Category: Football

Football talk

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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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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Hate It When I’m Right

Seriously, I hate it when I’m right sometimes. Look two posts down and you’ll see what I mean when I posted about England Cricket’s World Cup win I wondered whether that’ll be the only one we’ll win and I was...

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Time To Accept Defeat?

So with one weekend left of Premiership football the battle for the title will go down to the final day. Next Sunday Chelsea will face Wigan at home and Man Utd will entertain Stoke. For United to win the title...