Villarreal’s road to Europa League trophy

On May 26th Villarreal won the Europa League against Manchester United (1-1 normal time and then 11-10 by penalties). This is their 4th out of 5 Unai’s Emery Europa League trophies over the past 5 years. 3 with Sevilla in 2014, 2015 and 2016, one loss to Arsenal in 2019 and this year. Manchester UnitedПродолжить чтение «Villarreal’s road to Europa League trophy»

The CSGO team (Akuma) caught cheating on the tournament

An esports scandal happened a week ago. There is a team Akuma in the CS:GO (Counter Strike Global Offensive) tournament EPIC League CIS. They finished 3rd in the competition, managing to beat top 2 and top 3 CIS teams such as Natus Vincere and Virtus Pro on their way to the semis surprisingly easily.The NAVIПродолжить чтение «The CSGO team (Akuma) caught cheating on the tournament»

Hans-Dieter Flick’s career in numbers

The 2020/21 season turned out to be the last one for the now-ex Bayern manager Hans-Dieter Flick, who’s been invited to lead Germany’s national team after the Euro. With Bayern he won Bundesliga in 2020 and 2021, Champions League in 2020, Super Cup 2020, and Club World Cup 2020. Julian Nagelsmann will be his replacementПродолжить чтение «Hans-Dieter Flick’s career in numbers»

Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Logan Paul (short review)

On July 7th 2:00 am European time, ex-boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr is facing a social media celebrity Logan Paul in an eight-round exhibition fight. Floyd ended his career in August 2017, retiring undefeated with a record of 50 wins and 0 losses. His last fight was against Conor McGregor. Up until now, the American boxerПродолжить чтение «Floyd Mayweather Jr vs Logan Paul (short review)»

Euro 2020 group stage predictions

Originally the Euro 2020 tournament was supposed to happen last summer, but due to the pandemic it was moved to the summer 2021. The whole world is holding its breath, waiting to see how 24 teams are going to be competing in 11 host countries from 11th of June to 11th of July. Let’s takeПродолжить чтение «Euro 2020 group stage predictions»

Who are Brentford FC?

Every season 3 teams are relegated from and promoted to the Premier League. In 2020/21 season Fulham, Sheffield United and West Bromwich Albion left the EPL, and Watford, Norwich and Brentford entered the league. Out of the latter 3 teams, we are concentrating on Brentford because it’s the first time in 47 years they areПродолжить чтение «Who are Brentford FC?»

Chelsea – The 2021 Champions of Europe

On May 29th Chelsea won one of the most prestigious trophies in the world – the Champions League. It’s their second title over the past 9 years. The first one they won in 2012, when Chelsea beat Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, home ground of Bayern. Then Didier Drogba scored the winning penalty afterПродолжить чтение «Chelsea – The 2021 Champions of Europe»

Cori Gauff – a 17-year-old future star

On May 22nd a 17-year-old American Cori Gauff won WTA (Women’s Tennis Association) Masters in Parma. It was her 2nd ever title, with the first one being in WTA singles at the 2019 Linz Open when she was just 15, which is unbelievable.  Cori’s journey in Parma started against Kaia Kanepi in the 16th roundПродолжить чтение «Cori Gauff – a 17-year-old future star»

Lille’s season in numbers

Lille shocked everyone and won the league on Sunday 23rd 2021, leaving behind the best team in France – PSG. This was their 4th champions title overall, with the previous one being in the 2010/11 season. Lille finished this year’s campaign with 83 points in active, only 1 point above PSG. Did the appointment ofПродолжить чтение «Lille’s season in numbers»

Harry Kane’s Tottenham career in numbers

English striker Harry Kane is on the edge of leaving Spurs, after spending 8 seasons there. While he was in Tottenham, Harry won a couple of individual trophies such as Premier League Golden Boot in seasons 2015/16 (25 goals) and 2016/17 (goals), becoming one of the most consistent strikers in the Premier League. However, forПродолжить чтение «Harry Kane’s Tottenham career in numbers»