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With England due to take on Lithuania in this month’s European qualifier, there has been much debate as to who should be in the squad and who should be left out.
The majority of the focus has been on the Premiership star of the moment, Tottenham’s Harry Kane, who many believe should be definitely included within the squad, especially as he is currently the highest scoring English striker in the Premier League with 16 goals.
Other players who hoping to be a call up to the squad include, Ashley Young who has shown great improvement under Louis …
2008 League Cup Final, Photo Courtesy of Mark Freeman: https://www.flickr.com/photos/46357488@N00/2302048584
With the 2015 Capital One Cup final fast approaching we thought we would take a look back on some of the best finals since the millennium.
The year will see table-topping Chelsea face London rivals Tottenham Hotspur for this season’s first piece of silverware. Chelsea have won the competition 4 times, with the most recent coming in the 2006/2007 final where they conquered Arsenal 2-1. Spurs have also lifted the trophy 4 times, with their latest victory coming the year after Chelsea’s in the 2007/2008 season.
This final was also played between the …
This weekend sees two derby/rival games as Arsenal take on Spurs and Everton host Liverpool.
Arsenal VS Tottenham
The North London derby between Arsenal and Tottenham is known as one of the biggest rivalaries in English football and is always a fiery and fiercely combative derby.
Arsenals usually dominate this fixture however and have won 18 matches out of the 44 that’s ever been played, and only losing 8 times, the rest resulting in draws.
Arsenal have also generally been the more successful club in terms of the Premier League, winning the league three times compared to Tottenham’s none. Arsenal have also finished higher …
The group stages of the Europa League have been drawn and it gives us the opportunity to look at the different sides in each one of the groups. In total there are twelve groups in the Europa League group stages and only the winning side from the groups can progress to the next round.
Villarreal, Mönchengladbach, Zürich and Apollon all battle out in the first group to gain a place into the next round. Villarreal and Mönchengladbach are going to be the favourites of this group as both sides have proven that they can handle themselves in the leagues they …
It was the final weekend of the 13/14 Premier League season came along on Sunday 11th May as all the Premier League teams played at the same time of 3pm. The main focus on the day was between Liverpool and Manchester City, who both could come away with the title dependent on results.
West Bromwich Albion vs Stoke City
Stoke city secured their highest Premier League finish this season as a victory placed them into 9th place ahead of Newcastle. Mathematically, West Bromwich could have been relegated if Norwich was to win against Arsenal by at least scored 17 goals, but in …
With the world cup only round the corner, it is time for Roy Hodgson to name his squad for the trip to Brazil this summer. A lot of people have different views on who should be on the plane to represent England. Below are the most popular picks that fans feel should be on the plane.
Fraser Forster (Celtic)– Fraser Forster is a common pick by most fans as he is one of the best goalkeepers that are in the Scottish Premier League. Conceding 38 goals in 51 appearances with a total of 118 saves, Fraser has the best record out …
One question that was on most people’s minds as the Premier League season draws to a close was the future of Sir Alex Ferguson’s successor. David Moyes was appointed the new Manchester United Manager but could only last 11 months at the club until he was sacked from the club on Tuesday 22nd April. On the topic of Managers we have decided to look at the some of the worst managers that have managed clubs in the premier league.
Jacques Santini (Tottenham Hotspurs)
Not many people have heard of Jacques Santini, the former Spurs manager only lasted a total of five months …
The weekend of football in the premier league came to a shock to most football fans as some of the top teams suffered results saw them fall lower down the table. With arsenal 5 points clear at the top of the table and 2nd place Liverpool sitting with 30 points, a slip from the leaders could change the top half of the premier league.
Manchester United 0 – 1 Newcastle United
Manchester United where stunned by Newcastle United as they suffered their second home defeat of the season. With a match that saw United slip further down the league table it looks …
Another week of the premier league has gone by with games that ended in upset for most teams. Matches with top flying clubs and also relegation bound teams were all in action over the weekend.
Aston Villa vs Cardiff City
Aston Villa were the hosts against a confident city who last week came out on top in their welsh derby against Swansea city. Aston Villa was hunting down their first goal in four games whilst Cardiff would be looking to increase their points as they are lying just above the relegation line. The game itself saw Aston Villa bring the …
With the Premier League already 10 games into its season, looking at the table you can see the difference in class that the top teams offer to the current season ahead. With upsets and thrashings, the weekend has been great for overall fans of the premier league.
Newcastle United vs Chelsea
With Chelsea scraping the heels of top flight Arsenal it was one game that Jose Mourinho’s Blues needed to perform to keep on the race to the top of the table. Newcastle United (still hunting for their first home Premier League win in two months) were the hosts against Chelsea. The match …