Smash it down the middle, place it in the bottom corner, a delicate chip; there are many ways to take a penalty – but we’ve never seen one quite like this…
The Catalan Dragons’ last couple of results really do represent the biggest shift in Super League so far this season.
To fly over and beat Warrington was one thing; to stay here, eating our funny food and listening to our strange accents, for five days and then beat Wigan was something else again.
Those who know his [...]
Schalke v Inter Milan, Champions League, tonight 7.45pm
Lay under 1.5 goals at 3.6 to one
Schalke’s 5-2 win in Milan in the first leg goes down as THE shock of the knock-out stages. The Germans had picked up slightly under their new manager, but nothing to suggest they could demolish the champions at the San Siro, [...]
One week to go and it couldn’t be going worse. Just when I thought I was into my gentle taper with nothing worse than my nerves to contend with and avoiding illness, my hip has started to hurt.
Unfortunately it’s not any muscular pain that I have become used to or familiar niggle that settles after [...]
In the build-up to tonight’s Champions League second-leg against Chelsea, Sir Alex Ferguson has been lavishing praise on Ecuadorian winger Antonio Valencia.
The South American’s second season at Old Trafford came to an abrupt halt in September when he broke his leg against Rangers. Six months later, the former Wigan player has returned, and his form [...]
The best bet in the Champions League games tonight might be to expect plenty of bookings in the Man United v Chelsea clash. We called the first game right, laying over 3.5 goals in a game that looked open on paper, but produced just one goal in practice.
Keith Harris, the chairman of the investment bank Seymour Pierce and the man who brokered billionaire takeovers at Premier League clubs Chelsea, Aston Villa, Manchester City and elsewhere, has revealed that he has advised Liverpool and Everton to groundshare.
Two of the best defences in the Premiership go head to head at Anfield tonight and you can expect things to be tight. Man City have only conceded 16 times in 15 away games – no-one has a better record than that in the top flight.
It seems Arsenal supporters had little sleep on Sunday evening as their minds constantly switched to the idea of Stan Kroenke running their football club.
With 72 games remaining in the Premier League this season before the matches on Saturday and Sunday, an average of three goals per game would see a record level of scoring this campaign, the 19th season in the League’s history.
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