Just last season, Werder Bremen nearly dropped out of the Bundesliga, and die Gruen-Weissen are in genuine danger of being relegated again.
Sure, Tottenham’s Andre Villas-Boas is feeling the heat, but that doesn’t make him a dud as a manager. His results don’t either.
Everton is making the most out of the loan system, as a trio of loanees is leading the Toffees towards a top four spot this season.
The diversity of world class talent on display is what makes the World Cup the best and most intriguing sports event on the planet. Debates over the “Group of Death” completely miss the point.
Despite his four-goal effort against Norwich, it’s still hard to trust Luis Suarez. He epitomizes the modern mercenary, and the next approach from Real Madrid will once again turn his head.
Martin Jol’s firing as Fulham manager all feels all the more terrible—and all the more tragic—because he was a nice guy. Yes, he was bad at his job, but that’s really not what this is about. Let us weep.