Some of the best of the soccer web with an atrocious piece thrown in now and again.
Simon Furnivall profiles the man who led Zambia to an improbable African Cup of Nations win – Herve Renard.
Watching the game and getting nervous about whether that equalizer is going to come or not? Soccer Statistically has a nifty calculator to help you assess the odds.
An anonymous piece in The Sentinel – is the professional game eating itself?
John Carlin uses Fernando Torres as an example and wonders how top athletes go about recovering their form.
In a week when both Rangers and Portsmouth entered Administration the Guardian’s Secret Footballer had some thoughts and a suggestion.
Amit Mandora looks at Athletic Bilbao’s coach Marcelo Bielsa – his influences and impact.
Rob Dillon looks at the legacy of the great Lev Yashin and the shadow cast over Russian goalkeepers who followed.
Gabriele Marcotti considers the impact of last Wednesday’s dismantling of Arsenal by Milan in the round of 16 in the Champions League.And another from the same journalist – this time on Andre Villas-Boas.
Al Jazeera reports on how the authorities in China are cracking down on corruption and game-fixing in that country.
Twelve Point Sports compares and contrasts Pep Guardiola and Don Draper – yes, Don from “Mad Men.”
The blog “Rangers Tax Case” has been ahead of much of the Scottish media when it comes to the recent financial affairs of Rangers FC.
Jonathan Wilson tries to get at some of the reasons for Arsenal’s decline.
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