Using the word ‘minnow’ to describe Tahiti’s participation in FIFA’s Confederation Cup doesn’t even come close to describe their status. This is a country that had one professional player and lost their last fixture to New Caledonia.
And, for large periods of their opening match against Nigeria, that showed. Time and time again they were carved open by their opponents, and in truth Nigeria were guilty of trying to walk the ball in, failing in an attempt to round the goalkeeper on numerous occasions. read more »
Quite what Warrior are up to at the moment goodness only knows, but they seem to be operating on a ‘all publicity is good publicity’ principle.
First we brought you news that they were the company responsible for dread Liverpool away and third kits, and now Liverpool’s players can also wear Warrior boots, which come with a rather seedy product specification. read more »
Alex Ferguson’s departure from Manchester United may seem a lifetime ago amidst football’s rapidly developing soap opera, but marks of his legacy still remain.
Typically, this means that people are looking to cash in on his retirement, and there is certainly big money to be made on any memorabilia Fergie-related. read more »
Manchester City have today caused something of a stir by formally revealing that the club believes it’s Scouting Performance System has been hacked, possibly by a rival Premier League club.
The program lists details and reports on all potential signings and opposition players, and is hosted online. However, the club has announced that they believe that the software has been infiltrated. read more »
Malaga star Isco has been grabbing the attention of a number of top European scouts of late, but it appears that his likely destination is either Real Madrid or following his manager Manuel Pellegrini from Malaga to Manchester City.
Unfortunately for both Real and City, Isco is having a mighty fine U21 European Championships, which is simply adding to his already sizeable price tag. read more »