Tag : premier league

Sport | Why Pulis has been this year's top manager

4 years ago / 0 comments

As another Premier League season draws to a close, the prospect of choosing the manager of the year looms on the horizon, surely an obvious choice? The affable Brendan Rodgers could potentially guide a thrilling Liverpool side to their first league title in 24 years. Liverpool have certainly played breath-taking … Read More

Sport | Liverpool in pole position for Premier League glory

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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 | City take first step to quadruple with Capital One Cup win

5 years ago / 0 comments

Wembley was host to the Capital One Cup this weekend, seeing Manchester City aim to secure their first trophy under new manager Manuel Pellegrini. Despite what was a strong performance from Sunderland, City proved too much after coming from behind to win 3-1. Manchester City were overwhelming favourites going into the game and … Read More

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

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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 | 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

Sport | Transfer window round-up

5 years ago / 0 comments

Another chaotic month of transfers drew to a close last month, leaving fans up and down the country wondering whether their team has done enough as they enter the latter stages of the Premier League season. Chelsea were the busiest club at the top end of the league, most notably recruiting Mohamed … Read More

Sport | Deadline day – expect the unexpected

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As Arsenal and Liverpool have started the season well, and Chelsea and City have continued to grow since the new year, LS Sport predicts an onslaught of players coming into the bottom half of the Premier League on the 31st, as the gap between 11th and 20th tightens. Indeed, just … Read More

Sport | An evening with Sir Alex

5 years ago / 0 comments

Much has been made of Sir Alex’s new autobiography, that was a given even before it was published.  Coincidentally, yet unsurprisingly, it is the quickest selling autobiography ever. Everyone in the footballing world seemed to feel the need to voice their opinion, we’ll leave the simple irony that there is … Read More

Sport | Premier League – Review and Predictions

5 years ago / 0 comments

With almost a quarter of the Premier League gone we’re making our predictions for what will be an incredibly competitive season First Place – Chelsea With Mourinho back at the helm and a vital win against Man City at the weekend, Chelsea are looking like real favourites to win the title. The … Read More

Sport | Arsenal – season so far

5 years ago / 0 comments

Victoria Concordia Crescit. Victory through harmony. It was a summer of torment, ridicule, anger and capitulation, according to the media and the fans alike. But in the shadows, the man they call “Le Professeur” had a sharp smirk on his face. After 8 years of trophyless torment and the consistent … Read More