Sunday, December 25, 2011
Saturday, December 17, 2011
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Sunday, January 2, 2011
That Ronaldo de Assís Moreira, aka Ronaldinho Gaucho, aka Ronaldinho is a great player is under a cloud. Just four years ago, he was rubbing shoulders with Diego Maradona as probably the greatest exponent of the game in living memory. Indeed, his complete control of the ball at his feet, the ability to swerve it one way, then the other, all the time keeping his marker guessing just what is going to happen next, is a sight to behold. For a brief moment it seemed as though the buck toothed genius was back. The moment was fleeting.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
That Birmingham City got away with a 1-1 draw is perhaps as much a reflection of the spirit Alex McLeish has instilled in his side, as it is of the quality the FA possesses in terms of referees. Indeed, it is not often in the Premier League that one gets to see a game that is not marred by some sort of refereeing controversy. While refereeing blunders are not uncommon in football the world over, the Premier League somewhat specializes in refs who claim all the back page headlines more often than not.
Against the Best: Statistical Analysis of the Best Batsmen against the Best Bowlers of the Tendulkar Era
With the recent batting success of Jacques Kallis there have been many cries to elevate Kallis to the post of the vice-'best-modern-day-batsman', ahead of India's Sachin Tendulkar, and just behind West Indian legend, Brian Lara.