Arsenal v Spurs- NLD after the international break

The Premier League resumes after the international break with a tasty North London derby between bitter rivals Arsenal and Spurs at the Emirates on Saturday afternoon.

For most of the modern Premier League era, North London has been “red”, with Arsenal dominating, but the balance of power in recent times has shifted marginally to White Hart Lane, with Mauricio Pochettino’s side four points ahead of the Gunners in the league table going into this weekend clash. Continue reading Arsenal v Spurs- NLD after the international break

How did Italian newspapers react to Italy’s loss against Sweden? Pictures

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958, leaving Gigi Buffon’s dream of a sixth World Cup unfulfilled.

How did the Italian media react to Italy’s failure to qualify?

The Italians lost 1-0 and Stockholm, and needing two goals at the San Siro to progress, could only produce a 0-0 draw. Continue reading How did Italian newspapers react to Italy’s loss against Sweden? Pictures

Stoke vs Leicester City 2:2 Goals 04-11-2017

Talk about same results at a home ground- the third straight game at the Britannia (Bet365) Stadium between Stoke and Leicester City that has ended in a 2:2 draw. It was Stoke who had to come from behind in this game though, with Shaqiri and Crouch cancelling out goals from Iborra and Mahrez. 29.602 in attendance for this Stoke vs Leicester clash Continue reading Stoke vs Leicester City 2:2 Goals 04-11-2017

Video Example of poor Chelsea defending vs Roma- 3 players run towards Dzeko and leave Perotti unmarked

Absolute schoolboy defending this from Chelsea in their Champions League tie against Roma, with Rudiger, Azpi and David all running towards Edin Dzeko and leaving Perotti unmarked. If you’ve seen little kids all run towards the ball in school, that is precisely what this looks like!

Unfortunately for Roma, Perotti wasn’t able to convert Continue reading Video Example of poor Chelsea defending vs Roma- 3 players run towards Dzeko and leave Perotti unmarked

Looking forward to Liverpool v Man Utd

The friendly rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester is one that has been going on since the industrial revolution, and it wasn’t long until it spilled over into the two football clubs – Liverpool and Manchester United.

There have been plenty of exciting matches over the years and both clubs have kept the scoresheet pretty balanced in these matches. However, United have had the better in recent years, particularly in the Premier League era where they have won the title on 13 occasions in the 25-year history whilst Liverpool haven’t won the English top flight since
1990. Continue reading Looking forward to Liverpool v Man Utd