Euro Weekly News | Tony Matthews
VICTORY over reigning champions and arch-rivalsCity in the Manchester derby at Old Trafford this weekend, WILL effectively give United their 20th League title. At the bottom end of the table, QPR play Wigan, Reading (with ex-Saints’ boss Nigel Adkins in charge) meet Southampton and Stoke take on Aston Villa. In…
THE English Football League celebrates its 125th anniversary this month. Officially formed in March 1888, it has proved a worthy model for all successive competitions of its kind and is clearly, and officially, recognised as the greatest League competition in world football. Following a circular, penned by William McGregor, an…
did you know? In their one-sided 5-0 win over San Marino, England, with 94% of the play, won 20 corners (to nil) and had 31 attempts at goal, 12 on target. Redundant ‘keeper Joe Hart touched the ball SIX times. LAST weekend’s World Cup 2014 qualifiers saw England labour to…
FOOTBALL... Last Saturday, England beat Norway 1-0 in Oslo with an early Ashley Young goal - getting manager Roy Hodgson’s reign off to an excellent start. England huffed and puffed at times; good in the first half, moderate in the second... we’ll see what transpires
FOOTBALL - After one of the greatest-ever last days of Premiership action, Manchester City were crowned champions, courtesy of two dramatic late goals against 10-man QPR in front of a record 48.000 crowd at the Etihad Stadium.
FOOTBALL – Chelsea (England) will play Bayern Munich (Germany) in the Champions League final later this month.
FOOTBALL - Manchester United WILL NOW win their 13th Premiership title after the Easter results, but who’ll drop into the Championship?
FOOTBALL – With games fast running out (only seven left) and rivals City failing to make it 21 successive home PL wins by drawing 3-3 with Sunderland, Manchester United are now favourites to win their 20th ‘League’ title in 104 years.
FOOTBALL - Only two of the five clubs battling to stay in the Premiership won last weekend.
RUGBY UNION: Wales clinched the Grand Slam for the third time in eight years by beating France 16-9 in Cardiff.
FOOTBALL – Weekend round -up: After losing 1-0 at WBA, Chelsea sacked Andre Villas-Boas.
FOOTBALL – There’s always a shock (or three) in the FA Cup – and Leicester took the scalp of Premiership Norwich, Birmingham drew at Chelsea and gritty Stevenage held Spurs.
FOOTBALL - Stuart Pearce, 50, who has been U21 boss since 2007, is England’s caretaker-manager and will be in charge for the friendly against Holland at the end of the month.
Soccer Shorts - John Terry, whose racial abuse trail begins in July, after Euro 2012, has been stripped of the England captaincy.
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