Sunderland AFC

david-moyes-sunderland20th May 2017

Finally down and out, The 2016/17 season has proved one step too far for Sunderland AFC. Having flirted with relegation for the previous four seasons they have finally succumbed to the dreaded drop. We analyse how, why and what the future holds for the Mackems…


Premier League – European Nights Proving too much?

Tottenham-vs-Gent-Image9th May 2017

It’s been 4 years since Chelsea lifted the Europa League, an English sides’ last triumph in any European competition. Whilst Man Utd have an opportunity to win it this season, not many could have predicted such a decline in the performance of the English teams of late…


Stuart Armstrong – A Promising Future

Stuart-Armstrong-Image11th April 2017

In recent times some of the best talent in the Scottish Premiership has made their way south… Mainly to Southampton it has to be said. There is a man who has the potential to become a stand out player for a top club in the English Premier League, that man is Celtic’s Stuart Armstrong…

 


What Happened to the Netherlands?

Soccer WCup 2018 Bulgaria Netherlands20th March 2017

What happened to the Netherlands? No longer feared on the international stage. Surely we can’t see a nation such as this miss out on a 2nd major tourney in succession? It is over to The Royal Dutch Football Association to identify a new manager to point Robben & co to Moscow.


Ranieri – Proof that Success Means Little

claudio-ranieri-image28th February 2017

It is arguably one of Britain’s greatest-ever sporting stories, Leicester City are the current holders of the Barclays Premier League Trophy. Just over 2 weeks since a statement was released by the board announcing their “unwavering support”, Mr Ranieri’s time in charge is over.


Here we Go! The EFL Cup Final

efl-cup-panoramic-image2oth February 2017

Southampton and Man Utd fans will walk up Wembley Way this Sunday to battle it out for the 1st trophy on offer in the English season. Both sides will obviously be desperate to lift the cup but for varying reasons. See who we’re tipping to win and why right here, in what we’re tipping to be a closely fought contest…

 


Oldham Athletic – Free Entry? Sadly not…

boundary-park-oldham-athletic25th January 2017

Tuesday 24th January – Oldham Athletic vs Peterborough United, a game that would usually only appeal to the die-hard fans of each League One club, however this fixture was different. The home club had decided to reach out and offer free admission to this re-arranged fixture. Sadly it didn’t quite go to plan…


Jan 17 Transfer Window – Who needs what?… SPFL Edition

alloa-airdrie-image23rd January 2017

Scotland is one of the most oddly run football associations in Europe and this is shown in the winter break split between the top division and the rest. Now everyone is back from their trips abroad the transfer activity in full swing. We give you the low down on who needs what across the leagues to progress and survive…


FA Cup 3rd Round – A Missed Opportunity

sutton-afc-wimbledon13th January 2017

The 1st full weekend in January should be an occasion to mark on the football calendar, the FA cup 3rd round weekend. Who would be this season’s giant killers or the fairy tale story? We have just seen the last of this weekend’s ties and we can’t help but feel let down by what we have witnessed over the 32 games.