Tagged: Football

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...

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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...

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A Night to Remember

The word “epic” is used a lot these days with many different meanings. When it’s used to describe Fulham’s achievements in European football this season its meaning is that of the scale of their achievement. You need only look back...

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Canada Win Gold and United Triumph

Well I was intending to write this post yesterday but Monday’s for me are ridiculously busy. After work I play 5-a-side and then with no more than ten minutes back at home I’m off out to play darts and don’t...