Manchester City might have more money than continental Europe, but that did not stop manager Roberto Mancini showing that he has not lost his roots.
Commuters on the Piccadilly Line last night got a lovely treat when they spotted the Italian manager on their train, which he was taking to go and watch Arsenal v Liverpool at the Emirates Stadium. read more »
A decent Premier League programme meant last night’s Copa Del Rey clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona was Sky Sports’ least-hyped El Clasico in a very long time.
This humorous moment from the match saw Gerard Pique attempted to complain to the referee that he’d been hit by a lighter thrown by Real Madrid fans. But the missile was snatched from him by captain Carlos Puyol.
The Barca skipper has obviously decided his team should get on with the game rather than moan to the ref.
Is this proof that yellow cards that are incorrectly given for diving are good for football?
Gareth Bale, a man who has previously claimed that the slightest touch will always send him sprawling when he’s running at full pace, opted for the Messi approach against Norwich last night. Despite a blatant foul from the Canaries’ Alex Tettey, the Spurs star stayed on his feet… and we were all winners as a result. read more »