Tag Archives: Premier League

Liverpool suffer European hangover as resilient Stoke cling on for a detail

Liverpool came down to world with a bulge from their 5-2 Champions League win over Roma when Stoke City ground out a 0-0 Premier League draw at Anfield Jurgen Klopp did his best to keep his actors focused on the matter in hand, describing this game as the most important point one of the season … Read More

The’ giant-killing’ FA Cup is no longer such a football fairytale | Matthew Engel

Football desires a fairytale specially if it involves an underdog and the FA Cup. But the reality is rather murkier In an ever-changing game in an ever-changing world, there is something wonderfully reassuring about the FA Cup. Even its language has a quasi-liturgical immortality. Every year the football columnists tell us about the romance and … Read More

Newcastle United drop back into bottom three after stretch with Aston Villa

Newcastle Uniteds survival expectations were damaged by a 0-0 draw away to already-relegated Aston Villa Optimism in the north-east has just relocated itself from Tyneside to Wearside. Other answers were going Newcastle Uniteds way until Sunderland campaigned back in their game against Chelsea, and with exclusively one more match to romp, to Sam Allardycess two, … Read More