Syria claim the decision to exclude them from the 2014 World Cup qualifying competition is politically motivated, but the reality is much more straightforward.
Chelsea and Manchester City enjoy an embarrassment of riches, but will their wealth distort the Premier League.
Twelve months on from the high of the 2010 World Cup, FIFA's credibility has been shattered by a series of off-the-pitch scandals.
Brian Glanville wonders whether David De Gea will suffer the same fate as one of his Manchester United predecessors. Plus, why it might be a…
With 12 months to go before Euro 2012, there is still much work to be done.
Brian Glanville ponders the implications for both Manchester clubs after a scrappy, but eventful Community Shield encounter.
On the face of it England have an indulgent World Cup qualifying draw and at least, by the time the games are due, the fallible…
Ricardo Teixeira, still top man of the Brazilian Confederation, has risen from poverty and financial ruin to untold and limitless riches
Gavin Hamilton looks at the 2014 World Cup draw and identifies the groups that will grab the headlines when the qualifiers kick off.
Brian Glanville believes that the damage to Bryan Robson's reputation by the recent Dispatches programme, is sufficient punishment for the former England skipper. Plus, a…