"Xavi is in a period when he loves to talk.” - Pochettino dismisses Xavi's remarks on Alli

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Chelsea down Southampton

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Pochettino not sure of Dele Alli's stay at Tottenham next season

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Premier League Match Day 34 numbers and review

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FA Cup: Chelsea vs Tottenham review

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Hound League table updated ahead of weekend games!

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2016/2017 UCL quarter finals second leg numbers review

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Allegri pleased with Juve's defensive performance

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Muller says Bayern played with 10 men against 14

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Premier League Match Day 33 Africa 11

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Premier League Match Day 33 numbers review

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Major News Briefs

  • Xavi reveals that Dele Alli would suit Pep Guardiola's system
  • Barcelona legend, Xavi Hernandez has come out to say that Tottenham youth midfield sensation Dele Alli, the current PFA young player of the year winner would be a perfect match for Manchester City’s Manager, Pep Guardiola’s style of play.

    He made this known in an interview with Spanish newspaper AS, where he opined that Dele Alli was one of the technically gifted English players that would be favored in a Pep Guardiola side.

  • 2016/2017 Europa League semi final ties confirmed
  • The 2016/2017 Europa League semi-final fixtures have been confirmed. Manchester United will slug it out with Celta Vigo over two legs while Ajax and Lyon square off against each other.

    Jose Mourinho’s Man United travel to Spain for the first leg while Ajax welcome Lyon on May 4. The second leg ties are scheduled for May 11, a week later from the first leg ties.

  • UCL semi final fixtures confirmed
  • The 2016/2017 UEFA Champions League semi-final fixtures have been confirmed. Monaco has been paired to face Juventus and yet another Madrid derby in the UCL as Real Madrid square off against Atletico Madrid.

    The first leg ties see Real Madrid welcome Atletico to the Bernabeu on May 2, while Monaco welcomes Juventus to the Stade Louis on May 3 with the return legs taking place a week later for both ties

  • Monaco sends Dortmund packing
  • Kylian Mbappe, Falcao, and Germain were on hand to secure Monaco a place in the last 4 of the UEFA Champions league with a 3:1 win over Dortmund at the Stade Louis which resulted in a 6:3 aggregate win.


    Marco Reus pulled one back for the Germans but it was not enough on the night as Monaco cruised into the next round of the competition in style. No one saw them coming in the competition and they may have assumed the title of the dark horses of this year’s UCL competition

  • Leicester City bow out of the UCL
  • Leicester City’s fairytale run in the UEFA Champions League came to an end as they were held to a 1:1 draw by Atletico Madrid. They had lost the first leg by a goal to nil but found themselves down by a goal when Saul Niguez opened the scoring for Atletico through a counter attack.

    Vardy restored parity for his side, but a two-goal cushion win was needed. The game ended 1:1, meaning they were effectively eliminated from the UCL. Impressive debut for them in the UCL this season

  • Jack Wilshere to sit out the rest of the season
  • Bournemouth midfielder, Jack Wilshere is set to miss the rest of the Premier League season as scans carried out to ascertain the cause of his limping off against Spurs have revealed a broken leg. The injury is reportedly similar to the one that kept him out of previous season’s campaign fo a while. He might miss the start of next season. 

  • Spurs in with a chance for Premier League title
  • Man United put up a strong and commanding performance to beat the Premier League leaders 2:0. Marcus Rashford opened the scoring for the reds and Ander Herrera added the second to seal the win and secure all 3 points.

    The win meant the race for the Premier League title is now open as Spurs now have a decent chance if Chelsea capitulates further. The win also enhanced Man United’s chances of a top 4 finish.

  • Spurs dismiss Bournemouth with ease
  • Spurs put up another dominant performance as they routed Eddie Howe’s Bournemouth 4:0 with ease. Moussa Dembele opened the scoring for Spurs in the 16th minute and Son added the second 3 minutes later.


    Harry Kane scored the third 3 minutes into the second half and Janssen sealed the win in added to time to round up a comprehensive victory. A rare absence on the scoresheet was Dele Alli as Spurs maintained their chase for the Premier League title.

  • Juan Mata to miss rest of the season for Man United
  • Manchester United Manager, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Juan Mata will not be playing any part for United from now till the end of the season in their quest For Europa League glory and a top 4 finish.
    This was ascertained recently, although the attacker underwent a groin surgery last month and was expected o return soon. However, he has effectively been ruled out till the end of May

  • Lyon leave it late against Besiktas
  • Olympique Lyonnais came from behind to beat Besiktas in their Europa round of 8 encounter. Ryan Babel opened the scoring for the Turkish side in the 15th minute. Besiktas led for much of the game until the 83rd minute when Corentin Tolisso got the equalizer for the French side and Jeremy Morel provided the winner in the 85th minute. Lyon now travel to Besiktas for the second leg tie with a narrow advantage. The game saw Lyon receive a lot of cards – 5.

  • Europa: Celta Vigo and Ajax secure home wins
  • Ajax and Celta Vigo did themselves some good as they all got home wins against their opponents in the first leg of the 2016/2017 Europa league quarter-finals.

    Ajax secured a 2 nil win over Schalke 04 with a brace from Davy Klaassen in the 23rd and 52nd minute to enhance their chances of progressing ahead of Schalke 04.

    Celta Vigo had to overcome a resolute Genk side with a 3:2 win, albeit with Genk scoring 2 goals away from home. Genk opened the scoring in the game through Jean-Paul Boetius in the 10th minute. Celta responded with Sisto, Aspas and Guidetti banging in 3 goals in the 15th, 18th and 38th minute respectively before Thomas Buffel scored for the Belgian club in the 67th minute. The second leg in Belgium should be interesting.

  • Anderlecht halt Man United celebrations
  • Manchester United were held to a 1:1 draw by Anderlecht in the first leg tie of their Europa quarter-final fixture. Henrikh Mkhitaryan gave Manchester United the lead in the the 37th minute, in a game where United dominated possession. They seemed home and dry in the last few minutes until Leander Dendoncker equalized in the 86th minute to narrow Man United’ss advantage ahead of the second leg at Old Trafford.

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The Pen Column

Midweek Premier League review

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Our best 10 goals from Premier League Match Day 33

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A Look Into Chelsea And Spurs' Tussle For The Premier League Title

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Hazard - The Artiste Of Eden

Eden Hazard! The petite footballing beast with killer missiles and bullets for feet on the field of play. The Belgian International has been vital since his arrival at Stamford Bridge. The attacker exudes utility in the offensive third and can be deployed anywhere in the attacking positions of.....

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NPFL Match Day 17 Rundown

The NPFL Match Day 17 fixtures have rounded up.  There was a change of positions on the table as the league gets into shape with the boys gradually being separated from the men. 10 games took place on the day, exciting fixtures albeit with some surprising scorelines judging by the.....

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Che (1) Want To (2) Cry

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Past African Underdog Magic Moments

African football has made major headways over the past and it’s time to reminisce on some moments of glory in the continent’s football prowess on the world stage. Football in Africa has blossomed over the years and the majority of the football heavyweights in Africa have played a.....

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