Sir Alex Ferguson: We Must Stop Barcelona Trio

Following his team’s imperious dissection of Chelsea on Sunday, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson appeared to look forward to the Champions League final later this month with a degree of caution. ‘We have got three weeks to plan for the Barcelona game and we will need that,’ said Ferguson. Given the lesson the Spanish team handed United in beating them 2-0 in the Rome final of 2009, Ferguson is…

May 10, 2011
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Arsenal Shock Barcelona

If you tell a football team often enough that they are the best in the world, by which you really mean that their attacking players win matches by scoring goals more beautifully than anyone else around, there is a chance their defenders may believe it applies to them, too. Then they may fall into the sort of trap sprung by Arsenal last night at the pulsating, heart-in-mouth climax of a…

February 17, 2011
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Rabiu Ibrahim – 19-year-old starlet tracked by Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United currently a free agent

An unfortunate turn of events has left one of the most promising African talents without a club. The creative midfielder burst to stardom at 16 years of age after enjoying an incredibly successful U-17 World Cup 2007 with Nigeria, guiding his national team to winning the prestigious competition with a series of impressive displays. His precocious performances earned him a ‘Star Player’ title from FIFA that year which certainly helped…

December 12, 2010
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