Home » 2022 » September » 08

Daily Archives: September 8, 2022

What The Queen’s death means for English soccer

On Thursday afternoon, Queen Elizabeth II passed. She was 96. The longest serving Royal Monarch is a staple of England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and all the domains in the Commonwealth. She took over as The Queen in February 1952, holding that position for 70 years. Her impact reached the sports world, too. In fact, she was the one to …

Read More »

Chelsea fans must back Potter if he comes in – Talk Chelsea

Graham Potter now looks very likely to be the next Chelsea manager, with an expectation that he will be announced later today. Of course, the emotions are still raw off the back of the shocking sacking of Thomas Tuchel, which none of us Blues fans regret. Tuchel will be adored and loved by Chelsea fans across the world and his …

Read More »

Arsenal, United get polarizing results in Europa League opener

Arsenal held on to a narrow victory in its to the Europa League opener after a couple years outside continental action. The Gunners beat FC Zürich 2-1 thanks to goals from Marquinhos and Eddie Nketiah. The England striker set up the Brazilian for their first goal, while they essentially swapped roles for the second. Zürich managed to make things interesting …

Read More »

The International Soccer Hall of Fame of 1997 –

It has been said that Hall of Fames and primariy their inductions are hugely important for the growth of the sport they represent. Not only they serve to recognize the best of the best, but give young athletes a blueprint for success. Induction into the hall is widely considered the highest honor in most sports. But, not in soccer. There …

Read More »

Police bans Viola supporter who taunted Juventus fans with Liverpool jersey -Juvefc.com

While Italian football is overloaded with derbies and rivalries, there’s nothing quite like the animosity that Fiorentina fans hold towards Juventus. While the reasons may vary with each account, the outcome is the same. Unfortunately, this rivalry crossed all red lines when a section of the Viola Ultras began to celebrate the tragic events of Heysel, which caused the death …

Read More »

Real Sociedad lead at Old Trafford after controversial penalty

Real Sociedad are 1-0 up at Old Trafford after a Brais Mendez penalty gives the La Liga side the lead over Manchester United.  There is a sombre atmosphere in Manchester tonight following the passing of The Queen and the match has not been one full of action either. Real Sociedad came close to breaking the deadlock just before the goal …

Read More »

Brentford boss Frank dismisses Brighton talk after Chelsea appoint Potter

Having parted ways with Thomas Tuchel, Chelsea immediately made contact with Brighton and Hove Albion and have since not only reached an agreement with the Seagulls to take Graham Potter away from the Amex, but they’ve already confirmed his appointment as Tuchel’s successor at Stamford Bridge. That has, naturally, led to plenty of speculation about the vacant Brighton post, and …

Read More »

Marquinhos scores first goal for Arsenal in Europa League win

Arsenal were 2-1 winners over Zurich earlier today in their Europa League group A clash with the match witnessing new signing Marquinhos’ first goal for the Gunners.  Mikel Arteta made multiple changes to his best 11 for the clash and one of which was the Brazilian youngster. The 19-year-old joined Arsenal this summer from Sao Paulo and tonight was his …

Read More »

Juventus still dreaming of Donnarumma -Juvefc.com

Since making his grand rise to the scene at the tender age of 16, Gianluigi Donnarumma has almost been an obsession for Juventus. The young custodian had an unhealthy love-hate affair with Milan and their supporters alike, and an eventual exit felt inevitable. The summer of 2021 offered the perfect opportunity for the Bianconeri to snatch the services of 23-year-old …

Read More »