Relegation May Not Be A Bad Thing

We are getting to the time of the season, when the leagues are starting to take shape, we are getting a better idea as to who may be fighting against relegation or fighting for promotion.  The way the Premier League table currently looks won't be much different to how it finishes come May. Apart from … Continue reading Relegation May Not Be A Bad Thing


Buttler Blitz Sets Up Series Win

Jos Buttler struck the fastest One-Day International century by an Englishman as England sealed a 3-1 series win over Pakistan. After suffering a 2-0 defeat in the test series, England have bounced back to win the one-day series. England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first, to follow the pattern in … Continue reading Buttler Blitz Sets Up Series Win


Bell Dropped By England

England have named their touring party for the upcoming test series in South Africa. England will play a four-match test series against South Africa with the first test match starting on 26 December. Ian Bell has been left out along with leg-spinner Adil Rashid. Bell was the third highest runscorer for England in the recent … Continue reading Bell Dropped By England

Buttler Dropped By England

England have dropped wicketkeeper Jos Buttler for the third test match against Pakistan. England go into the match 1-0 down in the three-match series. Buttler will be replaced behind the stumps by Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow. Bairstow return to the test match side against Australia but has played as a specialist batsman. James Taylor will take … Continue reading Buttler Dropped By England

FIFA May Delay Presidential Election

FIFA's executive committee is set to debate whether to delay February's Presidential Election, following the suspension of its three most powerful figures. Current President Sepp Blatter has promised to step down in February due to allegations of corruption with the organisation. Blatter was yesterday suspended for 90 days, along with FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke … Continue reading FIFA May Delay Presidential Election

Northern Ireland On The Brink Of History

The Northern Ireland national football team haven't appeared at a major championship for nearly 30 years.  Their last appearance at an International competition came at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico, where they were knocked out at the first round. A win tonight against Greece will see them qualify for the European Championships in France … Continue reading Northern Ireland On The Brink Of History

Who Now For Sunderland?

Following another poor start to the Premier League season, Sunderland are once again looking for a new manager. Speculation had been mounting over the weekend that Dick Advocaat would walk away from Stadium of Light no matter the outcome of their match against West Ham, and that’s just what he did. Advocaat arrived in the … Continue reading Who Now For Sunderland?

Premier League Fourth Spot Under Threat

Following defeats for three of the Premier League sides in the opening games of this seasons Champions League group stages, the Premier League fourth Champions League spot is under threat from Serie A. This is decided by the UEFA association club coefficient rankings. England currently sit third in these rankings, behind Spain and Germany. The … Continue reading Premier League Fourth Spot Under Threat

Winston Reid: West Ham’s Rock

West Ham have enjoyed a good start to the Premier League season, especially on the road, picking up three points at the Emirates, Anfield and the Etihad. While they will be disappointed with home defeats to Leicester City and Bournemouth, I’m sure the majority of West Hams wouldn’t have expected to see their team sitting … Continue reading Winston Reid: West Ham’s Rock