With Manchester United almost – but not quite – over the line and Premier League champions, the two Manchester clubs meet at Old Trafford tonight in a battle for pride rather than the “winner takes all” affair at the Etihad last season. Continue Reading
After a wretched two years at Ducati, the question was starting to creep into the minds of even the most loyal of Valentino Rossi supporters as to whether the G.O.A.T. still had it in his locker to mix it with the big boys at the front of the MotoGP grid.
In the opening round of this season’s Championship in Qatar over the weekend, those questions were answered with an emphatic YES.
Rossi, having qualified in seventh on the grid, one second behind pole-sitter and team mate again Jorge Lorenzo, the challenge was on for the Italian to fight his way through the grid to get to the front, and after one lap he was already pushing for the front positions only to miss his braking point and ended up back in eighth. Continue Reading
For many years now the money paid to footballers has been an issue in society. While many are of the opinion that clubs make enough money from supporters coming through the turnstiles and buying replica shirts so the players should be rewarded with the wage packets, others feel that the money they make is ridiculous for running around and kicking a ball for a few hours each week.
With the financial fair play restrictions being brought in over the next few years, it’s important that clubs start paying attention to how much they’re paying their top stars and how much they’re actually making as a business – because football is becoming more of a business than a sport in many places. Continue Reading