Rooney reignited

This Rooney Renaissance is unexpected and most welcome. Most people figured that his shift to the MLS wasn’t going to make much difference to anyone. But what’s actually happened is that his presence in DC United has made such a difference to a team that was stuck at the bottom about a month ago,that they […]

Rooney produces a bit of magical brilliance

This is a totally brilliant bit of brilliance from Rooney. Orlando Pirates and DC United were tied at 2 goals each in the 96th minute of the game.The United goalie was up in the other half joining the hunt for a winning goal in the dying seconds of the game. The Pirates gained possesion of […]

City and Liverpool come flying out of the blocks

Liverpool were imperious in their 4 -0 demolition of West Ham on day one of the new season – their biggest opening day win at Anfield in 86 years !! Highlights.. And City were majestic in their 2 – 0 win over the Wengerless Arsenal.Pep’s City carried on from where they left off last year […]

Maurizio makes a winning start

Chelsea have begun life without Antonio Conte on a winning note. Conte,after having taken a Chelsea to the title in his first season,gotten rid of Diego Costa and gotten into a quarrel with Willian and others in the second,has ridden off into the sunset. He should have got a better sendoff for the way he […]

Pogba scores fastest opening day goal for United

Mourinho named Pogba captain and he scored(off a penalty) in within the first three minutes of the game. Luke Short scored the second- which was also his first goal ever for United. Luke Shaw wins it for United! So happy for him👏🏻 #mufc pic.twitter.com/nRbUagbTQz — Simply Utd (@SimplyUtd) August 10, 2018 Highlights ..

The most expensive goalkeeper ever

Alisson Becker’s 62.5 million Euro transfer from Roma to Liverpool has paled into insignificance. Chelsea are shelling out €80 million to bring Kepa Arrizabalaga from Atletic Bilbao The world’s most expensive goalkeeper. Talk about Golden Gloves.

Coutois moves to Real Madrid today

Real Madrid officially announced that Thibaut Courtois would be joining them for a transfer fee of about €35 million. He will be presented at 1pm in the presidential box at the Santiago Bernabéu stadium. Some of his best saves of the last season in the video below… Courtois to Real Madrid – Best saves HD […]

Beckham and the elaborate Chinese Egg Tart Ad

Beckham has joined the list of football players heading to China.However its not goals and money glory that he is after.He,believe it or not,is looking for the perfect Egg Tart. The fairly longish ad was created by Saatchi & Saatchi Greater China and has Chinese celebrities Luo Lan, Lam Suet, Liu Yan, Cao Tu Jun, […]

Manchester City claim Community Shield

City carried on where they left off last season.They scored a comfortable 2-0 win over Chelsea in the Community Shield – both goals being scored by Aguero. Pep’s trophy cupboard,already bulging at the seams,has to make room for one more. City,under Guardiola,play with precision and perfection- like a well oiled machine.Chelsea under Conte last season,began […]

Thibaut wants to go home

Thibaut Courtois (pictured here with his daughter Adriana),after his awesome golden glove winning performance at the World Cup,now wants to be closer home.So he is trying to get out of Chelsea and move to Real Madrid. Chelsea are hoping to get Jan Oblak to join the club before they allow Thibaut to follow his heart. […]

Counting down now..

EPL ….starting 10th August. La Liga …starting 17th August . Serie A ..starting 18th August Bundesliga ….starting 25th August.

Mourinho has something to be cheerful about

United beat Real Madrid 2 -1 in the International Champion’s Cup giving a most mournful Mourinho something to be cheerful about. Manchester United vs Real Madrid 2-1 Highlights International Champions Cup by footbie.com

Rooney scores first MLS goal and then breaks nose

Rooney was named captain of his new club DC united after three games with the side. And he scored his first goal for DC United in his debut game as Captain. That bit was the good news. The bad news is that he got his nose broken defending a corner at the end of the […]

Zlatan gets his first MLS hat trick

The mighty Z was in the thick of things again.LA Galaxy came from behind to beat Orlando City 4 -3 and Zlatan scored three of those goals.Three goals,each more heroic than the last,were his contributions.Two goals were headers where Zlatan,leaping like a salmon over defenders and goalkeepers alike,scored the way only the mighty Z can […]

Shaquiri bags a beauty

One of Liverpool’s new signings for the new season – Xherdan Shaqiri – scored a brilliant scissor kick goal against Man Utd in his debut game for his new club. Man Utd were beaten comprehensively in a game which was labelled as a clash between the “contented one” and the “disgruntled one” No prizes for […]

Wenger’s whereabouts ?

Arsenal beat a makeshift PSG team 5 -1 in the International Champion’s Cup a little while ago. Watching Arsenal play without Wenger on the sidelines will take a bit of getting used to. There were rumours that he was going to take over as coach of the Japanese national team but that turned out to […]

Zlatan leads fightback in EL Traffico classic

Bob Bradley will be bugged.Carlos Vela and Lee Nguyen had given his team a comfortable 2 – 0 lead within the first twenty minutes of El Traffico.However Zlatan led the LA Galaxy fightback and an assist from him in the 82nd minute led to their first goal. Shortly after that Andre Horta produced the most […]

In Buffon’s shoes

Mattia Perin,the man who has to fill the Buffon shaped vacuum in the Juventus goal started his journey by keeping a clean sheet against Bayern in the International Champion’s Cup. Juventus beat them 2 – 0- both goals scored by 21 year old Andrea Favilli. Ronaldo is going to have competition up in front if […]

Mo Salah returns for Liverpool

Salah has his name back on the Liverpool scoresheet again 52 seconds after coming on as a second half substitute against Manchester City in the International Champion’s Cup. Liverpool won the game 2 – 1. HIGHLIGHTS: Manchester City vs Liverpool (1-2) | All Goals of Match – International Champions Cup by footbie.com

The Ozil Storm

A sign of our times.Mesut Ozil,after a career that spanned 92 caps for Germany and after being voted the national team’s player of the year five times since 2011 is at the centre of a perfect storm of hatred and bigotry at the moment His retirement from the German team after the world cup has […]