Liverpool Vs Hoffenheim 2nd Leg Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

Liverpool Vs Hoffenheim 2nd Leg Preview | Stats, Key Men & Team News

After his side’s debut in European competition, Hoffenheim’s young manager Julian Nagelsmann had believed that the Liverpool side that beat his team 2-1 at the Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena had been lucky to win. He cited his side’s better possession and higher pass numbers as the proof that Hoffenheim put in a better performance but could not finish their chances. This week they will get a chance to correct that. The German side travel to Liverpool to play the second leg of …
Reiss Nelson's Pre-Season Exploits - What Next for the Arsenal Youngster?

Reiss Nelson's Pre-Season Exploits - What Next for the Arsenal Youngster?

The Emirates Cup - despite holding what some would consider a flawed point scoring system - has many benefits as a pre season competition. First is of course the added revenue it brings to all the clubs involved; mainly through the expansion of the associated brands across a greater worldwide audience, at a time where high quality football is in top demand. Then there is the benefit from the fans perspective of being able to watch not one, but two …
Olympic football: 6 PL players who’ll be making a return

Olympic football: 6 PL players who’ll be making a return

The 2016 Rio Olympics has a whole range of sports on show but after making its first appearance in 2012, football has become an exciting feature of the world competition. Some of Europe’s finest players have taken part in this year’s competition including Brazilian star Neymar, who hopes to guide his side to a gold medal. There's a bunch of youngsters who have been given the opportunity to represent their countries too but there’s also a few senior players who …
Arsenal U24’s: who should look to progress in 2015/16?

Arsenal U24’s: who should look to progress in 2015/16?

Following on from Carl Jenkinson’s new contract and subsequent continuation of his Premier League loan-spell at West Ham, Chuba Akpom’s hat-trick in the pre-season friendly against the Singapore All-Stars, and several other (re)emerging Arsenal talents – let’s discuss who, and how – they can really make the world sit up and take notice this coming year. Hector Bellerin Arsenal’s new diminutive Spaniard fast-forwarded his own path to the first team last year after Mathieu Debuchy’s long-term injury, Carl Jenkinson’s loan-spell away …
Arsenal vs Hull City | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

Arsenal vs Hull City | FA Cup 3rd Round Preview

On January fourth, the runners up of last year, Hull City, travel to the Emirates Stadium to take on the FA Cup holders, Arsenal.  In a rematch of last year's FA Cup final the two teams will meet once again in the third round of the FA Cup.  Both of these teams have had disappointing league seasons so far with Arsenal sitting in sixth and Hull only two points off the relegation zone.  With both teams not having the kind …