It may be the biggest country on Earth, but one of the most, if not the most, controversial. Russia has a long and dark association with corruption, and issue that is not showing any signs of going away. From Vladimir Putin’s blatant rigging ...―
Saturday and we are back to football ways, Arsene Wenger’s in-form Arsenal side visit The Hawthorns for an epic Premier League clash against Steve Clarke’s inconsistent West Brom team. West Brom would be looking recover from that...―
What a welcome relief. The International break is well and truly over (at least for now). Focus shifts to club football once again. This is what the fans really care about, not some boring games all in the name of World Cup Qualifiers, although ...―
Like every other eager, excited Irish man I watched the last two crucial qualifiers against Sweden and Austria with hope. These games were the pinnacle of Ireland’s qualifications chances, 6 points were needed, 4 was the minimum… but...―
It hasn’t been easy, speaking from an Arsenal point of view, watching your former lethal striker do so well in another club, especially for your rivals. His name is Robin, and he was like the perfect idol. It has been over three months since...―
Spanish central defender Sergio Ramos was a proud man as he prepared to win his 100th cap for his country in tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Finland. “Let’s hope everything goes off well and I can reach the 100 mark. ...―
In the modern era of football, newspaper rumours linking an Arsenal player to Barcelona are not exactly alien. Alex Song and Cesc Fabregas have both recently been plucked from the regression of the Emirates while Robin Van Persie and Samir Nasri ...―
The whole of Bosnia prayed for two days. They were praying for a miracle, for the good news coming from Rome, someone saying that all this is a bad dream and that Miralem Pjanić’s injury just looked horrible and nothing else, and that...―
Phil Jones is one of those players that seem to get rave reviews without actually doing much. Potential is a word often banded about when describing young players, especially when they play for one of the Big 6, but this prodigious talent has...―
It is now a fortnight since Zdenek Zeman was sacked as coach of AS Roma and replaced by Aurelio Andreazolli, the caretaker with an end of season remit who has already beaten league leaders Juventus and lost to 13th placed Sampdoria. It has been a...―
In August 2011, Wigan signed Shaun Maloney for £850,000, unwittingly securing a far greater windfall as the slick-footed Scot went on to significantly aid the Latics’ miraculous Premier League survival. Maloney’s idiosyncratic ...―
It is a big week for the teams of the Spanish capital of Madrid as Real prepare for their mammoth Champions League tie with Manchester United while Atletico continue their defence of the Europa League against Rubin Kazan. Neighbours Rayo Vallecano...―
You may have noticed a new crop of fresh berries at your market lately. I buy fresh ...
This week’s gorgeous guest is the lovely Meg from Gillmergirl.com. Meg is a ...
Sunday love. @kippeterschnaps requested steak and so: One pan, roasted London broil it is- ...