December 9, 2013 by Larry Uriri on UEFA Champions League
As the UEFA Champions League makes a return this week, Bayern Munich will look to cement their top spot position in Group D when they host Manuel Pellegrini and his Manchester City side.
Bayern Munich seems to have found their momentum, not only are they unbeaten in the Champions League (5-W, 0-D, 0-L), they are also yet to lose a Bundesliga game this season (13-W, 2-D, 0-L). Playing [...]
December 6, 2013 by Karolina on Friday Links
We all know pronounciation of surnames can be tricky. We have that Justin Bieber. It’s easy though – Bieber fever. Or Bieber beaver. It rhymes.
But what happens when a Spaniard comes to the UK?
He either gets used to his new nickname, or he posts a video teaching how to pronounce his surname.
Let’s cheer for Cesar Azpilicueta:
Do you know any other football players who might want to post such a video?
Let us know!
December 6, 2013 by Larry Uriri on Premier League
After a mid-week defeat to Everton at Old Trafford, David Moyes and his team have another chance to win back the heart of their fans when they play host to Newscastle this Saturday at Old Trafford.
Although both teams lost at Mid-week, The Red devils look they have an edge over their opponents in this encounter. Not only do they have the home advantage, but The Toon have failed [...]
December 3, 2013 by Larry Uriri on Premier League
Match week 14 will see Manchester United’s new boss ‘David Moyes’, face the his old side ‘Everton’ for the first time this season in the Premier League.
After a below average performance over the weekend in the game against Tottenham, United saw their hope of retaining their title diminish further. Now they face an Everton side which trashed Stoke City 4 nil at the weekend.
Despite United’s position in the [...]
November 29, 2013 by Larry Uriri on Premier League
Andres Villas Boas and his Tottenham side to face a Manchester United side which they have failed to beat in recent years (well under Sir Alex Ferguson).
Spurs who lost 6-0 to City last weekend will be desperate to clinch all 3 points against United. United on the other will be hoping to continue in impressive form, following their 5-0 victory over Leverkusen during the week in the Champions League.
November 26, 2013 by Larry Uriri on UEFA Champions League
Borussia Dortmund face yet another stiff challenge this Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League as they face Napoli in this must win encounter.
Dortmund who suffered their 3rd successive defeat last weekend, had a great run last season (going unbeaten up until the semi-finals) have found it a little difficult in Group Fas they are placed 3rd with 6 points from 4 games (2-W, 0-D, 2-L). Napoli who are in [...]
November 21, 2013 by Larry Uriri on Bundesliga
Following the conclusion of European World Cup qualifiers, Club football resumes this weekend with one of the biggest games in Europe which features Current League leaders B. Munich as they travel to face long time rivals B. Dortmund for the first time this season in the Bundesliga.
Matchday 13 will mark the 89th time both Bayern and Dortmund faced the other in the Bundesliga. Bayern Munich have had the lion share of wins [...]
As France prepare to face one of their biggest challenges this year, when they host the return leg of the World Cup qualifying Play-Offs (European Zone).
France had a moment of Dejavu as they saw their World Cup dreams crush last week in Ukraine (losing 2:0); a similar faith they sufferd at the hands of Bulgaria that saw them miss out on the 1994 FIFA World Cup in America. And are [...]
Portugal and Real Madrid star Cristaino Ronaldo got the better of Ibrahimovic and his Swedish side last week, as his lone goal puts Portugal at an advantage to qualifying for Brazil next year.
Although Portugal dominated the first leg, they only managed a 1-0 victory, it is obvious they will have their work cut out for them in this return leg fixture in Sweden. As the Scandinavian side might play [...]
November 14, 2013 by Larry Uriri on FIFA World Cup 2014
Former World Champions France will give it one more go at qualification as they face though opponents Ukraine in the World Cup - UEFA Qualification Play-Off this Friday.
Although both teams failed to qualify in the 1st round, both teams went unbeaten in their last 5 matches in the first round of qualifiers. Ukraine recorded 6-W, 3-D, 1-L from their last 10 games and scored a total of 28 goals (average 2.8 goals [...]