Premier League 2018-19 ICYMI: Gameweek 2

So then, game week two. Everyone should be back from their holidays, the country has finally shaken off that World Cup fever, and the Premier League’s stars are shaking off the cobwebs and showing their class. In Short The blue side of Manchester continued their fine form from last season, crushing David Wagner’s Huddersfield Town…

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Le Weekend Qui Foot: Mbappe already the difference-maker

Ligue 1, week two, started with the excellent news that BT Sport have signed up for another three years, meaning that we’ll be able to watch French football on a full screen rather than a betting –site postage-stamp sized screen. Unfortunately the goal tally wasn’t quite as high as last week’s 33, but still a…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 4 Review

This week, one of Mexico’s biggest sides continued to struggle, while two other giants flexed their muscles. Chivas in free fall Last season, Chivas finished a lowly 17th, and are in the exact same position in the table after four matches of the Apertura 2018. After a 2-1 loss at home to Santos Laguna in…

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South American ICYMI: title race heats up in Brazil and it’s kick off time in Argentina

The Brasileirão returned this weekend after a midweek set of Copa Libertadores fixtures, with six Brazilian teams fighting for continental glory, while in Argentina, the Superliga kicked off on the weekend, promising a season of excitement and drama. In Short Brasileirão In a battle important for the Libertadores race, Atlético Mineiro defeated Santos in Sunday’s…

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MLS week 24: New York dominance, Portland’s streak snapped

After a long delay (I’m looking at you World Cup), we’re back with our weekly roundup of Major League Soccer action. While we’ve been gone, the Vancouver Whitecaps have sold their best (and arguably Canada’s) player to Bayern Munich. Ezequiel Barco has found himself on the outs for untold reasons despite plenty of rumours, Patrick…

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Le Weekend Qui Foot: A welcome return for football in France

France’s Ligue 1 returned with a bang this weekend with 33 goals across the 10 games. Nearly every game provided entertainment and action galore, making the lack of ability to actually watch the games in the UK even more perplexing – please take note, broadcasters! In short We start in Marseille. Whilst their season opener against…

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Premier League 2018-19 ICYMI: Gameweek 1

The Premier League is back! In Short Manchester United and Leicester City got the 2018/19 season underway on Friday at Old Trafford. The hosts took an early lead through Paul Pogba’s penalty and Luke Shaw capped off a decent performance with a goal to win the game – the first of his senior career. Jan…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 3 Review

The stand out match of Week 3 saw one name on everyone’s lips – Diego Lainez. – Lainez Breaks Out For América http://gty.im/1011142550 Ever since he made his professional debut during the Clausura 2017 at age 16, América winger Diego Lainez has been considered one of the best young talents in world soccer. However, Lainez…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 2 Review

Round 2 of the Apertura 2018 saw one of the most thrilling Liga MX matches of recent times, with Pumas recording a 5-3 victory over Necaxa. However, that was not the weekend’s only important result… http://gty.im/1009692060 Capital giants Pumas and Cruz Azul top table Although they are two of Mexico’s biggest and most historic clubs,…

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Liga MX Apertura 2018 Round 1 Review

Only four days after the World Cup Final, Mexico’s Liga MX got underway with the first match of the Apertura 2018. Fortunately for those suffering from World Cup hangover, round 1 saw a host of exciting matches and intriguing storylines. Without VAR, refereeing takes centre stage Back in the spring, efforts were made by Liga…

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