Posts Tagged "Milan"

The Uncrowned Prince

The Uncrowned Prince

By on Mar 30, 2014 in European Club Football, History, Latest | 0 comments

The memories of football fans, laced as they often are with a solid lack of sentimentality (at least we pretend they are), often leave little room for reminiscing about big money players who should have made it big, but didn’t. Believe me, I’m far from alone in this regard. Indeed, I’ve got the “him? ach, he was rubbish” sneer down to a...

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Match Of The Week: Milan 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur

By on Feb 15, 2011 in European Club Football, Latest | 6 comments

Perhaps this what they mean when they speak of the importance of qualifying for the Champions League. Milan away, in the last sixteen of what is, for better or for worse, Europe’s premier club competition. The San Siro excels in evenings of high drama – it could even be argued that it is architecturally theatrical – and there are few clubs on the...

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The Beckham Fairytale Stalls Before “Happily Ever After”

The Beckham Fairytale Stalls Before “Happily Ever After”

By on Mar 15, 2010 in International Football, Latest | 4 comments

It is a small piece of received wisdom that when a major sporting event ends, there is a small power surge as millions of homes put the kettle on in order to make a cup of tea. When David Beckham pulled up during Milan’s match against Chievo yesterday, the same phenomenon may well have taken place as a billion computers were powered up in order to discuss an...

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David Beckham, The Green & Gold

David Beckham, The Green & Gold

By on Mar 12, 2010 in English League Football, Latest | 4 comments

The Champions League match between Manchester United and Milan had been punctuated by what are now starting to become familiar images. The green and gold gold scarves and the “Love United Hate Glazer” flags are starting to feel like part of the furniture at Old Trafford, but the question that was on many people’s lips could probably best be...

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Beckham & Galaxy – The Point Of No Return?

By on Jul 22, 2009 in European Club Football, Latest | 2 comments

The match between LA Galaxy and Milan was always, in view of the recent goings-on between David Beckham and the Italian giants, going to be something of a powder keg, and the global media reaction to the events at the decidedly unromantically named Home Depot Center has said a lot about how Beckham has managed to control the public perception of him. When he signed...

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