Firstly, I must say was there a scarcity of confetti in Stockholm that the Manchester United celebrations got none to celebrate such an historic feat. I must say Kudos to the young, energetic and aggressive Ajax side who stood tall all through Ninety Minutes in trying to emulate other successful
Come 7.45pm (Nigerian Time), all eyes will be glued to screens as the Friends Arena in Stockholm, Sweden plays host to the finals of Europe’s 2nd elite club cup competition, the Europa League. It promises to be a fascinating night as Dutch side Ajax take on English giants Manchester United
The Europe league final comes at a cross road for two of the biggest teams the modern game has ever seen.
For Manchester United, the only reason they have never won the Europa League or the Uefa Cup as it used to be called, is because over the last 20 odd
José Mourinho certainly must have had his heart in his mouth for a while until Celta striker John Guidetti decided to fluff his line on his own terms when they faced United in the 2nd leg Semi Final earlier this month. Now in Stockholm to face a tricky customer in
The week featured semi-finals of Europe’s elite competitions with the Champions league and the Europa League in its last four stage, after the pairings were made, a lot of pundits and football lovers expected tight encounters with most of the games deemed to go down the wire and some even
A ROUND-UP OF FOOTBALL HAPPENINGS THIS WEEK
Quite a lot has happened in the world of the round leather game this week, here are my five major talking points of the week.
Jose did play the big man
After weeks of torrid media frenzy both in the print and social media calling for
The 2016 Europa League Final was probably not the best final you would have seen; but it was a good final and just like our slogan at www.halftimeng.com states; ''its a game of two halves'' and that's what this final served up for us neutrals. Sevilla have made history by
The Europa League returns after Sevilla's thrilling run to winning back to back titles and as usual you expect the English clubs to complain about the wicked fixture congestion and the long trips; but I must say it is important for the English team to take the competition serious as
It's been a gloomy start to 2014 for English Premier League teams in Europe as only Tottenham achieved what five rivals failed to do - WIN.
Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City all opened the Champions League knockout phase with first-leg losses, while Chelsea drew. Last night, Swansea got knocked out
Tottenham were the only English side that brought smiles to their football fans last night, achieving what five other rivals failed to do - WIN.
Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City all opened the Champions League knockout phase with first-leg losses, while Chelsea drew. But on Thursday, straight after Swansea was