Hard to be optimistic about England's outlook

| Mar 26, 2015

Hard to be optimistic about England's outlook

Roy Hodgson is pleased with the progress England has made since the debacle of Brazil 2014. In terms of results, the manager has every right to be happy, with four wins from four Euro 2016 qualifying ties, which will no doubt become five out ...

Man City, Arsenal faced with cold reality after CL exits

| Mar 20, 2015

Man City, Arsenal faced with cold reality after CL exits

According to England manager Roy Hodgson, the exit of Premier League clubs from the Champions League is “just one of those things.” Jose Mourinho, Brendan Rodgers and even Arsene Wenger, after yet another Arsenal failure, to reach the quarter-finals are safe. Whether Sheikh Mansour, ...

| Mar 13, 2015

Don't count Arsenal out in return leg against Monaco

Here’s an outrageous prediction: Monaco 0, Arsenal 3 in Monte Carlo on Tuesday night and the Gunners advance to the Champions League quarterfinals. As Arsenal trails 3-1 from the first leg when its football was lethargic, mistake-ridden and defensively naive the odds are against ...

Mourinho's tactics, whining tarnish impressive record

| Jan 30, 2015

Mourinho's tactics, whining tarnish impressive record

Having been fined £25,000 by the Football Association for comments made about match officials after last month’s game against Southampton and seeing his star striker Diego Costa charged with violent conduct on successive days, in the private world of Jose Mourinho it was further ...