Sleep, a novel experience
Perhaps being a soccer supporter living in Melbourne is best reflected by the fact that our favourite moments usually occur in the wee hours, when the world ought to belong to mice and cockroaches.
Thu May 16, 2013
The Star Online
Ramos shines in front of media after Mourinho no-show
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos put in an assured performance in front of the cameras after coach Jose Mourinho failed to appear in Thursday's news conference ahead of the King's Cup final.
The Globe and Mail
Uncertain futures shroud La Liga race for fourth
Valencia and Real Sociedad are battling it out for fourth place in La Liga and Spain's last Champions League qualification berth with the futures of both their coaches in the air for next season.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Rio Times
Fortaleza to Host 3 Confed Cup Matches
The city of Fortaleza , based in the Northeastern state of CearA , has an exciting part to play in June's FIFA Confederations Cup.
Tue May 14, 2013
International Business Times
Barcelona Hint At Summer Exit For Priceless Arsenal Target
Barcelona have admitted that they will consider selling Victor Valdes at the end of the season after declaring that they will find a solution if he still insists upon a change in the summer.
Mon May 13, 2013
Conflict between Casillas and Mourinho obvious, says Granero
The former Real Madrid midfielder can see no other reason than a behind-the-scenes dispute to explain his former team-mate's continued absence from the starting XI QPR midfielder Esteban Granero is convinced that a conflict between goalkeepr Iker Casillas and Jose Mourinho is keeping the Spain international on the substitutes' bench at Real Madrid ... (more)
Barcelona on course for 100 points, but Guardiola's greats still superior to Tito's team
The champions came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 on Sunday, and may yet equal Madrid's record from 2011-12, but how does this special side compare to Pep's finest? Spanish Football Writer Is this current Barcelona side the finest to have graced top-flight football in Spain? Barca have won La Liga 22 times and, statistically, Tito's team ... (more)
Sun May 12, 2013
10 Hottest Premier League Transfer Rumors
The Premier League nearing its close means it's almost time for the second-most anticipated season of the year to come into play - that of the summer transfer window.
The Star Online
Soldado keeps Valencia in hunt for Champions League return
Roberto Soldado scored twice to keep Valencia in the running for a return to the Champions League next season in a 4-0 La Liga victory at Rayo Vallecano on Sunday.
Sat May 11, 2013
Just why do Manchester City want Manuel Pellegrini?
It is a measure of how highly Manuel Pellegrini is regarded in Spain that after moving to Real Madrid in 2009, failing to win a trophy with the most expensively assembled squad in La Liga's history, and being sacked at the end of his first season, he managed to emerge with his reputation not just intact but, in the eyes of many, enhanced.
Fri May 10, 2013
The Big Lead
FOX's Gus Johnson Soccer Experiment Still a Work in Progress
In the second half of Chelsea's eventual 1-0 win Sunday over Manchester United, Fernando Torres prepared to enter the match.
Jose hits back at Pepe in Iker row
Mourinho had said last Friday that his principal regret during his three-year stay in Madrid was not signing his current first-choice goalkeeper Diego Lopez at the end of his first season.
Thu May 09, 2013
Andre Villas-Boas' a massive David Villa fan
SIR ALEX FERGUSON'S first game in charge of Manchester United was a 2-0 defeat at Oxford in the old First Division on November 8, 1986, in front of a crowd of just 13,545. ARSENE WENGER and his board are at odds over whether Arsenal should launch a summer move for Loic Remy or Wilfried Bony.
Wed May 08, 2013
Galliani: Puyol is too old for Milan
The Rossoneri vice-president has denied rumours that the 35-year-old could be on his way to San Siro, citing his side's preference for younger players AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani has denied that Barcelona centre-back Carles Puyol is a transfer target, insisting that the player is too old.
Jose Mourinho claims he has "considered staying on" as Real Madrid coach and defended himself against Pepe's belief that he should show club captain Iker Casillas more respect.
Novo: Gers' pain is big news with Barca pals
The Ibrox idol has watched his former club get dragged through the mire in recent years from his home in Spain, where he is currently playing for Segunda Division side Huesca.
Tue May 07, 2013
Mourinho 'considered' Real stay
Manchester City and Wigan, at either end of the Premier League table, will turn their attention 2013 Fa Cup title on Saturday.
Mon May 06, 2013
Liga - - Casillas' Spain place uncer a
Jose Francisco Molina admits that it is strange to not see Iker Casillas playing, but that it is a situation that could jeopardise his place with Spain this summer.
Arsenal Transfer Rumours: Pros and Cons of Signing David Villa
Spain international striker David Villa, 31, was linked with Arsenal heavily during the January transfer window.
The Star Online
Real president Perez appeals for unity at divided club
Sniping comments between Jose Mourinho and members of the Real Madrid squad have caused president Florentino Perez to make a rare foray into the limelight to call for unity at the club during the season run-in. Spain's King Juan Carlos sits next to Real Madrid's president Florentino Perez during the Champions League semi-final second leg soccer ... (more)