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Video: Football & Skiing – How Hard Can It Be?

Skiing and football aren’t traditionally sports one would place in the same category but these lads decided to break down the age-old separation between the two to create a unique hybrid. This new sport, we would now like to call ‘Skiball’, looks as though it takes quite a degree of skiing and footballing skill, neither of which this writer possesses, unfortunately. The rules …

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The 2014/15 Premier League Season’s Top 5 Transfer Flops

While this season’s Premier League has not left us down in terms of entertainment, there have been those who have not performed to their best or lived up to their billing. It has been a record-breaking season in terms of spending with the combined payout of all Premier League sides for the summer and January transfer windows this season amounting to …

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Chelsea & Manchester City To Battle For Barca Midfielder

Premier League heavyweights Chelsea and Manchester City are set to battle for the signature of Barcelona midfielder Alex Song, who is currently on loan at West Ham.  The Mail Online reports that Song’s homegrown status – as he was signed by Arsenal at the age of 17 – makes him an attractive proposition for two sides who must boost their number …

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Sterling’s Agent Has Only Gone And Publicly Called Jamie Carragher A ‘Knob’

Ah this has brightened up our Thursday afternoon. Raheem Sterling’s agent has seemingly lost his marbles and decided to call Sky pundit Jamie Carragher a…(cough) “knob”.  As Sterling’s contract dispute rumbled on, Jamie Carragher spoke out on Monday Night Football stating that the young Liverpool attacker should seek alternative representation. Agents are very rarely celebrated in the public domain but …

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FC United’s New Home: The Stage Is Set, Let The Crowds Come

Although FC United of Manchester finds many of its defining early origins in Manchester United, a beacon of the future in Broadhurst Park is now not something that diminishes where this club has come from but rather a signal of the new direction it’s headed.  Last summer across Manchester, Louis van Gaal signed Angel Di Maria for £59.7 million. This summer fans of …

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Arsenal Complete Double Signing Of Two French Starlets

According to the very reliable French daily L’Equipe, Arsenal have agreed a €4m fee for the double signing of Lens youth team players Yassin Fortune (16) & Jeff Reine-Adelaïde (17). Arsene Wenger is renowned for his savvy business in the transfer market, frequently buying young talent at little cost and selling them on for astronomical figures and it seems The …

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Manchester United Reportedly Agree Deal With Valencia Defender And Close On Bayern Midfielder

Argentinian news outlet Ole are reporting that Manchester United have completed a big money signing of international defender, Nicolas Otamendi. Meanwhile, German outlet Kicker, are reporting that United are closing in on Bayern midfielder, Bastian Schweinsteiger.  Ole claim that Valencia have signed a preliminary contract with Manchester United for Otamendi, while some smaller details and terms still need to be ironed out. …

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Video: Dick Advocaat Cries As Sunderland Survive

Sunderland have made quite a habit of last gasp survivals in recent seasons. However, Last night’s 0-0 draw against Arsenal, which confirmed the Black Cats’ survival, was all a little bit overwhelming for the man who has come into steady the ship.  As the north east club ensured they would play in the Premier League for another season, Dick Advocaat broke …

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David De Gea – Goalkeeper or Dr. Phil?

Besides their huge wages for playing, sports stars have other methods of generating income – one of which is endorsements. The colossal stars such as Messi (Adidas) and Ronaldo (Nike) even have their own signature football boots and clothing range. Most footballers would choose their favourite brand or possibly the brand that offers them the best monetary incentive to wear …

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Bankers & Bonkers: Betting Preview For Arsenal v Sunderland

The Black Cats can avoid relegation with a win, Arsenal can confirm an automatic Champions League place. Who wins out? Contrary to most of the Premier League, Arsenal and Sunderland still have a lot to play for. Both teams get to play their game in hand tonight, and a win for either would ensure that the champagne will be flowing …

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