Transfer Deadline Day Flops

Transfer Deadline Day Flops

The modern phenomenon of Transfer Deadline day for a lot of football fans has become something like FA Cup final day. Football fans of various clubs arrange to take the day off work, get a load of their mates around, have a few beers and spend the day glued to Sky Sports News to see what teams pull off the biggest transfer of the day. Add to that the hype around Transfer Deadline Day by Sky Sports itself. The Jim …
From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

In modern football it's becoming more and more common to see former players return to their clubs as a coach or manager. The latest could see Didier Drogba return to Chelsea to work alongside interim manager Guus Hiddink. He'd follow in the footsteps of Ryan Giggs at Manchester United, who's enjoying his second season as part of the coaching and management team. However, it's not always been a succesful transition. Here's some of the best and worst stories of players …
The Curious Case of Radamel Falcao

The Curious Case of Radamel Falcao

When Radamel Falcao joined Manchester United on deadline day of last season it was supposed to be the cherry on top of a summer of marquee spending. With a club record already paid for Angel Di Maria, United seemed to have out done themselves by securing the services of the man who had been arguably the best out and out striker in Europe for the past few seasons. They had even protected themselves against his injury being a long term …
Arturo Vidal: The Final Piece In Wenger’s jigsaw?

Arturo Vidal: The Final Piece In Wenger’s jigsaw?

Ten years of transfer activity failed to pay dividends for Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, in the search to replace talismanic midfield enforcer Patrick Vieira. Club legend Vieira helped his side to an array of title and cup wins, and the player was a driving force behind the famous ‘Invincibles’ of the 2003-04 campaign. Wenger has attempted to fill the void with a number of recruits, all to no avail, but recent reports suggest that the Arsenal boss may finally have …
An In-Depth Analysis of Balotelli's Move to Liverpool

An In-Depth Analysis of Balotelli's Move to Liverpool

After the high profile exit of Luis Suarez, fans were wondering how Liverpool would replace the world class striker who had scored a club record 31 goals in the Premier League last season. There was never going to be one high profile signing to replace the Uruguayan and indeed as it has turned out, manager Brendan Rodgers has looked to replace the striker’s goals in various ways, as well as his invaluable assists, instead of bringing in one single player. …
Mourinho may make a move for Super Mario

Mourinho may make a move for Super Mario

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has admitted that he may well make a Summer move for AC Milan and Italy striker Mario Balotelli. With reports coming out of Italy that the former Manchester City striker is unsettled, Mourinho was quoted as saying "In football you never know the future,"   "Balotelli is with a big club at the moment but you never know the future. "They want to keep the best players and want to keep the best Italian players. But Mario has …