Tag: football

Mike Ditka thinks the risks of football is worse than reward

The 1985 Chicago Bears embodied hard-nosed football, but three decades later their equally tough-minded Hall of Fame coach — who once famously declared, “If God had wanted man to play soccer, he wouldn’t have given us arms” — is rethinking his game plan. That’s right: Even Mike Ditka is questioning the violent nature of the ….  Read More

It will be a tough match for China team

IF things had taken a different turn, Alain Perrin could have been heavily involved in the development of the A-League, rather than coaching against the Socceroos on Thursday. In 2006 the 58-year-old Frenchman, now coach of China, was a candidate to replace Pierre Littbarski at Sydney FC after the German coach had quit the champions ….  Read More