Capital One Cup Quarter-Final Results and Semi-Final Draw

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The quarter final stages of the Capital One Cup came to an end, with Liverpool, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, and Sheffield United qualifying for the semi-final stage. The quarter-finals of the League Cup, or Capital One Cup, were completed yesterday and today, with four fixtures being played.  In three of the four games, we saw the […] READ MORE


Tottenham Talkline: Spurs in Safe Hands with Michel Vorm

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Enter, Michel Vorm. Unlike his fellow teammate goalkeeper, his transfer was one that has been questioned by the fans. Surely Tottenham Hotspur should have spent money on outfield players? Who needs Vorm when there is already Hugo Lloris and Brad Friedel? So, is Vorm a worthwhile signing, or was he simply a panic buy? Lloris […] READ MORE


Tottenham Talkline: Can Spurs Lift the League Cup?

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After the 2-0 win against Brighton, Tottenham Hotspur are now into the quarter-finals of the Capital One Cup, where they will next face Newcastle. The question is: can Tottenham go all the way? The first two teams faced were from the Championship, but now the next obstacle for Tottenham is Newcastle, from the Premier League. […] READ MORE


Is the FA Cup Death Knell Being Sounded Prematurely?

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The FA Cup is the oldest cup competition in professional football. It is also the trophy that little kids growing up in England dream of lifting after winning the final at Wembley. Sadly however, nowadays FA Cup matches are regularly played out in front of huge swathes of empty seats. Seats that would ordinarily be […] READ MORE


Take Heart Arsenal – It's Not Over Yet

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Probably the toughest eight days of Arsenal’s season so far have been and gone and the Gunners have come through it largely unscathed: the only blemish has been Arsenal’s 1-0 defeat at the hands of their old rivals Manchester United. Due to Arsenal’s slide after the “Invincibles” era the rivalry between Manchester United and Arsenal […] READ MORE


Quick Arsenal Facts – Part 2

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Arsenal Facts – Part 2 I’m back with more interesting facts, stats and tidbits about The Arsenal!  How many do you know?  Have fun finding out. You can also check out the first 50 facts here and the second set here. 1. Arsenal Ladies have won the Women’s FA Cup 12 times. 2. In the 2005-2006 […] READ MORE


How Have Stoke's New Signings Settled In?

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It was always going to be a summer of change at the Britannia Stadium; five new players joined Stoke City in the summer along with new boss Mark Hughes, signalling the end of the Tony Pulis era and hopefully the start of better things to come. Any purchases in the transfer window would have to […] READ MORE


The Deepest Lows Lead Back to Highs for Man United

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Well, what an interesting few days it has been for us. Firstly, an absolutely disgraceful weekend followed by a very positive result late yesterday. From the deepest lows, to some great highs, football is a funny old game…. On Sunday… The game at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday has to be the most humiliating defeat […] READ MORE


Is Lack Of Quality Contributing To Villa Losing Football Identity?

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As I watched Villa at the weekend hang on for a win and a long overdue clean sheet against Paul Lambert’s old club Norwich, I found myself wondering what is the club’s current football philosophy? A manager’s job is to get results but essentially the aim of football is to entertain.  Of course judging the […] READ MORE


From Villa Park: Dare We Dream Of Wembley?

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A few years back it was looking like our next visit to Wembley would be a play-off final, but with Paul Lambert turning fortunes around, maybe it is our time to shine with Swansea and Wigan both proving it is not just the “Big Four” that win the cups in England. With the embarrassment of […] READ MORE