Wayne Rooney: Oh captain, our captain?

Already, just a few weeks after Wayne Rooney was made captain of his club and country, the dissenting rumblings are growing louder. After an anaemic, sluggish performance against Norway, England’s new order, with the captain Rooney, ironically, the only remaining member of the old order, has started with a sigh. Even more troubling than Roy […]

Falcao to Manchester United: Pros and Cons

Well, who saw this coming? All the pre-deadline day banter, and much of it as the final day began, was about Monaco’s star forward. But, to begin with, all the speculation (including on this site) pointed to Arsenal or Manchester City as being his most likely destination if he were to come to the English […]

Is Falcao Arsenal’s Final Step?

First Mesut Ozil, a coup by most accounts. Then Alexis Sanchez, exciting and bristling with energy. And now, possibly, Radamel Falcao, one of the best goalscorers in Europe. Arsene Wenger was coy after Arsenal’s 1-1 draw with Leicester City when he was asked about the possibility of bringing in a new striker. After briefly flitting […]