When Matt Welch took over as President of Leeds University Men’s Football Club in the summer of 2019, he, amongst others, would not have believed that THREE out of the four teams, would win promotion.
The whole case of Folau is quite symbolic of LGBT in sport, many institutions, teams and players actively showing their support and vehemently expressing their displeasure at those exhibiting homophobic comments; meanwhile, a minority continue to show lack of awareness or acceptance.
Many Premier League fans will know of Ighalo’s name from his fruitful spell with Watford, with 39 goals in 99 appearances for The Hornets. None, however, would’ve expected the Nigerian striker to return by signing for such an illustrious club as Manchester United. It is apparently a ‘dream move’ for the Nigerian, who swaps China for Old Trafford on a loan deal.
Another day sees another victory for top of the league Liverpool, as they finish the year with a 13-point lead and the title surely in sight. Image Credit: EuroSports Sadio Mane’s goal in the first […]
2014, like all even years, possessed two of the biggest sporting events, both the Olympic Games and the Men’s World Cup. While the Winter Olympics doesn’t necessarily possess the same appeal as it’s Summer counterpart, this one, held in Sochi, was especially special from a geopolitical point of view, as Russia and Russia’s government would be under the microscope due to recent events between Ukraine and Russia. Meanwhile, the Summer brought an especially exciting World Cup, with Brazil hosting their first World Cup since 1950 – where they were embarrassed by a shock defeat to Uruguay. The decision to hand Brazil the World Cup came under criticism from those inside and out who felt Brazil could have spent the money wiser, with over 5 million in extreme poverty – according to World Bank.
Image Credit- The Independent The suddenness of Tottenham Hotspurs sacking Pochettino as their manager and the quick appointment of Jose Mourinho last week was a surprise to many. Although Spurs have been struggling in recent […]
Image Credit- Football League World The 2018-19 EFL Championship was in some ways, a season of firsts. No team who had topped the table at Christmas had failed to be promoted in the same season. […]
As yet another six month qualification process finally draws to a close, it is once again possible to hear the relieved, resounding sigh of football fans nationwide: the international break is over, and we are again free to consume our ceaseless buffet of Premier League, Champions League and FA Cup football ( Until the play-offs next March, that is).
Tottenham’s unexpected sacking of Mauricio Pochettino signalled they had another trick up their sleeve. Lo and behold it is the Premier League’s human equivalent of a rash you can’t get rid of…. José Mourinho.
Image Credit- ghanasoccernet.com In recent years, many smaller teams have risen up the international football ladder. Costa Rica impressed in the 2014 World Cup, beating Luis Suarez led Uruguay 3-1, and maintaining a 0-0 draw […]
Image Credit- Youtube- KamenikProductions It feels like only yesterday, in the midst of a heatwave, that the prospect of football actually coming home was a reality. England’s valiant efforts created a sense of unity during […]
Spain’s all-time top international, and World Cup, goalscorer this week has decided to hang up the boots. The 37 year-old had a very illustrious career, playing in Spain, USA, Australia, and Japan. Breaking records in every league he played in. In a quote this week, David Villa described his retirement as, “It’s better to leave football before football leaves me.”