Lackluster, inconsistent play in a recent 1-0 friendly win over South Africa and an 8-0 romp over a hapless Chinese squad reminded fans why Brazil's b...
The flurry of transfer activity as we approached deadline day was typically frantic, ludicrous and just a touch exciting.
What we need is to look to the future of the club, and as the summer transfer window draws to a close, the rumor mill has gone into overdrive; the latest bit of gossip being that Cesc Fabregas is set to return to the Emirates after just one full season at the Nou Camp!
Although this is not an extraordinary occasion - Ferguson has made a habit of excluding journalists and newspapers for years - it is an exceptional one. For it is perhaps the first time Ferguson has meted out an exclusion for writers being right.
Friday 24 August 2012. Remember the date, it could well be a defining one in the future of Sunderland AFC.
The next ten days ought to define the season that Spurs will have because at the moment there are more questions than answers. Come 1 September, everyone affiliated with the club will hope that is no longer the case. For now, there are nervous days ahead.
Carlos Tevez is like a new signing...
So it's back. The Premier League resumes its normal service of thrills and spills with Fulham, Swansea and West Brom thrilling and Liverpool, Norwich and QPR spilling.
We're right to celebrate the most amazing few weeks of sport that most of us can remember. Some great British heroes, from Mo Farah to Charlotte Dujardin were taken to the nation's heart. London 2012 was absolutely unforgettable. But we shouldn't use their success to have a go at football or footballers.
It's that time of the four year cycle that Olympic athletes get compared to our more regular, familiar, stars. As comparisons go, it's hugely unfair. Predominantly it's footballers, but the prima donna attitude of other stars such as Kevin Pietersen has seen sportsmen in a whole variety of disciplines compared too.
Tim Cahill leaving Everton is not a tragedy; but it is the end of an era. He might not be your Dad's or your Uncle's hero, but he might just be your son's, your little brother's or even yours...
What is it about being British? We go and invent all the best sports in the world and then give great sportsmen like Andy Murray a hard time about whether he is more Scottish or more British - or ever going to win at Wimbledon.
The Premier League is coming off what many are calling its greatest season ever full of memorable matches and the first ever title decided on goal difference, in the final seconds of the last match no less.
The Robin van Persie ride is coming to an end, but Arsenal's rollercoaster looks set to go on for days, weeks, months, and maybe years to come.
Carlos Cuellar has become the first signing in what could be a busy summer for Martin O'Neill and his Sunderland side.
They say you can never go back. As last season approached its dramatic denouement, giddy with excitement I decided to pick the best Manchester United XI of my time going to football matches (1988-present).