Premier League ICYMI: Salah the league’s best?

With the FA Cup quarter-finals taking place this weekend, only four Premier League games took place. The focus was very much on the relegation zone, with four of the bottom six in action. In Short Of the Champions League chasers, only Liverpool were in action but boy did they deliver. A 5-0 win against Watford…

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Champions League ICYMI: English clubs not as good as we think

With the first knockout round of the Champions League, came to a close last night, only two English clubs progressed to the Quarter Finals – Liverpool and Manchester City. Juventus, Real Madrid, Roma, Sevilla, Bayern Munich and Barcelona are the other sides who will be in the draw for the last eight. In Short Jose…

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MLS week 2: Teenage spirit, Tata’s tactics, “embarrassing”

The good times continue for Los Angeles’ newest collection of heroes, last season’s wunderkinds rebound and woes in Cascadia in the second week of Major League Soccer (MLS) action. LAFC followed up their debut – and debut win – in MLS with a 5-1 thrashing of Real Salt Lake, the first time the Utah club…

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Greek government suspend top-flight football

PLUS: Manchester City march on and Fiorentina remember Davide Astori Greek government suspend all football If you didn’t know it already, Greek football is absolutely bonkers. Just take a look at the match between PAOK and AEK, in which the former’s President, Ivan Savvidis, entered the pitch and chase the referee with a gun in a…

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MLS Week 1: Debut glory, champions deposed and lawsuits announced

The new Major League Soccer (MLS) season dawned and immediately entered the dramatic. Its champions lost to a team that’s doing a commendable job of alienating their own fans, and even faces a lawsuit from their home state. The newest Los Angeles team upset Western heavyweights Seattle and last season’s surprise hit were hammered by…

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Football mourns the death of Davide Astori

PLUS: LAFC get their first ever MLS win and football fumes at Conte’s tactics v Manchester City. Fiorentina captain dies aged 31 News broke on Sunday morning of the death of Davide Astori, the captain of Italian Serie A club Fiorentina. Aged 31, his death was sudden and unexpected. Tributes have poured in for the…

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