World Cup 2018

You can see it in the TV ads. Hear it on every radio bulletin. It has already begun to dominate your social media feeds and now the sweepstakes are coming. Yes, the World Cup is here once again and after months of anticipation, we finally have kick off for the real thing. Talk of famous… Read More World Cup 2018

Champions League 2017/18: Roma v Liverpool (Semi-Final, 2nd Leg)

We’ve been here before, haven’t we? Roma need a 3-0 win, the perfect game. Liverpool need just one goal. The prize? A spot in the Champions League final.   Following epic quarter-final victories against Barcelona and Manchester City respectively, the two met in an epic first leg last week that really ought to have ended… Read More Champions League 2017/18: Roma v Liverpool (Semi-Final, 2nd Leg)

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)

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)

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)

FA Cup 2017/18

Ah, the first week of January. Stacks of emails, Christmas bills, new rotas, resolutions, gym memberships, and of course, the dreaded ‘dry month’ Challenges.   However, fear not, I promise you that there is something good about this month; The third round of the FA Cup. Yes, one of the oldest competitions in the history… Read More FA Cup 2017/18

EFL Cup 2017-18

As the unloved sister to the FA Cup, the EFL Cup would seem ripe for an upset winner. With the importance of going as far in, and qualifying for, the Champions League as possible for the top 5 of 6 teams, and then the multitude of teams that are involved with relegation, Premier League clubs… Read More EFL Cup 2017-18