FC Porto 5-0 Leicester: Silva (2), Corona, Brahimi and Jota scored for Dragões Premier League champions Leicester were hit with a reality check after their fairytale unbeaten run in the Champions League came to an abrupt end. Leicester City travelled to Portugal for their final Champions League Group G game against FC Porto without needing 

Continue Reading

How far can RB Leipzig go? The Bundesliga new-boys’ spectacular start to the season has brought comparisons with last year’s Premier League champions, Leicester City. Though obvious differences (not least the level of fan support and financial backing), Leipzig sit comfortably at the top of the table heading into match day 12 after six straight 

Continue Reading

Manchester United put up an impressive showing- perhaps one of the most dominant of the season- when they played host to Arsenal in an early Saturday kick off. Jose Mourinho’s charges were in cruise control of the encounter from the onset, with the visitors seeing none of the ball for greater margins of the game. 

Continue Reading

The Gunners dream of finally shooting to the top of the league table shattered after they drew against Tottenham Hotspur, and it looked like Arsenal had every tool they needed to go all the way to the top of the EPL, what with rivals like Manchester City fumbling in the most unlikely of places. However, 

Continue Reading

No good clothing is cheap, even when it comes to your sportswear. In fact, when you try to combine quality and style, things can get downright pricey very fast. It’s for that reason that once you find good brands whose hallmarks are quality and value, it’s best to stick with them. This article is designed 

Continue Reading

The annual battle between EA Sports’ FIFA and Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer kicked off with both titles upping their game for that season. FIFA 11’s biggest new feature adds the ability to play as a goalkeeper to the ‘Be a Pro’ mode. Pro Evo’s improvements are mostly cosmetic, but the presentation of the new installment 

Continue Reading

For me the sign of a good manager is being able to totally hoodwink your players into delivering a fine performance and, by this token, Claudio Ranieri is a very good manager.     All hail Ranieri Ranieri told all the players to listen to the Champions League anthem on the way into work on 

Continue Reading

Vishakh’s latest “The Manchester Musings” column. At the October international break, it is normally a good time to reflect back on clubs’ starts to the season, see where they are at, and a time to assess. This is a look at Manchester United’s 2016/2017 season so far:   Premier League – 6th: 13 points (4W, 

Continue Reading

Manchester United registered a runaway victory over Turkish side Galatasaray in their second pre-season match of the summer. Although the match was purely for gauging the fitness levels of the players, it was pleasing to see the lads enjoying themselves as United emerged 5-2 winners on the day, with goals from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney 

Continue Reading

Despite their recent rise up the English football pyramid, things never seem to be straightforward at Crystal Palace. Since arriving in the top flight in 2013, they have had a number of managers, indifferent results, players have come and gone, and even after the fairytale move of Alan Pardew taking over the managerial reigns, things 

Continue Reading

Manchester United horribly dented any hopes of qualifying for the Champions League on Tuesday night when they suffered an agonizing 3-2 defeat away to West Ham United. Louis van Gaal’s charges registered a slow start to the game despite the volatile nature of the match, so much that it didn’t come as a surprise when 

Continue Reading

Chelsea have been poor this season. After another disappointing result vs Watford,  Chelsea faced Man Utd with both teams in dire form and in need of a win to rejuvenate their seasons. The two teams grabbed every opportunity they had with amazing efforts from Rooney and lovely crosses from Willian – one of Chelsea’s brighter 

Continue Reading

Analysis of the Big Three after summer transfers and pre-season friendlies As ever, the summer transfer market has seen many of the Primeira Liga’s top players leaving Portugal in exchange for more high-profile leagues or a huge hike in their salaries, or for the exceptional few, both. As for the incomers, a mixed bag of 

Continue Reading

Much was expected of James Rodriguez when he arrived at Real Madrid with an €80 m price tag last summer. Having made a huge impression playing for his country at the World Cup, the Colombian was under pressure to hit the ground running in Spain. He also had the unenviable task of filling the void 

Continue Reading

We expect big changes from the new FIFA 16 as EA has promised a better game after the failure of FIFA 15. We do not know all the changes that EA has done to improve the game, but we know some of the major changes that we will see in the upcoming new sensation (according 

Continue Reading