Juan Miguel

49 Flips | 3 Magazines | @jpineres27 | Keep up with Juan Miguel on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Juan Miguel”

Maurizio Zamparini: The architect of Palermo's rise and fall

Palermo president Maurizio Zamparini oversaw the club's incredible rise from Serie B to Champions League contenders, but his rash, impulsive decisions have seen him lead them right back to square one.<p>This time three years ago, Palermo had just finished fifth in Serie A, sealing their place in the …

Manchester United transfer window preview: Departures, arrivals, needs and rumours

Manchester United's transfer rumours range from the unheard-of to household names this summer, with a huge window ahead in several key positions at Old Trafford. We assess the rumours for both arrivals and departures.<p>Manchester United transfer rumours aren't exactly hard to come by this window, …

Brazil v England: Copacabana craft highlights lack of technical skills in the English game

It never rains but it pours for England, who arrived into a mini-monsoon in Rio and into an intensifying storm about their technical capabilities.<p>In a brief lull in the downpour, they even watched some Brazilian kids doing tricks on Copacabana beach that stunned Theo Walcott. Maracana is nearer …

The new adidas Smart Ball provides instant feedback to make you better

Where previous innovations in football had been intended to cut out mistakes (such as phantom goals) or provide instant performance enhancements (lighter boots to increase speed), adidas has decided to go in a different direction.<p>Enter the adidas Smart Ball, a brand new series of innovations aimed …

Ranieri eyeing up to five 'top' signings

Claudio Ranieri is hoping for the arrival of "four or five top players" this summer to bolster Monaco's assault on Ligue 1 next season.<p>Having …

Netherlands name strong squad

LIVE Transfer Talk: Man United swoop for duo<p>Transfer Talk less than a minute ago<p>Read<p>AC Milan await sanctions over Financial Fair Play<p>AC Milan 9 …

Soccer

English coaches seek urgent help from ruling bodies as they look to German model to boost home-grown talent

There are urgent calls within English coaching circles for a summit on youth development at St George’s Park, involving the England manager Roy Hodgson, and representatives of the Premier League, Football League, Football Association, Professional Footballers’ Association and League Managers …

Soccer

Spain pick strong squad for U-21 Euros

Senior internationals David De Gea, Thiago Alcantara, Isco and Iker Muniain have all been named in a full strength Spain squad for June's European …

Soccer

New loan to save Utd £10m a year

Southampton 2-3 Chelsea: Giroud rescues Blues<p>Premier League Highlights 10 minutes ago<p>Read<p>Palmas vs Real<p>Spanish Primera División 15 minutes …

Manchester City reveal how they plan to eclipse United and become the best in the world

Manuel Pellegrini, the incoming manager at Manchester City, will be set the target of winning five trophies in five years, including the Champions League, as chief executive Ferran Soriano sets out the club's plans to eclipse United and rule the world.<p><b>Sacking Mancini</b><p>Ferran Soriano, the man charged …

Alex Ferguson retires: Manchester United manager can claim to be the best - thanks to Aberdeen achievements

There was once a debate over whether Sir Alex Ferguson merited a place alongside Bill Shankly, Sir Matt Busby, Jock Stein, Brian Clough, Sir Alf Ramsey and Bob Paisley in the pantheon of great British football managers. That debate was emphatically ended by about the mid-1990s.<p>The next debate was …

Sir Alex Ferguson retires, David Moyes to be next United manager

After 26 years as manager of Manchester United, Alex Ferguson is walking away. David Moyes will leave Everton to replace him.

"Football, bloody hell!" - Fergie's quotes

Sir Alex Ferguson's reign as Manchester United manager will be defined by the extraordinary number of trophies he brought to Old Trafford, but he was …

Ajax claim Eredivisie title

<b>Ajax</b> were crowned Eredivisie champions for the third successive season after thrashing <b>Willem II</b> 5-0.<p>First-half goals from Kolbeinn Sigthorsson and …

AVB expects Spurs to spend in summer

Andre Villas-Boas has revealed he will be given funds to recruit in the summer regardless of whether Tottenham qualify for next season's Champions …

Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic has proved to be a quick learner since arriving in the Premier League

Matija Nastasic sought the advice of Nemanja Vidic before he decided to move to England. It comes as no surprise except, of course, that the Manchester United defender advised his fellow Serbian to join his club’s fiercest rivals, Manchester City.<p>“I discussed things in detail with Nemanja,” …

10 German top tips to fix English football

German football has shown up Spain and left England in its wake. How can the English game recover? By slavishly copying the Bundesliga, obviously.<p><b>1. Get fans to own clubs</b><br>In German football, the fans own 51% of their club. English football should adopt a similar policy, but the needs of stakeholder …

Summer Casual

Summer Casual

MALE TRENDS A blog about men’s fashion, lifestyle & more

MALE TRENDS A blog about men’s fashion, lifestyle & more.

maninpink.co

Brendan Rodgers: I decide Liverpool signings

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is adamant he will have the final say on signings.<p>Owners Fenway Sports Group had initially wanted the Reds boss to operate under a director of football but those plans were shelved in favour of a committee-style set-up.<p>That group includes Rodgers, head of …

Barcelona, Bayern, and the slow death of tiki-taka

The Blaugrana are no longer the fittest side on earth and their stylish possession game has been figured out. They'll remain a factor in Europe, but they need to adapt while strengthening their back line.<p>Following the 7-0 aggregate mauling that Bayern Munich dished out to Barcelona, it's tempting …

Probe into Levante-Depor match likely

Anti-corruption authorities in Spain are ready to investigate claims of match-fixing in Levante's 4-0 home defeat by Deportivo La Coruna on April …

Gareth Bale wins FWA Footballer of the Year

Tottenham Hotspur's Gareth Bale swept both PFA awards this year, coming away with the Footballer of the Year and the Young Footballer of the Year titles, and he continues his merry blitz through the awards season by picking up the Football Writers Association Footballer of the Year. …