Oct 13

England’s Wayne Rooney Banned for First Three Games of Euro 2012

England suffered a huge blow today when Uefa’s disciplinary panel handed out a three match ban to Wayne Rooney. For anyone that may have missed it, in England’s Euro 2012 qualifier last week, Rooney was red-carded for this foul on a Montenegro player: Don’t get me wrong, it’s a bad and cheap foul. But three […]

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Sep 29

Can Manchester City Sack Carlos Tevez?

The Tevez saga continues. The Guardian’s coverage and analysis has been outstanding. David Conn has a nice article today on the difficulties and problems that would come from sacking Tevez. “The reality, as tempers cool, and emails and telephone discussions criss-cross from east Manchester to Abu Dhabi, is not so straightforward. City, for all the […]

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Sep 28

Tevez and Tupac: Talent, Charisma, and Self-destruction – Carlos Tevez refuses to play for Manchester City: Like Tupac, He Ain’t Got No Friends

Are you following the Carlos Tevez saga? This is a great interview with Roberto Mancini. He is visibly angry and absolutely correct. Tevez walks this earth with a chip on his shoulder, like the gang-banger who stalks the earth looking for a fight. The gang-banger is quick to take offense at anything disrespectful and will […]

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Sep 27

Watch the Champions League Live

Here are my sources for free soccer games online and live champions league games during the day: livetv.ru vipcanals.net http://www.thefirstrow.eu/ The livetv.ru has worked well because the servers at work don’t know how to handle the .ru and let most everything through the firewall. vipcanals.net has been hit and miss for me.

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Sep 14

David Villa: The George Harrison of Barcelona

David Villa is arguably the best striker in the world at the moment. Granted, Wayne Rooney is off to an incredible start, but over the past few years, one could made a good case that David Villa has been the best pure striker and/or finisher in the game. The interesting thing about Villa is that […]

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Sep 13

Fernando Torres: I’m not dead yet!

I can happily report that my premature obituary was probably read by Fernando Torres and spurred him to prove me wrong! Torres played well in Chelsea’s Champion’s League game, providing two assists, and proving that he still has some life in him. Highlights: Chelsea vs Bayern Leverkussen (2-0) Goals &… by VIVAGoals Cue Monty Python:

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