|Dick Advocaat and Louis van Gaal in 1995...|
There goes another one, folks! The week is done and dusted (it was fun!) and we've a weekend of fantastic footie to look forward to. Before we focus on the pitch, let's take a gander at
There's a Joy of Six today! It's Short-Lived Football Rule Changes. How about that?
Due to the mid-week action, there is a bit of a Scribes Special on offer today. Raphael Honigstein looks back on what happened and what's on deck for the Bundesliga, and Sid Lowe simply has to revisit the asswupping Celta Vigo put on Barcelona. Not to be left out, James Horncastle wants to report from Italy. No problem, James!
In terms of this weekend, Serie A features a clash in Milan of the top two in the table: Inter vs. Fiorentina. Here's your Weekend Preview for Italy.
Down in Spain, the Basque Derby dominates as Athletic Bilbao head up the highway to face Real Sociedad in San Sebastián. Here's your Weekend Preview for Spain. Oh, look! Here's your Major League Soccer Weekend Preview, too.
Hamburg. Great city. Two teams. Very different. Go.
And finally...it looks like Mike Dean's refereeing will most likely be debated in Parliament.