An estimated 900,000,000 people in over 200 countries are expected to tune in to watch this bitter rivalry unfold to make it the most watched club match of all time. Two of the most successful clubs in English football history have surpassed the ‘El Clasico’ as the most anticipated game of the season due to
Having examined groups A-D in this year’s Champions League, it’s now time to look at groups E-H. Group E – Spartak Moscow, Sevilla, Liverpool, Maribor Like Manchester United, Liverpool have been handed a relatively easy and straightforward group, and it would be a failure if Liverpool weren’t to finish top. The attacking threat that
After a long drawn out ceremony in the centre of Monaco, we now finally know the fate of the remaining 32 clubs in this season’s Champions League. So, who now are the favourites, and which clubs are going to find it tough? Group A – Benfica, Manchester United, Basel, CSKA Moscow Out of all
Manager: Rafael Benitez Squad value: £119 million Key players: Jonjo Shelvey, Ayoze Perez, Dwight Gayle Newcastle bounced right back to the Premier League after spending a season in England’s second division. At the start of last season, former Champions League winner, Rafael Benitez, promised to get the Magpies promoted. They ended up stealing the Championship
This Saturday across the country, dreams begin and some are dashed by 5pm that same afternoon as the FA Cup makes it 2017-18 debut. The postman, the construction worker, the website designer and many more will wake up on Saturday morning thinking this is going to be their year for a magical cup run.
With the loss of some big hitters from League Two last season, you could be forgiven for thinking this year might see a smaller club give it ‘a right good go’. After the promotions of ex Premier League clubs Portsmouth and Blackpool, coupled with Doncaster also returning to League One most clubs with however small
For the big six in English football, finishing top four in the Premier League is the same as surviving relegation. Without Champions League football, clubs suddenly panic, as there is the likelihood of having to sell off their stars, falling behind in the transfer window, and losing out on financial resources. This past season, Chelsea,