February 1, 2014 11:11 AM Arsene Wenger must not be blamed for Arsenal’s transfer window failings
With the transfer window now closed, you’re probably wondering how Arsenal could end up with just a 31-year-old midfielder that no-one really knew much about before Friday morning. It’s easy to blame the club and, perhaps more specifically the manager. It’s common in Arsenal circles to believe that the club are incompetent when it comes to transfers 55
January 6, 2014 11:41 AM Chelsea made a loss of £49.4m in 2013
Their group turnover of £255.8m for the 12-month period is a record figure for the club, but elimination from last season’s Champions League in the group stages saw a drop in income. The club said these figures, combined with the previous year’s profit of £1.4m, fall within the criteria set by Uefa’s Financial Fair Play regulations. Chelsea are third 63
January 6, 2014 2:01 AM Zimbabwe Prices: Why Are They as High as New York City's?
The first thing you notice about the money in Zimbabwe is that it's filthy. The bills have been passed back and forth so many times the numbers are almost rubbed off. The second thing you notice is that there are no coins. Prices are in dollars and cents, but when you pay, the stores round up and give you your change in store credit, phone minutes, or lollipops 293
January 3, 2014 8:29 AM Keche Gives Citi FM Sports A Refix For ‘Gaaga’
Citi FM, who seem to have mastered the art of fusing sport with entertainment, have announced a ground-breaking collaboration for the return of their hit series, Donkomi. The station have announced the premiere of Season 2 of the show on Friday, January 3 – and they managed to get the musical duo Keche onto the ride! The finale of the first season aired 61
December 28, 2013 12:59 AM Is Juventus Planning On Replacing Kwadwo Asamoah?
Beppe Marotta and the general Juventus mindset towards making transfers in January is pretty simple. Whenever Juve’s director general talks about it, the words out of his mouth are almost always something along the lines of “If find a deal we like, we’ll pursue it.” There’s nothing all too difficult to figure out in that paraphrasing of Marotta 43
December 26, 2013 10:57 PM Obama makes new call to close Guantanamo Bay prison
Posted on: 3:53 pm, December 26, 2013, by CNN Wire WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama used his signing Thursday of the 2014 Defense Authorization Act to take a swipe at Congress for continuing to impede his efforts at closing the detention facility at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. “Since taking office, I have repeatedly called upon the Congress 51
December 19, 2013 12:54 AM Mourinho Risks Second Abramovich Feud with Threat to Resort to Defensive Tactics
Jose Mourinho is right when he asks for his current team not to be compared to the all-conquering Chelsea side he managed from 2004 up to his departure in September 2007. "Please stop asking the same question every week [about how his teams compare]," he requested when being interviewed by Sky Sports in the aftermath of the loss to Sunderland in the Capital 72
December 14, 2013 4:23 AM Boko Haram: Patience Jonathan changes name
The First Lady, Mrs. Patience Jonathan on Friday inaugurated the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme Maternal and Child Health otherwise known as MAMA Project with a declaration that henceforth she should no longer be called Patience but “Mama Peace.” According to her, the peace evangelism was what she would be preaching to bring an end to insurgency 85