Living in another country as an expat proves to have several advantages as well as challenges. One of the benefits of being an expat is the opportunity to be immersed in a different culture and gain new experiences. However, one of the drawbacks is the need to follow the rules implemented in that country, which may restrict you from doing some of the activities you previously enjoyed doing in your home country.
Bayern Munich’s lacklustre start to the 2019/2020 Bundesliga season culminated in manager, and former Croatian national team midfielder, Niko Kovac parting ways with the club last Sunday. The decision, which was described as “mutual” by both parties, came after Bayern suffered a 5-1 drubbing at the hands of Eintracht Frankfurt. This was the club’s heaviest defeat in the Bundesliga for the last 10 years, leaving them fourth in the table and trailing leaders Borussia Monchengladbach by four points.
Football is trying to become the perfect game. No wrong decisions, no incidents that leave people confused, with a completely fair playing field for the teams taking part. This is through both the introduction of VAR and improvement of officials. However, do we really need perfection in the game, is it worth what is happening right now, which to be honest, is far from perfect.
For the past few years, the teams at the top of the Premier League have been referred to as the top six. Although Manchester City have been leading the way, with Liverpool chasing them in recent seasons, the top six as a whole have generally been better than the rest of the league. However, are we now seeing the league turn into a top two league, with Manchester City and Liverpool breaking away and getting even better, while Tottenham, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United are being caught up by those behind them?
It would be fair to say that being a Watford fan at the moment is not the most exciting time – some might say it’s disappointing. When the side gained promotion to the Premier League in 2016, fans would have hoped to remain under the radar in mid-table, a comfortable season where fans can relax a little.
If you're familiar with the sport of football, either as a player or just as a fan, then you'll know that there are a few football injuries that can potentially end a player’s career in an instant. Tearing your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is perhaps one of the worst injuries a player can face, especially if it's improperly treated or improperly taken care of.
Soccer is perhaps one of the most watched sports all over the world. And lately, the interest in women’s soccer games has been on the rise since the most recent FIFA world cup games in 2019. If your interest in the women's professional league sport has peaked since then and you would like to take on watching more of their games.
“I’ll give my life to make the supporters proud of their club,” Brendan Rodgers said when he was appointed as Leicester City manager back in February. While that was perhaps an exaggeration, it exemplifies the kind of coach Rodgers is. He obsesses over the clubs he manages, immersing himself in the history and ethos of the institution and allowing those factors to drive his strategy. He is renowned as a great man-manager, and it is this key understanding of people that endears him to players and supporters alike.
There is no doubt that football is one of the most popular sports and it has numerous fans around the world. Professional footballers are often praised for their achievements and many of them win prestigious accolades throughout their careers. One of the most esteemed awards in professional football is Ballon d’Or which is given annually to one footballer who has shown tremendous performance in the previous football season.
Former Manchester United Louis Saha striker has identified a lack of depth and quality in midfield as one of the reasons for the club’s current struggles. Both Andrea Herrera and Marouane Fellaini departed United this year, but the club chose not to bring in a new midfielder. When asked where United need to reinforce, Saha told Compare.Bet: “I think in midfield with the Pogba situation [...] I feel for him because he is the only one who has been asked to do two jobs.