General Football News

‘General’ football news – stuff that can’t fit anywhere else.

Robin van Persie’s “dive” raises more questions

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Soccerlens has something of a 'reputation' when it comes to Arsenal and diving - my attacks on Henry during the World Cup were roundly...

Football News Roundup – September 14

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Back with our regular news roundup... Shady Football Deals The Guardian is going ape over copies of a prosecutor's report from the initial investigation against MSI...

Champions League Matchday 1: The bleeding obvious

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If nothing else, the first round of the Champions League group matches proved that after all the hype and over-reaction to form and one-off...

Football News Roundup – September 05

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I'll be travelling for the next week or 10 days, so you won't be seeing the same level of posting here as usual. I'll...

Off The Record: Chelsea + Gallas = Arrogant, Immature and Ridiculous.

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The biggest story involving Chelsea so far this month has been the Chelsea v Gallas battle (or rather, round 2 of the saga). It...

3 reasons why Manchester United refused to buy Mascherano

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If you haven't heard by now, David Gill has said that Manchester United turned down the chance to sign Mascherano twice, and were never...

Speed Linking: 2/09/06

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I'm not going to be around today, so here are a few articles that you should definitely be reading: CaughtOffside.com digs up some dirt on...

Football Transfers – EPL – 2006/2007 – Full List!

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Here's a list of all the EPL transfers that happened in the 2006 summer transfer season. Only EPL clubs have been mentioned - if...

Roy Keane Signs 3 Year Contract As Sunderland Manager

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Manchester United legend Roy Keane has officially signed a contract to become the manager of Championship side Sunderland. The former Manchester United captain agreed to...

Football News Roundup – August 26

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Roundup of the news I've been meaning to writeup on but haven't had the time to. Read the La Liga season preview (by Phil Ball)...

Transfer News Roundup – Arsenal, Chelsea, Newcastle United, Bolton, Tottenham, Real Madrid

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Roundup of the latest news in the last 24 hours involving the following clubs: Arsenal, Chelsea, Bolton, Newcastle United, Tottenham and Real Madrid. Newcastle United Newcastle have...

Where Will Tevez Go?

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It would be far too easy to call Tevez an idiot and blame him for being a spoilt brat whose success has gone to...