Tag Archives: Premier League

Sportsthoughts (161). Premier League 2017-18 predictions – half time report

So, the mad Christmas/ New Year fixture pile up is over, managers have had their moan about the strains it puts on the players (they have a point) and attention turns, briefly, to the FA Cup, where most Premier League … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (116) – Premier League predictions!

So, little more than a month since we were watching Germany dismantle Brazil in one of the most astonishing games in World Cup history, the Premier League is back. Time to forget about England’s mediocrity, the collapse of Spain, the … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (99) – The rise of Liverpool; the fall of Arsenal

And so the Premier League reaches a climax. The big showdown yesterday between Liverpool and Manchester City ended 3-2 to Liverpool. A superb game of football, with Liverpool going 2-0 up, City clawing their way back to 2-2 and looking … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (81) – Premier League predictions 2013-14

So tomorrow it’s back. The sports monster that sweeps everything else aside once it gets going. More money sloshing around than ever, now BT Sport has arrived on the scene. It has been a great summer of sport again, after … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (39) – The Return of the Premier League

So soon after those feelgood Olympics, all those supremely talented athletes, at once successful and humble, in tune with the crowds who roared them on. After all the smiles, the friendliness, people of all nations happily mixing, celebrating, drinking in … Continue reading

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Sportsthoughts (9) – a big weekend

It was a big weekend for the football and the rugby, this weekend.  In the rugger it was the last round of group games in the Heineken Cup – who would qualify for the quarter finals? In the footie, Sky … Continue reading

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