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China Football Revolution: President promises Chinese will be next super power

As Brazilian midfield star Oscar contemplates a 60 million pound transfer from Chelsea to Shanghai SIPG in January, the world of football is asking...

The Holy Trinity: Film will pay tribute to heroes who made...

It was 55 years ago today that Denis Law scored on his debut for Manchester United in a 2-2 draw against West Bromwich Albion....

Ronaldo’s 2016 Ballon d’Or crowns most special year for Cristiano

When Cristiano Ronaldo lifted the 2016 Ballon D'Or tonight in Paris, it was the rightful conclusion to a momentous year for Portugal's greatest ever...

GOALS USED TO CHANGE GAMES – BUT NOW IT’S THE MATCH...

BY JOHN GUBBA BARCELONA totally outclassed Arsenal in both legs of their epic Champions League win. But the contest was effectively decided by a disgraceful...

Reaction to sacked Gary Neville’s baptimism of fire in Valencia has...

What is alarming about Gary Neville being sacked after less than four months as manager of Valencia is the public reaction to the news. It...

Leicester can prove experts wrong and win Premier if Claudio Ranieri...

Whether or not they finish top of the Premier League at the end of the season, there is no doubt that the team of...

Football rant: Ian Holloway speaks more sense than FIFA president Blatter

BY JOHN GUBBA Ian Holloway's football rants are always entertaining. And this latest blast over FIFA's reluctance to use TV technology is spot on. Holloway to...

Man Utd 3-2 Liverpool: Berbatov doubters can start eating your humble...

BY JOHN GUBBA For the past two years many so called football experts have questioned Sir Alex Ferguson's belief in his 30 million pound signing...

Rising star Nani deserves to be shortlisted for FIFA’s top award

BY JOHN GUBBA Lionel Messi may be the favourite to win the 2011 Ballon D'Or and claim the title of the best player in the...

BRIAN MUST BE KIDDING – MANCINI IS NOT FIT TO LACE...

BY JOHN GUBBA When Brian Kidd compared Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini to his old boss Sir Alex Ferguson nine days ago it was surely...

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