Who Is The New Kid on the Block?

As a West Ham United fan, not many things top watching the hammers beating Arsenal at the Emirates in their first game of the season. New manager Slaven Bilic must have been feeling confident, as he decided to pick Reece Oxford, a mere child of 16 in his starting line-up. After seeing Oxford on the…

Parting is such sweet sorrow

The 2014/15 Premier League season has come to an end, and the FA Cup has been won. It’s time for all the little knitted footballers to go to bed for a nice long rest. Don’t worry, you’ll be seeing them again soon, maybe sooner than you think!

The Great Escape and the Sigh of the Tigers

Yesterday was the final day of this season’s Premier League. With Chelsea having already secured the title, all eyes were trained on Newcastle United and Hull City to see which teamwere fated to join Queens Park Rangers and Burnley in the Championship next season. Hull were in the weaker position before kick-off, needing to beat…

Walk On, Stevie G, Walk On

After seventeen years of loyal service, Steven Gerrard was given an emotional send off by the Liverpool faithful yesterday. This last home match at Anfield was also Gerrard’s 709th match wearing a Liverpool shirt, and was only marred only by the scoreline. Despite going a goal ahead thanks to a shot by Lallana, Liverpool were…

‘Dry your eyes mate…..’

Burnley’s Danny Ings consoles Queens Park Rangers’ Charlie Austin after their teams got relegated from the Premier league. It was a cruel blow for Burnley whose away win against Hull ¬†yesterday wasn’t enough to escape their doomed fate. QPR knew they would have to win all of their remaining matches to have a chance of…

Chelsea win title. Everybody yawns.

It comes as no surprise that after a sterling season, Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea have clinched the points needed to be hailed as Champions of the Premier League. They defeated Crystal Palace 1-0 at Stamford Bridge yesterday, winning the title with three games to spare. Despite missing Diego Costa due to injury, the blues went ahead…

Tigers Strike – Reds’ Hopes Dashed by Dawson

Michael Dawson’s first goal since 2013 was enough to defeat Liverpool and claim the vital three points for the Tigers. While the win lifts Hull four points above the relegation zone, losing at the KC stadium will have seriously dented Liverpool’s hopes for a top four finish and eligibility for the Champions League. Brendan Rodgers’…

I guess that’s why they call it the Blues

Yesterday’s Manchester derby saw a turn of fortunes for the Red Devils with their first win in five against their rivals Manchester City. Sergio Aguero kicked off the scoring putting the Blues ahead, but goals from Ashley Young and Marouane Fellaini turned the tide of the game, and City capitulated in the face of United’s…

Charlie Adam’s Messi Moment

If Mark Hughes had hoped to thwart Chelsea’s plans when Stoke arrived for their clash at Stamford Bridge yesterday, his heart must have sunk after Chelsea were awarded a penalty in the 39th minute. Hazard stepped up to the spot and scored his ninth penalty in the same number of attempts. However, only five minutes…

Stevie G stamps on Liverpool’s top 4 hopes

Yesterday’s clash between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield was a tense affair, as both sides are fighting to finish the season in the top four. Maybe it’s not that surprising that the match was peppered with so many acrimonious incidents, but it was Steven Gerrard who’ll be making the headlines today for all the…

Hop on the Bus, Gus!

Aston Villa’s season has been turned around since Tim Sherwood has been at the helm. Their emphatic 0-4 away win against Sunderland yesterday was the third win in a row since Sherwood’s appointment, and puts them three points clear of the relegation zone. With a brace each from Gabriel Agbonlahor and Christian Benteke, Villa were…

You’ll never guess who I bumped into on holiday!

I’ve just been to Paphos in Cyprus for a week of half-term fun and sunshine. Relaxing by the hotel pool one day I was disturbed from my book by some high jinxs and horseplay not far from where I was lounging. When I looked, I recognised some very familiar faces. What are the chances of…