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Cult Heroes: Aston Villa’s Savo Miss-A-Lot-Evic

In this week’s edition of ‘Cult Heroes’, Conor Heffernan looks back at the career of former Aston Villa man Savo Milošević.   Savo Milošević, the man from Bijeljina. Bosnian born, but a Serbian legend. Born in 1973, Savo made his name in the early 90s when playing for FK Partizan where he scored an astonishing 65 goals in 98 appearances. …

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Liverpool: Henderson The Right Choice For Vice-Captaincy

Sarah Fitzpatrick argues that Jordan Henderson was the correct choice when it came to Liverpool instating a new vice-captain. Liverpool began the 2014/15 season with plenty of new players in their squad and without a couple of familiar faces. One of the familiar faces that left was Danish defender Daniel Agger, leaving to re-join his old club Brondby, which then left …

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Scottish Independence: The Role Of Sport

With just one day to go until Scottish independence is voted upon, Maurice Brosnan looks at some of the impacts that this referendum could have on Scottish sport.   On the 18th of September Scotland will vote on whether or not to remain a part of the United Kingdom. This will be a major decision and a historic event regardless of …

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Arsenal Boss Defends His Players

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has questions to answer in the wake of a poor performance against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League. Arsenal endured a chastening experience in last night’s Champions League group stage game against Borussia Dortmund, suffering a comprehensive 2-0 defeat. In the wake of this latest disappointment Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is facing questions from the press corps …

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CL Preview: Bayern Munich Vs Manchester City

Manchester City go up against Pep Guardiola’s Bayern Munich in the Champions League tonight. It’s a 7.45 pm kick-off at the Allianz Arena. Dan Dalton previews the eagerly awaited encounter. ______ Form Bayern Munich have perhaps not been as convincing in their most recent Bundesliga performaces this season despite picking up seven points in three games. Their most recent result …

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Superstar Wants £500,000-A-Week To Play For Manchester United

Rumours of a Cristiano Ronaldo move back to his beloved Manchester United are being fueled by high profile commentators, Gary Neville and Guillem Balague are the latest to speak out. The transfer window slammed shut at 11pm on 01 Sep 2014 and Manhcester United fans thought that this would give them a well deserved break from the endless transfer speculation. However …

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Everton Looking To Re-Sign Barcelona Winger

Everton are believed to be ready to make a move for Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu in January. According to talkSPORT, Everton believe they can sign the winger in a loan deal after reports surfaced that Barcelona are unhappy about the 20-year-old winger’s lack of playing time with fellow La Liga club Sevilla. Deulofeu had been expected to fight for a …

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Newcastle Midfielder Reveals He Has Cancer

Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has revealed he has testicular cancer. The winger had returned to Argentina when the illness was diagnosed. The 31-year-old spoke to TyC Sports when he revealed the devastating news. “I detected a tumor in a testicle. When I confirmed the cancer, I went home crying. “I came here and I assumed the costs despite having …

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Manchester United Star Ends Feud With Sir Alex Ferguson

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has praised Sir Alex Ferguson in his most recent comments after their relationship had broken down at the end of the 2012/13 season. Back in 2013 Alex Ferguson controversially dropped Rooney for their Champions League tie against Real Madrid. The former Everton striker had been expected to leave in 2013 with Jose Mourinho admitting he …

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English Football League: The Championship New Boys

As the Championship season enters the back end of September, Stuart Connolly gives his insight into how some of the new players in the league are faring so far.  The Sky Bet Championship season may only be six games old but it’s fair to say that some new players have taken life in this division in their stride, while others …

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Former Germany International Considering Career In WWE

Former German international goalkeeper Tim Wiese is now considering a career in WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). The 32-year-old became a free agent in January. Wiese spoke to Geman publication Bild and admitted that he is considering a dramatic career change. “I have an official enquiry from the WWE. It’s about working for them as a wrestler. I will listen. I don’t …

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Predicting The Champions League Group Stages

The Champions League gets under way later on tonight and here Craig Farrell gives his predictions for each of the groups from A to H.  ______ Group A 1st: Juventus Juventus have started the season off strongly picking up two win from two in the Serie A without conceding a single goal. The Italian giants were given the perfect start …

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Liverpool’s 5 Best Champions League Nights At Anfield

On the eve of Liverpool’s return to Europe’s elite competition, Simon Bracken looks back on some of  the most memorable Champions League nights at Anfield. After a five year absence Liverpool are back in the European elite much to the delight of their supporters. A European night at Anfield holds a special allure for any football fan with the crowd often …

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New Vice Captain Appointed At Liverpool

Brendan Rodgers has chosen Jordan Henderson as vice captain of the Liverpool, an appointment that is richly deserved. Jordan Henderson, the hard working midfielder who joined Liverpool from Sunderland in 2011, has been made new vice captain of Liverpool by Brendan Rodgers following the departure of Daniel Agger to Brondby. There has been a widespread welcome for the move with …

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Champions League Preview: Liverpool Vs Ludogorets

Champions League football returns to Anfield tonight as Brendan Rodgers’ Liverpool side welcome Bulgarian champions Ludogorets in a 7.45 kick off. Dan Dalton previews the eagerly awaited encounter. _____ Form Liverpool have enjoyed an indifferent start to this year’s Premier League season picking up six points from a possible 12. Aston Villa frustrated the Reds at the weekend and Ludogorets …

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10 Things To Watch Out For During The Champions League

With the Champions League set to get underway tonight, Craig Farrell looks at ten things to watch out for during this seasons’s edition of Europe’s most prestigious club tournament. _____ 1. How will Liverpool adjust to playing Champions League football again? Liverpool have not been in Europe’s top competition since 2009/10, in which they failed to get into the latter stages of …

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Arsenal To Start 19-Year-Old Defender As Injuries Mount Up

With Matheiu Debuchy ruled out through injury, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to start 19-year-old full back Hector Bellerin as Callum Chambers is also ruled out with an injury. Arsenal face Dortmund tonight for the third consecutive year and the Gunners now have a number of injuries to deal with. Callum Chambers is set to miss the game with …

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Ronaldo ‘Dreaming’ Of Manchester United Return

Spanish football expert Guillem Balague has claimed that ex-Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is frustrated with life at Real Madrid and is dreaming of a return to Old Trafford. The Sky Sports pundit spoke about the former Manchester United superstar on Revista de La Liga and there has been speculation in recent weeks that Ronaldo has been disillusioned with life at …

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