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We’re all Leeds, aren’t we?

I’m not sure when it started but I remember being aged about 13 and stealing the colour posters of the squad which were included in the Yorkshire Evening Post’s I was supposed to deliver. Whilst most girls had the bedrooms adorned with posters of New Kids on the Block and Jason Donovan I had Chris Kamara, David Batty and Gary ... Read More »

‎AFCON 2017: A Tournament Worth Remembering

Sunday saw the conclusion of what was a thoroughly entertaining African Cup Of Nations, with Cameroon crowned surprise winners for the first time in 15 years. The tournament was definitely one for the books and having said that, let’s take a look at some of the things that made it worthwhile. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus brace proves vital for Man City’s title hopes

This Sunday saw Brazilian wonder kid Gabriel Jesus score two crucial goals against Swansea City, for another Man City win. An 11th-minute strike and a rebound from his own header in added time at the end of the game proved to be a lifeline for City’s title hopes. Read More »

Bull fighting in Dortmund

Unsurprisingly German newspapers and media outlets were this weekend again filled with photos and reports of mass protests against RB Leipzig. On Saturday it was the turn of Borussia Dortmund to ‘defend tradition in football’ by rallying against Germany’s newest club as fans unveiled banners adorned with anti-RB slogans as they watched their side win 1-0 in the top of ... Read More »

Reminiscing on the Matilda’s 7 – 0 loss to Newcastle Jets boys U16 team

I remember reading about this game. It was flat, uninspiring and practically dull. The Matilda’s didn’t play to their best, and even though they eventually ranked 9th after the world cup, the girl’s still couldn’t let this friendly match go.  Read More »

Four lessons from the Africa Cup of Nations

The 31st edition of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) might have come and gone but the experiences will most definitely linger for a little while. Cameroon, against all odds, clinched the title at the expense of Egypt – the same team they lost to in the finals in 2008 – thanks to a 2-1 victory on Sunday. Read More »

Best reactions to Eden Hazard’s wonder goal vs Arsenal

Eden Hazard was once again at his mesmeric best in Saturday’s lunchtime London derby between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge. The Belgian simply stole the show with a solo effort that left tongues wagging. Read More »

Romelu Lukaku: The goal scoring machine

Born in Antwerp, Belgium, Romelu Lukaku started his professional football career at Anderlecht. By his second season in the Belgian Pro League, he was the league’s top goal scorer with 15 goals at just the age of 17. Read More »

And this is Eden Hazard WITH an injury, apparently…

When you think about truly talented, naturally gifted and pure magical footballers playing football today there are very few names that you can mention as World Class, but one tiny Belgian is certainly staking his claim at becoming one of these elite names. Read More »

Is Wenger afraid to bench Ozil?

Chelsea pretty much ended Arsenal’s title ambitions on Saturday, after defeating Arsenal by 3:1. With 14 games to go, Chelsea has a 12 point advantage over their London rivals and only a miracle can stop them from winning the title. Read More »

Are Manchester United holding themselves back?

What’s the old adage? You can’t win for losing? Manchester United have slightly altered the notion. They can’t win for drawing. For the second time in 2017, United entered a match knowing they could make up ground on almost all the clubs above them in the Premier League table. With Hull City the opponent this time, rather than Liverpool, the contest ... Read More »

January transfers that you may have missed

We take a look at a few transfers from the recently closed January window. These will be transfers that may have gone under the radar or haven’t had that much media attention. Also, we will not include loan signings. Read More »

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