Henry: Unhappy Liverpool players can leave

Liverpool owner John W Henry concedes no player will be kept at Liverpool against their will – but has expressed his surprise at the relative lack of worth of contracts in English football. There has been speculation this week over the futures of star men Fernando Torres, Jose Reina and Dirk Kuyt, and Henry admits that he would not stand in their way if they wanted to quit the club….

November 7, 2010

Ancelotti Says No To New Signings

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti ruled out bringing in any new players in the January transfer window. The Italian manager insisted he did not wish to bring in any reinforcements unless injuries forced him to do so. Unlike other managers, Ancelotti is satisfied with his current squad and does not think he will have to ask Blues owner Roman Abramovich to provide funds for the upcoming transfer window. The Italian coach…

November 4, 2010

Why Fernando Torres must quit Liverpool

Former Liverpool and Tottenham midfielder Jamie Redknapp launched a scathing attack on Fernando Torres after another inept performance on Sunday against Birmingham City. “Terrible,” “diabolical,” “sloppy” and “lethargic” were some of the words used by the Sky pundit, but a critique that must have had many football fans nodding in agreement with was that the Spaniard looked “fed up.” He struck a forlorn figure lying on the ground in agony…

September 14, 2010

Fernando Torres Disappoints Chelsea

Fernando Torres has finally put an end to all the speculation surrounding his future and committed himself to Liverpool. The striker returned to pre-season training on Monday after weeks of rumours that suggested he was seeking a new challenge with Chelsea being the front-runners for his signature. But the World Cup winner has now pledged his allegiance to the Merseyside club which will be relief to both the club’s management…

August 4, 2010

Germany vs Spain

Wednesday, 7th July – 7:30pm Moses Madhiba Stadium, Durban Semi-Final Germany It goes without saying that revenge will be one key ingredient added into this semi-final mixer, with the Germans aiming to avenge their 1-0 loss to Spain in the final of the 2008 European Championships in Austria and Switzerland. But there’s also a small piece of history up for grabs should Germany gain the upper hand over the Spanish,…

July 7, 2010

Spain vs Portugal

Kick-off: Tuesday, 29th June – 7:30pm Stadium: Green Point Stadium, Cape Town Referee: Hector Baldassi (ARG) Second Round Spain Here will be a contrast in styles if the group stage matches are anything to go by. Firstly you have the attack minded composure of Spain, and secondly you have the defensive and cautious mindset of Portugal. After their shock defeat in their opening match against Switzerland, Spain still had enough…

June 29, 2010