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Andi Thomas

Soccer Editor

Andrew Thomas is a football writer. He is based in London.

MOST RECENT POSTS

UEFA Champions League draw 2014: Group stage

It's back! And there are plenty of tantalising groups in prospect.

Using too many strikers is key to City's success

Most clubs would be happy to go into the season with two decent strikers, but Manchester City's plans for retaining the Premier League are built around four of them. Together, they make up English...

Tottenham and the joys of text commentary

Sometimes, football is better when reduced to as few words as possible.

Marco Materazzi's ice bucket is cooler than yours

That's right, 'cooler'. We're so funny.

Will transfer ban force Barca back to their roots?

As Barcelona contemplate a year without transfers, we look at what it might mean for the Catalan club.

FIFA uphold FC Barcelona transfer ban

The Spanish giants will not be able to purchase players in the next two transfer windows, after breaching regulations regarding the transfer of youth players.

Legia Warsaw taunted with Champions League theme

Football is a cruel, cruel game ...

Pulis the winner as Palace's future looks bleak

Tony Pulis' surprise departure has made life very uncomfortable for Crystal Palace, as well as a number of his managerial colleagues.

Cows on the pitch!

MOOOOOOOOOOO

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