England ready to face Brazil

Tweet Gareth Southgate’s inexperienced England squad continue their World Cup preparations as they welcome to Wembley the five-time world champions Brazil. The Three Lions’ boss will most likely rotate his team following the 0-0 draw with Germany on Friday, during which Joe Gomez, Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jack Cork and Tammy Abraham made their debuts. Joe Hart and Gary Cahill are amongst four players that did not play and could be expected start the game. As for Brazil, they beat Japan 3-1 on Friday afternoon in a friendly played in Lille, France….

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Ireland ready for final hurdle

Tweet The Republic of Ireland travel to Copenhagen on Saturday to face Denmark in the World Cup qualifiers play-offs. The day has finally arrived! 📆 Saturday 11 November⏰ 19:45🏟️ Parken Stadium⚽ Denmark 🇩🇰🏆 @FIFAWorldCup Play Off📺 RTÉ 2📱 @FAIreland #COYBIG 🇮🇪 pic.twitter.com/XlG0gnd5lF — FAIreland ⚽️🇮🇪 (@FAIreland) November 11, 2017 Eire will try to eliminated the 1992 European champions and reach the World Cup finals for the first time since the tournament was held in Japan and South Korea 15 years ago. The stakes are equally high for Denmark who have…

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F1 readies for Brazilian classic

Tweet The drivers’ and constructors’ championships may be wrapped up, but the season is far from over with the penultimate race of the season in Brazil is set to excite Formula One fanatics once again. Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton will be on a high after sealing his fourth world championship in Mexico two weeks ago. Last year’s chaotic race in Sao Paulo saw Hamilton snatch victory after treacherous, rainy conditions influenced by two red-flags and several safety car periods in a three-hour long race. Max Verstappen and Red Bull will…

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Fans await Football Manager 2018

Tweet It is a day that many virtual managers around the world have been waiting for all summer as they prepare for the release of Football Manager 2018 on November 10. Since its initial launch as Championship Manager 25 years ago, the title has continued to grow with each new edition. This has seen it build a glowing reputation and fan base that includes Atletico Madrid’s star Antoine Griezmann. The key to its popularity over the years has been its attention to detail and extensive scouting. This has resulted in…

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FA Cup First Round review

Tweet Shocks aplenty in FA Cup’s First Round. Oxford City and Maidstone United provide biggest upsets as eight non-league sides advance to the Second Round, whilst others earn replays. National League South strugglers Oxford City pulled one of the biggest surprises knocking out League Two Colchester United thanks to Matt Paterson’s solitary goal. Cheltenham Town were also humbled by opposition from outside the Football League as they went down 4-2 at home to promotion chasing Maidstone United of the National League. Fellow National League outfit Borehamwood came from behind to…

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Leatherhead 1 – 1 Billericay Town

Tweet Seventh-tier rivals settle for replay Billericay Town enter the Second-Round draw for the first time after drawing with fellow Isthmian Premier League side, Leatherhead. It was the visitors from Essex that started the game on top, as could have been expected given their superior league form thus far this season. They came close in the second minute when Jake Robinson saw his shot turned away from the bottom corner by Zaki Oualah in the Leatherhead goal. They failed to capitalise on their early dominance, however, as Jack Midson headed…

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