With football kicking off this week, albeit without fans, I thought I would take the time to express some of my predictions for the upcoming season. England Premier LeagueChampion: LiverpoolTop Four: Man City, Chelsea and ArsenalRelegation: Sheffield United, WBA, and FulhamTeam to Watch: Newcastle Utd After Liverpool’s long-awaited success, and a short break due to … More Football: Predictions For Success
With the football season coming to an end – later than expected – it is only right that I announce the inaugural winners of the The Sports Gent (TSG) awards for the 2019/2020 season. The awards will be given in the following categories: Most Entertaining Team of the Season Most Improved Player of the Season … More Football: And The Winners Are…
Football players (that’s soccer for our American English speaking peers) have a reputation for being overpaid, overrated and obnoxious. A feeling that has been emphasised by the media, which forced The F.A. to suggest that players take a voluntary 30% reduction, which was rejected. Such decisions do not really help the ill-feeling towards football players … More Football: Should Players Take a Pay Cut?
Manchester City have been banned from European competition for the next two seasons, and rightfully so, even if it is quite a few years later than deserved. Before I actually go into that, I want it to be known that I actually like Manchester City as a club, despite what I am going to type, … More Football: A Deserved Ban!
In a week where football has shown why it is the number one sport in the world, there are still people who continue to remind us of the violence and corruption that will continue to lurk in the shadows, waiting to emerge its ugly head once more. So what better way to enjoy the good … More Football: What a Week!
With the end of the football season nearing, many fans all around the world are weeping at the prospect of a summer without anything to watch. Something that I have worried about on many occasions. For the fans of some teams, namely Juventus and Paris St. Germain, there’s nothing left to play for as they’ve … More Final Push For Glory!
Sport is full of unpredictability, which seems like an understatement on a day when the Golden State Warriors squandered a 31-point lead, at the Oracle Arena (home court) against the eighth seed, L.A. Clippers. Yet, this may be the week of sporting upsets with four closely fought Champions League Quarter Finals about to take … More Champions League – Quarter Finals
“Kepaze” Surprisingly, the first word that came into my mind was the Turkish word for “shameful,” and/or “scandalous”. This word has the perfect letters and meaning to describe the actions of Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga. (Ironically, Kepa’s surname is very similar to the Turkish word Ariza, meaning “defect”.) Look, we have all have moments in … More Misunderstanding My A*#e
We are only half-way through the season, yet the game tonight between Man City and Liverpool has the ring of a title decider. A win for the Reds (Liverpool) will put them nine points clear of a very inconsistent Tottenham, and ten ahead of Man City, who are the only serious challengers. I realise that there are … More Title Decider?