One for the Ages

One for the Ages

There’s no competition that I love quite as much as the UEFA Champions League. Maybe the only exception is the World Cup, but that’s more due to the fact that it comes after 4 years. After watching the Champions League for the last 17 years, I still bubble with...
The Zizou Touch

The Zizou Touch

An aura of inevitability engulfed as Cristiano Ronaldo lined up to take the final penalty after Atletico Madrid’s Juanfran had hit the post with the previous kick in the Champions League final in Milan last Saturday. Ronaldo made his customary Ronaldo-esque legs...

Slaying the Giant – Arsenal v Bayern Munich

So, as we count down hours to the big Champions League tie between Arsenal and Bayern Munich tonight at the Emirates, our correspondent Fridah with a template bearing ten pointers that Arsene Wenger and his boys have to implement if they are to beat the Pep...
THE SEASON THAT WAS

THE SEASON THAT WAS

After the merry, the fanfare, the tears, the joy and the heartbreaks, the curtains to the English Premier League season are coming down this weekend. What a season it has been. For nine months, football fans worldwide have been treated to a spectacle, not only in...
This is War!

This is War!

Only four left. Ladies and gentlemen we are deep into the business end of the Champions League. The boys have been dragged from the men and tossed aside. The men are going to war. Daggers have been drawn. There will be no truce at the hallowed battle grounds of...
Does He Really Know?

Does He Really Know?

All those years ago, some weird looking Frenchman (with glasses and probably a cigarette in hand) joined Arsenal Football Club. Arsene Wenger was tasked with changing a team that played football which would have made Tony Pulis’ Stoke look like Pep’s Barcelona, the...
On to the Last Eight

On to the Last Eight

Well, I know, I know the Champions League draw was held last week and this post is maybe little bit late to the party. So what? We’ll still get on with it, so stop whining. Right, with that out of the way, let’s get down to business. It’s the last 8 stage in the...