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Real poised for election fever

January 26, 2009

Potential Real Madrid presidential candidates will be trying to decide whether Kaka, Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi is the player most likely to deliver them the majority of votes in this summer’s election campaign.

Transfer fee and salary caps edge closer

January 23, 2009

Manchester City’s failed 100 million euros plus bid for AC Milan’s Kaka now begs the question: should there be a limit on the amount of money a club can pay for a player or should there be a salary cap?

Man City miss out on Kaka, but get Bellamy

January 19, 2009

Well, at least it wasn’t all bad news for Manchester City on Monday,

You win some, you lose some, as the old saying goes and they may have lost out on Kaka, but City did sign Craig Bellamy from West Ham United.

Vlog on the Pitch — The knock-on effects of City’s Kaka bid

January 19, 2009

Vlog on the pitch regulars Owen Wyatt and Jon Bramley are joined by Kevin Fylan in the video above to discuss the Kaka effect.

Kaka and Man City seems an unnatural fit

January 16, 2009

In a world suffering from such a serious economic downturn, one that is causing millions of ordinary people financial hardship, there is almost something obscene about the amount of money Manchester City are reportedly hoping to spend on acquiring Kaka from AC Milan.

Don’t be fooled by Kaka reports, soccer’s feeling the crunch

January 15, 2009

The papers are bustling with talk of Milan’s Brazilian playmaker Kaka being at the centre of a £100 million pound transfer to Manchester City, with half a million a week as the incentive. Credit crunch? What credit crunch?

Losing Kaka would not be a disaster for Milan

January 14, 2009

Any club would hate to lose a player with Kaka’s mesmerising skills, but if AC Milan do ever decide to cash in on the Brazilian it could be a great opportunity to revamp their squad.

Is Ronaldinho more trouble than he’s worth?

December 9, 2008

Ronaldinho has returned to form since joining AC Milan from Barcelona, producing some nice assists and seven goals in Serie A.

Milan are finally top but can they stay there?

November 3, 2008

Believe it of not but the mighty AC Milan are clear at the top of Serie A for the first time since May 2004, when they last won the scudetto.

Time to revamp player awards

October 31, 2008

This week we had the nominations for FIFA world player of the year, discovered the winner of the FIFPro world player of the year and mulled the contenders for the Ballon d’Or.