The penalty shoot out is now becoming the norm. And should you score the winner – you will really cause a storm. From extra time – to penalties, the game must conclude. As we welcome the dreaded penalties – everyone’s in a mood! After ninety minutes of running all over the slippery pitch. Sometimes on
With Tottenham signing Victor Wanyama from Southampton, concerns are growing that Nabil Bentaleb could be heading for the White Hart Lane exit door this summer. The Algerian had a disappointing campaign where he barely featured for the club and could be further down the pecking order next term if he stays put. His demise was
It has been the norm from time immemorial for players to be identified with their kit numbers. A goalkeeper would ordinarily adorn the number 1 jersey while a striker would go for a number 9: number 5 is mostly for defenders, while the number 10 is usually reserved for the most naturally gifted player in
Arsene Wenger surprisingly admitted earlier this summer that he would bring in at least three more signings before the transfer window slams shut on August 31. Having brought down only Granit Xhaka so far, he is now rumoured to be eyeing transfers for many a world-beater such as Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Medhi Benatia. With the
Below is the eighth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. The knockout stages of Euro 2016 have arrived and here’s where many believe, after a tentative group stage that conducted the experiment of 24 teams, the tournament will kick into full flow.
Arsenal look set to have their most active transfer window in numerous years as Arsene Wenger attempts to find the formula needed to end the club’s Premier League title drought and be more competitive in Europe. One player linked to the club is Bayern Munich’s Mario Gotze. The man who scored the decisive goal in
At a time when clubs used money they earned to spend big on players, in 2010 Roman Abramovich bought Chelsea FC for £140 million and has spent £2 billion in 10 years at Chelsea. Now Chelsea are more concerned on selling for the most and by succeeding in the big money sales of David Luiz,
The article below is the fifth installment of a column related to everything Euro 2016 titled “Euro Vision” by respected South African sports journalist and ANN7 Prime Sports Anchor, Peter Stemmet. One of the criticisms of the new European Championships format is that only eight of the 24 teams are eliminated after the group phase.
Below is the seventh installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “The Russian Review” by Russian football expert and sports journalist, Shaun Nicolaides. After a slow start, Euro 2016 has burst into life, and football fans all around the continent were treated to a thrilling group stage. Footballing giants such as Germany, Spain and hosts France
Philippe Coutinho has been unquestionably one of Liverpool’s standout performers over the past couple of years and the only Reds player who has really threatened to come close to filling the void left by the departure of Luis Suarez as the focal point of the team’s attacking play. The Brazilian might have reason to be