Author Archives: James Shaw

To say that he lives and breathes for football is an understatement. he was kicking the ball from the age of 2, watching it on tv from the age of 3 and going to matches from the age of 4. His dad being a Manc he is a massive Manchester City fan and he used to go nearly every weekend being formerly a season ticket holder. His mum being French and from the Alps he is also a massive Lyon fan. However he loves all sorts of football from the lower leagues to the top leagues. His love of football is what makes him write about it.

Brentford B 3 Man Utd U23 2: Five things we learned

Chris Mepham celebrates

Nicky Butt the new man in charge! Nicky Butt has taken over as Manchester United’ Under-23 interim manager after Warren Joyce has left for the manager’s job at Wigan Athletic. Nicky Butt will be pleased with his new role but after his first match in charge he will not be relishing the work that needs to be done in order ... Read More »

Being a Blue on Derby Day!

Maine Road Massacre

This is and will always be the big one for me personally. I was brought up as a Manchester City fan, third generation; I could not be anything else. When your just a young kid you do not quite understand the significance especially when you start watching City in League 1, United do not seem that bad but once you ... Read More »

The magic of Paris!

psg vs barcelona

  Paris Saint-Germain: Salvatore Sirigu; Gregory Van Der Wiel, Marquinhos, David Luiz, Maxwell; Lucas Moura (Jean-Christophe Bahebeck), Marco Verratti (Yohan Cabaye 70), Thiago Motta, Blaise Matuidi, Javier Pastore (Clement Chantome 86); Edinson Cavani. Barcelona: Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Daniel Alves (Sandro 83), Javier Mascherano, Jeremy Mathieu, Jordi Alba; Ivan Rakitic (Xavi 69), Sergio Busquets, Andres Iniesta; Pedro (Munir El-Haddadi 62), Lionel ... Read More »

Party in the Principality: Monaco 1-0 Bayer Leverkusen

Monaco vs leverkusen part 3

Teams: Monaco: Danijel Subasic; Fabinho, Andrea Raggi, Ricardo Carvalho (Wallace 90), Layvin Kurzawa; Yannick Ferreira Carrasco (Nabil Dirar 86), Joao Moutinho, Jeremy Toulalan, Geoffrey Kondogbia, Lucas Ocampos (Bernardo Silva 57); Dimitar Berbatov.  Manager: Leonardo Jardim. Bayer Leverkusen: Bernd Leno; Tin Jedvaj (Giulio Donati 65), Omer Toprak (Stefan Reinartz 71), Emir Spahic, Sebastian Boenisch; Karim Bellarabi, Gonzalo Castro, Heung-Min Son, Lars ... Read More »

24th of June round up

Suarez bite

Battle of Natal, Greek Gods, Colombian Magic and England’s Farewell Party. Italy vs Uruguay Italy: Gianluigi Buffon; Andrea Barzagli, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini; Matteo Darmian, Marco Verratti (Thiago Motta 75), Claudio Marchisio, Mattia De Sciglio; Andrea Pirlo; Ciro Immobile (Antonio Cassano 71), Mario Balotelli (Marco Parolo 46). Uruguay: Fernando Muslera; Martin Caceres, Jose Maria Gimenez, Diego Godin, Alvaro Pereira (Christian ... Read More »

23rd of June round up

Brazil celebrations

Dutch Delight, Brazilian Samba Magic, a Mexican Wave of Joy and the Spanish Abdicate the Throne! Chile vs Holland Holland: Jasper Cillessen; Daley Blind, Ron Vlaar, Stefan De Vrij, Daryl Janmaat; Nigel De Jong, Georginio Wijnaldum, Dirk Kuyt (Terence Kongolo 89); Wesley Sneijder (Leroy Fer 75), Arjen Robben, Jeremain Lens (Memphis Depay 69). Chile: Claudio Bravo; Francisco Silva (Jorge Valdivia ... Read More »

Real run away with it in the final.

Real Madrid champions of europe

Atletico Madrid 1-4 Real Madrid (Godin 36; Ramos 90, Bale 110, Marcelo 118, Ronaldo 120 pen). Line-ups: Atletico Madrid: Thibaut Courtois; Juanfran, Miranda, Diego Godin, Filipe Luis( Toby Alderweireld 83) ; Raul Garcia (Jose Sosa 66), Gabi, Tiago, Koke ; David Villa, Diego Costa (Adrian Lopez 9). Real Madrid: Iker Casillas; Dani Carvajal, Raphael Varane, Sergio Ramos, Fabio Coentrao (Marcelo 59); Luka ... Read More »

A Grand Clasico indeed!

Fabregas and Pepe

It had everything, glitz and glamour, goals and glory, a true example of what a Clasico is all about. The game everybody has on their lips the world over did not disappoint and will be talked about the world over for the coming week. Line-ups: Real Madrid: Diego Lopez; Daniel Carvajal, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Marcelo; Luka Modric (Alvaro Morata 90), ... Read More »

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