Category: Sport

My Sport ramblings.

Between the sticks 0

Why Play For 3rd?

For the past few weeks Australia has been hosting the Asia Cup. Whilst I’ve not watched nearly as much as I’ve wanted something struck me last night as I watch South Korea beat Iraq in the first semi-final (Australia are playing...

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Congratulations Germany

A stunning extra-time goal from Mario Goetze was enough for Germany to win the World Cup for a fourth time. With penalties looming, Goetze, a second-half substitute for Miroslav Klose, expertly controlled Andre Schuerrle’s cross with his chest before volleying...

Louis van Gaal 0

Winds of Change at Man Utd

Louis van Gaal has been named as Manchester United manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant. Van Gaal, 62, has signed a three-year contract to succeed David Moyes. The Dutchman, who has won titles with Ajax, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and...

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There Goes The Ashes

Okay, we lost The Ashes after the boxing day test in Melbourne but I wanted to wait till all the games were played and, considering the results, time to sit and reflect before jumping on the bandwagon and posting my...

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So That Was Euro 2012

If you’d have told me at the start of the Euro 2012 competition that England would’ve gotten out of the group stages as winners I would have happily taken it. So the fact the we did was a really nice...

Between the sticks 0

Hello Europa League!

So last night Man Utd lost to Basel and in the process exited from the European Champions League. It was a disappointing night overall for the City of Manchester as Man City also exited despite beating Bayern Munich. In all...

MUFC - 2011 Premier League Champions 3

Once.. Twice.. 19 Times The Champions

Okay so the title doesn’t quite fit in time with the famous song by the Commodores but it was the best title I could come up with. On what was a bitter-sweet afternoon at Old Trafford, Manchester United were presented...

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Well Howzat?

It seems it was only a short time ago that England were celebrating regaining The Ashes after a close series here in Blighty. The next year saw England get progressively better to the point where we are now which, for...