Title race blown wide open?

Manchester City capitalised on slip-ups elsewhere in the midweek fixtures, with an emphatic 4-0 victory over West Ham on Wednesday night. Coupled with Liverpool and Chelsea’s 1-1 draw at Anfield on Tuesday, could this be a turning point in the title race this season? Dropped points were a theme for the big London clubs in…

Which three teams are heading for the Championship?

As we turn the corner into the second half of a Premier League season, excitement begins to unfold at both the top and bottom of the league. With most of the attention centred around the race for the title, the drama at the foot of the table can be overshadowed. However it is in the…

Manchester United 4-1 West Ham United

Manchester United booked their place in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup tonight by cruising past West Ham curtesy of braces from Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Anthony Martial. The Reds will face Hull City home and away in January whilst the other semi sees Southampton play Liverpool. West Ham’s second visit to Old Trafford in four…

Why aren’t English teams succesful in Europe anymore?

After watching Spurs crash out of the Champions League at the hands of AS Monaco last night, I began to wonder if there is any particular reason for the lack of English success in Europe in the last few years. It was only eight years ago that English clubs made up three-quarters of the Champions…

Man United Vs Arsenal: Preview

Manchester United host Arsenal in Saturday’s early kick-off in one of the classic fixtures of the Premier League era. It’s fair to say that Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal haven’t endured a great deal of league success against Jose Mourinho or at Old Trafford, so travelling to the theatre of dreams to go head-to-head with the Special…

England Vs Scotland: Is the rivalry still there?

In decades gone by, England versus Scotland signified the Battle of Britain; a deep rivalry both on and off the pitch. In recent years both national sides have seen something of a demise, which has resulted in a considerable loss of passion by fans and players alike. Going into Friday night’s World Cup Qualifier at…

What is going on at Manchester United?

The last three and a half years have been miserable for Manchester United fans, especially when we look at the previous twenty-five to thirty. Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign left such a weight of expectation on United that each and every loss is met with resentment by Reds’ supporters. The Moyes and Van Gaal years passed…

Man City 3-1 Barcelona: Review

Match day four in Group C saw Manchester City beat Barcelona 3-1 in an historic Champions League night at the Etihad. Two goals from Ilkay Gundogan either side of a fine Kevin De Bruyne free-kick secured the comeback after Lionel Messi had put the visitors ahead in the first half. City started the game with…

Sunderland Vs Arsenal: Preview

Sunderland host Arsenal on Saturday lunchtime in a bid to earn their first league win of the season, at the tenth time of asking. The two sides had contrasting fortunes in the EFL Cup in midweek; Arsenal cruising past Reading and Sunderland losing 1-0 at Southampton. The pressure continues to mount on David Moyes, and…

Man United 1-0 Man City: Match Report

Manchester United knocked Manchester City out of the EFL Cup last night with a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, booking their place in the quarter-finals where they will meet West Ham. It wasn’t a classic, but United fans won’t care, it was a much needed confidence boost and gives them bragging rights over their noisy…

Manchester City in crisis?

With no win in five games, there is an atmosphere of uncertainty around Pep Guardiola and Manchester City, do the fans have reason to be concerned or is this just a brief run of poor form? After a tough away defeat at the hands of Tottenham Hotspur, Man City have been held 1-1 at home…

Chelsea 4-0 Man United: Review

Chelsea subjected former manager Jose Mourinho to his worst ever Premier League defeat, leaving his new side Manchester United six points from the top of the table. The blues ran out comfortable 4-0 victors in their third successive league win, sending out a statement of intent to their fellow front-runners. It took just thirty seconds…