Category Archives: Controversy in Football

Enough is enough, ban Suarez for as long as possible

In its 74-year history, the World Cup has seen its fair share of debatable, even despicable, figures. From allegations of doping surrounding West Germany’s triumph in 1954, to the battle of Santiago in 1962 when Chilean and Italian resorted to … Read more…

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Jose Mourinho’s top three managerial feuds

Having labeled himself “The Happy One” upon his return to the Premier League, Jose Mourinho spent the first six months of his second tenure at Stamford Bridge in uncharacteristic docile fashion, as he cut a calm and relaxed figure on … Read more…

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Five football biographies you ought to read

International weeks are generally boring but, thankfully, Harry Redknapp’s autobiography is published today and if you’ve been keeping up to speed with its serialisation in a popular newspaper, you’ll know it makes for some explosive reading. In this day and … Read more…

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Liverpool are better off without Luis Suarez!

The only surprising thing about Luis Suarez’s decision to publicly reveal his malaise was the medium the Uruguayan chose to deliver his message. The media he had so often blamed for making his life in England more difficult than it … Read more…

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Barton would be a very risky gamble for Everton and Martinez

Forget about Gareth Bale and Real Madrid, forget about Jose Mourinho’s return, Luis Suarez’s tantrums and United’s first season without Fergie, one of the stories of the season could be developing on the blue half of Merseyside. Having come to … Read more…

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Papiss Cisse and that shirt that just won’t fit his beliefs

Sport and religion have always endured a complicated relationship, one that can be coated in spirituality as much as it can be tarnished by sectarian hatred. The influx of players from areas with vast religious influence such as South America … Read more…

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