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Jamie Vardy’s Party Continues

Jamie Vardy’s Party Continues

This time five years ago, Jamie Vardy had just moved from Stocksbridge Park Steels to Halifax Town. Step forward to today and he now finds himself in the England squad. Now, of course, were Daniel Sturridge not injured and the likes of Harry Kane, Saido Berahino and Danny Ings not on their way to the under 21’s European Championships this ... Read More »

Chec Out! Mourinho can’t stop Peter Chec’s move to Arsenal

Chec Out! Mourinho can’t stop Peter Chec’s move to Arsenal

Jose Mourinho has admitted he is powerless to stop Peter Chec joining Arsenal. Previously, the Chelsea boss had reiterated his desire to keep Peter Chec at Stamford Bridge. With the arrival of Thibaut Courtois from Altlitico Madrid in last summer, Chec has been limited to the bench. In search of first time football he is ready to move on and ... Read More »

5 players Liverpool should look at signing this summer

5 players Liverpool should look at signing this summer

This season has been a difficult one for Liverpool, however it would only take a few more players in certain areas to get them Champions League football that they want, rather than the total overhaul that a few fans are talking about, and I will look at some potential signings that would allow Liverpool to break back into the top ... Read More »

Aging Augsburg Prove Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

Aging Augsburg Prove Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks

After a shock 1-0 away victory against champions Bayern Munich last weekend, Augsburg somehow find themselves 5th in the Bundesliga with only 2 games between them and the promised land of Europe. However what’s more surprising is that they’ve managed to achieve this whilst boasting the oldest squad in the league. With an average squad age of 27.5 Augsburg are ... Read More »

Championship Play-Off Preview

Championship Play-Off Preview

After a 46 game marathon which produced the most incredible and dramatic race for automatic promotion in recent history, we’re now less than 48 hours away from the start of the play-off sprint. Bournemouth and Watford have already reached the finish line and the promised land of the top flight. However, the immediate futures of the four teams who were ... Read More »

How Milan Can Become Fashionable Again

How Milan Can Become Fashionable Again

Of all the European football giants enduring a period of crisis, surely none can match the decline of Milan. For the second season in succession, the Rossoneri find themselves embarrassingly well off the pace for even a qualifying place for the competition they used to dominate, the Champions League, let alone the Scudetto title race. As recently as eight years ago, ... Read More »

Berra strikes late to earn scrappy Scotland win

Berra strikes late to earn scrappy Scotland win

Christophe Berra’s late header earned Scotland victory in a drab affair against Northern Ireland at Hampden Park. The game appeared to be drifting towards a goalless conclusion with chances at a premium for both sides but the hosts, who were on the front foot throughout, earned the win through Ipswich defender Berra on 85 minutes as he connected with debutant ... Read More »

Arsenal Undone By Monaco

Arsenal Undone By Monaco

Yesterday the Emirates Stadium played host to perhaps the biggest European shock of the season. Monaco travelled to Arsenal to play out the first leg in their Last 16 draw. They ran away 3-1 winners and it was a former Tottenham man and a former Tottenham target that stole the show. Arsenal and Arsene Wenger went into the match confident. ... Read More »

European round-up: Moyes’ men steal show

European round-up: Moyes’ men steal show

It was a memorable weekend of European football with big shocks, dramatic comebacks and even a goalkeeper equaliser: La Liga David Moyes’ Real Sociedad added another huge scalp to that of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid by coming from behind to complete a dramatic 4-3 win over Champions League chasing Sevilla in the standout game of Europe’s top leagues ... Read More »

Why an English Team Won’t Win This Year’s Champions League

Why an English Team Won’t Win This Year’s Champions League

The biggest prize in club football. Every team wants to win the Champions League. Historically, English sides have a great record in this competition. But only one Premier League team has won it in any of the past six seasons. Chelsea’s successful penalty shoot out victory over Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena in 2012 saw the West London club ... Read More »