EPL – Liverpool v Manchester United: Reds unable to break winless record against United

Now the AFL season is over, our Japanese correspondent, Yoshi, reports on a big English Premier League match.

Yoshi’s definition of rivalry

Yoshi contends that sporting rivalries fuel sporting passion and reveals his own hidden rivalry.

Almanac Soccer – 10 Interesting Facts About The 2016/17 EPL Season So Far

If you are interested in soccer you might want to give “U.K Football” a try as the matches are played at a much faster pace, in stadiums with world-class stars says John Hawthorne.

Almanac Soccer: Why England’s football solution lies abroad

In the aftermath of England’s elimination at the 2016 Euros, Hamish Neal suggests that for England to really improve, more of their players must play abroad.

Sportxit: What the Brexit means for Britain’s sporting stars

What does the ‘Leave’ win mean for sport in the UK? Hamish Neal works his way through the issue and its impact on football, tennis and golf.

Leicester City: Sliding doors leading to glory

Hamish Neal provides an insight to Leicester City’s EPL triumph pondering whether it was the result of a fairytale or other issues at play.

6-0. How two games eight years apart tell the story of modern football

Hamish Neal compares two games 8 years apart and the story within.

The Tykes and the Unicorns- Relegations

As a supporter of English soccer team Barnsley and VAFA team MHSOB, it’s been a tough last dozen years for Rod Oaten as they’ve both dropped back through the Divisions of their respective competitions. We won’t mention Rod also barracks for Essendon….

Almanac Soccer – Brendan Rodgers: So Close, Yet So Far

Dr Cruel has watched the going’s-on at Liverpool with great interest since Brendan Rodgers arrived at Anfield. After snatching defeat from the jaws of victory for the 2013/14 EPL title and some less than successful transfer calls, John W Henry and the boffins at Fenway Sports Group have decided that Rodgers is not the man to manage the Reds. As always, the good Doctor explains why he had to go. [Nicely balanced… for a Gooners fan! – Ed]

The Goodfellas Footy Almanac World Game Podcast

Beginning today, we welcome The Goodfellas to the Footy Almanac for their look at the weekend’s action in the world game.

Obituary: “…But first, here’s the classified results with James Alexander Gordon”

James Alexander Gordon turned a broadcasting chore, announcing the British football results on BBC Radio, into an art form. No one could say ‘Wolverhampton Wanderers’ quite like JAG. Dennis Gedling pays tribute to the late Scottish broadcaster, and to childhood memories.

Barnsley’s back, baby!

Barnsley has turned its season around, much to the joy and relief of Rod Oaten.

Hope and Glory

“The miserable have no other medicine.  But only hope.” William Shakespeare (not the glam rocker) Whoop it up Geelong and Manly fans.  And jubilant Sky Blues for that matter.  You may never see your team win the big one again! Ridiculous notion? Perhaps, but let me remind you lucky sods of the numerous dearly departed Demons [Read more]