Category Archives: North England Blog

Jese scores debut goal as Stoke beats Arsenal 1-0 in EPL

STOKE, England — Spanish forward Jese marked his debut for Stoke by scoring in a 1-0 win over Arsenal in the English Premier League on Saturday. Three days after joining on a season-long loan from Paris Saint-Germain, Jese was handed a start by Stoke manager Mark Hughes and showed why he was once regarded as…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/jese-scores-debut-goal-as-stoke-beats-arsenal-1-0-in-epl/wcm/d7e5c0bc-a146-4f1f-9da8-cf7c1e4815d6

Klopp reveals love for Anfield, Liverpool’s goal in victory

German coach has been waxing lyrical about Liverpool’s scrappy game-winner against Palace.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/19/klopp-reveals-love-for-anfield-liverpools-goal-in-victory/

Manchester United podcast: Transfer issues and Swansea preview

Welcome to the latest Manchester is Red podcast. Charlotte Duncker is joined by Manchester United chief reporter Stuart Mathieson and football writer Alex Porter after United’s opening win of the new season. Our writers have their say on United’s business in the transfer window so far and with just two weeks to go should Jose […]

https://mayramosblog.wordpress.com/2017/08/17/manchester-united-podcast-transfer-issues-and-swansea-preview/

Liverpool leave Coutinho out of Champions League squad

Back injury, or Barcelona bound? Reds will have to do without Coutinho for first leg of UCL playoff in Germany.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/14/liverpool-leave-coutinho-out-of-champions-league-squad/

Guardiola fine with favorite tag after Chelsea “killed” Man City

Labelled the favorites once again, not winning the title last season is still on Pep’s mind.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/guardiola-fine-with-favorite-tag-after-chelsea-killed-man-city/

Newcastle United 0-2 Tottenham Hotspur: Dele breaks through 10-man Magpies

Jonjo Shelvey was sent off and will face a significant ban for stepping on Dele’s ankle early in the second half.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/13/newcastle-united-0-2-tottenham-hotspur-dele-breaks-through-10-man-magpies/

9-man Chelsea loses 3-2 to Burnley to open EPL title defence

LONDON — Chelsea had two players sent off and lost 3-2 to Burnley as it started its English Premier League title defence on Saturday. Captain Gary Cahill was shown a straight red card for a studs-first lunge in the 13th minute, before the champions conceded three goals in a 20-minute period before halftime. Striker Sam…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/9-man-chelsea-loses-3-2-to-burnley-to-open-epl-title-defence/wcm/4a028858-7696-422d-9f6d-7061322ab0db

Crystal Palace 0-3 Huddersfield Town: Mounie sends Town top

Frank De Boer’s Selhurst Park bow only saw one ball go into the goal via a Palace player, a first half Joel Ward own goal.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/crystal-palace-0-3-huddersfield-town-mounie-sends-town-top/

Rooney on Everton winner: “It doesn’t get much better”

Everton next faces Man City, Chelsea, and Manchester United away, with a visit from Spurs for good measure.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/12/rooney-on-everton-winner-it-doesnt-get-much-better/

Jose Mourinho slams “dangerous” summer of spending

Mourinho has lambasted a “very strange and out of control market” this summer.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/07/26/jose-mourinho-slams-dangerous-summer-of-spending/