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  1. Deromanticising Brazil's relationship with the Selecao

    Roger Bennett

    Roger Bennett

    Blog | June 09, 2014
  2. Questions arise in goal after Mexico assign squad numbers

    Cesar Hernandez

    What's in a number? Well, to be more precise, what's in a number for futbol? If you have done your homework, you will remember a short section in Jonathan Wilson's thorough and informative "Inverting The Pyramid" that delves into the relationship bet...

    Blog | May 23, 2014
  3. Giggs flies from the pitch to the bench

    Andy Mitten

    Ryan Giggs was a frequent visitor to Manchester Airport last week. First, he took a private flight to the Netherlands to meet Louis van Gaal properly for the first time. Without their relationship being forced, the pair hoped to hit it off with a...

    Blog | May 19, 2014
  4. Man United's season sauntering to nowhere

    Mark Payne

    The relationship between expectations and disappointment is unbreakable. While United fans perhaps expected a downturn this time last year, they cannot have been prepared for 12 league defeats with two games to go. It is woeful. At least Sunderland f...

    Blog | May 04, 2014
  5. Van Gaal and the politics of succession at Man Utd

    Musa Okwonga

    Reports have suggested that Wayne Rooney is concerned at Louis van Gaal's possible arrival at Manchester United, given the Dutch manager's apparently close relationship with Robin van Persie. Rooney's fear that he may not be picked shows just how pr...

    Blog | May 02, 2014
  6. Bale proves which Spanish club got the better mega-deal

    Graham Hunter

    The seeds of this Real Madrid Copa victory, this bitter Barcelona Copa defeat, were sown in 2003. They really were. That's when a chain of events began that opened up the possibility of a "Cain and Abel" relationship-freeze between Florentino Pere...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  7. Ignore the soap opera and appreciate Icardi's talents

    David Wilson

    Inter striker Mauro Icardi makes almost as many headlines for his off-the-field behaviour as he does on a football pitch. But those who focus on relationship with Wanda Nara, his former teammate's wife, fail to see what a brilliant player he is. ...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  8. Liverpool and Manchester: It's personal

    Simon Curtis

    Liverpool-Manchester dynamics are special things. In the good old days (let's call them the 1980s), the relationship between Manchester and Merseyside was one borne of social strife and a feeling of growing inequality, growing hopelessness and growin...

    Blog | April 08, 2014
  9. Cold war breaks out at Carrow Road after West Brom loss

    Paddy Davitt

    Norwich club captain Russell Martin hailed the special relationship between the players and fans prior to West Brom's Premier League visit, but it felt more like cold war had set in at Carrow Road after the Baggies' 1-0 win on Saturday. Morgan Ama...

    Blog | April 06, 2014
  10. Anelka and Albion, an unhappy relationship

    Matthew Evans

    As the Nicolas Anelka "Quenelle" saga finally nears its conclusion , it's fair to say that it is yet another phase in what has proved to be an unhappy partnership between player and club. It seems likely that Anelka will accept the five match ban ...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  11. City's rich history of cup fighting

    Simon Curtis

    And so the minds turn toward the Capital One Cup, or the League Cup, as City fans of a certain age recognise it. In the '70s when City began a close and exciting relationship with this tournament, the Blues were one of the teams most associated with ...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  12. What does Vergara selling Chivas USA mean for Guadalajara?

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes sold Chivas USA to Major League Soccer on Thursday, ending a rocky relationship that had been the writing on the wall for a long time. Not since 2009 had the team made the playoffs and the...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  13. Marshall: What does Vergara selling Chivas USA mean for Guadalaja...

    Tom Marshall

    GUADALAJARA, Mexico -- Jorge Vergara and Angelica Fuentes sold Chivas USA to Major League Soccer on Thursday, ending a rocky relationship that had been the writing on the wall for a long time. Not since 2009 had the team made the playoffs and there...

    Blog | February 20, 2014
  14. Milan's 'European DNA' to be tested

    Sumeet Paul

    As the only player to have won the Champions League with three different clubs, it is fair to say that Clarence Seedorf has a special relationship with the tournament. Having enjoyed great success on the pitch, he will be hoping to use that experienc...

    Blog | February 17, 2014
  15. Juventus unstoppable as they pick up Derby d'Italia win

    Mina Rzouki

    When it comes to the Derby d'Italia, tension envelopes the surrounding environment highlighting the tense relationship between the two rivals. Two sides with two sets of passionate fans vociferously hating one another, a victory is of the utmost impo...

    Blog | February 02, 2014
  16. Weekend protests a reminder of Brazilian tension

    Tim Vickery

    Predicting the political climate in Brazil during the World Cup is a bit like trying to make a long-term weather forecast. It is possible to identify a number of key features but the relationships between them -- which will determine the final o...

    Blog | January 27, 2014