Before the coaches suck the fun out of them.
Romanian football bears the stamp of a sporting movement pilloried by a generation or more of the most egregiously infectious corruption. The passage of time has sugared the pill a little – the match-fixing practices that spawned semi-legal cartels in the chaos that followed the…
Rarely throughout the winding story of modern football, that great social tranquilizer that can whip the sting from a generation of national unrest with one blast of a FIFA-branded whistle, has much been made of the role that the game has played amongst divided populations.…
Michel Platini is selective about who he lets in through the doors of his private members club in Nyon and prior to May of this year he had good reason…
With all the gloomy seasons of recent years, Liverpool's current second place positioning seems like a long-awaited break in the clouds. After grinding away in mid-table, the substantial climb that's…