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Sumptuous Sturridge saves Liverpool’s unbeaten record

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Image Credit: [The Times] The game was wedded to be ‘The Battle of Salah and Hazard’ by various tabloid media outlets, but this only tells the superficial side of the football match. Saturday’s late afternoon fixture was the coming together of Klopp’s revved pressing machine against Sarri’s speedy passing locomotive. … Read More

Chelsea and Man City in battle for WSL Title

3 years ago / 0 comments

THIS weekend sees the end of the FA Women’s Super League 2014/15, and for the third year running it has come down to the final set of fixtures to see who will be crowned champion. However, last year’s winners, Liverpool, are not in contention. This time last season they pipped … Read More

English clubs fail to impress in latest Champions League action

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On Tuesday night, Liverpool visited Spain to take on the might of Real Madrid. Despite Brendan Rodgers surprising and alarming fans in equal measure by naming what was definitely not his strongest side for this titanic encounter, the Reds acquitted themselves well, only going down to an excellent Karim Benzema goal … Read More

Mixed week for English teams in Champions League

4 years ago / 0 comments

This was a week of contrasting fortunes for the English representatives in Europe, with 2 wins, a draw and a defeat. MANCHESTER CITY were in action on Tuesday night, hoping to use their visitors Roma as a springboard from which to launch their Champions League campaign after that last-gasp defeat … Read More

Sport | All to play for in the Champions League

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Champions League semi-final stage kicked off on Tuesday, as 2012 winners Chelsea visited Diego Simeone’s high-flying Atletico Madrid for a hotly anticipated first leg encounter at the Estadio Vicente Calderon. The match was not entirely one for the purists, as it was clear from the off that the Blues … Read More

Sport | Liverpool in pole position for Premier League glory

5 years ago / 0 comments

A crucial 3-2 win over Manchester City saw Liverpool emerge as title favourites after another weekend of scintillating Premier League football. On the weekend before the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, Steven Gerrard’s tearful breakdown at full-time was evidence of just how highly emotions were running at Anfield as … Read More

Sport | Chelsea rise in Europe as United fall

5 years ago / 0 comments

This week saw another scintillating round of Champions League football with the concluding ties of the quarter-final stage, leaving some intriguing prospects for the semis. Tuesday evening began with one of the two English hopes left for the competition, Chelsea, entertaining PSG at Stamford Bridge. Jose Mourinho’s men had the … Read More

Sport | Tough ties await for British sides as Champions League returns

5 years ago / 0 comments

The Champions League returns this week and has thrown up some mouthwatering ties in the first round of the knockout stage. Manchester City are set to experience the knockout rounds for the first time as they face four-time winners Barcelona. Whilst Manuel Pellegrini would have loved an easier path to … Read More

Sport | FA Cup – City take wind out of Mourinho's sails

5 years ago / 0 comments

The fifth round of the FA Cup came around again this weekend and the interesting matchups once again failed to disappoint, bringing some intriguing quarter final prospects. The standout match of the round on Saturday came with the clash of the titans on Saturday, as Manchester City hosted league leaders Chelsea. With eyes … Read More

Sport | Debate – Is Eden Hazard the best young player in the world?

5 years ago / 0 comments

Following his hattrick last weekend, LS Sport examines Jose Mourinho’s claim that Eden Hazard is currently the best young player in world football. YES – Euan Cunningham I believe that in terms of shaping, controlling and exerting his will on games, Chelsea’s Eden Hazard has a good case for being the most important … Read More