Sunderland v Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

Sunderland v Newcastle Preview | Team News, Stats & Key Men

There you go. The real 'Super' Sunday is ahead of us when the two juggernauts in Manchester tussle it out for bragging rights in the North West, we've got two massive football clubs in the North East of the country going head on to get one over the other. Sunderland, now managed by the more familiar Sam Allardyce will go into this game following a narrow away defeat at the Hawthorns yet their form in this fixture is as good …
The Turnover of Liverpool's Season and The Man Who Stands Behind It

The Turnover of Liverpool's Season and The Man Who Stands Behind It

It wasn’t a particularly sharp start to Liverpool’s but the team that were scraping around in Europe and domestically have remarkably turned things around and are now pushing for Top 4 as well as being one of the hottest favorites for raising the FA Cup, all just before the start of Europa League knockout stages. There is a lot different about the Reds from Anfield now compared to the early stages of the season when teams like Ludogorets, Aston Villa …
The Bottom Five Strikers | Borini, Anichebe, Bent et al

The Bottom Five Strikers | Borini, Anichebe, Bent et al

The relegation fight is starting to really heat up and every team needs goals to secure their Premier League status. It is a common belief that strikers become more important during the run in, as they are the match winners in the side. There will be many tight matches before the end of the season down the bottom of the league and these will be the games that determine which sides will go down. If a striker scores 4 to …
Mackems Maintain Momentum As They Dominate Tyne-Wear Derby... Again

Mackems Maintain Momentum As They Dominate Tyne-Wear Derby... Again

Sunderland leapt out of the relegation zone last Saturday lunchtime thanks to a stunning victory on Tyneside. The Mackems humiliated the Geordie's on their own turf for the second year running, handing them their third victory over Newcastle in under 12 months. Gus Poyet has overseen a dramatic improvement in his side's recent performances and most crucially, the results have also been positive. They have scraped themselves from off the foot of the table in recent weeks, showing tremendous form in …
Becca's PL Round Up: Magical Suarez, Torres and Late Winners

Becca's PL Round Up: Magical Suarez, Torres and Late Winners

After a slow and inconsistent start, the standout Premier League teams showed what they are made of this week, as the top six are beginning to form. What was previewed as the 'title decider' definitely proved to be the most dramatic. A turbulent last few years for Fernando Torres will almost certainly follow him around now when it comes to judging performances, and Sunday's late kick off certainly had it's ups and downs for the Spaniard. After a first 30 …
The Azzurri: Italy's Profile pre-EURO 2012 - In Depth Preview

The Azzurri: Italy's Profile pre-EURO 2012 - In Depth Preview

A volte tornano: sometimes they return - a popular italian phrase that typifies italian football. In recent years the italian fans have witnessed everything: players going on strike, allegations surrounding corruption, champions stripped of a title then relegated and a national team that can only be described as spectacularly inconsistent. Yet, despite the apparent ‘great fall of football italia’ they’ve also encountered three different Champions League winners, the 2006 World Cup as well as runners up medals in Euro 2000 …