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Chris Wood’s Remarkable Rise Through English Football

Older English fans may confuse Kiwi striker Chris Wood with legendary British keeper Chris Woods, but the former is making the name his own.

If you followed the English game in the late eighties and early nineties, you will remember Chris Woods. The well decorated goalkeeper won more than a dozen titles at club level, played 43 times for the Three Lions, and made a staggering 603 appearances for eight clubs, six in England. He was so good, at one point, he didn’t concede in 1,196 consecutive ... Read More »

How far can Koeman take Everton?

Ronald Koeman has set the Premier League alight since his arrival on the South Coast in 2014. Since his initial successes almost 3 years ago, he has become one of the best and most well-known managers on the globe. Read More »

Manchester United v Chelsea FC: five things learned

Well, Jose Mourinho is an old dog with new tricks. A bemusing line-up which included Ashley Young donning the captain’s armband and a striking duo of Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford had United fans fearing the worst. But, United were far from what many predicted: commanding, energetic and dominant. Chelsea FC couldn’t stop them. Read More »

Bastia Supporters Reënact Dumas’ The Corsican Brothers

Bastia supporters let the world feel the pain of their Corsican brothers on Easter Weekend, disrupting their Ligue 1 match against Olympique Lyon.

In 1844, Alexandre Dumas (père) wrote a novel about vengeance centered on two conjoined brothers separated at birth but who still felt each other’s pain. It was titled The Corsican Brothers. Cheech and Chong lampooned it on film in 1984. The cinematic world felt Dumas’ pain. On this Easter weekend, Olympique Lyon felt Corsica’s pain when Bastia fans caused their club’s match against OL ... Read More »

RB Leipzig Thrash SC Freiburg 4-0

RB Leipzig consistently surprise. The newly promoted side have been eclipsed by perennial powerhouse Bayern but stubbornly refuse to fade gracefully.

This has been an intriguing Bundesliga season, to say the least. Newly promoted side RB Leipzig dominated the early season. Around the holidays, Bayern Munich reclaimed their customary place. The Rekordmeister’s resurgence hasn’t dampened Leipzig’s hopes by any means. Read More »

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