Sport is full of success, disappointment, victory and togetherness, but none of that was shown by the Cameroon team on their way out of the Women’s FIFA World Cup. Even after the final whistle, their ridiculous antics were carried into the press conference by head coach Alain Djeumfa. Key Events: (Minute of game) Yvonne Leuko … More Football: What an Absolute Came-farce!
Last Saturday saw the European domestic season come to a close with Liverpool collecting their sixth Champions League trophy, officially making them the third-most successful club in the history of the competition (Real Madrid have 13 titles). Even though the game itself was nothing to shout about, the scenes at the final whistle were incredible. … More A Good Summer Ahead for the English (Part Three)
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!
[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
(Author: Manfriend, of course) After two weeks of non-stop ball chasing, diving, goal scoring and suggestions to the referee to check VAR, we have wrapped up the groups. Many of the big guns have managed to make it through safely, despite not looking overly convincing. That can’t be said for Germany, who got dumped out … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | Round of 16
Manfriend here again. Let’s talk the World Cup. So the first round of the group games are over, but what have we actually learned from them? Welcome to my roundup of what’s happened, and my predictions for each group at the end of the group stage. Group A Russia v. Saudi Arabia 5-0 Uruguay v. … More FIFA World Cup 2018 | The End of Round 1
So, that dreaded month is upon us – a month that can be very challenging, yet incredibly rewarding. Nope, it’s not Ramadan again! It’s the World Cup! Excitement fills me even as I type the words. But I can hear the voices already. “It’s not actually that interesting …” “The players are always diving around … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: FIFA World Cup 2018
Ever heard people describe sports as boring, or say that nothing happens? It kind of frustrates an avid sports lover such as myself. Especially when those aforementioned people will happily waste hours playing useless phone games or watching pointless TV shows for the sake of entertainment. So, why defend sports off the “bat”? The simple … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: Cricket
Fifteen balls. One cue. Six pockets. No, not what you’re thinking … I’m talking about pool. Pool’s a great game to play with friends while having a few libations, and then giggling at the detrimental effect those drinks have on you both. Your ability to see straight, make the right choices and actually make a … More Manfriend’s Mumblings | Sports Chat: Snooker