Editor at Good Feet for a Big Man
Football clubs have become horrible white noise generators, distracting fans from the steady exploitation of their owners.
Manchester's finest paid the price for an inability to move with the times as the Champions League Group Stages become a more competitive place.
Roberto Mancini has bemoaned City's lack of experience. He is wrong and right; either way they need a win.
Newcastle's perfect home record will be tested by an anxious Chelsea and a gratuitous marketing ploy.
After dark periods, these two grandees of the Italian game are back at its summit. They face of on Saturday for the right to stay there.
With three losses in their last four fixtures, speculation that Chelsea are considering parting company with their expensively acquired manager. Doing so would be both ridiculous and typical.
Valencia are a big club who should present a serious challenge to Real Madrid, but Los Merengues are heavy favorites as they are perhaps the hottest team in the world.
The Bundesliga is a great league, this is their two best teams, and it includes Mario Gotze AND Tony Kroos. What's not to love?
Instead of pandering to the tabloid press, the Football Association has to start speaking for itself and about, you know, football.
After variously shaky starts to the season, both Chelsea and Arsenal come into this London derby in apparently good form.
Second and Fourth last season, Real Madrid and Villarreal go into this game separated by 13 places and 12 points.
22 years ago 96 people died trying to get into a football match. This week their names were read out in parliament.
After the Home Nations who aren't England met their traditionally disappointing ends, what does the nature of their failures tell us about their futures?
The most astounding thing about Carlos Tevez staying on the bench against Bayern wasn't that it happened (it was always going to happen) but in the complete abandonment of journalistic responsibility that has followed.
Everyone told Ferguson to buy Barca-style players in the summer, but he didn't. Instead he took the far more sensible route of making Barca-style additions.
There's more to Financial Doping than a beefed up transfer market; there's lot's of spoiled players (and a slightly spoiled league) too.
This has been an inauspicious International break so far; an appropriate opportunity then to evaluate the International's purpose.
Borussia Dortmund's prize for winning the Bundesliga is a chance at breaking the cartel established by UEFA's 'coefficient rankings' and soon to be ratified by Financial Fair Play.
Thursday saw QPR bought for the same amount as Everton's bankers regard as an unmanageable debt. What's up with soccer?
After maturing out of the 'statement signing', Manchester City will slide right back into big club puberty if they bring in the French playmaker.
We don't really talk about class wars anymore. That doesn't mean they never happen and Arsenal's Emirates Stadium has become an unlikely front-line, is Andrei Arshavin about to become an unlikely victim?
Alex Ferguson has an appalling track record of signing midfielders. Bringing in Luka Modric would change all that, wouldn't it?
2010-2011 was a difficult debut season for Celtic manager Neil Lennon, who suffered death threats and attempts on his life. Football is not supposed to be this important, is it?