly-by-night, cash-strewn footballers in the Premier League. Everything about the Premiership […]

A PR disaster for Liverpool – a near indelible image

February 12, 2012


Luis Suarez did neither himself, team mates or his manager any favours at Old Trafford, succumbing to a 2-1 defeat. Though it’s not the manner of the loss on the field that will run deep for many a year to come. Matches come and go. Results between the two sides are merely bragging rights for […]

Messi’s final frontier – success with Argentina

January 12, 2012


In 2010 when Barcelona played away at Real Zaragoza, Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick and practically won the game single-handedly. That came off the back of another three goals scored in a previous league game before scoring a couple against Stuttgart in the Champions League a few days later. A post-match press conference with Pep […]