Transfer Talk

Spanish transfer rumours: Zigic, Diarra and Benzema

16 days until the window is flung open

Nikola Zigic

At approximately twelve feet tall, Nikola Zigic is Valencia’s answer to Peter Crouch. According to the latest whispers on the rumour mill, he could be on the way to the Premier League. With little chance of getting the real [...]

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Redknapp admits rejecting a £15 million bid for Diarra

But he won’t tell the midfielder who made the offer

harry redknapp and lassana diarra

Harry Redknapp has admitted that he turned down a £15 million bid for midfielder Lassana Diarra on transfer deadline day but refused to reveal who made the offer…because the Frenchman might [...]

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Half Decent Footballers

The non-’Big Four’ XI

The players who form the backbone of the top flight

Richard Dunne

On Wednesday, we brought you the Pepe Reina-free Big Four XI, and today it’s time to look at the best of the rest. The likes of Jo and Luka Modric have been excluded as [...]

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Money Grabbers

And the Premier League’s LEAST Loyal XI is…

Don’t leave them alone with the wife


And so to the less charming side of football – the players who would demand extra money if you dared to make them sweat, even just a little bit. The kind of men you wouldn’t want next to you in the [...]

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Greedy Guts

Flamini’s unbearable run of luck continues

What’s it like being a cursed Frenchman?


Whatever metaphorical rollercoaster Mathieu Flamini thought it worth boarding a few weeks ago, it was a very misjudged move, and has now crashed. Today he was cut from France’s final Euro 2008 squad.

At the beginning of the season he was considered [...]

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