There has not been a season in recent memory which has witnessed such a close title race in English football in over a decade or more. Since the advent of the English Premier League, most seasons have seen the competition reduced to a two horse race or either one of Manchester United, Chelsea or Arsenal dominating the rest of the division. Fortunately for fans of the league, this season has provided more twists and turns than can be afforded a donut. The result is a sweet concoction of action, drama, irony and incredible stories for the media and fans alike.… Continue reading
The simple answer to the above question, of course, is ‘No, obviously not.’ After all, buying the title of Champions of the English Premier League would entail bribing a large number of referees, opposing players and, almost certainly, League officials. Not very likely really. Although, listening to some of the comments people are making about Manchester City this summer, that method would seem almost moral compared with their audacity in trying to sign some of the game’s top players.
This might all sound rather flippant as a response to a serious question but, to be frank, I find it all… Continue reading
Real Madrid maintains their fight for the title of the Spanish League after beating Real Zaragoza in an anguishing match, 2-1 this past Saturday. Real Zaragoza, which played the second half with ten players due to the expulsion of the Italian midfielder, Matteo Contini, were close to making a draw. However, a great goal from Kaka at minute 82 gave the Meringues the victory and moved them closer to Barcelona in the top spot by one point. Barcelona also took a victory after beating Xerez 3-1, leading with 87 points.
With this victory, Real Madrid is focusing on their next… Continue reading
When Chelsea won the title in the 2009-2010 seasons, they picked up maximum points from their games against Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United. Wins in their games home and away against those around them in the table was key to the Blues’ success.
Manchester United’s form this season has been extremely similar. Yesterday’s win against Liverpool sealed a double against their fierce rivals for the first time since the 2007-08 campaign. Add to that their wins at Stamford Bridge, the Etihad and a home victory against Arsenal, and United are already looking like running away with the title.
After missing… Continue reading
Barcelona is on it’s way to lift the trophy once again and showed that there strong nerves of fighting back spirit and that a winning run still continues with every positive effort. Barcelona has taken quite a huge lead on soccer scores board which seems hard to catch by real Madrid. Football analysts are hoping a record breaking trophy success by Barca who is going straight forward to lift the 19th title of primera liga. Barcelona currently topping the score board with 12 points lead and Real Madrid needs now an unusual luck for reaching at the top or a… Continue reading
As Manchester United wait for Sunday evening for their match against West Ham UInited to start, Liverpool have a chance to reclaim the lead and be at the top of the English Premier League even if it is only for a night. Liverpool surrendered the first goal of the match when David Nugent scored at the 61st minute to draw first blood for Portsmouth. However, his side failed to check the Reds’ talismanic striker Fernando Torres as he scored the winning goal in Liverpool’s 3-2 win at Fratton Park.
Reds manager Rafael Benitez fielded in a radical side. With Liverpool… Continue reading