All posts tagged "soccer"

  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them in Football

    To celebrate the highly anticipated release of Harry Potter prequel ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ on the 18th November 2016, Richard Lewis runs down a spellbinding list of famous footballers with the nickname ‘the Beast’,...

    • Posted November 9, 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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  • MOTD: Chelsea on fire in 5-0 Everton victory

    For all the clamor up north in Manchester, Chelsea emerged as the hottest team in English football in a rampant 5-0 victory over Everton at Stamford Bridge. The Blues smoked past Everton in an electric Bonfire Night...

    • Posted November 6, 2016
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  • Auf Wiedersehen, Miroslav! World Cup Legend Retires after Klose Call

    This day always comes about in football, a day that leaves you feeling nostalgic about past glories, like when Ronaldo (the Brazilian Poker-loving one!) retired in 2011. Five years on and it is the turn of another...

    • Posted November 2, 2016
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  • A Year on and Mourinho still seems Haunted by Ghosts!

    Jose Mourinho might be happier staying at ‘Hotel Transylvania’ this Halloween, rather than the Hotel Trouble he has been suffering from in Manchester, as the all important ghouls… I mean goals seem to have vanished from his...

    • Posted October 30, 2016
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  • Manchester United historically wasteful in scoreless Burnley draw

    For all the criticism that can be leveled against Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United, and more woe is heaped upon the Red Devils by the week, you can’t say that his term has been predictable like those of...

    • Posted October 29, 2016
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  • No Way, Jose: Mourinho criticism of Conte smacks of desperation after Chelsea loss

    Jose Mourinho claims to have been “humiliated” after his former club Chelsea inflicted an incredible 4-0 defeat upon his shell-shocked Manchester United team on Sunday. Television cameras caught the Portuguese manager having an unusually long conversation with...

    • Posted October 23, 2016
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  • Pogba takes the reigns from Rooney in rampant Fenerbahce victory

    It’s somewhat ironic that Wayne Rooney still occupies so much column space in the media. That the Manchester United and England captain talisman is no longer the center of attention on the pitch has, naturally, made him...

    • Posted October 20, 2016
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  • Manchester City reveal vulnerability as they slip against Everton

    Manchester City were held to a 1-1 draw by Everton on Saturday night, taking their winless streak to three matches. Have these three weeks been a mere blip for the Sky Blues, or does their form signal...

    • Posted October 16, 2016
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  • Southgate dissipates England fears in composed 2-0 victory over Malta

    Interim manager Gareth Southgate had the England national team on cruise control in a dreary victory over Malta, avoiding the spontaneous combustion his predecessor Sam Allardyce suffered after his first game in charge of the Three Lions....

    • Posted October 9, 2016
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