GUARDIOLA TO OVERCOME CITY’S SECOND SEASON CURSE

GUARDIOLA TO OVERCOME CITY’S SECOND SEASON CURSE

Pep Guardiola would hopefully be the man to help Manchester City overcome a second season curse after an almost perfect last term. The former Barcelona and Bayern Munich man helped the club break several league records last season. Man City title winning run broke the record for most goals at 106; they also conceded the least at 27 goals. The Cityzens had over 100 points, which was the first time in the Premier League that any side would accumulate a…

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Robin van Persie’s return to Netherlands was a forgettable one

Robin van Persie’s return to Netherlands was a forgettable one

Robin van Persie had not played in the international stage in 2 years and it wasn’t until a few days ago when the former Arsenal star managed to make his return to the Netherlands squad. On August 31 of 2017, Robin van Persieperformed for Netherlands as they locked horns against France for a 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match which resulted with France coming out on top with a 4-0 triumph. Netherlands are struggling to qualify for the upcoming worldwide…

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VAN PERSIE GOES INTO PREPARATION FOR NEW SEASON

VAN PERSIE GOES INTO PREPARATION FOR NEW SEASON

Former Manchester United player, Robin Van Persie has gone into preparations for the upcoming season. The striker who is known for his explosive shots from either of his foot recently posted a video of himself on the popular social media application, Instagram where he was in a boxing ring, working out. The video bore the caption “Getting ready for the new season” and showed hi, putting his paces through on the pads. The Dutch striker seemed quite good with his…

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Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

Manchester United has reached the finals of the Europa League

With an aggregate score of 2-1, Manchester United has edged out a victory over Celta de Vigo and the English Premier League club will be facing off with Ajax in the finals which will be played on May 24. This is the 1st time that Manchester United has advanced into the finals of the European competition since it kicked off which was back in1971. Manchester United has generally been able to compete and qualify for the UEFA Champions League on…

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Fenerbahce and Besiktas supporters Fight Erupt

Fenerbahce and Besiktas supporters Fight Erupt

The tempers have been flying high between the supporters of Fenerbahce and Besiktas since the derby match of the two teams yesterday. It was probably the most controversial game this season in Turkey and the entire controversy revolved around one player only which was RVP, the former Netherlands skipper. He was the one who first displayed his outstanding acting skills to cook up a foul and make the referee issue an exit command to Dusko Tosic decreasing Besiktas by one…

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IBRAHIMOVIC SURPASSES VAN PERSIE WITH LATEST MANCHESTER UNITED RECORD

IBRAHIMOVIC SURPASSES VAN PERSIE WITH LATEST MANCHESTER UNITED RECORD

Manchester United ace, Zlatan Ibrahimovic struck the two goals in the 2-0 win over West Brom on Saturday and the Big Swede’s goal record at the same stage of the season surpasses that of the likes of Wayne Rooney, Cristiano Ronaldo and Robin van Persie. The 35-year old has so far scored 16 goals since his summer move from Paris St Germain to Old Trafford. No player has scored more goals at this stage of the season at the club…

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I MAY STILL REMAIN UNITED’S PLAYER IF…

I MAY STILL REMAIN UNITED’S PLAYER IF…

Robin van Persie believes he could still be shining at Manchester United if the former coach Alex Ferguson was still the manager at Old Trafford. The Netherlands international visited Old Trafford for the first time since leaving the club for Fenerbahce in July 2015 when the two teams met in the Europa League on Thursday 20th of October. Van Persie netted 58 goals for United in three seasons and won the Premier League title in his first season – and…

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Robin van Persie will be returning to Old Trafford

Robin van Persie will be returning to Old Trafford

Former Manchester United player Robin van Persie is going to be making a return to Old Trafford as Fenerbahce has to face off with the Premier League club on October 20 of the ongoing year for a Europa League match. When this Europa League fixture draw was made a few days ago, Robin van Persie took to instagram as the Dutch attacker wrote: “Excited about the group we are in for the #EuropaLeague. Looking forward to play and meet the…

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Robin Van Persie Compared To Vardy For Aston Villa

Robin Van Persie Compared To Vardy For Aston Villa

There are certain statements that are not easily forgotten. For instance, in 2012 Sir Alex Ferguson by taking on Robin van Persie who was then footballer of the year and Arsenal striker of repute. His statement was in the Premier League and it was regarding being able to win the title of Premier League one last time. Even though the squad did come under financial pressure he took on the striker of 29 years of age and for 24 million…

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Robin van Persie too good for the Turkish league

Robin van Persie too good for the Turkish league

Robin van Persie who is currently playing with Fenerbahce seems to be too good for the Turkish league. Indeed, with the kind of goal that the former Manchester United and Arsenal player scored against Gaziantepspor, you will get the perception that van Persie is too good for the Turkish league. Indeed, he received a ball that put him one against one with the keeper and instead of firing a shot into the net; he just dribbled past the keeper as…

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