To some, there’s nothing more condescending than when their team are described as plucky, punching above there weight or a battling side. Each of the terms generally means the same thing when used towards a football club. You’ve punched above your weight and sooner rather than later, you’re going to […]
La Liga side Espanyol sacked head coach Sergio Gonzalez on Monday after a run of just one win in their past eight games. “Espanyol have decided in the past few hours to release the Catalan coach from his duties,” the club said in a statement on their website. MORE LA […]
(Home Teams Listed First) Saturday, October 4 Lazio 1 – 1 Lecce, LAZ: S. Inzaghi (89′) LEC: Tiribocchi (26′) Inter 2 – 1 Bologna, INT: Ibrahimovic (25′), Adriano (50′) BOL: Veras (56′) Sunday, October 5 Chievo 0 – 2 Fiorentina, FIO: Kuzmanovic (32′), Gilardino (74′) Siena 1 – 0 Roma, […]
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has resumed first team training with the Anfield club and has reportedly apologized to his teammates, according to The Guardian newspaper. Last week Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers had ordered Suarez to train on his own. But after reports this week revealed that Suarez had told his Uruguayan teammates […]
Trust the Dutch to release a World Cup advertisement that combines a wild party with plenty of zany scenes that even manages to combine Arsenal and Holland legend Dennis Bergkamp as well as snippets of the Yaya Toure song. If there is one set of soccer fans in the world […]
This week I signed up for and played a new fantasy football game called Picklive, a fantasy football game that uses an innovative game engine to provide a real time fantasy football experience for game being shown live on British TV.
With a simple and easy to use game engine, a unique concept and ability to play and chat with real people, playing PICKLIVE was a thoroughly enjoyable experience. Whether playing for fun or for cash it adds a totally new aspect to watching football and I will certainly be playing again.
Barcelona equaled a club record of 28 games unbeaten to move three points clear at the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Levante on Sunday. The European champions were far from their best in coach Luis Enrique’s 100th game in charge, but David Navarro’s first-half own […]
Paris Saint Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi will not be in the squad for the trip to Marseille on Sunday as he continues to be chased by Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. Shenhua seem determined to join in the recent spending spree in China, and they may offer Argentina international Lavezzi […]
Leicester City’s fairytale season scaled new heights on Saturday as they opened up a five-point lead at the Premier League summit by winning 3-1 at title rivals Manchester City. Centre-back Robert Huth scored twice, either side of a brilliant Riyad Mahrez goal, as Leicester recorded the finest win of their […]
Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their Premier League title challenge as Kieran Trippier’s goal moved Mauricio Pochettino’s side up to second place following a 1-0 victory over Watford on Saturday. The north London club took full advantage of Manchester City’s 3-1 loss to Leicester City earlier in the day to move above […]
Before Alexis Sanchez graced the Emirates pitch, Tomas Rosicky was Arsenal’s Energizer Bunny. No, the Czech Republic international is not as prolific in front of goal as his Chilean teammate, but the “little mozart” brought creativity, energy and intensity to the Arsenal squad over the last 10 years. Rosicky had […]