The Annals of Arsenal’s Missed Opportunities in Europe: 2000-2003

|

In many ways, Arsène Wenger’s career will be remembered for the ‘what-if?’ moments as much as the never-ending supply of entertainment, quite literally from the sublime to the ridiculous; Arsenal‘s 1-0 win away to Real Madrid with a back four of Emmanuel Eboué, Kolo Touré, Philippe Senderos and Mathieu Flamini is just one example of both […] READ MORE


Arsenal on Loan: Two Gunners Feature

|

The final day of the Football League season in England saw only two gunners feature and none of them playing in England. Following a trend that has been ongoing in the later stages of the season, Arsenal loanees in the Football League Championship have found playing time hard to come by. Only Wojciech Szczesny, playing in Serie A, and Mathieu Debuchy, in Ligue 1, made appearances. READ MORE



Juventus Not Enough to Frighten Roma in Scudetto

|

A mere week ago, Rudi García, the fearless Roma boss who confessed that he takes full tactical responsibility for the terrible mishaps which led to the crushing 7-1 defeat against Bayern Munich in late October, has spoken out about Juventus. He claims that Roma will not be forced to feel too concerned about Juventus’ lingering […] READ MORE


A Tainted Victory – Juventus vs Roma

|

TURIN, Italy – A Sunday match-up between the giants of Italian football, Roma and Juventus, gave us an early glimpse as to who has the advantage momentarily in the Serie A title race. In a game that could have meant so much  in terms of the squads actual abilities, it was decimated by poor officiating […] READ MORE


Are AS Roma Ready to Challenge for the Title?

|

Last season Roma stunned many by winning their first ten matches, yet ultimately drifted behind Juventus in the Old Lady’s surge to the title. Is this Roma’s year? There are two off-season story lines which will be followed with a close eye both by the casual observer and club executive alike. The most obvious is […] READ MORE



The Co$t of Winning – European Clubs US Tours

|

In under a month the Premier League kicks off. Clubs are already well into their preseason schedules, with players that have been training since the start joined by those returning from post World Cup holidays. Clubs are now engaged in the traditional preseason friendlies and many now taking part in the obligatory preseason overseas tour. […] READ MORE


Swiss star Xherdan Shaqiri not for Sale

|

Lately there have been murmurs about Swiss star, Xherdan Shaqiri, gathering his things and leaving German league toppers, Bayern Munich. Shaqiri has been the bearer of many a goal and fast sprint for the side in the Bundesliga, but has perhaps felt that a change is in order after an uneventful season. However, all rumours […] READ MORE


Roma's Youth Movement

|

AS Roma may not have won any titles this season, but if anything is to be taken from their incredible year, it is the youth movement that has taken place in the eternal city. Several young players have performed admirably when called upon for Rudi Garcia’s side this season, and will be strong candidates for […] READ MORE