Preview: Belgium vs. Croatia

June 6, 2021

Belgium and Croatia will both endeavour to round off their Euro 2020 preparations with a victory when they do battle at the King Baudouin Stadium in Sunday’s friendly. Both footballing powerhouses played out 1-1 draws in their midweek encounters, with Belgium being held by Greece while the Chequered Ones failed to get one over Armenia. With the likes of Eden Hazard, Kevin De Bruyne and Thibaut Courtois all out of…


Is the tide turning against Wenger at Arsenal one final time?

The Frenchman is struggling to win over some sections of the Gunners’ support, having seen his side drop from first to fifth in alarming fashion in recent weeks. Arsenal may be in the FA Cup final but, as they prepare to face West Ham in a vital London derby in Tuesday night, there is a distinct, unwelcome air of uncertainty pervading the corridors of the Emirates Stadium. Arsene Wenger has…

April 15, 2014

Wenger Has Champions League Anxiety

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has admitted that missing out on a lucrative top-four Premier League spot would be a ‘disaster’ for the club. Sunday’s match against Manchester United is huge for the Gunners as they try to bounce back from last week’s 3-2 defeat to Swansea. The pressure to deliver will be firmly placed on Wenger’s men as they could find themselves seven points adrift of the Champions League places…

January 21, 2012

Vidic Confident Of United Success

Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic insisted that the club can secure a 20th Premier League title without him. Sir Alex Ferguson’s side currently trail Manchester City at the top of the table by three points, but the United skipper believes that their experience will help them overcome Roberto Mancini’s challengers. The Red Devils travel to Arsenal this weekend hoping for a repeat of their 8-2 thrashing of the Gunners earlier…

January 20, 2012

Ancelotti Hints Premier League Return

Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has hinted at a return to management in the English Premier League. The Italian was sacked as Chelsea boss just hours after a 1-0 defeat to Everton in May despite winning the league the season before and finishing second to Manchester United at the end of the 2010/11 campaign. The two-time Champions League-winning boss with AC Milan said he would love to return to England…

November 10, 2011

Michael Owen: We Want To Progress And Win A Trophy

Michael Owen has warned Tuesday night’s opponents Aldershot Town that Manchester United have their sights set on lifting the Carling Cup. United travel to League Two side Aldershot in the fourth round of the Carling Cup, the Red Devils having won the competition twice in the last three years. Owen is expected to play a part at the Recreation Ground and is eagerly anticipating the challenge of continuing United’s success…

October 25, 2011