The economy is in a double-dip recession and the government is fighting a losing battle with the budget deficit.
Here's a post sent in by a Tottenham Hotspur fan.
Spurs put in a superb first-half performance and survived a second-half onslaught to come away from Old Trafford with an historic win Saturday. But manager Andre Villas-Boas' astonishing reaction at the final whistle was very revealing.
Should Manchester United add another Dutchman to their ranks?
So Fifa 13 was released on Friday, giving men across the world a one-time ticket to become a ghost to society, cooped up in front of a television just to say they can control a ball as well as Lionel Messi. Here Is The City have managed to grab a copy, and are pleased to announce that the game is far from just another instalment in the Fifa franchise.
After Gianfranco Zola said he can go as far as he wants in his football career what can we tell you about the on-loan Watford star and his potential for the future?
Chelsea have come a long way in Roman Abramovich’s nearly 10-year reign at Stamford Bridge.
It's ridiculous that a manager of Benitez' calibre, a man who won the Champions League with Liverpool, has been out the game for so long, and the Italian giants could well end up approaching him if they do decide to ditch Allegri.
When Roberto Di Matteo became Chelsea manager at the fag end of last season, no-one expected him to be anything but a caretaker. Winning the FA Cup and Champions League, of course, forced the owner's hand and he got the job on a permanent basis. But Di Matteo was a 'lucky manager'.
Arsenal and Manchester United are among those to benefit from the loan system in recent years, along with Tottenham Hotspur. Chelsea are following up loaning out Daniel Sturridge by allowing Romelu Lukaku to earn his stripes at West Brom.