A legacy slowly running into oblivion

Almost exactly a year ago, Real Madrid bounced back from 0-2 down at Villarreal to triumph 3-2 with a 83rd-minute winner. Three days later, they were down 1-3 at home against Las Palmas, but rescued a draw thanks to goals in the 86th and 89th minute. There would be similar late heroics against Valencia,

2018: My expectations

Yeah I know its the 7th day of the year and whatever expectations I have for this year should have been made public like a week ago; but like they say, its better late than never. Halftimeng.com will be Five this year; still seems like yesterday when I had the

Malaga and Alaves ; Two Teams sharing Doldrums

A month including three games into the La Liga season, no points for these two decent sides; the lowest ebb of any form a campaign could start. How did it come to this? Self inflicted or uncontrollable circumstances? Would they be able to make a leeway out of this? Would 'heads


It is no longer news that the third member of the lethal attacking MSN trio, Brazilian forward, Neymar is set to complete a world record move to French side PSG, it is also evident that Barcelona may have been bullied into letting go of their star player and have failed

Football is fast losing its soul

When in 2000, Hernan Crespo completed a deal from Parma to Lazio for a record €36M becoming the first 30M plus signing, the BBC reeled out a headline asking, “Has the world gone mad”? 17 years later and they will finally be getting an answer if the purported deal of

Manchester United: Looking Ahead

In life you have to be able to look back before you can look forward, I believe the same can be said about Manchester United in the Post Sir Alex era where the focus has been centered at expanding the recruitment modus operandi. On several occasions, Executive Vice Chairman; Ed

Too many radical changes

There is a whirlwind blowing in African football as we speak, the new Executive committee of the Confederation of African Football are stamping their authority on the continent's game. Whilst it be necessary to carve a niche for yourselves to as much as possible be a huge departure from the