Parker has been able to add goals to his game this term - wheeling away in celebration after bagging a sweet strike against Liverpool

Parker scoops Football Writers’ Player of the Year

Scott Parker pipped Gareth Bale to the football writers’ player of the year by two votes, it was a close run thing in the end which either means that they were both brilliant, or there hasn’t been an outstanding player throughout the whole season. I believe the latter to be correct. All credit to Parker […]

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Rooney and Sagna set the tone for a fiery encounter (Courtesty of AP Images)

Man United make it a week to forget for the Gunners

Many pundits said that a victory over Birmingham City in the Carling Cup final would pave the way for further successes for Arsenal, ironically their defeat at Wembley has proved to do the exact opposite. Beaten by a defensive mix up then, followed by a footballing lesson in the Nou Camp and now out of […]

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Atkinson's view for the penalty decision was pefect. (Courtesy of Getty Images)

Ferguson poised for FA ban

Sir Alex Ferguson could now be in line for a prolonged touchline ban following his comments at Stamford Bridge after a crucial 2-1 defeat by Chelsea. He has been charged by the FA for improper conduct over comments made about referee Martin Atkinson. During an interview with MUTV, he said: “You want a fair referee, […]

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UEFA Champions League Trophy Handover & Draw

All roads lead to Wembley

The Champions League returns to last 16 knock-out action on Tuesday when Spurs and Schalke travel to Milan and Valencia respectively for their first leg ties. It’s this stage of the competition that puts the world’s best football players and managers up against each other, it’s as good as football gets in terms of quality […]

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Tiote's magical volley completes a remarkable turn of events.

Arsenal again the architects of their own demise.

Arsenal four goals up within half an hour at St. James Park. Four all at the final whistle. Is Phil Dowd fit to referee? Was that the greatest ever Premier League fightback? Andy Carroll who? Just some of the questions needing answers at full-time, the one answer that we can probably take away is – […]

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Novak Djokovic wins his second title at the Rod Laver Arena.

Murray must wait for Grand Slam glory.

Andre Agassi and Ivan Llendl both lost in their first three grand slam finals just like Andy Murray now has. He was more composed in his interview following the defeat than he was in the same position last year, although another straight sets defeat in a final means the enquiry begins. Murray knows that in […]

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Michel Platini

Platini’s Law – Good for the Game?

UEFA’s Financial Fair Play Initiative, dubbed ‘Platini’s Law’ will come in to effect shortly after the World Cup in 2014 and it states that any club must only spend as much money as they generate. It’s an effort by UEFA president Michel Platini, to curb the trend of foreign investment, particularly in the Premier League it seems. Any […]

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Who will take the first Grand Slam of 2011?

As the 2011 Australian Open moves into it’s second week, we can begin evaluating the contenders looking to lift the Norman Brookes Trophy at the Rod Laver Arena next Sunday. The usual suspects have negotiated their way into the quarter-finals once again, however there have been one or two big name casualties in the first […]

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British Boxing on the verge of conquering the world?

2010 was a mixed year for British Boxing. There was the epic 12-round battle at the Mandala Bay Resort between WBA light-welterweight champion Amir Khan and heavy punching Marcos Maidana, where the ‘pride of Bolton’ answered critics of his ‘glass chin’ by taking the best of what the Argentinian had to offer and remained in […]

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I am a City University Journalism Undergraduate. Football is my religion, I eat, breathe and live the game. Also a keen follower of Tennis, Formula 1 and Boxing too, to those interested. This blog is my take on the world of sport straight from my armchair. Often controversial, rarely insightful but always entertaining (I hope). […]

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