Dmitry Rybolovlev, owner of AS Monaco, has $70 million riding on the form of Radamel Falcao. He needs his most expensive acquisition to start proving his worth.
Each week (or so), The18's Mike Smith takes a look at how football is portrayed and covered in the media and popular culture. This week, we review the documentary "The Class of '92."
Louis van Gaal has acknowledged United's lack of balance in the face of all the creative talent it boasts. So why on earth is a creative midfielder his admitted priority this summer?
Most times, Jose Mourinho gets what he wants, and on Saturday he wanted to get a draw and get under Manuel Pellegini’s skin.
This weekend, as the top two teams in the Premier League meet, Frank Lampard is set to return to Stamford Bridge for the first time since joining Chelsea's title rivals Manchester City. Are they ready to welcome him back?
The18 considered titling this article “The Master vs. The Apprentice,” but, knowing what an avid reader of ours he is, we feared Jose Mourinho would spectacularly lose his sh*t at even the mildest suggestion of deference towards Louis van Gaal. Neither man, however, could quibble at being labelled a Super Ego: how else are we to describe two managers who refer to themselves without the slightest hint of irony as “The Special One” and “The Best Coach in the World?”