All posts tagged "England"

  • Wayne Rooney’s goalscoring record is a rare piece of Manchester United history. Take notice.

    In the modern game of football, major players come and go with regularity, their deeds on the pitch echoing in the seemingly infinite chambers of social media Tweets, gifs, and YouTube highlight reels until being lost in...

    • Posted January 22, 2017
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  • MOTD: Ibrahimovic salvages United point against Liverpool

    In a contest long emblematic of the fiery nature of Premier League football, Sunday night’s battle continued the legacy of Manchester United’s rivalry with Liverpool in fitting fashion, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late winner rescuing a 1-1 draw...

    • Posted January 15, 2017
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  • The Crystal (Palace) Maze!

    The cult classic British hit TV show ‘The Crystal Maze’ is being brought back for a new 20-episode series by Channel 4, but the team challenge program is not the most difficult Crystal Maze to solve in...

    • Posted January 14, 2017
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  • Glory Days for Andre Gray!

    Burnley striker Andre Gray is enjoying his ‘Glory Days’ of football life this New Year, as his ‘Touch’ was on point in the Clarets 4-1 home victory over ‘dire’ Sunderland last week. The Lancashire outfit have one...

    • Posted January 8, 2017
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  • Swaggering Manchester United sink Sunderland 3-1

    When Tottenham Hotspur take on Southampton on Wednesday, the Premier League season will have passed its halfway point and attention will pivot towards the second-half stretch that defines the title race. The major players have already revealed...

    • Posted December 30, 2016
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  • German Engineering: Sané and De Bruyne combine in comeback victory as Arsenal falter

    It is in games like these where Arsenal’s ever-present frustrations appear to be less systematic than mental. Even at their stylish best— indeed, especially at the peak of their powers —a single turn of luck has the potential...

    • Posted December 20, 2016
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  • Mourinho sent off as Manchester United draw West Ham 1-1

    There is a blurred line between avant-garde genius and insanity in the managerial world, and the only determining metric is success. When Jose Mourinho wins, he looks like a genius. Yet his brazen tactics and touchline temperament...

    • Posted November 27, 2016
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  • Victor Moses leads Chelsea to narrow 2-1 victory over Tottenham

    For the first time since a 3-0 defeat to Arsenal on September 24, Chelsea allowed a goal. The Blues had maintained an astonishing run of over nine-hundred minutes without conceding in league play, winning six consecutive games...

    • Posted November 26, 2016
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  • Mata takes center stage in Manchester United 1-1 Arsenal

    For all of Manchester United’s outrageous summer spending, their most deadly midfield spark this season has come from a rather unlikely source. Jose Mourinho’s arrival at Old Trafford has signaled the unexpected rejuvenation of Juan Mata, and...

    • Posted November 19, 2016
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  • Southgate throws Jack Wilshere back into the deep end with England call-up

    Jack Wilshere hasn’t been particularly fantastic so far this season. In ten league appearances since August he has neither scored nor notched an assist, and has been somewhat tentative compared to the boisterous, wave-making sixteen-year-old Wilshere that...

    • Posted November 8, 2016
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