Europa League Round-up

Europa League Round-up

🕔21:52, 19.Sep 2015

September 17th Group Stage Matchday One First Blood Spurs beat Azerbaijan’s Qarabağ 3-1 and Monaco drew 1-1 with Anderlecht in Belgium in Group J. England’s other representative in the competition Liverpool, like Spurs fielded a much changed team from the

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Spurs win Europa League Opener

Spurs win Europa League Opener

🕔17:10, 19.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 17th 2015) Son Earn Spurs Heung-Min Son started to justify his £18m price-tag with a brace on his home debut. Erik Lamela got a third with 3 minutes left. However, Azerbaijan’s champions Qarabağ

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Football’s Refugee Hypocrisy

Football’s Refugee Hypocrisy

🕔19:11, 17.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 17th 2015) The Refugees’ Team Azerbaijan’s champions Qarabağ begin their Europa League campaign at White Hart Lane. They can be forgiven for viewing football’s current concerns over refugees as a tad hypocritical. Why?

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Champion Dreams

Champion Dreams

🕔15:51, 17.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 17th 2015) Seriously? Tottenham Hotspur’s manager Mauricio Pochettino wants to emulate coach Unai Emery Etxegoien. Last season Sevilla’s coach became the first to earn the reward of Champion’s League football for winning the

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Champion’s League Round-up

Champion’s League Round-up

🕔10:42, 17.Sep 2015

Bizarrely the Premier League strugglers were the only English side to win on the first match-day of this year’s Champion’s League. Porto and Dynamo Kyiv drew 2-2 in Group G, which is topped by Chelsea. Manchester City lost 2-1 to

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Crisis – What Crisis?

Crisis – What Crisis?

🕔09:59, 17.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 16th 2015) Different Class Fresh from winning a domestic treble last season Maccabi Tel Aviv were taught a harsh lesson in top flight football tonight at Stamford Bridge. José Mourinho’s Chelsea have had

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Vulnerable?

Vulnerable?

🕔19:26, 16.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 16th 2015) Wounded Maccabi Tel Aviv face the stiffest test of Slaviša Jokanović’s managerial career. The Israelis face a stiff test of their credentials at Stamford Bridge tonight against an under-performing Chelsea team

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Congratulations

Congratulations

🕔18:18, 15.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 8th 2015) The Record Twelve years ago a teenage Wayne Rooney began his assault on the records books and history of the game. Days earlier Rooney matched Sir Bobby Charlton’s record of 49

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Rooney’s Record Sinks Swiss

Rooney’s Record Sinks Swiss

🕔15:35, 15.Sep 2015

By Satish Sekar © Satish Sekar (September 8th 2015) Historic The outcome of Wayne Rooney’s 84th minute penalty was never in doubt as the Manchester United striker stepped up to take the penalty that would give him England’s scoring record

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Worries Part Three

Worries Part Three

🕔09:11, 9.Sep 2015

By Segun Odegbami © Segun Odegbami (August 21st 2015) The Super Eagles’ Sunday Oliseh Sunday Oliseh, Nigeria’s new national coach, has resumed work with the Nigerian national team this week. His first assignment will be the match against Tanzania in

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