SFC 8-0 SAFC: What Went Wrong for Sunderland?

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Last weekend, we witnessed Sunderland fall and crumble at the hands of Southampton down at the south coast. There are not many suitable words capable of summing up Sunderland’s abysmal display, unfortunately I can only make a frank comparison; it was like watching a hung-over Sunday league team compete against a World XI. The performance […] READ MORE


This Week's Premier League Review

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We’re back to look at the biggest fixtures of the week in this week’s Premier League Review. Chelsea 2-0 Arsenal It was both Arsène Wenger’s and Arsenal’s first return to the Bridge since their diabolical 6-0 defeat last season, which saw the Blues run rampant and left the Arsenal fans questioning Wenger’s future. It took […] READ MORE


Liverpool: The Dark Horses

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Having had a 5 year absence from Competing with Europe’s elite in the Champions League, Liverpool returned to the European Stage on Tuesday. The 5-time champions welcomed the world renowned competition back to Anfield, through the Shankly gates, with open, familiar arms. Drawn with last years winners, Real Madrid and Swiss champions, FC Basel, Liverpool […] READ MORE


Incoming Premier League Players To Watch

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Although the new Premier League season is in full-swing, there are some new, familiar and unfamiliar faces that have arrived on the English Premiership scene. Every Top flight club has brought in at least three additions to their squads, in the hope of reinvigorating their teams for the lengthy, turbulent season ahead. Incoming Premier League […] READ MORE


Frustrating Summer For Gus Poyet and Sunderland

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With just weeks to spare until the Premier League season returns to our TV screens, Sunderland are evidently struggling in the potentially season-determining transfer market. Having only signed a mere 4 players, three on bosman deals, fans and coaches alike are growing impatient with the lack of progress Sunderland seem to be making. The major […] READ MORE


Steven Gerrard: Captain Fantastic

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After 114 appearances and 14 years of service, England Captain Steven Gerrard has retired from international football. Tipped as one of the greatest ever to have worn the Three Lions shirt, the Liverpool legend has called time on his international career to focus on Liverpool’s busy season ahead. Having grown up on a council estate […] READ MORE


A National Problem: England's Inside Centre

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For many years England have had a gigantic hole in the 12 position that is in desperate need of being filled. Since the victorious squad of 2003, England have struggled to find fitting successors for the World Cup-winning inside centres, Mike Tindall and Mike Catt. Likewise, England have been unable to discover a formidable 12 […] READ MORE


Four More Years of Hurt: Why England Failed at the World Cup

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After England’s abysmal World Cup campaign, the question on everyone’s lips is where did it all go wrong? With what looked like a promising mixture of players, young and experienced, it turned out to be possibly the most disastrous tournament England have ever been involved in. It all began when the England management team decided […] READ MORE


An Important Summer for Sunderland

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Sunderland AFC look to rebuild for another year in the English top flight. With the whirlwind of last season behind them, one which brought both tears of joy and despair, narrowly escaping the black hole of relegation, had them fighting for the entirety of the season. The Mackems have made a promising start to this […] READ MORE


American Soccer Making a Statement to the Football World

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Soccer in America has never been the biggest sport nor the most popular, yet the Americans have not received the credit they’ve deserved. After a 40 year absence from the world famous soccer tournament, America qualified for the 1990 World cup in Italy and have reached every World Cup Finals since. This is an achievement […] READ MORE