Is Americanization of the World’s Favourite Game unstoppable?

JP Morgan supplies 4.8 billion dollars in cash. Three old, white, American billionaires who hold majority ownership in European businesses call the shots. A crazy 74-year-old Spaniard wants to attract 18- to 24-year-olds by disrupting an old industry. No, this is not the latest multi-billion dollar merger & acquisition deal on Wall Street. This wasContinue reading “Is Americanization of the World’s Favourite Game unstoppable?”

Jamal Musiala: 17-Year-Old English Playmaker You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Calls Gareth Southgate To Say He’ll Play For Germany

Photograph courtesy of Bayern Munich – visit their official website here. Jamal Musiala is a 17-year-old graduate of Chelsea FC’s academy, the preeminent finishing school in English football. In many ways, he is also your average English teenager. He enjoys playing football and looks up to Lionel Messi, Zinedine Zidane and Ronaldo (the Brazilian one).Continue reading “Jamal Musiala: 17-Year-Old English Playmaker You’ve Probably Never Heard Of Calls Gareth Southgate To Say He’ll Play For Germany”

Marco Rose will become the new manager of Dortmund

“Borussia Monchengladbach and Borussia Dortmund stickers on vintage Canon camera/flight case” bywhatsthatpicture is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0 Marco Rose is one of the most promising coaches in European football. The former pro, who played for some mid-to-low table sides in Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2 as a defender, first came onto the super coaching radarContinue reading “Marco Rose will become the new manager of Dortmund”