Wednesday night saw Aston Villa produce a fine 1-0 victory over Man City. This was just the latest in a number of interesting recent games between the Premier League Top 8.
Harry Kane made a much-speculated big-money transfer this past summer. Long linked with Manchester City and Manchester United, England captain Kane has instead moved abroad. The former Tottenham striker has joined the German champions Bayern Munich. Early indications are that the move has been a success, with Kane making a fast start to life at […]
A fractious game finished Newcastle 1-0 Arsenal on Saturday night. Mikel Arteta and his remarks in post-match interviews have dominated the discussion since the full time whistle. The Arsenal boss was far from happy as he branded officials and VAR “a disgrace”.
What’s wrong with Manchester United? That’s the question that many are asking after a historically slow start to the season. The club’s defence of its League Cup title ended at the second hurdle at home to Newcastle. That follows an indifferent start to the season in the Premier League in particular.
We’re halfway through the final group stage before the new Champions League format is introduced next season. This seems a good a time to look ahead to that new format.
This weekend saw Scotland qualify for Euro 2024. Spain’s 1-0 win over Norway sealed the deal. This means Scotland are amongst the first seven teams to qualify for the tournament. Scotland’s Great Form Scotland had set up the opportunity for a Spanish win to qualify them this weekend. They have been in great form in […]
Football’s World Cup is one of the most famous and prestigious sporting competitions in the world. An iconic household name, if you say “the World Cup” then people know what you mean – you don’t even need to specify football. Whilst not immune to controversy, the tournament for the Jules Rimet trophy retains enduring appeal. […]
VAR was the talking point after Tottenham-Liverpool on Saturday night. A match full of incident saw Spurs emerge victorious 2-1 over the Reds. However, the game was marred by controversy which has meant almost all discussion after the game is about Premier League refereeing and the VAR system. How Tottenham-Liverpool VAR Story Unfolded The chart […]
Aston Villa kit manufacturer Castore is at the centre of a growing story in recent weeks. Players and fans have raised concerns over the club’s kit retaining sweat. Some absolutely amazing images from recent matches against Legia Warsaw and Chelsea have shown players absolutely dripping wet. The issue has got so bad that the team […]
The summer transfer window in 2023 saw several long-running stories familiar to football fans continue. Chelsea continued to spend heavily on young talent on long-term contracts. Manchester United signed a new striker in the hope of challenging their noisy neighbours for the league title. And the Premier League in general continued to dominate world transfers, […]
This summer has been dominated by high-profile departures from the Premier League to the Saudi Pro League. The latest of these has seen Allan Saint-Maximin head from Newcastle to Al Ahli for an undisclosed fee. The Frenchman completes an exciting all-former-Premier-League front three for Al Ahli with Roberto Firmino and Riyad Mahrez. Whilst some of […]
Connecting with fellow enthusiasts of the British football club, Aston Villa, known as “Villans,” isn’t always straightforward when you’re in the United States. However, with a few key strategies, you can find a sense of camaraderie among fans spread across this vast country. Exploring Online Communities In today’s age of connectivity, online platforms serve as […]
England’s Greatest Football Team. It’s an easy phrase to say, but which specific team is it referring to? Perhaps for each of us it’s a different team. It likely depends when you grew up, where you live, and what people you know are saying on the subject. Mauricio Pochettino discussed this subject in an interview […]
Monday saw the surprising news of the departure of Bournemouth manager Gary O’Neil. The club moved quickly to replace him with Andoni Iraola. The news was particularly surprising given Gary O’Neil was well-regarded for his work last season. The former Portsmouth and Middlesbrough midfielder had taken over a 9-0 demolition by Liverpool. After that result, […]
Manchester City have done it. They have secured a historic Treble of the Premier League, FA Cup, and Champions League trophies. They completed this memorable feat with a 1-0 win over Internazionale at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Saturday night. As we previewed a few weeks ago, the Treble looked possible once City […]
Last night, 7th June 2023, is a night that will live long in the history of West Ham United. Jarrod Bowen’s dramatic intervention just as stoppage time was beginning sealed a memorable 2-1 win. The victory saw them pick up the UEFA Europa Conference League trophy for 2022/23. Let’s take a look at some of […]
Last night Sevilla saw off AS Roma to win the 2023 UEFA Europa League title, edging out the Italians on penalties after a 1-1 draw. With this victory, Sevilla have now won this competition seven times. Their first victory wasn’t until 2006, meaning it’s been a 17-year period where they’ve made the trophy their own. […]
Nottingham Forest won 1-0 at home to Arsenal on Saturday to clinch Premier League safety. This represents a great first season back in England’s top flight. Forest have been an interesting team to follow this season. Their approach seems different to that followed by many other promoted teams. This has led some to ask whether […]
Arsenal’s 3-0 defeat to Brighton this weekend seems to have put the writing on the wall. It appears that Manchester City will win the Premier League title again this season. But having led by eight points as recently as 1st April, have Arsenal bottled it? What is ‘bottling it’? The idea of “losing your bottle” […]
Ange Postecoglou’s Celtic sealed the club’s 53rd league title on Sunday with a 2-0 win at Hearts. This was a second successive league win for the club since appointing the Australian as manager. It was also the 11th time in the past 12 years that Celtic have won the league title. Rangers of course secured […]