Champions League 2017/18: Manchester City v Liverpool (Quarter-Final, 2nd Leg)

Football, bloody hell. Cast your mind back to 6:15 on Saturday evening. Manchester City looked set to seal one of the most dominant Premier League titles in years against rivals United but the next 45 minutes would be one of the most remarkable turnarounds in Premier League history.   That ended a wretched week for… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Manchester City v Liverpool (Quarter-Final, 2nd Leg)

Masters 2018

If you are reading this – you poor fool, what time is it in the morning? – then you don’t need me to tell you about the Masters. You know that Tiger’s back. You know Rory’s won recently. You know of how stacked the top of the leaderboard is. You already know the course. You’ve… Read More Masters 2018

Champions League 2017/18: Sevilla v Bayern Munich (Quarter-Final, 1st Leg)

Jose Mourinho might have been trying to deflect when he hailed Sevilla’s European prowess but there was plenty of truth in his praise of the three-time Europa League winners. However, there are bigger beasts lurking at the quarter-final stages of the Champions League and they could find Bayern Munich too strong for them here.  … Read More Champions League 2017/18: Sevilla v Bayern Munich (Quarter-Final, 1st Leg)

F1 2018

Spring. A season of longer days, surprise snowstorms, and the return of Formula One. The action returns to the track for good this weekend with the Australian Grand Prix and the biggest change on track might not be for just one rider, or indeed one team – but for everyone on the grid In the… Read More F1 2018

Super Rugby 2018

The 6 Nations may be having a fallow week, but it’s an awesome time to be a rugby fan. Club rugby steps into the breach in the Northern Hemisphere, with a full programme, and the return of Super Rugby in the Southern Hemisphere – even if just with two fixtures.   The competition has changed… Read More Super Rugby 2018

Champions League 2017/18: Basel v Manchester City (Last 16, 1st leg)

Apart from Italy, there isn’t one competitive title race in all of Europe right now. The gap between first and second in Germany is 18 points, it’s 12 points in France, seven in Spain and the Netherlands. The gap between Manchester City and rivals United in the Premier League Is 16 points (yes, 16, really)… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Basel v Manchester City (Last 16, 1st leg)

Champions League 2017/18: Juventus v Tottenham (Last 16, 1st Leg)

Talk to most people about Europe and you will be met with moans and groans that regard the never-ending Brexit debate, but thankfully on these pages we are talking about the glorious return of Champions League football. With the wheat separated from the chaff, we have some brilliant last 16 ties to look forward to… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Juventus v Tottenham (Last 16, 1st Leg)

Superbowl LII

So, after another year, nothing has changed. We still groan whenever the President Tweets, badger each other about who voted for what a year ago and await a Superbowl with Tom Brady and the New England Patriots as favourites to become NFL Champions.   Many months ago, there were troubles in the New England paradise.… Read More Superbowl LII