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Three talking points from France’s 3-2 win over England

Another week, another dose of International football to keep us happy. This time England travelled to Paris, France to take on their flamboyant neighbours in a blockbuster friendly. Both teams dropped points in their respective World Cup qualifiers over the weekend, meaning this match was used as a proving ground to show their true quality. Read More »

Andorra aiming for more glory after famous Hungarian victory

Andorra national team celebrate

During Euro 2016, Hungary participated in one the best games of the competition when sharing six goals in their final group match against eventual winners Portugal. The Hungarians were then beaten 4-0 by an impressive Belgian team in the knock-out phase, but just 12 months later, a shock 1-0 defeat in Andorra has cast into doubt their ability to qualify ... Read More »

Mourinho treats Man United Youth Academy like eBay in Premier League finale

Knowing full well he'll be busy in the summer transfer window but citing squad rotation, Jose Mourinho put the Man United youth academy in the shop window. Josh Harrup's screamer probably didn't change his mind.

On the 2016-17 Premier League’s final match day, Manchester United upset highly favoured Crystal Palace at Old Trafford with surprising ease. To a casual fan, that sentence may seem to have been jumbled in the wash. Nonetheless, Sam Allardyce’s Palace were viewed as favourites over the Red Devils because, well in advance, Jose Mourinho had stated his intent to field a boatload ... Read More »

FA Cup Semi-Final review

FA Cup semi-finals

This is what the FA Cup is all about. These two semi-finals reminded everyone that the value of the FA Cup to the big sides hasn’t dwindled. In both the FA Cup semi-finals over the weekend, all four sides put their best foot forward in spite of their Premier League positions. This was certainly a weekend for the neutrals. 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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