It’s that time of the season when footballers get to vote for their mates or fellow countrymen in the LMA player of the year and young player of the year awards; as well as a team of the year. So, for what it’s worth, here’s my team and players of the year:   Goalkeeper Asmir 

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With two sweeps of the left boot at White Hart Lane on Thursday night, Gareth Bale salvaged a win for Spurs after falling behind in the first leg of their Europa League tie with Lyon. Two free-kicks that dipped and swerved deviously past Remy Vercoutre in the visiting goal gave Bale’s side a lead to 

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Gareth Bale is a player who divides opinion. Some claim he is overrated and not on the level of various other players he has been compared to, while others have suggested he is one of, if not the best player in the Premier League. My opinion on Bale is quite specific, and one that I 

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There are many beautiful sights in football which delight the many fans around the world: a Messi dribble followed by a subtle chip over the oncoming goalkeeper; a 30 yard Ibrahimovich overhead kick which results in a mass English media bukkake over the enigmatic Swede; and John Terry being directly involved in a goal Chelsea 

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