Manchester United win over 10 man Palace

Manchester United enjoyed a 2-0 over a ten man Crystal Palace side, in a game where we saw the English Premier League title holders struggle to string together any decent passes and give any indication that David Moyes has any idea of how to get the best of his squad of players. The only positive to take way from the Red Devils’ performance was that both Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie scored, even though their actual performances were far

Stoke upset City, Arsenal held and Chelsea and Everton rack up 9 goals between them

In what was a turbulent weekend for Premier League football, we had a foray of goals and several managers choking to defend their selections. First we go to Stoke where they managed to record their first win of the season against title-holders Manchester City. Though they were rightfully aggrieved in the first-half not to have had a penalty when Kolarov tripped Diouf, but on the 58th minute mark he managed to slot one past Joe Hart. This nearly became two

2014/2015 Football Season gets underway and more Transfer Rumours

After last weeks’ Community Shield where Arsenal slotted 3 past City to clinch the trophy, we start the 2014/2015 season and apart from a slip-up by United at home to Swansea, the Premier League big boys all seem to be off to predictable starts (with Chelsea not playing till tomorrow). Manchester City 2 – 0 Newcastle Liverpool              2 – 1 Southampton Arsenal                 2 – 1 Crystal Palace Tottenham           1 – 0 West Ham While this is obviously too early to

Community Shield drama as the biggest victory in 16-years hits the headlines

With Arsenal and Manchester City duelling it out for the first trophy-win of the season, there was always going to be a story to be told, but few would have bet it would have said ‘Arsenal trounce City with a 3-0 victory.’ In fact, those who watched the game may have been a little bewildered themselves as City, though starting weak, did in fact have 58% of the overall possession and 11-shots vs the 8-shots Arsenal took (although the fact

Commonwealth Games Come to a Close and more updates from the Transfer Market news

In what was another successful Commonwealth Games, England saw themselves finish 1st with a medal tally of 174 including 58-gold, 59-silver and 57-bronze medals. Largely due to some very skilled performances in the Swimming and Gymnastics Artistic, England climbed their way into 1st place and perhaps their only vice was that they were unable to clinch the coveted ‘most-gold medalled’ athlete triumph which went to Canadian Patricia Bezzoubenko for her Gymnastics Rhythmic performances which earned her 6 medals – 5

Germany win World Cup while hosts Brazil humiliated twice

In what can only be described as one of the most back-and-forward tournaments we have had, the 2014 World Cup had the world rooting for underdogs and gasping at fallen greats. Juergen Klinsmann led the US to the last 16, while England finished the second stage on a gravely disappointing 1 point. Many were backing Germany from the start of the competition as their clinical precision was leaving teams standing in their wake but it seemed like they struggled against

World Cup 2014 Review

Days into the start of the World Cup 2014, and England’s hopes of progressing in the tournament fade. Italy beat England 2-1 in Manaus, as Mario Balotelli scored with a header in the second half of the game. England just could not find that second equaliser, and Roy Hodgson’s men will have to review where they went wrong. Costa Rica continue to shine and shock everyone in the tournament, with another win, this time over Uruguay. The 1-3 win means

France score eight against Jamaica

France gave an awesome display as they beat Jamaica 8-0 in the Stade Pierre Mauroy in their last friendly as they prepare for the World Cup tournament in Brazil. The win will go a long way in making sure the football world knows the French team are serious contenders to win the competition, even though Brazil are the favourites. One can only feel a sense of pity for the Jamaican team, as they never really had a chance to settle.

Could you win a match for £134 million?

The scene is set and it’s the Championship play-off final between QPR and Derby County. The loser of this match will fall back in line to try again for promotion next season, the winner promoted to the English Premier League and cushioned by the promise of a minimum £134 million payout. But with 10-men on the field and the game running out of time, what would you do to make sure you seized that winning position? Well certainly against the

Down but Not out – Arsenal Comeback to win FA Cup

In what can only be described as a thrilling match, Arsenal fought back from the jaws of defeat to beat Hull City 3-2 and clinch themselves a long-awaited Trophy – the FA Cup! What many had imagined would be a walk in the park for the Gunners turned out to be an epic fight back against a determined Tigers team that just refused to give up. After Chester put Arsenal 1-0 down in just 4 minutes, Davies goal at 8

Highlights of 2013/14 English Premier League

The English Premier League has always provided excitement, great joy and sorrow together with moments that will never be forgotten; and the 2013/14 season was no exception. Some of the highs would be Manchester City winning the title in great style, with Manuel Pellegrini adding a sense of class and dignity to whole affair.  Another great success was the appointment of Roberto Martinez as Everton Manager. There were quite a few pundits who quickly jumped on the band wagon of

Chelsea end Liverpool’s winning run

Chelsea came to Anfield and ended Liverpool’s eleven game winning run with a 0-2 final score line. Jose Mourinho’s team has yet again managed to blow the title race wide open again, as The Blues not only contained Brendan Rodgers’ men, but had a near perfect tactical performance to put them within two points of the top of the table. The London side took the lead on the stroke of half time courtesy of Demba Ba and a rare slip

Liverpool at the top of the EPL Table

Liverpool made a bold statement of intent for the English Premier League title as they annihilated Tottenham Hotspurs 4-0 at Anfield. A Spurs own goal in the 2nd minute of play by Younes Kaboul put off the visitors from the start, and Luis Suarez then made it 2-0 in the 25th minute as a result of a defensive blunder by Michael Dawson. Goals by Coutinho and Henderson in these second half completed the despair for Spurs and Tim Sherwood. The

3 Matches – 2 Clean Sheets and 20 Goals!

On what marks a historic weekend in the history of the Premier League, we were lucky enough to see three of the most volatile and high-scoring matches including a 9-goal thriller and a 6-0 demolition of one of the Premier League’s top ranking teams. So where to start Sports fans!? Well let’s kick off with Manchester City thumping 5 past Fulham albeit with them having to fight with just 10-men for the second half of the game, courtesy of Amorebieta

City take the Capital One Cup

Manchester City beat Sunderland 3-1 to win the Capital One Cup at Wembley, and in so doing gave Manuel Pellegrini his first taste of success as a City manager. The win will mean he can now turn his attention to  the English Premier League, UEFA Champions League and FA Cup. Manchester City have now won the League Cup a total of three times, and this latest trophy should be a strong indication of more to come. Gus Poyet’s Sunderland started

FA Cup Fallouts as Arsenal get Revenge and City break the Blues

In a weekend that seemed to be more ‘Clash of the Titans’ than the FA Cup ‘norm’ – four big teams were pitted against each other including a ‘grudge match’ between two teams that racked up 6-goals last weekend – that was of course Arsenal vs Liverpool. The first match on the cards was Manchester City vs Chelsea yesterday and it took 2 goals from Stevan Jovetic and Samir Nasri to put City through as the song ‘Blue Moon’ echoed

Liverpool thrash Arsenal and Sochi gets underway

In a week that marked the start of the Winter Olympics – it was the Liverpool/Arsenal derby that stole the headlines today. It took a brace by Martin Skrtel and Raheem Sterling to compound Arsenal to a defeat that would see them drop from the top spot into 2nd place. Daniel Sturridge added more misery with his goal and a consolation Arteta penalty did little to hide the fact that Arsenal were on the verge of an even bigger defeat.

Chelsea give Man United the blues

Manchester United’s disastrous season continues with yet another defeat, this time at Stamford Bridge where Chelsea eased past them with a final score of 3-1. Samuel Eto’o scored a hat-trick ensures that Jose Mourinho’s team maintains the pressure on Arsenal and Manchester City in the Premier League title race. Chelsea supporters will can’t help but think that this year could be when they get their hands back on the trophy, even though Jose is constantly stating that they don’t really

Liverpool win at Stoke 3-5

Brendan Rodgers Liverpool had their first win over Stoke in the Premier League, to bring The Reds five points behind Manchester City and in so doing  increase the pressure on the English Premier League leaders. Once again Suarez was in the middle of things, with two goals, one in each half. But the really good news for Liverpool and England fans is that Daniel Sturridge came on in the 66th minute, and literally five minutes later provided the assist for

Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1

Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea beat Liverpool 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. This is now the second defeat in a row for Brendan Rodgers’ team, after losing to Manchester City. It means Liverpool is now fifth place in the English Premier League, and this is a trend they can’t seem to end, of starting s new year outside the top four in the Premier League since 2008/9 season. Chelsea, on the other hand, are now just two points the leaders, Arsenal and Jose

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