Like a bolt from the blue Sir Alex Ferguson has announced his decision to step down from the management role he is held at Manchester United after 26 years in charge of the world’s second-largest club. A decision every Manchester United fan has been expecting while dreading.
Unlike the...Read more
It is almost painful to compare Barcelona’s performance in this year’s Champions League semi-final to that of just two years ago when the contemptuously saw off Mourinho’s emerging Real Madrid side and going on to defeat Manchester United in the final.
Last night’s performance and the...Read more
There were a lot of soccer fans going into last night’s semi-final second leg of the European champions league match between Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund expecting that Mourinho and Co. did have what it takes to pull back the three-goal deficit and make their way into the final at the end...Read more
If you had asked José Mourinho which in the three teams left in the semi-final draw she would have preferred to come up against, the answer would have had to have been Borussia Dortmund. In fact, if truth be told, most soccer pundits would have predicted that it would have been an all Spanish...Read more
It’s been coming for some time now but last night at the magnificent Allianz Stadium in Munich, Bayern finally showed the world that they are much more than a hard-working typical German football team, but more a highly talented group of innovative soccer players who are capable of putting on a...Read more
It is a sure sign of a truly great soccer player that he only has to be on the park to make a difference. And that’s another point that Lionel Messi proved last night in the return leg of the European Champions league quarter-final against Paris St Germain at the Nou Camp.
With that...Read more
What was supposed to be a fairly routine evening of European soccer action donates to one of real drama both of last night’s European champion’s league quarter-final second legs.
In the first lunch held in the torpid atmosphere of the Galatasaray Stadium in Istanbul, Real Madrid,...Read more
Real Madrid shot past Turkish champions Galatasaray with almost consummate ease in the first leg of their quarter-final Champions League tie at the Bernabeu stadium more or less guaranteeing themselves a place in the semi-finals. Mourinho was reported to have ordered the Real players to provide...Read more