Correct us if we’re wrong here, but isn’t football’s silly season supposed to peter out once the season actually starts? Not so, it seems. Here we are with three games gone in the Premier League and the fluff is still overshadowing the important stuff. It’s almost as if a media that had to rely on the mad and mundane for the off-season finds itself unable to kick the habit.
Fri, 28 Aug, 2015
Three days on and the images from Belo Horizonte that stick in the mind are not those of David Luiz’s Sideshow Bob- standing-on-a-rake routine, nor Germany’s seven wonders, but instead it’s the youngsters and grown men crying in the stands.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2014
After news today that the PGA Tour is to investigate an allegation that Vijay Singh may have used deer antler spray that was previously found to contain a banned growth hormone, we got to thinking about other unusual doping incidents in sport.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013
Gullit and Van Basten, Ronaldo and Rivaldo, Salas and Zamorano, Bebeto and Romario, Pele and Jairzinho, Torres and Villa, Klinsmann and Voller; some of the greatest strike partnerships of all time have been forged at international level and provided the World Cup and European Championship with so many memorable moments.
Tue, 19 Jun, 2012
The list of top goalscorers in the CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying campaign read like a ‘who’s who’ of Samba stars Rivaldo, Batistuta, Salas, even Paraguayan goalie Jose Luis Chilavert. But the name that finished alongside Argentina striker Hernan Crespo at the top of the pile has a less familiar ring to it : Ecuador's Agustin Delgado
Fri, 24 May, 2002