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Big Sam – The Real Deal?

As it seems to be a foregone conclusion that West Ham will be parting company with their current manager at the end of the season, Pundit Arena’s Tom O Connor takes a look at Sam Allardyce’s record and analyses the pros and cons of his management style. Proven Premier League manager Big Sam has been managing in the Premier League …

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VIDEO: That Cesc Fabregas Red Card Incident In Full

Cesc Fabregas, what were you thinking? Last night saw champions Chelsea taking on West Brom at The Hawthorns in what was effectively a dead rubber. Chelsea have already claimed the title, West Brom are more than safe… so nothing really was on the line except a good old fashioned game of footie. The Baggies came out as unlikely winners as …

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Real Madrid Make Paltry Bid For David De Gea…United Fans Go Into Rage Mode

Manchester United fans are in uproar this morning after Real launched their first official bid for David De Gea’s signature… and it was insulting.  According to Madrid based tabloid Marca, Manchester United are looking for €50 million (approx £36 million) for the highly rated keeper.  The tabloid also report that Real hope the deal won’t go beyond €30 million (£21.6 million). …

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How Notts County Influenced Juventus’ Shirts

Notts County and Juventus are hardly two sides one would place in the same category of playing level, but once upon a time, the Old Lady and the Magpies’ paths crossed in a rather unusual set of circumstances, shaping one of the Turin club’s defining features – their jerseys. The video below by Gatorade explains that Juventus first wore pink …

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Ronaldhino Still Has It…Rejoice!

Good thing this is on an endless loop for mere mortals like us are going to take a couple of watches to figure out what the hell Ronaldhino is doing. In case you’re still wondering, he flicks the ball up with his right foot, before backheeling the ball, on the volley, in to the path of the onrushing team mate. …

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How Barcelona Are Influencing Almost Every Major European League

Barcelona’s style of play has come to define a generation of European football. The Catalan club’s influence on not only continental football, but also world football has been intoxicating as it has been domineering in the last number of years.  This tradition of coaching, which puts possession as the most important aspect of play, in any circumstance, is something that has been the …

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Sky Sports Pundit Claims Real Madrid Have Approached Jose Mourinho About Replacing Ancelotti

According to Sky Sports pundit, Guillem Balague, Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is one of four candidates that Real Madrid have approached to replace Carlo Ancelotti. Ancelotti’s future at Real Madrid looks to be all but over after Barcelona confirmed their La Liga triumph on Sunday. Real have already been eliminated from the Champions League after a shock exit to Italian …

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VIDEO: The Lionel Messi Goal That Just Won Barcelona La Liga

Barcelona traveled to the Vicente Calderón Stadium yesterday with a chance to secure the La Liga crown. Step forward Lionel Messi.  Barcelona have had difficulty in recent years in breaking down Diego Simeone’s Atletico, with his defensively determined side claiming the title against the Catalans in the same fixture last year. However, Barcelona have been in outstanding form since Christmas and …

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VIDEO: That Phil Jones Sliding Head Tackle

Manchester United took on Arsenal yesterday at Old Trafford and it was a bit of a borefest. However, there was one extraordinary highlight thanks to Phil Jones.  Having slipped over, the Manchester United centre back appeared to hand Olivier Giroud a massive opportunity as he looked to be in on goal. However, quick thinking on his feet (or head rather), …

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