This morning saw European football federation UEFA unveil their intention to launch a new international football tournament, tentatively titled the ‘Nations League’ The tournament, due to start in 2018, would take place every 2 years, with fixtures primarily taking place in the slots normally used for international friendlies – particularly those between September and December. […]
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Manchester United’s miserable derby defeat to rivals City last night saw manager David Moyes claim a few more unwanted records.
Paul Scholes has been the subject of widespread acclaim tonight for his pull-no-punches analysis of Manchester United on Sky Sports. Here’s his thoughts on the current boss.
The panenka, a glorious slice of audacity and skill, a move which Pelè claimed would only be attempted by “either a genius or a madman”. When it goes right can elevate the a successfully converted penalty into folklore – just ask Zidane, Pirlo or Antonín Panenka, the man after aforementioned ‘trick-shot’ is named. Alas, when […]
Michael Vick is a name that still angers people Stateside and one lady in particular was very unimpressed with the New York Jets’ decision to sign the veteran quarterback. In fact, she was so angry that she took to Facebook to have a rant…however, she got the wrong Jets and had a pop at the […]
Warrior have continued their Premier League infiltration by inking a deal to supply Stoke City’s kits, replacing Adidas. Here’s their effort for the 2014/15 season.
It’s only a few weeks since Yaya Toure buried an effort from distance to set Manchester City on their way to a League Cup Final win over Sunderland. The Ivorian was at it again today against Fulham to round off his hattrick after already netting two penalties.
It’s all happening at Stamford Bridge in Arsene Wenger’s 1000th game in charge with Chelsea 3-0 up already. Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain caused the third goal as he made this superb save from Eden Hazard’s shot which led to a penalty. Referee Andre Marriner, however, incorrectly sent off Kieron Gibbs instead despite Chamberlain’s protests.
Remember Michael Bridges? Injuries sadly ruined his Premier League career after showing promise with Sunderland and Leeds United. Now 35, he has been knocking about the A-League with the Newcastle Jets in recent years with the odd cameo here and there. Today Bridges came off the bench to score this belter in the Jets’ 5-0 […]
Given it’s a World Cup year most of the average football kit aficionado’s time is taken up ranking the various nations’ efforts or trying to decide wether to don the Columbia away or Holland home this summer. However, allow us to break from international football for a brief moment to present you with what are […]