The Canadian Women’s Team won their second consecutive game at the World Cup, which qualifies them for the next round. The Canadians kept their second clean sheet in as many games and showed great discipline defensively to defeat New Zealand. Continue reading Canada’s defense & discipline could take them far into the WC
On Monday, Brighton Hove & Albion Football Club announced they had sacked Chris Hughton, after five years of collaboration. Hughton, the only British black manager in the EPL, brought Brighton to the EPL from the lower leagues and kept them at the top for two consecutive seasons, adding an impressive run in the FA Cup where they lost 1-0 to English champions Manchester City. See … Continue reading Brighton’s Hughton sack nonsensical
Manchester City are setting new standards in terms of the number of points required to win the Premier League. They did it with 100 points last season and now they have won a second consecutive title under Pep Guardiola with a whopping 98 points. Kudos to Liverpool FC, who took the title challenge right to the last game week and who were unfortunate to end … Continue reading Manchester City are Champions!
Ajax have been handed a boost ahead of their semi-final clash against Spurs. The Eredivisie has postponed a whole round of fixtures to accommodate the Dutch team’s success in Europe. See also: Raheem Sterling: Man of the Hour While the English FA has been indifferent to the schedule in England putting their teams at a disadvantage in Europe, their Dutch counterparts are supporting Ajax as much … Continue reading Eredivisie 1 English Premier League 0
Joachim Low, Germany’s head coach, announced this week that three of his senior players, who coincidentally were instrumental in the 2014 World Cup triumph, would no longer be eligible for selection. See also: France 2-1 Germany: Lessons Learnt Jerome Boateng, Thomas Muller and Mat Hummels, all Bayern Munich players, were forced to retire from their national team at an age where players reach their peak. While … Continue reading Finality of Low’s decision disrespectful
In line with their recent push to keep prized assets at the club, Atletico Madrid have extended coach Simeone’s contract till 2022. See also: See You Soon, Mou Having been coy on his long term future at the club for the past few years, while worrying fans with flirtacious Inter Milan comments from his camp, Simeone finally put ink to paper, allowing Athleti fans to breathe … Continue reading Mr. Atletico extends till 2022
After the 3-1 defeat at the hands of Liverpool, Jose Mourinho has been let go by Manchester United. Somebody getting sacked is not something to be happy about (unless we’re talking about Donald Trump). Our thoughts go with Mou and his family. This is the reality of high level football management. Even Carlo Ancelotti, winner of three Champions Leagues, was fired thrice. See also: Mourinho … Continue reading See You Soon, Mou