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  1. Five reasons why David Moyes had to go

    Alex Shaw

    There were many factors that contributed to the downfall of David Moyes; here are five of the main reasons Manchester United were left with no choice but to axe the Scot. 1. The incessant negativity Quite simply, David Moyes did not speak like...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  2. Familiar faces plotting Chelsea's title downfall

    Phil Lythell

    The conventional wisdom before the season started was that the Premier League title was going to be fought over by Manchester City and Chelsea, with the Citizens as favourites to repeat their success of 2011-12. As the campaign has worn on and the cl...

    Blog | March 25, 2014
  3. Will Carlos Tevez end his European goal drought?

    Mina Rzouki

    A real challenge awaits Juventus on Thursday evening in the Europa League. They will not only face a Fiorentina side who play beautiful football, but a city desperate to witness their downfall. The Viola already boast the advantage while Juve's only ...

    Blog | March 19, 2014
  4. Pressure turning up on Allardyce

    Vinny Ryan

    While there was an air of inevitability that West Ham would lose at Anfield, the manner of the goals conceded will have West Ham manager Sam Allardyce tearing his hair out with two own goals (arguably three) contributing to his sides downfall as Live...

    Blog | December 07, 2013
  5. Phil Bardsley's downfall: when oafish behavour makes fans lose re...

    Colin Randall

    Have you ever been in trouble at work? If you answer in the affirmative, and the trouble was not sufficient to warrant summary dismissal, the chances are that you either tried to mend your ways or found a way of moving on voluntarily without waiting ...

    Blog | August 21, 2013
  6. Danny Graham's chance to end an ordeal - for him and for Sunderla...

    Colin Randall

    As Danny Graham contemplates the likely beginning of the end of his brief and unproductive Sunderland career, it is tempting to look back on his transfer in January as an act of folly that contributed to Martin O'Neill's downfall. Word among the ...

    Blog | July 18, 2013
  7. Sad Gazza downfall a cautionary tale

    John Brewin

    When a young Paul Gascoigne was asked for his footballing hero, he gave an unequivocal answer. Bryan Robson, captain of England, was his choice but the reasoning was troubling. He had not chosen 'Robbo' for his bravery, goalscoring from midfield or i...

    Blog | February 05, 2013
  8. GALAXY: Toronto ends CCL run

    Scott French

    CARSON -- An own goal started the Galaxy's downfall in their Major League Soccer opener last weekend. Another gave them life in the CONCACAF Champions League. Ultimately, it wasn't enough, as L.A. sputtered out of the regional club championship We...

    Blog | March 14, 2012
  9. FIFA bans Mohamed bin Hammam for life in bribery case

    Mohamed bin Hammam's downfall from soccer powerbroker to disgraced outcast was completed Saturday when FIFA banned the Qatari official for life for his role in a bribery scandal.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2011
  10. Soccer: Feyenoord Rotterdam's gradual downfall has been painful t...

    Leander Schaerlaeckens

    The slow downfall of Feyenoord has been painful to watch, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.

    Blog | Conversation | October 25, 2010
  11. Several factors in Revs' downfall

    Gus Martins

    When you are sitting third from the bottom and the team directly above you in the standings is an expansion franchise, you know you've had a tough campaign. But with five matches to go following Wednesday night's 2-2 tie at FC Dallas, the Revolution ...

    Blog | September 23, 2010
  12. Premier League introduces new financial rules

    England's Premier League has introduced new ownership and financial regulations for the upcoming season in an attempt to avoid a repeat of Portsmouth's downfall last season.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2010
  13. Maradona to blame for downfall, Argentina official says

    Carlos Bilardo, who has been accused by Diego Maradona of betrayal and working behind the scenes to have him dismissed as Argentina's coach, says the former playing great was to blame for his own downfall.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2010
  14. 2010 World Cup: John Brewin: Maradona myth continues

    John Brewin, Soccer City Stadium

    John Brewin was at Soccer City to see Argentina beat Mexico 3-1 in controversial circumstances.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  15. Lack of discipline the ultimate downfall for U.S.

    Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet

    A 10-man U.S. team battled valiantly in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria, but a lack of discipline ultimately cost Peter Nowak's team, writes Jeff Carlisle.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2008
  16. Arena fails to make the readjustment to MLS

    Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet

    Bruce Arena's downfall with the New York Red Bulls was largely due to his inability to readjust to MLS, writes Ives Galarcep.

    Story | Conversation | November 06, 2007