Posts Tagged ‘Association Football’

Owen Coyle Got What He Deserved

May 27, 2012

Owen Coyle

Bolton Wanderers Football Club were relegated from the English Premier League two and a half years after Owen Coyle took over as manager. It took a while, but it finally happened.

Coyle helped Burnley gain promotion to The Prem from the Coca Cola Football League Championship in 2009, and had the team looking impressive in their first Premier League season.       (more…)

Six Reasons Why Manchester City FC Deserve to be Champions

May 15, 2012

Manchester City beat Queens Park Rangers with two goals in stoppage time to win their first Barclays English Premier League title in 44 years. Coincidentally, they recorded 44 shots in the match.

Although I am a Manchester United fan, I have to congratulate The Citizens on their hard work and a well deserved championship.

In light of their accomplishment, I have analyzed the key factors in their championship-winning season.     (more…)

Roy Hodgson the Right Man for England?

April 30, 2012

Roy Hodgson

Roy Hodgson was born in 1947.

His playing career started in ‘63 when he joined the Crystal Palace youth team. Hodgson played with 7 teams before retiring in ‘76 but Palace is the only team worth mentioning.

As soon as he retired he went right into coaching and has now coached 18 teams. Of the 15 club teams the most notable were Inter Milan, Blackburn, Copenhagen, Udinese, Fulham, and Liverpool. He is currently managing West Brom. His national teams were Switzerland, UAE, and Finland. He hasn’t actually been hired by ‘The Three Lions’ yet.    (more…)


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