|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.
|England once again fail at under 21 level|
Defeat to Italy was understandable. Losing to Norway less so.
|Why Manchester Uniteds and Bayern Munichs will always trump Monacos and Chelseas|
Jupp Heynckes made an interesting observation as he announced he would take a Pep Guardiola style break from the game.
|Is Bayern’s dominance good for the Bundesliga?|
Bayern Munich’s arrival as the new team to beat on the European stage is welcome news for anyone sick of Barcelona.
|Pellegrini ready to push City forward|
The appointment of Manuel Pellegrini, which is almost certain to be confirmed by Manchester City, will mark a fascinating new storyline in the history of the Premier League.
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