Category Archives: Controversy in Football

5 things Juventus can expect from Tevez

After seven controversial, yet successful, inflammatory seasons, Carlos Tevez is set to wave goodbye to English football as he’s poised to join Serie A champions Juventus for a deal worth an initial £7.6m. The Argentine has thrilled and infuriated in … Read more…

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Is Suarez biting his way out of Liverpool?

Not many players could be shortlisted for the PFA Player of the Year Award on Friday, provide an assist and scoring a last-gasp equaliser on Sunday and still be talked about for the wrong reason.

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Newcastle and Millwall trouble: Let’s put this in perspective.

As we awoke yesterday to more news of the Boston bombings, we were served a stark reminder that human lives can be snatched away in the blink of an eye, even at a sporting event – something particularly poignant for … Read more…

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A minute of silence? Thanks, but no thanks.

I wasn’t even born when Margaret Thatcher entered Number 10 for the first time as Prime Minister and I had barely celebrated my third birthday when she resigned in 1990, which, I guess, makes me too young to be considered … Read more…

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Di Canio: The “Unique One” hasn’t broken any law, let football do the talking

Sunderland fans would have undoubtedly dreamt of the day when their club would manage to outshine a Champions League quarter final in terms of importance. The Black Cats pipped Messi & Becks to yesterday’s back pages for the wrong reasons, … Read more…

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Will Rafa Benitez be the saviour of Chelsea FC this season?

A lot has been made of Rafa Benitez’ outspoken comments towards Chelsea fans and his confirmation that he will leave the club at the end of the season. By many, it has been labelled as a rant, an outburst by … Read more…

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