Category Archives: North England Blog

UK’s May tells divided party to ‘shape up’ and deliver

MANCHESTER, England — British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a plan for new government-built homes as she tries to restore momentum to her divided administration. May’s Conservative Party is in a sour mood after a June election saw it reduced to a minority government. The poor result left a weakened May struggling to unite…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/news-pmn/uks-may-tells-divided-party-to-shape-up-and-deliver

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Manchester City: Pep praises LB Delph, issues Mendy update

Sometimes, the opposing manager has a line or two which sums up the brilliance of the victors.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/09/26/shakhtar-boss-okay-with-loss-at-man-city-pep-praises-lb-delph/

Liverpool and Everton Welsh: Part 2

In this article, Neil Jones will look at the impact that Welsh players have had on Everton Football Club. It is the 2nd article looking into the history of Welsh players on Merseyside, with Part 1 having looked at the Welsh players who’ve represented Liverpool FC. At the end of the article, there is a […]

http://y-ddraig.co.uk/2017/08/24/liverpool-and-everton-welsh-part-2/

Manchester Welsh part 2: Manchester City

This is the 2nd article looking into the impact that Welsh players/coaches have had on the two Manchester clubs. Neil Jones will now look at the blue half of the city, Manchester City, before going on to share a combined Manchester Welsh XI at the end. The club was founded in 1880 and were known […]

http://y-ddraig.co.uk/2017/08/17/manchester-welsh-part-2-manchester-city/

Newcastle first win of the season

Promoted Newcastle scored their first goals and record their first points of the Premier League season with an impressive 3-0 win over a struggling West Ham. Compared to their first two games of the season against Tottenham and Huddersfield, the Magpies were able to expose the visitors on the wings and their effort paid off […]

https://jadesport.wordpress.com/2017/08/26/newcastle-swansea-clean-sheet/

“It defies description”…Tribute for Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney had been the fundamental block for Manchester United down the years, wherein the players came in and gone but he remained for as long as he felt the team needed him. There was a time when Wayne Rooney spearheaded the United attack back when he was signed in August 2004 summer transfer window […]

https://meandunited.wordpress.com/2017/08/27/it-defies-description-tribute-for-wayne-rooney/

Newcastle to pry $15 million Praet away from Sampdoria

The former Anderlecht man can help stabilize a Newcastle midfield which looked miserable on Sunday.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/08/21/newcastle-to-pry-15-million-praet-away-from-sampdoria/

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/