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The French newspaper Le Parisien was the first to broach the subject recently that Paris Saint Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has had enough of Ligue 1 and that he wants to return to Italy. Ibra has carried PSG on his back for most of the season, and he has not being amused with the attitude [...]

We have barely passed the middle of March and already the title races in Spain, England, Italy and Germany are all over. The only major league in Europe that still has a competitive title race is in France where Paris Saint-Germain only have a five point gap. Here is a look at this weekend’s action [...]

Bayern Munich moved closer than ever to reclaiming the Bundesliga crown after moving 20 points clear on a weekend where the Serie A, La Liga and Ligue 1 leaders all won. Germany It was business as usual for Bayern as their seemingly inevitable march to the title continued. Bayern, who play Arsenal in the Champions [...]

Match Fixing Rife In Europe

Europol today launched the “biggest-ever investigation into suspected match-fixing in Europe” in which 425 match officials, club officials, players and criminals are suspected of being involved. European police say that they have uncovered an Asian betting syndicate responsible for more than 380 suspicious games, including Word Cup and European Championship qualifiers and two Champions League [...]

England Name Squad For Brazil Match

Ashley Cole is set to become the seventh player to win 100 England caps after being named in the squad for next week’s friendly with Brazil. Cole would become only the seventh player to have reached 100 caps for England, joining Gerrard, Billy Wright, Bobby Charlton, Bobby Moore, David Beckham and Peter Shilton. Roy Hodgson [...]

Euro 2020 will be played in 13 countries

Michel Platini’s grand experiment is one stop closer to fruition as UEFA has announced that 13 countries will host the 24-team 2020 European Championship. In an effort to grab as many political votes as he can from each European federation, UEFA has announced that the vast majority of stadiums must have a 50,000 capacity, which [...]

Neymar Staying In Brazil Until After World Cup

Neymar is the best player in the world who is not playing in Europe and that will not be changing anytime soo. Speaking in Montevideo after receiving the El Pais newspaper’s award for South American player of the year for the second straight year Neymar was quoted as saying: “it is not yet the time” [...]

Uefa Appeals Its Own Disciplinary Decision

In a perfect illustration of how dysfunctional Uefa is, Europe’s regulatory body is appealing the the sanctions imposed on England and Serbia by its own disciplinary body following October’s Under-21 game. Uefa’s Control and Disciplinary body had imposed an €80,000 fine on the Serbian FA and ordered their next Under-21 game to be played behind [...]

Ibra Scores Four As Sweden Beat England 4-2

The British press has always downplayed the skills and accomplishment’s of Zlatan Ibrahimovic because he has never played well against an English team. Well that all changed in Stockholm tonight as Ibra scored all four goals, including a goal of the season overhead kick, to give England boss Roy Hodgson his first defeat over 90 [...]

Could Nike Deal With Man United Be Worth £1B?

Interesting piece in today’s Daily Mail about Manchester United’s kit deal with Nike, which is coming up for renewal in 2015. Back in 2002, United signed a 13-year deal with Nike worth £303 million, plus a profit share on retail sales. Even without any profits, that translates to around £23 million a season. The deal [...]