Arsene Wenger: A touch of class and now a token of English football

Arsene Wenger recently confirmed his position as manager of Arsenal was coming to its bittersweet conclusion. The Frenchman will depart the London club having won three monumental league titles and a blistering figure of 7 FA Cups. But during his 22 years of service, it wasn't just silverware he had conquered. The 68-year-old laid the … Continue reading Arsene Wenger: A touch of class and now a token of English football

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OPINION – Why spitting is still a key issue in modern era football

Hailed as a cult hero of Liverpool Football Club and a figurehead of Sky Sports footballing coverage, Jamie Carragher found himself a villain of not only the road, but the sport as a whole on Sunday night. The 40-year-old ex-defender, who amassed a sum total of 737 competitive appearances in the famous red shirt was … Continue reading OPINION – Why spitting is still a key issue in modern era football

Gibbs-White Gunning for First-team Opportunity

Wanderers starlet Morgan Gibbs-White spoke passionately of his first-team aspirations, as Wolves Under-23s succumbed to a late 2-1 defeat against midland rivals Aston Villa at Molineux. The centre-half put in a very promising performance despite the late collapse, which saw the visitors come from behind to score twice late on and claim all three points. … Continue reading Gibbs-White Gunning for First-team Opportunity

The Second Coming of Inter? – Everything in Place for Persevering Pioli But he Needs Ownership Backing

Cast your minds back to this stage of the 2006-07 Serie A season. Under the devout disciplinarian Roberto Mancini, Inter were on course to claim what would be the first of four successive Scudetto crowns, resulting in their greatest period of dominance since Helenio Herrera’s resplendent 8-year reign during the 1960s. This scintillating spell climaxed … Continue reading The Second Coming of Inter? – Everything in Place for Persevering Pioli But he Needs Ownership Backing

Serie A – Matchday 25 Round-Up:

Juventus 4-1 Palermo Link to report: https://cameronbellamyblog.wordpress.com/2017/02/17/diabolical-dybala-dampens-sicilian-spirits/ Goalscorers: C. Marchisio (13), P. Dybala (40, 89), G. Higuain (63) / Ivaylo Chochev (90+3) Atalanta 1-0 Crotone The hosts were always in control at Stadio Atleti, but ultimately struggled to make their dominance count as Davide Nicola's men made it as awkward as possible to breach the Crotone … Continue reading Serie A – Matchday 25 Round-Up:

Diabolical Dybala Dampens Sicilian Spirits

Juventus weren't really made to work for their 29th consecutive league win at home in what was a calmly inflicted romp of relegation-destined Palermo. A hoard of changes, all justifiable from Max Allegri, saw starts handed to Kwadwo Asamoah, Claudio Marchisio Stefano Sturaro , who all made the line-up along with AFCON returnee Mehdi Benatia. … Continue reading Diabolical Dybala Dampens Sicilian Spirits

Bottom Three Blitzed, Higuain the Hero and a Chievo Comeback Inspired by Inglese – Serie A Match-day 24 Round-up

The week began with neutral heart-throbs Napoli springing their token trap on a stubborn Genoa outfit. A nervy first 45 from the Partenopei led to ‘impostor’ chants from the San Paolo faithful, and rightly so on the basis of how stupendous Sarri’s side have performed from the outset and throughout all season long. Second-half strikes … Continue reading Bottom Three Blitzed, Higuain the Hero and a Chievo Comeback Inspired by Inglese – Serie A Match-day 24 Round-up

Napoli 2-0 Genoa: Second-Half Statement Secures Sarri Vital Victory

Napoli continued their fine form, picking up where they left off in Bologna last week to see off a stubborn Genoa side by two goals to nil in front of a sizzling San Paolo support. The Scudetto-hopefuls were more than made to work for it though, struggling to really set the tempo in what was … Continue reading Napoli 2-0 Genoa: Second-Half Statement Secures Sarri Vital Victory