Posts Tagged ‘Football’

LIVE – Championship Play-Off Final 2013-14

Posted on: May 24th, 2014 by Scott No Comments


Manchester United physio scoops Fabrice Muamba Award

Posted on: November 7th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

Long-serving Manchester United head physiotherapist Rob Swire has won the Fabrice Muamba Award at the North West Football Awards. The ceremony was held at The Point at Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, on Monday night. Swire is the second winner of the ‘Fabrice Muamba Award for Medical and Sports Science Professional’, [...]


Opinion: Fellaini is the last resort United just don’t need

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

According to various reports, Manchester United have turned their attention to Everton’s Marouane Fellaini as their search for a central midfielder goes on. After twice failing with bids for Cesc Fabregas and seemingly failing to identify any other big name targets, David Moyes looks set to raid his old club for the 25-year-old Belgian.   [...]


Jose Mourinho was not “special” at Chelsea

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

There seems to be a myth about Jose Mourinho’s first spell as Chelsea manager. That myth seems to be that Mourinho did the impossible, the implausible and the unexpected. In truth Mourinho did exactly what was expected and achieved nothing out of the ordinary at Chelsea.   The fact is that Mourinho arrived at Chelsea [...]



Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

Player of the Season   Winner: Gareth Bale Runner Up: Robin Van Persie   This was a straightforward choice in the end. While Bale did not start the season brilliantly he has found incredible form since Christmas and has essentially carried Tottenham all season long. Without Bale, Spurs would have been nowhere near the top [...]


Paul Scholes: The Greatest Midfielder of the Premier League Era

Posted on: September 18th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

As retirements go, Paul Scholes rather allowed his to slip under the radar, hidden behind the attention that Sir Alex Fergusons own retirement received. That sums up Paul Scholes the man really. Unflashy, uncomplicated and reliable to the end. As a player however Scholes was something unique, special, and a man who stood out from [...]


Ferguson Retires as the Greatest Manager in History

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

November 1986. Ron Atkinson departed Manchester United and was replaced by Alex Ferguson. After initial struggles, Ferguson has overseen a quarter of a decade of dominance at Old Trafford and retires as the greatest manager the game has ever seen.   To stay at one club for so long is an incredible achievement in itself. [...]


John Terry must never play for England again

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

It has been reported that John Terry wants to make an England return, coming out of international retirement to represent his country again. For so many reasons, the Chelsea man should never be allowed to come back to England fold.   John Terry has brought nothing but dishonour and disgrace to England. He, after all, [...]


Manchester United would not miss Wayne Rooney

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

The Wayne Rooney leaving Manchester United exit rumours continue to rumble on. Paris St. Germain are clearly interested in signing Rooney who seems as though he wants a new deal at Old Trafford. Sir Alex Ferguson seems to be sidelining Rooney more and more and it would be perfectly understandable if he chose to get [...]


Could AVB really go to Real?

Posted on: May 13th, 2013 by Scott No Comments

Recent reports have suggested that Andre Villas Boas is on the shortlist of candidates to take over at Real Madrid should Jose Mourinho, as expected, move on this summer.   Villas Boas has enjoyed a relatively successful season with Tottenham, his first at the club. His side are fighting with Arsenal and Chelsea for a [...]