Saturday, March 17, 2012

Football World Stunned as FA Cup Game Abandoned After Collapse of Fabrice Muamba

Bolton Wanderers midfielder, Fabrice Muamba, is fighting for his life after collapsing in the 41st minute of his teams FA Cup game against Tottenham Hotspur.

The match was abandoned after club doctors and paramedics tried to revive the 23-year-old star for ten minutes while lying on the pitch at a sold out White Hart Lane of 36,000 fans.

The 33 times capped English Under-21 is being treated by the Intensive Care Unit at the London Chest Hospital.

Sunday, March 4, 2012

Chelsea Were Right to Sack Andre Villa Boas, But...

Andre Villas-Boas' short time as Chelsea manager has come to an end. Barely nine months after moving to the Blues amidst huge fanfare from Porto, the Portuguese has exited the club after Roman Abramovich terminated the young managers three-year contract.

In leaving, Villas-Boas has become eighth manager to part with the club since the Russian Billionaire, Abramovich, bought the club from Ken Bates in 2003 for £140 million.

The recriminations of the young manager's sacking have started almost immediately with Sir Alex Ferguson calling the removal "sad," Avram Grant telling Sky Sports News the move was somewhat expected after poor results and Robbie Savage telling BBC Sport that "the players and board" were to blame.

The truth, as ever, is somewhere in between.

Luis Suarez, Patrice Evra Racist Comment Ban: Timeline of the Entire Saga

The Luis Suarez race comment saga looked like it was coming to its end on February 11 when Liverpool traveled to Old Trafford to take on Manchester United in the latest game of the two clubs' great rivalry. All Suarez had to do was shake Patrice Evra's hand. Instead he blanked the French star, and the whole affair looked like it was to begin anew.

Suarez's actions drew wide condemnation from all over the football world with Sir Alex Ferguson labeling the player a "disgrace" while others wondered how Liverpool FC could have let this happen.

The ugly affair began on October 15, 2011 when Manchester United traveled to Anfield to take on Liverpool in the latest chapter of one of English football's great rivalries...