Mexico vs Brazil: How El Tri can upset the favorites in a daunting task

For the first time in thirty-two years, Mexico will look to advance from the round of 16 as they face arguably the outright favourites to win the World Cup, Brazil. Mexico started their campaign out wonderfully but fell to...

Ludwig Augustinsson Creates History with Sweden

What Drama as Mexico finish above Germany and send the current world-champions out. Ludwig Augustinsson opening the scoring with a powerful shot and then were awarded a penalty which Granqvist cooly placed. It got worst for Mexico as Edson...

Halldorsson to the Rescue, VAR Controversy – World Cup Summary

Halldorsson to the Rescue, VAR Controversy - World Cup Group Stage Summary The World Cup is truly underway with the first set of group games over and done with. What a couple of days we have had of international football....

Video-Assisted Referees – A Worthwhile Addition or An Inconsistent Joke?

Video-Assisted Referees - A Worthwhile Addition or An Inconsistent Joke? This year's World Cup is 14 games in and the usual talking points are prominent. The Cristiano Ronaldo versus Lionel Messi argument rages on, the underdogs have caused upsets and...
Luka Modric scores a penalty against Nigeria

Luka Modric helps Croatia Top Group D Despite Uninspiring Performance

Group D got underway today with Iceland holding Argentina to a 1-1 draw. So next up was Croatia and Nigeria who you would think to take advantage of the previous result in the group. However, Luka Modric helped Croatia...
Lionel Messi missing penalty v Iceland

Halldórsson Denies Lionel Messi from the Spot as Iceland Earn a Historic Point

A mediocre opening half for Lionel Messi. The star man tested the keeper early with some ambitious long-range efforts, dealt with comfortably by Halldórsson. However, Messi was at the heart of most of Argentina’s attack, naturally letting the play...

Five Things We Learnt From England’s Victory Over Nigeria

With the World Cup just under a week away, it's the last week for teams to prepare for success before heading off to Russia. England faced Nigeria at Wembley as goals from Harry Kane and Gary Cahill brought victory...
Harry Kane

Tottenham Hotspur 2017/18 Premier League Season Review: December; Harry Kane Calendar Year Scoring

Following a disappointing month of November, Spurs went into the festive period in 5th place. They were 1 point behind Arsenal but Liverpool, Burnley, and Watford were closing in behind them. They were top of their Champions League group...

Tottenham Hotspur 2017/18 Premier League Season Review: November, Alderweireld Injury

Tottenham's month of November got off to a sensational start. On the first of the month, they triumphed 3-1 over Real Madrid at Wembley. The only black mark from that game was the significant injury picked up by Toby...
Nick Pope one of the seasons unsung heroes

PFA Team of the Year – Nick Pope and other Unsung Heroes

As the PFA Team of the Season was announced, here's a look at the unsung heroes including Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope, who perhaps deserve recognition. Nick Pope Not one Burnley player made team of the year despite being 7th placed and...