Amidst the spotlight of an exciting 3-3 draw between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St. James Park was the feeling of infinite refreshment. This was not the fragile Newcastle, lacking in character and mental courage to challenge the top dogs and to pull themselves out of a relegation dogfight. This too was not Manchester… Read More Chaos personified as Newcastle United draw 3-3 with Manchester United
Then two came along. After years of mockery, of jokes about trophyless seasons, Arsenal has now seen the FA Cup in succession. There seems to be a change in mood and atmosphere. Arsenal is now buzzing, the Emirates stadium a place that is once more being conditioned to the habit of winning. Pre-season trophies such… Read More Can Arsenal win the Premier League?
by Victor Karuga Two weeks ago, Arsenal finished fourth, and rightly so, qualified for the Champions League, (much to Tottenham’s chagrin). Meanwhile, the red half of Manchester was revelling in an umpteenth 20th Premier League title. It was oh so heartbreaking to see their manager of 20-odd years, Sir Alex Ferguson retire. Glowing tributes, gushing international
The excitement surrounding the final day drama hinges on that great illusion that everything comes down to one game. Indeed, when much is at stake coming into the final game, the idea that a whole league season will be determined by one game does not seem all that unlikely. Relegation dogfights, title races, and of… Read More FINAL DAY DRAMA
Sir Alex Ferguson *** image courtesy of zimbio *** The knight has decided to call it a day. The time has come and Sir Alex Ferguson is going. In years to come, tales will be told about this Scottish manager who has so transformed the game of football. Some of those tales will be true,… Read More ALEXANDER
The celebrations will have to wait a little longer because despite the rise of the blue moon being eclipsed by the red sun, the blue moon showed that it is ready to embark on its new ascent. The Manchester Derby of this season was not as telling as that of last season. Certainly, the one… Read More NOT YET CHAMPIONS