Blog – Marcotti’s Musings

Manchester City’s first league defeat of the campaign probably says more about their opponents, Chelsea, than it does Guardiola’s crew. Without Kevin De Bruyne, Sergio Aguero and Benjamin Mendy, they marched into Stamford Bridge and dominated the first half, only to be punished by Eden Hazard’s quick thinking, N’Golo Kante’s finish and Leroy Sane’s brief
0 Comments
When CONMEBOL president Alejandro Dominguez compared the Copa Libertadores final to its UEFA Champions League equivalent, referring to the former as “real football” and the latter as “Playstation football,” part of me wanted him to be correct. Don’t get me wrong, I love the Champions League. But football needs an alternative to the sanitized, corporate,
0 Comments
It’s time to look forward. A whole two weeks forward, in fact, because that is how long Santiago Solari, who was appointed interim coach of Real Madrid on Tuesday, can hold the title of interim boss according to Spanish Football Association rules. Let’s be more precise. It’s actually three-and-a-half weeks since there’s an international break
0 Comments
Gab Marcotti calls the FA’s charges against Jose Mourinho ‘needless’ after the Man United manager’s comments were caught on camera against Newcastle. Jon Champion says Jose Mourinho makes himself an easy target for criticism and explains why the Man United boss’ antics make him uncomfortable. Paul Mariner reacts to Wayne Rooney’s defence of Jose Mourinho,
0 Comments