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!
For any individual who has played sport, there would have been an instance when they were perplexed by a certain decision made by the match official. With a mixture of feelings – anger and injustice to be the most likely – the player in question would likely have approached the official in charge, only to … More Oi Referee, What Was That For?
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?
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
(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