Only two games into the new season, and Tottenham fans are not impressed, and you can’t really blame them. A lacklustre loss (0-1) at home to Everton, was followed by a 2-1 win in the Europa League, against Bulgarian side Lokomotiv Plovdiv. The English side were losing 1-0 until the 80th minute, in which Plovdiv … More Football: Spurs Need Bale-ing Out
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?
Sometimes we forget as football fans that football players are human beings, too, simply because of how well they get paid. Some of them need a comforting arm around the shoulder, while others react well to a good old rollicking. Unfortunately for Moise Kean, he was on the end of neither. The young Italian striker, … More Football: Not So ‘Kean’ to Play for Big Dunc.
Many people fancy themselves good at predicting the outcome of a sporting event. They’re always giving it the big one about how they knew that team would win. Well, in a predictions game that I run with five friends/enemies, there’s no room for hindsight. The original predictions game was on the BBC, but unfortunately, at … More Predicting Football Scores: Luck or Knowledge?
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?