Tag Archive | Champions League

Breaking Bayern

  With the absence of Jack Wilshere, Thomas Vermaelen and Wojciech Szczesny, even more people began writing us off before a ball had been kicked. The fact is we beat Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena to end their twenty four game unbeaten run but went out on away goals. Despite this, Geoff Shreeves decides […]

The Three B’s

Where do we go from here? What can we do to raise spirits? We travel to Munich trailing 3-1, after being outclassed by a display worthy of Champions League winners. But, there we glimpses of just how fragile Munich can be and why Arsene Wenger still defends his players to the death, with flashes of […]

Gareth Bale: The Real Deal Or A Hype Machine?

  The British media has gone Gareth Bale-crazy in the last few weeks. The Welsh winger has been in scintillating form recently, notching up 4 goals in his last 3 games for Tottenham Hotspur. Right off-the-bat, this has drawn hyperbolic comparisons with certain messieurs Cristiano and Lionel – when asking who the best player in […]

Will Dortmund’s Excellent Champions League Form Prove To Be A Fatal Blow In The Bundesliga?

Recently Borussia Dortmund have been hitting the headlines and are a club on the up, with them winning the double last season and topping the so called ‘Group of Death’ Champions League group. Dortmund seem to be concentrating a little more on Europe’s biggest prize and fair play to them, but their domestic form is […]

How The Decision To Sack Di Matteo Impacts Chelsea And Who Willl Replace Roberto At The Chelsea Helm?

So Di Matteo has been sacked by Chelsea, with Rafa Benitez set to be named as the 8th manager under Roman Abramovich’s reign as Chelsea owner in what is expected to be a short-term deal. Rafa has undoubted world-class abilities as a manager. He’s suited to the Premier League. Whether he will succeed long-term with […]

Arsenal VS Schalke Match Preview

If stats are anything to go by, tomorrow’s match should be very tight, but only if we play our cards right. There are some issues that need to be ironed out, and some tactics that need a refresh, but we should hold our heads high going into this clash, as it should be one to […]

Champions League Preview

  The Champions League is really hotting up and just at the right time. Here are the opponents that our British teams face in the next round of group games: Manchester United vs Sporting de Braga Manchester United head into this one on the back of a streak where they have scored seven and conceded […]