Are supporters of Premier League clubs losing touch with reality, making premature predictions and skewed statements as a result of being sucked into the hype surrounding the world’s biggest league? Elliott Charles certainly thinks so.
With the summer transfer window in full flow and the Premier League 2017/18 season underway, we thought we’d take a look at the relegation candidates at this early stage and see if they can prove our prediction wrong with a shrewd summer of transfer business.
“Everything’s turned from gold…into shit!” That’s pretty much how best to summarise Hearts in the 2016/2017 campaign. Before the season began there was plenty to be optimistic about – a relatively settled squad who’d finished third, the prospect of a few rounds in the Europa League, Connor Sammon…
In a league that is widely popular, yet very unknown at the same time, the Premier League has actually seen a ton of great talent and has had many successful club sides. England’s top flight is huge for those that follow football in the UK and the passionate fans are well and truly hooked.
During a recent press conference, Celtic’s Kolo Toure unwittingly revealed his musical guilty pleasure after mishearing a question about what is, in his opinion, the best football chant he’s heard during his illustrious career.
Monday’s big derby match in the Danish Superliga between Brondby and Copenhagen was halted momentarily for one of the most unusual and frankly disgusting reasons you’re likely to see in the history of football. It involved rats. Dead. Rats. How lovely.
Non-league Billericay Town have recently been taken over by ambitious businessman Glenn Tamplin, who’s aiming to turn the Essex club into a non-league powerhouse capable of pushing towards the Football League in the not too distant future.
Energy FC forward Miguel Gonzalez settled their game against Sacramento Republic in the United Soccer League on Tuesday evening with undoubtedly one of the most beautifully strange goals you’ll ever see – a flip throw-in in to a bicycle kick finish.
The 1967 International Cup between Racing of Argentina, the Copa Libertadores winner, and Celtic, the European Cup winners, was a truly memorable three legged series, most of which was marred by so much violence in every match that it has been called a battle.