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La Liga Preview: Matchday Nine – El Clasico!

Nick Chernih October 25, 2014

The game of the round is undoubtedly El Clasico, with both teams in fine form, meeting at the Bernabeu.  Elsewhere, Sevilla host the Yellow Submarine of Villarreal, and Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad look to get valuable wins. Both teams head into the Clasico on the back of fine form, with Real Madrid winning their last five… Continue Reading »


EPL Preview: Matchday Nine

Adam Dow October 25, 2014

Matchday Nine of the EPL sees old colleagues Jose Mourinho and Louis Van Gaal go head to head in the blockbuster clash of the round. Chelsea travel to Old Trafford aiming to keep their five point buffer at the top intact, whilst Manchester United must win to stay in touch with the top four. It’s… Continue Reading »


Spanish Inquisition: Three key Clasico questions

Mark Houston October 25, 2014

This weekend is the first Clasico of the season, with Real Madrid and Barcelona facing off at the Santiago Bernabeu. Barca haven’t lost in the league yet – nor have they conceded a goal – and Luis Suarez is in line to make his debut for the club. Meanwhile, Real Madrid are coming off the… Continue Reading »


Thursday Champions League Wrap Up – 23 October

Mark Houston October 23, 2014

We’re halfway through the Champions League Group Stage, and Thursday morning gave us some late drama where Arsenal and Ludogorets scored late, late winners. Meanwhile, Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund followed on from yesterday’s goal-fest with big wins, while Real Madrid beat Liverpool. Anfield hosted arguably the most interesting tie of the matchday, with current… Continue Reading »


Wednesday Champions League Wrap – 22 October

Adam Dow October 22, 2014

Matchday Three of the UEFA Champions League is all over, and it’s been an absolute goalfest across the continent. 40 goals in 8 group matches meant the fixtures were hardly short of highlights. Bayern affirmed their status of being a contender for the title after putting 7 past Roma in Italy, Chelsea thrashed Maribor, and… Continue Reading »


EPL Wrap Up: Aguero scores four

Adam Dow October 22, 2014

Matchday Eight of the Premier League was an absolute cracker of a weekend. Tottenham again succumbed to the attacking prowess of City, while Arsenal and Manchester United dropped points against Hull and West Brom respectively. Meanwhile, at Loftus Road, Liverpool prevailed in a crazy encounter that saw four goals scored from the 87th minute. Adam… Continue Reading »


Champions League: A Real test awaits Liverpool

Thomas Stelzer October 22, 2014

It’s a clash of European royalty at Anfield on Thursday morning Australian time, with five-time winners Liverpool hosting ten-time winners and current champions Real Madrid. Liverpool’s poor start to the season faces an unwelcome test in the firing-on-all-cylinders Cristiano Ronaldo and Los Blancos, and the Reds will require their best performance of the season –… Continue Reading »


La Liga Wrap Up: Depor stun Valencia, Messi and Ronaldo at it again

Nick Chernih October 21, 2014

Heading into a big week with Champions League and El Clasico on the horizon, all the big guns were out in force, with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid recording wins. Valencia’s undefeated start to the campaign was brought to a crashing halt by Deportivo la Coruña. The weekend started on Friday, with Granada hosting Rayo… Continue Reading »


Bundesliga Preview: Matchday 8

Julian Keith October 18, 2014

The Bundesliga returns after the two-week international break and throws up plenty of action with key players returning from, the first new manager of the season and a throwback to an old rivalry under new circumstances. Roberto Di Matteo makes his debut as manager of Schalke 04 this weekend when they play host to Hertha Berlin (Sunday, 3:30am AEST). The… Continue Reading »


Sydney Derby Preview

Mark Houston October 18, 2014

It’s arguably the biggest match of the A-League regular season when the men from the west face the city slickers in the Sydney Derby. Since the inception of the Wanderers, this fixture has often been billed as the clash of marquees; Del Piero vs Ono. With both international stars leaving the league in the off-season, both… Continue Reading »

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