Can Roy Hodgson stop Palace from being relegated?

A quick look at the Premier League table would suggest that Crystal Palace are doomed. The Eagles narrowly avoided relegation to the Championship at the end of last season, but there is a very serious and tangible danger that their luck will run out this campaign. After a string of abject performances, Palace have been, without doubt, the worst team in the Premier League. Continue reading

Classy Gianluigi Buffon applauds the Swedish anthem as San Siro crowd boos it

Here is veteran goalkeeper Gigi Buffon showing his class. The fans at the San Siro jeered the Swedish anthem as it was played ahead of the second leg of the World Cup playoff tie being contested by the two countries, but Buffon publicly applauded the anthem. It’s not the first time he’s done it- this incident has happened previously to other countries in the European qualifiers as well.

Unfortunately for Buffon, his dream of making it to a sixth World Cup was dashed by the Swedes, who drew 0-0 to book their spot at the 2018 World Cup at the expense of the Azzurri Continue reading

List of Youngest Scottish Football Captains- Tierney 5th youngest player to captain Scotland

Celtic full back Kieran Tierney captained Scotland earlier this evening against the Netherlands, making the 20 year the fifth youngest ever Scottish international skipper and the youngest since Darren Fletcher, who was 20 years and 5 months when he took the armband in 2004 (Tierney is 20 years and six months). It’s been a great recent period for Tierney, who has also captained Celtic at club level. John Lambie and Donald Gow both did in the late 1800’s. Continue reading

The last time Everton came from two goals behind to win a league game

The Toffees came from two goals behind to win a home Premier League game earlier this evening against Watford- a result that saw them get out of the bottom three, with West Ham, who lost 4-1 to Liverpool, replacing them in the drop zone.

Before this 3-2 win over the Hornets, the last time Everton had managed something similar was way back in May 1994 against Wimbledon- a fixture they had to win to stay up. Continue reading