In the 1970s, the New York Cosmos made soccer briefly fashionable in the United States, with global superstars Pelé, Franz Beckenbauer and Carlos Alberto leading a glittering team through a league that defied every convention of the international game.
West Ham have drawn and lost their last two games.
Tottenham Hotspur currently sit four points adrift of the Champions League spots.
Andy Townsend has hailed Leeds United manager Garry Monk.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers did not have the most success in the transfer window last summer.
A glance at the League Two table and the club in 21st place might suggest a misprint.
If you ask Diego Simeone, he will tell you that he does not often talk about football with his son.
Theo Walcott has set himself the target of 10 goals before Christmas, and the bonus of a coffee machine from his wife, if he can net one more before 25 December following his against Bournemouth at the Emirates on Sunday.
“Drobo, Drobo,” the khal – sorry, the call – went from the stands.
Diame could be playing Premier League football right now, so why was he so willing to drop down a level?
As homecomings go, Ian Holloway couldn’t have planned his any better until the final 12 minutes. An early red card for Norwich City’s Martin Olsson helped Queens Park Rangers record only their second home league win since the end of August and condemned the visitors to a fourth successive defeat.
José Mourinho claimed his Manchester United team were the unluckiest in the Premier League after a third home draw in a row and should by rights be occupying a top four position.