Champions League Preview: What Awaits Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal?

Champions League Preview: What Awaits Chelsea, Man City and Arsenal?

On Monday 15th December in Nyon, at the headquarters of UEFA, Gianni Infantino, the UEFA general secretary, and Karl-Heinz Riedle, the ambassador for this years Champions League Final in Berlin, have taken the first step in this year's epic journey to the Holy Grail of club football. They have drawn the pairs for the Round 16 and did well enough to leave us with some mouthwatering clashes to look forward to in the upcoming weeks. There will be mixed feelings …
Why Fernando Will Help City In All Departments

Why Fernando Will Help City In All Departments

Viewing Manchester City in a rather pessimistic manner enables one to be able to pick up on miniscule features that are frequently overlooked by neutrals; despite an extremely impressive victory over Liverpool I was very frustrated with the lacklustre performance of Yaya Touré. From start to finish Touré strolled around the pitch in a brash manner simply assuming he could win the game without giving 100%. Touré would frequently receive the ball and attempt ridiculous long balls or attempt to …
Moyes eyes the Octopus

Moyes eyes the Octopus

Manchester United manager David Moyes has his eye on more reinforcements during this January transfer window. Moyes is planning a move for Porto's Brazilian born defensive midfielder Fernando. Known as the 'Octopus' due to his leggy style, Fernando is seen as the ideal signing. He will not need a work permit due to his Portuguese citizenship and he, unlike Moyes' preferred choices is willing to move during this transfer window. Another plus point for the move would be to keep …
Suarez is a diver says Mourinho

Suarez is a diver says Mourinho

Following his teams impressive 2-1 victory over fellow title challengers Liverpool at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has spoken out in defence of his players and in condemnation of Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez. Speaking in his post game press conference Mourinho was extremely critical of Luis Suarez. The incident in question was in the last few minutes and involved an off the ball challenge by Chelsea forward Samuel Eto'o. "It is not a tackle. Suarez lost the …
Moyes ready to move for Sandro

Moyes ready to move for Sandro

Manchester United manager David Moyes is ready to admit defeat in his chase for Everton Left Back Leighton Baines and move for Porto's Alex Sandro according to the Metro. Moyes had been left disappointed in the Summer transfer window as his pursuit of Baines ended in failure. With Everton continuing to impress in the league and perhaps eyeing a place in the Champions League themselves it is looking more and more likely that Everton manager Roberto Martinez will be strengthening …
Who is Bernard? Arsenal Bound? Or is he? | Video Highlights

Who is Bernard? Arsenal Bound? Or is he? | Video Highlights

Speculation has been rife this week over the future of Brazil’s latest sensation, Bernard. The diminutive winger has had a busy summer winning both the Confederations Cup with Brazil and coming back from a 2-0 deficit in the first leg to win the Copa Libertadores with Atletico Mineiro. Whilst many Premier League fans will not be familiar with the 5 ft 4 magician, fans in Brazil have been excited by his performances in the last two years. Evidence of this …
Why Villas Boas Can Succeed at Liverpool, Whilst Failing at Chelsea

Why Villas Boas Can Succeed at Liverpool, Whilst Failing at Chelsea

Beginnings at Porto In his first season as manager of FC Porto, Andre Villas Boas had statistics of:  Won the Portuguese Super Cup  Won the Portuguese League  Won the Millennium Cup  Won the Europa League  Went the entire season with only FOUR losses, including 2 in the preseason, 1 in the League Cup and 1 in the 1st Leg of the Millennium Cup SF  Undefeated in the league – Pld 30, W: 27, D:3 …
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