Articles by Nevin Thomas
Jan 17, 2019
LaLiga mid-season report: Barcelona still title favourites despite managerial hiccups; Alaves and Getafe punch above weightWith the 19th round of the 2018/19 season in the books, which means every team has faced each other once, we sat down to draw some conclusions and prepare a half-term report.
Jan 14, 2019
European football talking points: United continue winning run under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Barcelona extend lead and moreUnder Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Manchester United are playing like a side who have their freedom back, after being stifled for the longest time by Jose Mourinho.
Dec 24, 2018
European football talking points: Tottenham Hotspur show their class, Juventus take definitive step towards title and moreIn England, favourites Manchester City faltered again. In Italy, Juventus all but confirmed yet another Scudetto while in Germany Borussia Dortmund raced to a six-point lead. Here are the major talking points from Europe
Dec 17, 2018
European football talking points: Liverpool showcase title credentials, Lionel 'GOAT' Messi inspires Barcelona and moreLiverpool ensured Jose Mourinho's Manchester United didn't curtail their stay at the top the of Premier League while Barcelona and Lionel Messi were at their brilliant best.
Dec 10, 2018
European football talking points: Old Chelsea spirit haunts Manchester City; Lionel Messi shows sublime skills to silence PeleThe unpredictability of modern day football was fully visible in the weekend as Chelsea recovered from a horrible performance in the midweek against Wolverhampton Wanderers to end Manchester City’s winning streak.
Dec 04, 2018
European football talking points: Arsenal prove their mettle, Borussia Dortmund's rampaging form and moreA pulsating North London derby victory for Arsenal, Jose Mourinho's third-season syndrome and Borussia Dortmund's flying form: Here are the major talking points from the Gameweek that went by.
Nov 26, 2018
European football talking points: Real Madrid's performance of concern, Chelsea's weakness and moreIn La Liga, it was a day to forget for European Champions Real Madrid as they produced their most hapless performance of the season to lose 3-0 against Eibar while German giants Bayern didn’t have it much better in the Bundesliga, only managing a 3-3 draw against Fortuna
Nov 12, 2018
European football talking points: Borussia Dortmund's spirited fightback, Juventus' class stand out in week of heavyweight clashesIn Bundesliga, league toppers Borussia Dortmund opened up a seven-point lead over rivals Bayern Munich with a victory in the Der Klassiker.
Nov 05, 2018
European football talking points: Unai Emery lifts the mood at Arsenal; Bayern Munich seek a helping handArsenal’s performances under Unai Emery have also managed to lift the atmosphere at the Emirates stadium, which had been somewhat below par in the final few seasons under Arsene Wenger
Oct 30, 2018
European football talking points: Luis Suarez steps up for Messi-less Barcelona; Premier League’s three musketeers shine and moreBarcelona's Luiz Suarez sinks Real Madrid in Lionel Messi's absence, England's top three continue unbeaten run and other talking points from a weekend of exciting football action