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)

La Liga 2017/18

Real Madrid won La Liga by only three points last year but there’s no doubting that they were the best team on the planet last season and Zinedine Zidane should aim for nothing less than retaining that title this time around. Los Blancos took the title last season along with – and more importantly for… Read More La Liga 2017/18

Champions League 2016/17 – Barcelona v Juventus, Monaco v Borussia Dortmund

We have two of our Champions League semi-finalists and whilst they were the favourites following first leg wins, the progress was certainly not without incident and drama, so neither of tonight’s two leaders from the first leg should.   Juventus don’t even need to look very far back for a harsh reminder of what can… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Barcelona v Juventus, Monaco v Borussia Dortmund

Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Real Madrid took a big step towards the semi-finals of the Champions League with victory at Bayern last week and they can complete the job in style infront of their own fans this evening. The much-anticipated clash between two European giants didn’t fail to disappoint but Los Blancos were deeply impressive and deserving of a… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

    Over in Munich, two giants of European football meet in what can only be described as a huge game as Bayern Munich face against Real Madrid. The first leg takes placeAllianz Arena, a huge task for any side in Europe.   They have won their last 16 home matches in Europe and have… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Bayern Munich v Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid v Leicester City

Champions League 2016/17 – Borussia Dortmund v Monaco

First things first, let’s give best wishes to Marc Batra after the explosions that rocked the Dortmund bus and Dortmund itself yesterday. Thankfully he has only fractured his wrist and should have made a full recovery, whilst nobody else was harmed, and to see the responses of #tableforawayfans and #bedforawayfans was heartening.     A… Read More Champions League 2016/17 – Borussia Dortmund v Monaco