The Real Reason Why No One Hires John Barnes As A Manager

I don’t dislike John Barnes, actually I quite like him. He’s one of the better ex-footballers that can do TV punditry. As a player he was an amazing winger! The one time we’ve shared a corridor, John Barnes was nice enough to smile and nod to me, as he could see I had obviously recognised […]

Do Chelsea Really Need Raphael Varane?

It’s only natural for Chelsea to be heavily linked with Real Madrid’s Raphael Varane. Current Blues boss Jose Mourinho gave Varane his debut at the Bernabeu in 2011. Now three and a half years later, Raphael is still struggling to break the defensive partnership of Pepe and Sergio Ramos at Los Blancos. At the age […]

Red-Faced Winners Scotland Need To Refocus After Mistake

We wouldn’t be Scotland if we didn’t slip up against group minnows Gibraltar. Thankfully the embarrassment of conceding to Gibraltar’s first ever competitive goal didn’t and won’t comeback to haunt us! You can see what Gordon Strachan was trying to do with his formation and starting line-up but it was pretty naive and you felt that […]

Saluting Hearts You’ve Runaway With The Championship

First off, let me apologise, I was meant to write this blog article sooner. CONGRATULATIONS TO HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN FOR WINNING THE SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIP! Last May, I came out and said that the Scottish Championship would be entertaining , fascinating and it will be extremely tight at the top. Well as Meatloaf says ‘two out […]

Steven Fletcher Isn’t Worthy Of Scots Starting Place

Scotland edged out Northern Ireland 1-0 in a friendly that was played out at Hampden on Wednesday night. The game brought up a few talking points. For me, one topic that has to be looked at is the continued presence of Steven Fletcher in the Scotland staring eleven. Against the Northern Irish team, Fletcher picked […]

British And Spanish Press Take Biased Sides Over Bale Battle

It’s funny how a dream can turn into a nightmare so quickly. Everything for Gareth Bale looked so rosy under a year ago. He was grinning from ear to ear with a Champions League medal and Spanish Cup medal dangling around his neck. He was a hero at Real Madrid, having scored in both finals against […]

Could Petr Cech In At Liverpool?

Goalkeeper Petr Cech has intimated that he is ready to quit Chelsea in the summer as he wishes to play more first team football. Cech told Czech newspaper Idnes when discussing this season… ‘I don’t want another one like this.’ You can see why the Czech international would become a frustrated figure at Stamford Bridge. He was […]

No Need For Scotland To Have Meltdown Over Jack Harper

Type into Google ‘Jack Harper’ and there are reams of glowing stories about a Scottish youth international making his way up the ladder at Real Madrid. Today Ricky Sbragia left out the youngster for the next batch of Scotland under-19 internationals. How dare the well respected coach leave out a boy, that most of us […]

Why England Wont Win Euro 2016

It’s international week and our focus is back on Euro 2016 qualification as UEFA’s federations all compete to get reach the tournament in France next year! In recent weeks new Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has made a bold prediction when discussing England’s chances of competing at next years European Championships. He stated… “Roy will stumble […]

Top Tips For Placing A Bet On The Football

Top Tips For Placing A Bet On The Football We’ve all seen those punter mates of ours who head out the game and manage to walk away with more money than they left with – and it’s all thanks to a well-placed bet or two reaping the cash. These guys and girls probably don’t have […]