All posts by Gareth Mcknight

  • AUGUST 31ST, 2012

    West Bromwich Albion vs Everton preview

    Saturday’s clash at The Hawthorns looks pretty enticing given that both sides have made such impressive starts to the season. Everton travel to the Midlands having exploded out of the blocks in the Premier League and they look to be finally shedding their tag of slow starters. Their early season fixtures have seen them do more than ruffle the feathers o.....

  • AUGUST 16TH, 2012

    Arsenal vs Sunderland Premier League Preview

    Arsenal entertain Sunderland on Saturday in the first round of Premier League fixtures for 2012-13, and will hope to get their season off to a positive start. Arsenal will have to endure the loss of captain and talisman Robin van Persie this term, as at the time of writing the PFA Player of the Year looks almost certain to join Manchester United. The Neth.....

  • AUGUST 16TH, 2012

    Newcastle vs Tottenham Premier League Preview

    Last season’s Premier League fourth and fifth placed sides go head-to-head on Saturday, as Tottenham travel to take on Newcastle in the campaign opener. Both sides will look to break the monopoly of the bigger teams once more this term, with Champions League qualification the holy grail. Newcastle surpassed all expectations last term with their doggedne.....

  • AUGUST 8TH, 2012

    Chelsea vs Manchester City – Community Shield

    The long-anticipated wait for English football to return to the competitive stage is almost over, with the Community Shield between Premier League champions Manchester City and FA Cup holders Chelsea a mouth-watering appetizer. Both these sides will have ambitions of further glory in the 2012-13 campaign, and will look to hit the ground running with victory .....

  • AUGUST 8TH, 2012

    Liverpool vs FC Gomel – Europa League qualifiers

    Liverpool have kicked off their 2012-13 season earlier than most, as they look to qualify for the Europa League. The Anfield side is going through a period of transition after their recent managerial change, and will look to make Europe's second-tier competition as a minimum in their second competitive fixture of the pre-season. The Reds have replaced Ken.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    Barcelona 1 Real Madrid 1: Catalan club through to final

    Barcelona and Real Madrid played out a 1-1 draw in the second leg of the Champions League semi-finals at the Camp Nou to give the home side a place in the final at Wembley. Pedro put Pep Guardiola's side into the lead, converting after a pinpoint pass from Andres Iniesta, but Madrid equalised soon after, with Brazilian left back Marcelo getting the go.....

  • MAY 4TH, 2011

    Ferguson without Rooney and Fabio for Schalke match

    Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson is expected to change his line up in the club's Champions League semi final against Schalke, with Wayne Rooney and Fabio set to be rested as they are carrying slight injuries. The English club go into the second leg 2-0 to the good after goals from Rooney and Ryan Giggs gave them the upper hand in the first meeting.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    Sami Hyypia retires to pursue coaching career

    Ex-Liverpool and Bayer Leverkusen defender Sami Hyypia has announced that he will retire from football at the end of the season, and will look to pursue a career in coaching. The 37 year old has played for German side Leverkusen this season and led them to a second placed finish, but feels it is time to call it a day. "The decision to retire grew d.....

  • MAY 3RD, 2011

    Norwich City promoted to English Premier League

    Norwich City have claimed the second automatic promotion place from the Championship up to the English Premier League. The Canaries found themselves in a battle with Cariff City to see who would finish second in the league, with QPR the runaway winners of the division, and both clubs played on Monday night. Before this round of fixtures, Paul Lambert'.....

  • MAY 1ST, 2011

    QPR win promotion to the Premier League

    Queens Park Rangers have won the Championship title and promotion to the English Premier League after a 2-0 win over Watford at Vicorage Road on Saturday. Goals from Championship player of the year Abel Taarabt and ex-hornets attacker Tommy Smith gave Neil Warnock's side the victory. The win lifts Rangers to an unassailable eight points lead at the to.....


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