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Gautam Viswanathan

Gautam Viswanathan

Gautam Viswanathan has a very simple dream: he wants to commentate at the finals of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. A die hard football fan, Gautam's love for the game borders on the fanatical. Give him a choice between an all-expenses paid trip to Europe and Champions League final tickets and he will choose the latter without the slightest flicker of hesitation.

Jan 31, 2014

The mystery behind the Neymar deal and how it might haunt Barcelona

How will fans like Jordi Cases feel the next time they go to see their heroes play, knowing that the club they support has to resort to such underhand measures to get players and has lied through its teeth to those that matter? #Barcelona #HowThisWorks #La Liga #Neymar

Jan 25, 2014

The Atletico revolution has begun but can they win the La Liga?

The Mattress Makers are currently second in the league, level on points with Barcelona (51), and they could’ve been on top of the Liga had it not been for a late penalty conceded to Sevilla. #Atlético Madrid #Barcelona #football #KickingAround #La Liga #Real Madrid

Dec 23, 2013

A win over Chelsea would silence Arsenal doubters

Whichever way you look at what lies ahead for Arsenal, a win over Chelsea would go a long, long way in answering those questions which now hang above them. #Arsenal #Arsenal vs Chelsea #Chelsea #EPL #KickingAround #Premier League

Nov 27, 2013

Despite inconsistency, United are still the team to beat

As Wenger said, those who win at Old Trafford normally go on to win the league. And anyone who does challenge for the title will very likely have to do that. #Arsenal #Cardiff #Champions League #David Moyes #EPL #KickingAround #Manchester United

Nov 22, 2013

Road to Brazil: New French team has exorcised the ghosts of 2010

On Tuesday night, the French did just that — earned back the honour that their country had forsaken in the Rainbow Nation. #Brazil #Didier Deschamps #France #KickingAround #Ukraine #WC 2014 #World Cup

Nov 8, 2013

Champions League: No guarantees for big guns Man Utd, Juve, Chelsea

Thirty two teams take part in Europe’s premier club competition. With two games to go, only three teams are guaranteed a place in the Round of 16. #Champions League #Chelsea #Juventus #KickingAround #Manchester United #Robin van Persie #UCL

Oct 26, 2013

Time for Arsenal to show the world what kind of team they are

Arsenal stand at a similar crossroads, and how they perform against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park could well dictate how the Gunners fare against the rest of their opponents they will take on in the next month or so. #Arsenal #Arsène Wenger #Crystal Palace #English Premier League #football #KickingAround #Sports

Oct 18, 2013

It’s unfair to judge Man United manager David Moyes so early

Sir Alex after all did take five years to deliver his first trophy at Old Trafford. #Alex Ferguson #David Moyes #KickingAround #Manchester United #Old Trafford #Wayne Rooney

Oct 2, 2013

The hard work starts now for West Brom’s Saido Berahino

External forces aside, Berahino cannot get this nascent success get to his head, because like so many before him, it will be detrimental to him and it is something he has already experienced before. #English Premier League #football #KickingAround #Saido Berahino #Sports #West Bromwich Albion