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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 »

Who Is Nenê?

Who Is Nenê?

This week, West Ham United confirmed the signing of 33 year old Nenê on a free transfer until the end of the season. However the new man bought in to score goals is a relatively unfamiliar figure to fans of the Barclays Premier League, we will now take a look at his career so far and why Big Sam, or ... Read More »

“Feed The Yak And He Will Score”

“Feed The Yak And He Will Score”

Yesterday, the former Everton, Blackburn and Middlesbrough striker Yakubu scored his first goal back in English football in just under three years. The Nigerian signed a short term deal until the end of the season with Reading and came off the bench against Steve McCLaren’s Derby to score the winner in a 2-1 victory. The last time we saw Yakubu ... Read More »

Pearson To Stay On, For Now!

Pearson To Stay On, For Now!

Yesterday afternoon, it was reported from the King Power Stadium that Leicester had terminated the contract of their manager Nigel Pearson. It wasn’t a surprise too many, with only 4 wins in 24 and another defeat at home to Crystal Palace, sided with a strange altercation between Pearson and summer target McArthur, the Foxes had been left feeling blue. It ... Read More »

5 Overseas Players Destined for the Premier League

5 Overseas Players Destined for the Premier League

As we head into the final few days of the January transfer window, Premier League sides from top to bottom will be looking to boost their squads. For some, it could be the difference between staying in the league for another season and for others it could mean title glory come May. Star arrival Manchester City have so far made the biggest ... Read More »

Spurs Snatch Late Victory

Spurs Snatch Late Victory

A Harry Kane double at White Hart Lane was enough to defeat Arsenal and move Tottenham up to fourth in the Barclays Premier League table. Tottenham were undoubtedly the better team for the full 90 minutes and were unfortunate to fall behind to Mezut Ozil’s third goal in three games just ten minutes in. It took until the second half ... Read More »