What a final to end a great World Cup! France 4 vs. 2 Croatia WHAT A FINAL! This World Cup has been amazing and this final had everything a football fan could want. France opened the scoring in the 18th minute after Mandzukić deflected the ball into his own net via a Griezmann cross. The goal came against the run of play as Croatia had created the … Continue reading France 4 vs. 2 Croatia World Cup Final Review
England go out with a whimper. Belgium 2 vs. 0 England Belgium beat England for the second time this tournament to take home the bronze medal for this World Cup. Meunier opened the scoring in the 4th minute and Eden Hazard sealed the deal with brilliant goal in the 82nd minute. England created quite a few chances but failed to convert any of them. England have … Continue reading Belgium 2 vs. 0 England World Cup Bronze Review
Italian no 6. Chelsea officially announced former Napoli manager Maurizio Sarri as their new head coach today. I could have written plenty of articles over the past two months on the ups and downs of this deal but felt that it would be better just to wait. Finally the day has come. Antonio Conte’s departure was certain as early as December and since May Chelsea … Continue reading Welcome Maurizio Sarri!
Inevitable. Chelsea Football Club officially parted ways with Antonio Conte on Friday. It was something that was in the pipeline since December and was inevitable even though Conte won the FA Cup in May. There was a hope that Conte and Chelsea would patch up and build on their success over two season but the positivity of the 16/17 season was followed by a toxic … Continue reading Conte Leaves Chelsea.
Feel the magic in the air! France vs. Croatia France play Croatia in the final of the World Cup. At the beginning of the tournament I felt that France could be one of the teams to reach the final, but I never expected Croatia to reach it. France have beaten top teams to reach the final and in all honesty are favourites to lift the trophy on … Continue reading France vs. Croatia World Cup Final Preview
Replay! Belgium vs. England These two teams meet again for the bronze medal game after having played each other in the group stage with nothing at stake. Belgium went out against France after a lacklustre performance from some of their stars while England went out after having lost fuel as the game progressed. The game is not ideal for both teams as they would prefer to go … Continue reading Belgium vs. England World Cup Bronze Preview
It’s not coming home. Croatia 2 vs. 1 England It’s not coming home, while as the tournament it started to look increasingly likely. England got the perfect start to the game as Trippier scored a Beckhamesque free-kick to give the British a lead in the 5th minute. England continued to dominate the whole first half creating several chances to double or triple the scoreline but not being … Continue reading Croatia 2 vs. 1 England World Cup SF Review