It's Tuesday and that means it's time for Gabriele Marcotti to muse. This week, Gab's gabbing about Real Madrid's big win; Terry's message; credit to Allegri; Bayern concerns.
We never cared much for Steve McClaren. It turns out, he's wiser than we reckoned...
Now is the time on SSN when we Scribe. This week there are plenty of excellent articles. Italy gets a fair amount of attention for some reason...
Podcast! This week it's...Well folks, it's all over. Against all the odds, Chelsea have won the Premier League title for the first time in plucky José Mourinho's second spell in charge at the club, and on today's Football Weekly, AC Jimbo is joined by Rafa Honigstein, John Ashdown and Ian McCourt to celebrate their much predicted triumph. With the title race done and dusted, our attention thusly turns to the relegation battle and Newcastle's utter implosion under John Carver. Will they ever pick up a point again, and will anyone shed a tear if they do end up going down to the Championship? Speaking of the Championship, we run down the final tables in said division and Leagues One and Two, before hitting the big time and previewing the Champions League semi-finals between Barcelona and Bayern Munich and Real Madrid and Juventus.
We should also catch up on Major League Soccer before we call it a day. Here are your Power Rankings and here are Five Things We Learned from the weekend.