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Supporting Your Team vs Supporting Your Manager: The Moyes Manchester United Divide The squad Roy Hodgson SHOULD bring to Brazil Analysing Liverpool Uniting France through football and laughter Is Wayne Rooney Civil War at Newcastle United Haiti prepare for new adventure under guidance of Marc Collat Le Classique: a brief history EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Manchester United legend Irwin on Keane, signing for United and the Cup Winners Stereotypical football: The most English footballer
 

Supporting Your Team vs Supporting Your Manager: The Moyes Manchester United Divide

There’s a hint of a civil war among Manchester United fans at the moment. The fans are certainly divided into two camps. There are those that find themselves still firmly behind under-fire boss David Moyes and those that would favour a change in management ASAP. It’s an issue that has really come to ahead this [...]

The squad Roy Hodgson SHOULD bring to Brazil

Goalkeepers   Joe Hart His status as England’s number one is not currently under threat. Being dropped by City in November seems to have served as a wake-up call and he’s certainly become noticeably less error prone since then. Rob Green’s career was effectively destroyed by an error at the 2010 World Cup. He was [...]

Analysing Liverpool’s Title Credentials

“The Chihauhaus” of this season’s horse-themed title race according to Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool have exceeded everyone’s expectations this season and now find themselves at the end of their five year period in the doldrums, competing at the business end of the Premier League table once again. But are they really title contenders? Rodgers himself doesn’t [...]

Uniting France through football and laughter – Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Love him or hate him, there is no denying that Zlatan Ibrahimovic gets a lot of people talking. Whether it is for his off the pitch antics or his creativity in front of goal, it’s hard to find a footballer capable of still dividing so many opinions. “Overrated”, “never turns up when needed” or “cocky” [...]

Is Wayne Rooney’s New Contract With Manchester United A Good Idea?

With the news that Manchester United and Wayne Rooney are set to agree terms on a bumper new five and a half year contract worth a staggering £300,000 per week and the club captaincy from next season, let’s take a look and see if this deal really makes sense. Wayne Rooney is an enigma, or [...]

Civil War at Newcastle United

Imagine a club with a 50,000+ capacity stadium, one of the most hard-core fan bases in the country, with annual revenues putting them consistently among the world’s top 25 clubs. Clubs like Roma, Napoli and Atletico Madrid fall into this bracket, and joining them should be Newcastle United. Of the three aforementioned continental clubs, two [...]

Haiti prepare for new adventure under guidance of Marc Collat

It was this week confirmed that Marc Collat will manage the Haiti national football team, signing a renewable two-year contract. Previous boss Israel Cantero is no more as Haiti prepares for a fresh challenge under fresh management. Collat was formally presented to the media by the President of the Haitian Football Federation (FHF), Yves Jean-Bart, [...]

Le Classique: a brief history

A couple of weeks ago, something really got to me. All over European football media, there were reports dubbing Paris Saint-Germain vs AS Monaco as the biggest game of the season in terms of French club football and a great advert for Ligue 1. It’s not. For me, the biggest game of a season is [...]

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Manchester United legend Irwin on Keane, signing for United and the Cup Winners’ Cup

In part I of our exclusive interview with Manchester United legend Denis Irwin, we discuss his time at United, the reasons behind him signing for the club and who he got along best with. Whenever fans and pundits reflect on their best ever Manchester United XI, your name always gets a mention. How does it [...]

Stereotypical football: The most English footballer

Some players just aren’t made for the English game, some of us aren’t as efficient as Germans at taking penalties, even fewer are capable of playing “tiki taka” football like the Spanish, but we all wish we grew up on a Brazilian beach and could dance through challenges. These are the stereotypes in football, I’m [...]

STATS: Everton vs Arsenal

05 April 2014

Everton vs Arsenal Arsenal will be confident ahead of their trip to Goodison Park. The Gunners displayed great resilience and commitment to stay in the match last weekend following David Silva’s goal after 18 minutes and eventually drew level just after 50 minutes with a goal from Flamini. Arsenal could have even won the tie [...]

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STATS: West Ham vs Liverpool

05 April 2014

West Ham vs Liverpool West Ham will not be intimidated by the prospect of playing in form Liverpool this weekend following their persuasive win against Sunderland. The Hammers were 1- 0 in under ten minutes after Andy Carroll muscled himself into a position to head the ball into the net before Diamé doubled West Ham’s [...]

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STATS: Chelsea vs Stoke

05 April 2014

Chelsea v Stoke Chelsea missed an opportunity to remain at the top of the Premier League last weekend after they suffered a 1-0 defeat against Crystal Palace. The Blues also suffered a 3-1 defeat to Paris St Germain midweek in the first leg of their Champions League quarterfinal. Mourinho criticised his side’s defense after the [...]

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STATS: Newcastle vs Manchester United

05 April 2014

Newcastle v Man Utd Newcastle will be desperate to return to winning ways this weekend when they face Manchester United. The Magpies have lost 8 of their last 13 and are currently the lowest scoring club in the top half of the table with a haul of 38. Both Newcastle manager Alan Pardew, who is [...]

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STATS: Manchester City vs Southampton

05 April 2014

Manchester City vs Southampton 12:45 Manchester City could not capitalise on an early goal from David Silva as they eventually drew 1-1 with Arsenal at the Emirates. A spirited fightback denied Manuel Pellegrini’s side the chance to move back to the top of the Premier League and they face by no means an easy task [...]

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Paris Saint-Germain prove they are more than just pretenders with victory over Chelsea

04 April 2014

Paris Saint-Germain dispelled the belief that the perceived lack of competition in Ligue 1 would hinder their chances in the Champions League with a 3-1 victory over Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea at the Parc des Princes this evening, despite giving up a one goal lead inside the first half. Much was made of the attacking qualities [...]

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PICTURE: Chelsea star in PSG shirt on French TV

02 April 2014

Following Chelsea’s 3-1 defeat in the Champions League quarter finals against PSG, Eden Hazard was seen wearing an opponents shirt when interview on French television station, Canal+. Hazard scored Chelsea’s only goal in the game and also hit the post, but after being linked in all the papers with a move to the French club [...]

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VIDEO: Behind the scenes – Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal stars make an advert

02 April 2014

Pepsi MAX® premiered its new global commercial and interactive film, “NOW IS WHAT YOU MAKE IT,” as part of the 2014 Pepsi Football campaign. Barcelona’s Leo Messi, Manchester United’s Robin Van Persie, Chelsea’s David Luiz and Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere all star in it.

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Supporting Your Team vs Supporting Your Manager: The Moyes Manchester United Divide

01 April 2014

There’s a hint of a civil war among Manchester United fans at the moment. The fans are certainly divided into two camps. There are those that find themselves still firmly behind under-fire boss David Moyes and those that would favour a change in management ASAP. It’s an issue that has really come to ahead this [...]

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Which players will Mourinho kick out of Chelsea this summer?

31 March 2014

Following Chelsea’s disappointing defeat against Crystal Palace, which leaves the west London club behind Manchester City and Liverpool as favourites to win the Premier League this season, Jose Mourinho has hinted that there will be several changes this summer. “It is clear to everybody that Chelsea next year want to bring a striker,” said Mourinho. [...]

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Robben: Players dream of Manchester United’s amazing atmosphere

31 March 2014

Ahead of the Champions League quarter-final between Manchester United and Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben has talked up the atmosphere at Old Trafford. “Playing in England is always fantastic, and Old Trafford is very special with an amazing atmosphere,” Robben said. “A Champions League quarter-final in these surroundings – it’s the kind of thing you dream [...]

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Sterling: I’m grateful I get to play for Liverpool

31 March 2014

Liverpool’s win at the weekend put them top of the league, even if temporarily when considering Manchester City’s game in hands, but their fans are being given the opportunity to believe that this could be their year. Liverpool’s last league title was won in 1990, four years before Raheem Sterling was born, but the youngster [...]

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Rumours suggest Moyes is forcing out Manchester United legend

31 March 2014

Manchester United fanzines and internet forums have been suggesting for some time that a rift has grown between David Moyes and Ryan Giggs. There were rumours recently that Giggs had stopped attending coaching meetings as it was “pointless” because Moyes “never listens”. Sir Alex Ferguson’s replacement has reportedly spent hours on the training ground working [...]

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Why are Real Madrid fans booing former Manchester United superstar?

31 March 2014

During Real Madrid’s 5-0 win over Rayo Vallecano, Cristiano Ronaldo was booed by Real Madrid fans. Ronaldo had already scored once but was presented with another opportunity at 4-0 but he missed. Team mate Alvaro Morata was in a better position to score so the fans turned on the Ballon d’Or winner. After the game, [...]

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PICTURE: Arsenal fans try to match Manchester United with tacky banner

29 March 2014

All the talk leading up to this weekend’s fixtures was about the banner that a group of Manchester United had paid to be flown from a plane. It read ‘Wrong One – Moyes Out’. In the stadium, this banner was booed and when David Moyes walked out on to the pitch he was greeted with [...]

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The Biggest Talking Points from the Last 16 of the Champions League

21 March 2014

All Group Winners Progress For the first time in Champions League history, the eight top seeds, and group stage winners, all sealed their places in the quarter-finals, which may not come as a huge surprise given the calibre of each progressed team, however the unpredictable nature of the competition usually results in an unexpected presence [...]

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STATS: Arsenal vs Tottenham Hotspur

16 March 2014

Tottenham vs Arsenal The North London derby this weekend is one the most highly anticipated in years, with Spurs desperate to bolster their hopes of securing top 4 status, and Arsenal looking to get their title chase back on track. Spurs may have been comprehensively beaten by Chelsea last weekend, but one player who neither [...]

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STATS: Manchester United vs Liverpool

16 March 2014

Manchester United vs Liverpool Compared to last season, the tables have most definitely turned in this hotly anticipated battle between two of the North West biggest clubs. The Red Devils won the championship at a canter last season, but under manager David Moyes, they are currently languishing in 6th. Liverpool, on the other hand, are [...]

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