Image Credit- The Guardian English football is finally back. Exactly 100 days after Leicester City’s 4-0 drubbing of Aston Villa, Premier League football will return to our screens on the 17 th June with a […]
A 5-1 defeat to Manchester City in late October looked to have heralded the end of Atalanta’s Champions League debut season. Following the loss in Manchester their group stage record read: played three and lost […]
Long have football press and fandom debated over the “best way” to play the beautiful game, without arriving to any conclusion. The answer most people seem to accept is that each manager usually has their […]
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.
Image Credit- The Mirror The lack of openly gay players in professional football is an issue that cannot be explained by one single factor. It’s a subject raising many questions not only about the sport […]
Image Credit- Sky Sports During the transfer window, Premier League teams were hard at work looking to bolster their squads for the remaining few months of the season. The title race is all but over […]
Image Credit- Sporting Life Liverpool’s recent 2-1 victory away to Wolves, sealed by a Roberto Firmino strike, marks the 40th consecutive game in which the Reds have remained unbeaten in the league. During this run, […]
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).