|Guardiola arrives at Bayern looking to build on perfection|
If Bayern Munich wanted to improve on the perfection they achieved last year, having swarmed over all opponents last season and claimed every trophy available, they chose the right man.
|Countdown to Brazil as Confederations Cup gets underway|
With the Confederations Cup well and truly underway, the countdown to next year’s World Cup is drawing ever closer.
|Paris St Germain keep world waiting with manager hunt|
Paris St Germain have got themselves into a bit of a mess.
|Japan and Mexico can thrive at World Cup|
They may both be going home after losing their first two games of the Confederations Cup, to hosts Brazil and Italy respectively, but Japan and Mexico have good reason to look back on this tournament and be encouraged.
|Can Benitez succeed at Napoli?|
Rafa Benitez craved a big job after leaving Chelsea and after enduring one of the most difficult assignments any manager could wish to take on, he was due a break.
|Winter World Cup in Qatar draws closer|
The prospect of a winter World Cup has loomed ever since Qatar was controversially awarded the rights to stage the 2022 competition back in December 2010.
|Spain remain masters of the beautiful game|
Anyone who witnessed just a few moments of the Spain v Uruguay match in the opening bouts of the Confederations Cup would have been hypnotised by the brilliance of La Roja, the speed at which the Spaniards played the game.
|Ten years of Abramovich and the billionaire owners|
It was 10 years ago that Roman Abramovich, to put in the words of then Arsenal chief executive David Dein, parked his Russian tank at Stamford Bridge and began firing £50 notes everywhere.
|Liverpool to make splash in the transfer market|
Already they have signed Kolo Touré, whilst Iago Aspas, Simon Mignolet, Christian Atsu and Luis Alberto are all on their way to Anfield this summer.
|World Cup qualifiers take shape|
With a year to go until the World Cup in Brazil in 2014, and two recent rounds of qualifiers completed, the picture is being coloured in ahead of next year’s event.
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