Published on Thursday, 02 January 2014 13:40 | Written by Emma Lucy Whitney | Hits: 2352
Edin Džeko’s 66th minute winner against Crystal Palace last Saturday marked a milestone for the player and his club; the strike was the Bosnian’s 50th goal in a City shirt. Since arriving three years ago in the January 2011 transfer window from Wolfsburg, Džeko has been one of those players who frustrates and delights in equal measure. All City fans know what he’s capable of, but the striker rarely appears to fulfil his potential.
Published on Monday, 13 January 2014 16:12 | Written by George Curtis | Hits: 1592
Liverpool's 5-3 victory over Stoke City on Sunday put to bed a hideous record that had seen the Reds fail to record a single league victory at the Britannia Stadium previously. It also lifted Brendan Rodgers' team back into the top four of the Barclays Premier League, ensuring that six of the top seven all won, with Villa due to play Swansea City on Monday night.
Published on Wednesday, 08 January 2014 18:32 | Written by Darren Woon | Hits: 1429
In the not too distant future...
The silence was unnerving; Kevin didn't want to be here at all. He glanced around at his men, aimlessly roaming the sodden ground, uncertain if any of them would survive the ensuing battle. He wondered if he could escape without them noticing, but surely they would recognize a lack of leadership, and capitulate far easier than expected.
Published on Friday, 10 January 2014 16:49 | Written by Louis Baxter | Hits: 1400
1)Redemption for Wenger
Losing to Aston Villa on the first day of the season caused a lot of Arsenal fans to descend into panic and despair. They thought this might be the season where everything falls to pieces, after threatening to for the last couple of years. Instead, it’s been the season they rejoined the title-chasing elite, and a win against a Villa team currently in disarray at Villa Park would put to bed a couple of demons born out of that first day and fully confirm that they are for real.
Published on Thursday, 09 January 2014 11:17 | Written by Emma Lucy Whitney | Hits: 709
With the dust still settling from Sunderland’s shock 2-1 victory over Manchester United at the Stadium of Light, and Manchester City’s 6-0thrashing of West Ham at the Etihad, the first full week of January 2014 has proved to us that the League Cup can still bring with it plenty of drama, surprises and most of all great football.