Category Archives: Northern Blog

Man City wins derby, EPL title race turning into procession

MANCHESTER, England — Surely nothing can stop Manchester City now. The race for the Premier League title is turning into a procession after City beat fierce rival Manchester United 2-1 on Sunday, extending its lead to 11 points in a record-breaking start to the season. This 14th straight victory for City is a record run…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/man-city-wins-derby-epl-title-race-turning-into-procession

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City beats United 2-1 in Manchester derby, leads EPL by 11

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester City capitalized on two defensive lapses by Romelu Lukaku to claim a record-setting 2-1 win over Manchester United and open up an 11-point lead over its fierce rival in the Premier League on Sunday. Both of Lukaku’s mistakes came in United’s penalty area while the forward was defending set pieces, with…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/city-beats-united-2-1-in-manchester-derby-leads-epl-by-11

To Man City go the spoils

Heroics at both ends led Manchester City to a 2-1 win at Old Trafford.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/to-man-city-go-the-spoils/

Liverpool 1-1 Everton: An absolute heist

Mohamed Salah scored his 19th Liverpool goal in the first half, and Everton couldn’t find a chance for most of the match.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/10/liverpool-1-1-everton-an-absolute-heist/

Late own goal gives Leicester thrilling 3-2 win at Newcastle

NEWCASTLE, England — Leicester snatched a thriller with Newcastle by 3-2 and a third consecutive English Premier League win on Saturday. Ayoze Perez’s own goal four minutes from the end ensured there were contrasting emotions at St. James’ Park, as Newcastle’s run without a win was extended to seven games. Joselu gave the home side…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/late-own-goal-gives-leicester-thrilling-3-2-win-at-newcastle

Huddersfield 2-0 Brighton: Vital win for Terriers

Huge victory for Huddersfield as they stop alarming slide.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/09/huddersfield-2-0-brighton-vital-win-for-terriers/

Premier League preview: Newcastle vs. Leicester City

Newcastle has lost five of its last six games, but they return home to try and turn things around with Leicester City coming to St. James Park on Saturday evening

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/08/premier-league-preview-newcastle-vs-leicester-city/

Mourinho aims dig at Guardiola over Silva injury

MANCHESTER, England — Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho suggested rival coach Pep Guardiola isn’t telling the truth in making David Silva a doubt for Manchester City ahead of the derby. Guardiola said Silva was injured against West Ham on Sunday and that “I don’t know if he is able to play on Sunday” against United.…

http://nationalpost.com/pmn/sports-pmn/mourinho-aims-dig-at-guardiola-over-silva-injury

Mourinho: Pogba starts Tuesday, caution with Zlatan

United’s weekend may make the difference between a true title fight and the polishing of a place in City’s trophy case.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/04/mourinho-pogba-starts-tuesday-caution-with-zlatan/

Everton 2-0 Huddersfield: Perfect start for Allardyce

A huge week for the Toffees as Big Sam wins on his debut.

http://soccer.nbcsports.com/2017/12/02/everton-2-0-huddersfield-perfect-start-for-allardyce/