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There is a real danger that Mourinho’s ‘boring’ Chelsea can dominate...

BY JOHN GUBBA Not only has Jose Mourinho transformed an ageing Chelsea side into Premier League champions in the space of just two seasons, the truth is...

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...

Sir Alex Ferguson: Not just a man, not just a legend...

BY JOHN GUBBA This is the day that Manchester United fans have feared for so long that it feels like the end of the world....

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...

Gary Speed’s final public appearance on BBC Football Focus

Gary Speed R.I.P: 8 September 1969 – 27 November 2011 https://youtu.be/xut0AYTTKxs BY JOHN GUBBA To hear that Gary Speed is dead at 42 and may have committed suicide...

Real World Cup scandal is why on earth did FIFA choose...

BY JOHN GUBBA Whatever the fall out over the FIFA corruption claims do not be fooled into thinking England has any right to stage the...

Download To Own your favourite Town DVDs straight to your computer,...

BY JOHN GUBBA When it comes to new technology Ipswich Town have made a giant leap to the top of the table by becoming the...

ROONEY’S RANT HAD TO BE PUNISHED – BUT MEDIA MUST SHARE...

BY JOHN GUBBA WITHOUT doubt Wayne Rooney's rant into the TV cameras after scoring his match-winning hat-trick at Upton Park was a big mistake. And...

Lampard proving critics wrong since fan lambasted Redknapp for picking him

Chelsea may be the runaway leaders with six matches gone in the Premier League. But Blues boss Jose Mourinho must surely know that his...

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...

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