I was going through my usual routine of checking the different sports websites – BBC Sport, SporX.com, SkySports.com – and they were reporting on the same-old topical stories. Apparently some person scored a goal or did something amazing, while another was upset because of a referee’s call. Then, on the BBC, a couple of articles … More Some Novelties Wear Off, While Others Do Not!
As mentioned several days ago, Julen Lopetegui has been relieved of his duties at Real Madrid. So now, the question on every football fan’s lips is: Who will be the next permanent manager? As it stands, ex-player Santiago Solari has taken the role as caretaker-manager. This basically means, “You are the manager until we find … More Who Next For Real Madrid?
“I’m from the future and it doesn’t work out very well for you!” (So says the wise comment below a YouTube video) I understand that this could be said to many: Donald Trump; Prince Salman; Theresa May; the list goes on and on. On this occasion, it’s Julen Lopetegui who has been the unlucky recipient. … More Not a “Real” Shock to See Julen Go
After 120+ days, we have finally tipped off with the start of the 2018/19 NBA season. The pre-season was one of activity to say the least, and many questions were being asked. Most important of those was answered by the L.A. Lakers, who ended up securing the signature of “The King”, LeBron James. Despite the … More NBA: Will It Be The Warriors Again?
I wish I could be waxing lyrical about the fight, writing about an incredible performance by Khabib “The Eagle” Nurmagomedov, and talking about how no one has ever dominated Conor “The Notorious” McGregor in such a way. (And no one ever will again, unless there’s a rematch … which is very likely in a sport … More UFC 229: The Aftermath
It’s no surprise, on a night out, to see the occasional bunch of men firing off empty threats, trying to intimidate one another. Sometimes, it ends up in some minor handbags. And then, somehow, these “tough” men are separated by a bunch of their tiny friends, or even a girlfriend who is minuscule in comparison. … More UFC 229: Khabib vs Conor
Hi! My name is Mehmet. Also known as Galafan (Galatasaray Fan) and now The Sports Gent. It’s always important to introduce one’s self, as any gentleman would, whether a gentleman of nobility, or one that is self-proclaimed by force. (Or perhaps all other potential names were taken or vetoed by my partner …) Oh well! … More Welcome To My Page!
So, do you fancy walking in zig-zags around a field, often searching for a tiny white ball (which is usually hiding mischievously under a solitary leaf, making it almost impossible to spot)? Well, then you’d love golf, a sport so difficult to play that it can sometimes lead to rage, even more so because of the … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: The Ryder Cup 2018
[Hey everyone! Manfriend, here. So, I’m sure people have been worried about my absence, but I decided to take a short break off from blogging after this summer’s awesome World Cup. I wasn’t really sure when to start back up again, but then I got a request from my partner about writing something for the … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: The Champions League 2018
Welcome to the World Cup final! We started with thirty-two nations competing for the World Cup, and only France and Croatia remain. There wouldn’t have been many people predicting this, not even Croatians. No Brazil, who were knocked out by Belgium in the quarters, despite having dominated the game. No Spain, who suffered at the … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | The Final