Confederations Cup: La Regeneración de La Roja & Brazil’s Joga Pragmatica

By Paul Morrissey, in Madrid (Follow on Twitter here) What could have plunged Brazil into another neurotic depression, apocryphally propelling its citizens to jump head first off buildings, has created a newfound sense of optimism when it was most needed. Brazilian futebol is a metaphor for a country of extremes, and part of its paradox […]

Mancini: I don’t know why Man City sacked me, Cavani was the top target this summer [CdS]

Presumably having seen the first edition of Thursday’s Corriere dello Sport before anybody else, Italian correspondent Tancredi Palmeri has broken the news that Roberto Mancini has finally spoken to the press following his sacking from Manchester City. According to Palmeri: Mancini: "I still don't know why City have sacked me. The wanted the title within 3 years,I made it in 2 […]

Leaked! The new rather slick black Manchester City away kit for 2013/2014

Uruguayan website “Todo Sobre Camisetas” (“All about the shirts”) has an impeccable record when it comes to leaking football shirts online before they have officially been unveiled by the club. On Wednesday, they released images of Manchester City’s away kit for 2013/2014 and it is a rather slick black number that could well be one […]

Leaked! The new Manchester United away kit for 2013/2014

Uruguayan website “Todo Sobre Camisetas” (“All about the shirts”) has an impeccable record when it comes to leaking football shirts online before they have officially been unveiled by the club. On Wednesday, they released images of Manchester United’s away kit for 2013/2014 and it looks rather a fetching number for David Moyes’ new side to […]

Gonzalo Higuain’s father says negotiations with Arsenal are very advanced [TuttoMercato]

Both Marca and AS are carrying quotes via TuttoMercato this Wednesday evening that suggest Gonzalo Higuain’s long mooted move to Arsenal is close. According to Jorge Higuain, father of the Argentine hitman, “nothing is signed yet, but negotiations are well advanced.” Arsenal’s move for Gonzalo Higuain has seemingly been in the pipeline for weeks now […]

Leaked Pictures! Celtic’s brand new 2013/14 Nike away shirt

Are you trying to be Brazil? Pictures of Celtic’s brand new away kit for next season have just been released by Todo Sobre Camisetas, and the fresh Super Hoops jersey is undoubtedly distinctive. Made by Nike, Celtic’s 2013-14 away strip is mainly yellow with neat green trimmings for the collar, the sleeves and seven lines […]

Menu Icon