Ranieri’s Sacking: A Reaction

Just nine months after guiding Leicester City to an unprecedented Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri finds himself being shut out of the club at which he will forever be a legend. In a cruel twist of fate, it is the climax to a season long curtailed by expectations of what would follow on from that…

Ageless Zlatan walks his own way… Again

Though a hugely influential and popular figure in world football for the past 12 years, there has always been speculation of whether Zlatan Ibrahimovic could cut it in the Premier League. Having won titles in Spain, Italy, France and Holland, plus numerous individual accolades, the big Swede finally made it over the Channel to join…

Wales improve… But England march on

This was almost a Grand Slam final in its own right. Wales, a point to prove after a stuttering win over Italy. England, unbeaten in 15 games and current holders of the 6 Nations Grand Slam title. The stage was set for the showdown that would have enormous bearings on the winners of the title. …

The Superbowl LI Review

Legendary. Lord of the Rings. PatriOT’s. Just three headlines that attempted to sum up the rollercoaster that was Sunday’s SuperBowl showpiece between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons at the NRG stadium in Houston, Texas.  But how do you try and sum it up? This was a game that created so much history for…

Six Nations inspection: France & EnglandĀ 

Eddie Jones’ troops open the defence of their Six Nations crown this weekend by welcoming France to Twickenham. Les Bleus have been the subject of much reconfiguration since a 62-13 demolition job by New Zealand at the World Cup in 2015. Thierry Dusatouir is one of a number of key names to have departed the…