Tag Archives: Europe

Time for LFC to Upgrade: Bring Klopp to the Kop

Many moons ago (roughly ten), last season ended in glorious failure, of sorts, for Liverpool Football Club and its fans. That failure (to get a point against Chelsea/to keep a lead against Palace) was however, very much tempered by the … Continue reading

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Go Fourth and Qualify

The Monday after another three point display at for Brendan Rodgers’s Liverpool, and this week fans of the Mersey Reds have got more than a Premier League victory to celebrate. Seemingly, at times, built from crystal, Daniel Sturridge’s goalscoring return … Continue reading

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Mancini Loses his Head at the Etihad

Just eight days after Manchester United announced the retirement of their most successful ever manager, their neighbours and closest rivals Manchester City have parted company with the man who delivered them their first top flight title in forty-four years. Roberto … Continue reading

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Barclays Premier League 2012/13 Preview Part 1: The Top Six

The new Barclays Premier League season kicks off this weekend. Yes, it has only been a couple of months since Aguero’s injury time winner sealed the title for City and we’ve all had other sporting events to occupy our minds’; … Continue reading

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Holland vs Germany Hatred and Rivalry Past and Present!

It is five days since the beginning of Euro 2012 and it must be said that so far it has been a pleasantly surprising start, on the footballing side of things at least. With the first round of matches complete … Continue reading

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History Haunts Spanish Clubs in Champions’ League Semis (1st Legs)

In just under a month, two giants of European club football will go head to head in a winner-takes-all encounter, the prize; to be crowned Champions’ League winners for 2011/12. Europe’s elite club competition is approaching its climax and this … Continue reading

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UEFA Europa League Quarter-Final First-Legs Round-Up

UEFA’S secondary European club competition, the Europa League, formerly the UEFA Cup, is seen by many in Britain as unimportant. The media portrays it as a “Mickey Mouse” tournament, so in turn the fans, and now certain clubs, treat it … Continue reading

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Champions’ League Quarter-Final First-Leg Round-Up

This season’s Champions’ League has reached the quarter-final stage, the first-legs took place in midweek and produced some fascinating clashes. There follows a brief summary of all four matches, as Europe’s elite do battle in their quest to become Champions’ … Continue reading

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F.A.Cup Quarter-Final Review

Europe’s foremost domestic cup competition is nearing its climax for this season, the hallowed turf of Wembley awaits the final four teams, with a return visit for the two finalists on Saturday May 5th. Last weekend was F.A.Cup quarter-final weekend, … Continue reading

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Lionel Lays Waste to Leverkusen!

Barcelona booked their place in the quarter finals of this season’s Champions’ League in truly emphatic style on Wednesday night at the Camp Nou. Leading, German side, Bayer Leverkusen 1-3 from the first-leg three weeks ago, the Catalan masters, and, … Continue reading

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