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Xavi Becomes Barcelona Manager

A Nou camp legend, Xavi Hernandez, 41, represented Barcelona as a player for 17 years. The Spaniard captained the team alongside winning eight La Liga titles and four champions leagues. Undoubtedly one of the best midfielders to play the game, Xavi has returned to manage a very different Barcelona to the one he left six […]

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A new face at Ibrox: what next for Rangers?

Having led Rangers to their first league title in ten years, Steven Gerrard’s tenure as manager has ended, with the former Liverpool player moving to Aston Villa. His exit paves the way for Dutchman Giovanni van Bronckhorst, 46, to take control at Ibrox. A former Rangers player, winning two league titles, van Bronckhorst was a […]

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Manchester United, riding their luck or making it?

Manchester United are a club that can boast some of the biggest names in world football yet remain riddled with inconsistency. This is a squad with remarkable depth and talent across almost all areas, and yet they have so far failed to successfully string together neither performances nor results.Within an eventful summer transfer window which […]

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Champions League Roundup

Koeman’s time is surely up A Barcelona team in name alone, Ronald Koeman’s side suffered an embarrassing 3-0 loss, as a fluent Benfica’s perfect game plan has surely confirmed that Koeman’s days leading the Nou Camp are numbered. Registering a mere one shot on target, a lack of discipline and quality at the top of […]

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Hearts 2-2 Hamilton: Late goal rescues point against ten-man visitors

Battling against Storm Dennis, Hearts and Hamilton Academical played out a scrappy 2-2 draw at Tynecastle. On a bitterly cold and wet Saturday afternoon, the two relegation-threatened clubs took a point each, meaning little was done to calm fears of the drop. Hearts came into the game as marginal favourites. Only one point separated the […]

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Hibs cruise past Ross County to remain in top half

Despite failing to defeat Ross County in their previous two meetings this season, Hibernian eased past last night’s visitors to secure a much needed 3-0 win. On a bitterly cold evening at Easter Road, Jack Ross’s players simply had more quality than that of their ninth place opponents. On the same evening, Kilmarnock produced a […]

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Is Mark Wood the bowler England are missing?

Following his appointment as England’s new head coach, Chris Silverwood announced that the team’s long-term plan was to win back the Ashes in Australia in two years’ time. Silverwood called for the Test side to bat longer and to be more patient with the ball. However, to even compete with Australia on their own turf […]

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Boyce winner stuns Rangers

Despite failing to register a win in their last ten games in the Scottish Premiership, bottom of the table Hearts were led to victory thanks to a winning goal from debutant Liam Boyce, toppling in-form title contenders Rangers. Winning 2-1, Hearts showed more fight and greater desire as the Edinburgh side pulled off what seemed […]