What is it with the transfer market obsession?

For fans, the transfer market can bring about anxiety, anger, frustration and confusion at one extreme, pure delight bordering on ecstasy at the other. For the neutrals, it’s a time to fulfill the guilty pleasure by indulging in often crude, unfounded gossip and endless rumors that get pushed in the media. Transfer stories are easy … More What is it with the transfer market obsession?

Reinventing Bayern München: An often prudent giant has its hand “forced” in the market to keep up

Bayern finally abandoning their prudent ways to catch up to the rest of Europe: Spending big on new players doesn’t always bring results. Some teams have learnt the hard way what happens if theres no set plan or structure behind said spending (cough cough Manchester United to name an example). However, it often does help … More Reinventing Bayern München: An often prudent giant has its hand “forced” in the market to keep up

Antonio Conte & Inter Milan: Match made in heaven or hell?

When the appointment was made, most would have immediately thought that Inter Milan would be ready to overthrow Juventus’s Serie A dominance and challenge them for the Scudetto. Likewise, many people thought Napoli under Ancelotti could push Juventus the way Sarri’s Napoli pushed Juventus but that wasn’t the case. The past eight seasons in Italy … More Antonio Conte & Inter Milan: Match made in heaven or hell?

Season Review

Originally posted on Liga Fever:
The final weekend in LaLiga only brought one surprise: Espanyol managed to finish 7th as they surpassed two Basque teams, thus making the preliminary round of the Europa League. The Catalans defeated an apathetic Real Sociedad at home, and those three points allowed them to overtake Athletic, who played another…

The final two

Originally posted on Liga Fever:
So we finally got to the final two weekends of the tournament. It’s probably the only moment of the season in which this scribe can think ahead and keep in mind the fixtures of the current week and those of the following week as well, in an impressive display of…

AC Milan and the quest for Champions League football

Gattuso’s time at the head of Milan might be coming to an end whether or not the former AC Milan star turned manager can get his side into next season UEFA Champions League. While it’s been widely reported that Gattuso has had the support of management this season, with the upper management allowing Gattuso to … More AC Milan and the quest for Champions League football