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La Liga Wrap Up: Atleti take bragging rights in El Derbi leaving Real in crisis

Nick Chernih September 17, 2014

The Madrid derby dominates the headlines following the return of La Liga after the international break, with Atletico Madrid inflicting a second successive home defeat on Real Madrid. Elsewhere, Barcelona continued their perfect start against fellow Champions League contestants Athletic Bilbao. The match of the round was at the Santiago Bernabeu, with a Champions League Final (and… Continue Reading »


Champions League: Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Arsenal

Julian Keith September 17, 2014

Arsenal were embarrassed at the Westfalonstadion as Borussia Dortmund handed the Londoners their first loss in an opening match of a Champions League campaign in 11 years. Injuries were the story before kick off with Arsenal forced to hand a debut to 19-year-old Hector Bellerin at fullback while Dortmund were without as many as four… Continue Reading »


Champions League: Liverpool 2-1 Ludogorets

Mitch Walkerden September 17, 2014

A 92nd-minute Steven Gerrard penalty saved Liverpool from an embarrassing draw at Anfield this morning against Bulgarian champions Ludogorets Razgrad. After a first half where neither side really got going, an 82nd minute Mario Balotelli goal gave the Reds the lead after he showed exceptional strength before turning two defenders and slotting home at the… Continue Reading »


Wednesday Champions League Wrap Up – 17 September

Mark Houston September 17, 2014

Liverpool left it late against Ludogorets, Real Madrid spanked Basel and Borussia Dortmund showed Arsenal up with a clinical 2-0 win in Germany. Here’s our Champions League wrap up of all the action from this morning. Ciro Immobile scored his first Champions League goal as 2013 finalists Borussia Dortmund brought Arsene Wenger’s Arsenal back down… Continue Reading »


EPL Transfer Report Cards

Mitch Walkerden September 17, 2014

With the transfer window “slamming shut” on September 1st, the deadline dildo has been put away, Jim White’s gone on holiday for six months and there are no more ins or outs until January. The Blog FC takes the most extensive look at all the Premier League transfers of the window anywhere on the internet and grades… Continue Reading »


Spanish Inquisition: Has Florentino Perez dismantled a winning team?

Mark Houston September 16, 2014

Suffering two losses in the first three matches of the season is a bad start for most sides, but this is Real Madrid. Last season they were the best team in Europe and now they are the 13th placed team in Spain; six points off pace-setters Barcelona. They surrendered a two-goal lead against Real Sociedad on… Continue Reading »


Liverpool must prove they’re back where they belong

Thomas Stelzer September 16, 2014

With their last Champions League campaign being under Rafa Benitez in the 2009/10 season, it’s been a long time between drinks for Liverpool. Since then, they’ve been managed by Roy Hodgson and Kenny Dalglish, and it’s only current manager Brendan Rodgers who has been able to secure qualification for Europe’s premier club competition; taking the… Continue Reading »


FIFA 15 Demo Review

Mitch Walkerden September 15, 2014

With the arrival of FIFA 15 only a couple of weeks away, The Blog FC takes a lot at how the most anticipated game of the year stands up following the release of the FIFA 15 demo late last week. With demos generally not the most genuine representation of the finished product, Mitch Walkerden runs… Continue Reading »


EPL Matchday Four Preview

Adam Dow September 13, 2014

If you’ve missed all of the transfers, then you might be in for a surprise watching your team this weekend with a few new faces – unless you’re a Villa fan. With the dreaded international break now over, football fans around the globe can return from hibernation. The big clashes see Manchester City travelling to Arsenal… Continue Reading »


La Liga Preview: Matchday Three

Mark Houston September 12, 2014

La Liga returns and matchday three provides us with two massive clashes, with all of last season’s top four facing off. Champions Atletico Madrid play their crosstown rivals Real in a Madrid derby at the Santiago Bernabeu, while last year’s runners up Barcelona host 4th place Athletic Bilbao. Our La Liga preview has you covered…. Continue Reading »

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