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Author Archives: Sam Okpo

UEFA Champions League isn’t the same without Manchester United

Posted on by Sam Okpo

We all wait eagerly as the Champions League cleans out the cobwebs, wipes off the dust from its boots and prepares to restart after a short break. As any soccer fan will tell you, the yardstick by which we rank … Continue reading

UEFA Champions League Preview – Bayern Munich vs Manchester City

Posted on by Sam Okpo

This is the latest installment of Bayern Munich and Manchester City duel. For many pundits it’s the established against the upcoming or as others say, the serial Champions League finalists up against the group stage enthusiasts. In a sense Bayern … Continue reading

Angel di Maria Capture Only One Piece Of The Manchester United Jigsaw Puzzle

Posted on by Sam Okpo

Manchester United officially announced the signing of Angel di Maria amid the backdrop of a 4-0 insult at the hands of impudent league one side MK Dons. So abject was their display that if you were watching both teams for … Continue reading

Nigeria vs Bosnia-Herzegovina Preview: Super Eagles Trying to Take Flight

Posted on by Sam Okpo

Although expectations were tempered due to poor results in the last two World Cup tournaments they qualified for, The Super Eagles of Nigeria came into this year’s World Cup full of confidence. They won the African Cup of Nations last … Continue reading

Argentina vs Iran Preview: Argentina Aim to Move One Step Closer to Qualifying for Next Round

Posted on by Sam Okpo

At Noon ET/9am PT today, the eyes of the world will be fixated on the Estadio Mineirao at Belo Horizonte. They will be watching Argentina vs Iran, but one man in particular will be the focus of almost all the … Continue reading

France 3-0 Honduras: Les Bleus Grab All 3 Points; Match Highlights [VIDEO]

Posted on by Sam Okpo

France began their bid to expel their 2010 World Cup demons with a strong, if not routine 3-0 victory against a Honduras side lacking the World Cup pedigree of the French. After Switzerland’s late come-from-behind victory against Ecuador, it was … Continue reading

Arsenal Need To Prioritize FA Cup Silverware Over 4th Place Finish

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The plight of a modern Arsenal fan is an amusing one. In Arsene Wenger they are saddled with a stubborn and previously successful manager, who showed them what greatness looked like, only to take it away. In just his second … Continue reading

The Sleeping Giants at Manchester United Might Finally Be Waking Up

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When Sir Alex Ferguson gave his final, impassioned speech as manager on Old Trafford’s hallowed turf last May, he urged the Manchester United fans to stick with the new gaffer even through the tough times. After the win against Wigan … Continue reading