England’s Euro 2016 journey starts here

Yesterday the draw for the Euro 2016 qualifiers took place which placed England in the same group as the Switzerland, Slovenia, Estonia, Lithuania and San Marino. With no disrespect to these nations, they are not the most difficult teams to face and with the top two automatically going through this qualifying campaign should be no…

The Euro 2016 groups are drawn

So today the draw for Euro 2016 was made and in all honesty it hasn’t drawn up too many exciting groups or potential matches. The format has slightly changed this time round with 24 instead of 16 teams going through from the qualifiers. This means that the top two from each group automatically qualify, along…

Mike Ashley – A hate figure at Newcastle United

Newcastle United-a team, a group of fans, a club that is never far from controversy or talking points. At the moment that talking point is Mike Ashley, the club’s owner. He is becoming something of a hate figure on tyneside, perhaps even a scapegoat for everything that happens at the club be it team performances,…

Man City vs Barcelona: Potential to be a classic

In the next round of the Champions League, starting this week, Manchester City take on arguably the best team in recent years, Barcelona. Considering their form in this competition over the past few seasons along with the pedigree of their opponents, Man City are going into the game as the underdogs and most are predicting…

The tightest relegation battle ever?

We are now half way through February and with only three months of the football season left the battles at the top and the bottom of the Premier League are starting to take shape. At the bottom, only eight points celebrates 10th place from 20th and eight teams are within just four points of the…