Every young boy dreams about playing in front of a huge crowd of cheering fans, hoping that they make up songs in their honour, cheer every time you touch the ball, and put you on a pedestal so high that you would be proud of your achievements. As a young lad, I was no different. … More Football: My Dream Home
Here is another one of the picture anagrams I know you all like! Some of these may be a little more difficult. Try to identify the sporting hero, event or award below. Note: all answers are at the bottom! There you have it… The answers are: Wait for it… Pierre-Emerick Aubamayang Indian Premier League (IPL) … More Fun & Games: Picture Anagram
It is no surprise to hear that Ole Gunnar Sol… Ole’s job is once again at risk, and every time he looks like he is about to get the sack, somehow his team pull out wins and the cycle repeats itself. Being a Manchester United legend, and – as everyone puts it – “a nice … More Football: Final Week in the Job?
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?