Thursday, November 15, 2018

Tag "Liverpool"

    Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull relegated after goalless draw

Hull City have been relegated to the Championship after a 0-0 draw with Manchester United and Newcastle's 2-0 win over West Ham condemned them to the drop.The Tigers had to better the Magpies' result, but goals from Moussa Sissoko and Jonas Gutierrez ensured Hull’s goalless draw with the Red Devils came to nothing.Paul McShane and Robbie Brady had goals ruled [...]

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    BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

BPL Preview: Who goes down? Hull City or Newcastle United?

The talking point of the last game of the season is not, obviously, on who wins the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title.Rather, the attention is on whom between Hull City and Newcastle United joins Burnley and QPR in the Championship.It’s a straight fight between “City” and “United” so let us play the number game without involving our soccer analysts.Of the [...]

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    MLS-bound Gerrard proves God’s sense of humour

MLS-bound Gerrard proves God’s sense of humour

For a Manchester United fan, the memory of the retiring-from-the-Barclays Premier League-Steven Gerrard can be summarised in a popular idiom: what goes around comes around.Or better still: God has a wicked sense of humour!A great midfielder no doubt but when I think of Steven G (shhh…this is between us: I’m a Man U fan), I don’t remember the caps he [...]

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    BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

BPL Panel: Man U set to leapfrog Arsenal

Manchester United and Arsenal are evenly matched this season as they go into battle for third place.United won 2-1 at the Emirates in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) in November, despite Arsenal dominating for the majority of the match.Arsenal won 2-1 at Old Trafford in the FA Cup in March, despite United dominating for the majority of the match.There's little [...]

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    Liverpool’s UCL hopes fade after draw at the Bridge

Liverpool’s UCL hopes fade after draw at the Bridge

Liverpool's hopes of booking a place in next season’s UEFA Champions League (UCL) are all but over after a 1-1 draw with Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.The Reds now sit six points behind bitter rivals Manchester United with two games left and a vastly inferior goal difference.With the title already in the bag, Jose Mourinho handed young Ruben Loftus-Cheek his first [...]

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    BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

BPL: Chelsea to kill Liverpool’s faint UCL hopes

It’s all about Chelsea at the moment.After winning the Barclays Premier League (BPL) with three games to spare, they will be looking to dent Liverpool’s hope of catching up with the floundering Manchester United and pipping them to a fourth place finish on the log that will guarantee a berth in the UEFA Champions League.So, can Jose Mourinho and his [...]

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    United lose to West Brom at Old Trafford

United lose to West Brom at Old Trafford

Manchester United fell to a 1-0 defeat at Old Trafford to West Bromwich Albion on Saturday in the Barclays Premier League. Robin van Persie missed a penalty after Jonas Olsson inadvertently deflected in Chris Brunt's free-kick.At Anfield, Steven Gerrard scored one and missed a penalty as Liverpool maintained their slim top four chances with a 2-1 win over QPR.Phillipe Coutinho [...]

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    Oshoala in five-man BBC Women Footballer of the Year shortlist

Oshoala in five-man BBC Women Footballer of the Year shortlist

Asisat Oshoala Super Falcon’s striker has been shortlisted for the inaugural 2015 BBC Women footballer of the Year award.According to an announcement by the BBC World Service, Asisat is the only African shortlisted for the award, others being Spain’s Verónica Boquete, German Nadine Kessler, Kim Little of Scotland and Marta of Brazil.A panel of experts - including administrators, journalists, coaches and [...]

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    Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

Chelsea to emerge unscathed against Arsenal

There are a lot of books on football, but Arsene Wenger is yet to come across one that will teach him how to end a bad run against an adversary.In 12 meetings with Jose Mourinho, the Frenchman has not won a game.Our soccer analysts are not convinced he’s about to break the jinx when Arsenal and Chelsea meet at [...]

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    BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

BPL Panel: United to crush City in Manchester derby

Numbers four and five are the new “ringing tones” in this Manchester derby as the two key stats going into Sunday’s game revolves around the numbers.  Five:Manchester City could become the first side in Barclays Premier League (BPL) history to record five consecutive victories against Manchester United.Four:No Manchester City manager has lost four successive BPL away games since Stuart Pearce [...]

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    Remy rescues Chelsea after Adam wonder strike

Remy rescues Chelsea after Adam wonder strike

Loic Remy scored Chelsea's winner for the second straight game to send them seven points clear at the top of the Barclays Premier League after a 2-1 win over Stoke City.Charlie Adam struck from inside his own half to cancel out a penalty from Eden Hazard, who provided the assist for Remy's deciding goal after a mistake from Asmir Begovic.At [...]

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    BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

BPL Panel: Gunners to gun down Liverpool

Impress your mates with these epic football facts and stats on this weekend star match in the Barclays Premier League (BPL) – Arsenal v Liverpool!Did you know that…?Arsene Wenger’s side have kept four clean sheets and conceded just one goal in their last five BPL home games?Liverpool v Arsenal has seen more hat-tricks than any other match in BPL history [...]

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    Re-elected Platini fears rise of hooliganism

Re-elected Platini fears rise of hooliganism

Michel Platini fears a return to hooliganism's “dark days” as he was re-elected unopposed for a third term as president of UEFA.Platini was a player with Italian side Juventus when crowd trouble prior to the 1985 European Cup final against Liverpool at Heysel Stadium led to the deaths of 39 people.A much recent incident occurred in Match 11 during [...]

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    Late Loic Remy goal spares Chelsea

Late Loic Remy goal spares Chelsea

Loic Remy came off the bench to score the winner as Chelsea recovered after throwing away a two-goal lead against Hull City at the KC Stadium.Eden Hazard and Diego Costa scored early goals but Ahmed Elmohamady and Abel Hernandez deservedly drew Hull level and the Blues were lucky to go into the break on level terms with the host.But [...]

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    BPL: United to inflict first 2015 defeat on Reds

BPL: United to inflict first 2015 defeat on Reds

The fight for a UEFA Champions League (UCL) place dominates the headline as fifth-placed Liverpool attempt to leapfrog Manchester United into the vital fourth position in their Barclays Premier League (BPL) match at Anfield.United go into Sunday’s clash on the back of their most impressive performance of the season in their 3-0 annihilation of Tottenham at Old Trafford, while Liverpool [...]

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    BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

BPL Panel: Draw best result for Spurs, United

With the Barclays Premier League (BPL) title now a two-horse-race between Chelsea and Manchester City, another ‘title’ fight – for top-four finish – is being spearheaded by Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham and Southampton.Two of the title rivals meet this weekend as United welcome Spurs to Old Trafford.Our soccer analysts – who have their own title fight too – [...]

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