Jamie Rainbow

The Mancunian candidates

Having crashed so disastrously at Wembley against Manchester City, can we reasonably expect Manchester United to do any better against the remarkable Schalke?

End of an era?

The takeover of Arsenal by the American billionaire Stan Kroenke has led to an avalanche of sentimental tosh. We are to believe that the club’s whiter than white image will…


This summer’s transfer market will be the first to be influenced by UEFA’s new Financial Fairplay regulations. We report on the likely comings and goings.

Technology no longer needed – Platini

UEFA president Michel Platini believes the implentation of goal-line technology is unnecessary following the introduction of additional refereeing assistants.

Warner finished in football – FIFA

A member of FIFA's ethics committee said that Jack Warner, who resigned as a FIFA vice-president on Monday, is finished in football.

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Room 101 With just two years to go until Brazil hosts the World Cup, the country’s infrastructure improvements are running behind schedule. Twas ever thus; indeed the surprise is, that…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Pep talk Johan Cruyff has claimed that Pep Guardiola lost the support of the club’s board when Sandro Rosell became president. “Guardiola almost made perfect decisions, and he had the…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Communication breakdown Nicolas Anelka has denied saying he was on the verge of walking out over plans over to hire a new manager. Apparently, it was all a communication breakdown.…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

What a waste of money Bebe, whose entire football career looks in danger of becoming a mildly diverting footnote to one of the more bizarre transfer deals in living memory,…

World Soccer Daily: 24th May, 2012

Plus ca change New coach, new look squad, new style of play? Not according to France boss, Laurent Blanc, who was asked about the way England will play under new…