Over at our forum, we have two talented cooks in Dumbledore7 and #12. In order to mark the UEFA Champions League match against S.L. Benfica, our kitchen artists had one task: to produce a delicious dish inspired by Portuguese and German food. Take a read below and let us know who you think is the winner of round one of the Champions League Cook-Off! Continue reading
On 22nd May 2010, several Italians did something they didn’t think they could ever do: support Inter Milan in the UEFA Champions League Final 2010. The reason wasn’t because they suddenly fell in love with the black-and-blue stripes, but because a situation arose: the Bundesliga had become dangerously close to pipping the Serie A for the third place in the UEFA Country Ranking. Continue reading
Following recent events, I have decided to pick an option for this month’s poll which was not the most popular option for this month. If Bayern qualify against Man United, I will keep this poll up for all of April. If we are eliminated next Wednesday, the question chosen by the members will be set up on Thursday for the rest of April. Continue reading
“Finishing is the act of putting the ball in the back of the opponent’s net.” – Debra LaPrath
One of the more important attributes of a striker is his finishing skill, i.e. given a presentable chance and assuming that the player does get a chance to shoot it before an opponent gets to it, how likely is that player of scoring? Continue reading
Just yesterday, FC Bayern officially announced the signature of Robert Lewandowski on a free transfer from league rivals Borussia Dortmund. In the meantime, media and football fans around the world launched a scathing attack against Bayern Munich, accusing them of once again employing tactics to turn the Bundesliga into a boring one-horse race.
Yawn. Continue reading
In August of 2012, Sir Alex Ferguson stated that “the game’s [football] gone mad”, referring to the insane amounts of money being thrown around by clubs today. A year later, the situation is even worse. Last summer Real Madrid famously broke the world record transfer fee by paying around €100 million to acquire the services of Gareth Bale. Regarding this transfer, one could extend Ferguson’s statement to “humanity has gone mad”. This is because in order to pay this abnormal fee, Real Madrid took a loan from a failing bank bailed out by the European Union (EU). Continue reading