Articles by Gautam Viswanathan
May 09, 2014
FIFA World Cup History: Just Fontaine's unbreakable recordJust Fontaine however holds the record for the highest number of goals scored in a single tournament: representing France at the 1958 World Cup in Sweden, Fontaine scored 13 as Les Bleus finished third in Scandinavia.
May 04, 2014
Why Mertesacker or Koscielny should be in EPL Team of the YearAlthough Kompany has dispossessed his opponents on total of 17 different occasions, far more than the Gunners’ centre backs who’ve done so only six times, they’ve been far more involved in other aspects of defending.
Apr 23, 2014
How Rodgers has brought back confidence, belief to LiverpoolThanks to Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool are closing in on their first league title since 1990.
Apr 09, 2014
Man United are returning to their resilient waysAfter a good six months of tinkering with his side, David Moyes has found the perfect formula to provide United with results.
Mar 29, 2014
The Premier League title could be won at AnfieldWith Arsenal slipping up lately, the Barclays Premier League title challenge is now effectively a three-horse race between Chelsea, Man City and Liverpool.
Mar 20, 2014
Who was Paulino Alcantara, the man whose record Messi broke?Alcantara’s 369 goals for the Catalan club meant he’d stayed atop Barcelona’s goal-scoring charts for eighty-seven years, until Lionel Messi overtook the legendary striker when he notched his 370th goal in a Blaugrana shirt when his club smashed Osasuna for seven.
Mar 10, 2014
Not just Real and Bayern, Zlatan's PSG could also lift Champions LeagueJust like they did last season, PSG swept to the top of their Champions League group and showed just how far they had come with a masterclass against Leverkusen.
Mar 05, 2014
With the World Cup looming, a battle rages for the soul of BrazilWhile there is obvious joy in the World Cup coming to what many feel is the home of football, there is an equal (if not greater) amount of rage that is steeped among the people of Brazil.
Feb 14, 2014
Were Swansea right to sack Michael Laudrup?Had it not been for Laudrup, Swansea would not be where they are today. He just needed time to steady the ship, and he would have, given what he did with extremely limited resources at Real Betis when he was in Spain.
Jan 31, 2014
The mystery behind the Neymar deal and how it might haunt BarcelonaHow 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?