PFA Player of the Year Nominees

The PFA Player of the Year nominees shortlist has been announced.  Liverpool dominate the list with three players, Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Steven Gerrard.  The other three players on the list are Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, Manchester City’s Yaya Toure and Southampton’s Adam Lallana. Hazard and Sturridge also make the list for the PFA Young…

Gareth Bale goal to win Copa del Rey

Gareth Bale scored the winner in the Copa del Rey final as Real Madrid edged out Barcelona 2-1.  Bale used his pace to run from the half way line on the wing to outpace the Barcelona defence as he slotted the ball home to win the Copa for Real. Bale has had a good debut…

NHL Western Conference Playoffs Previews

Colorado Avalanche v Minnesota Wild Season Series: Colorado 4 Minnesota 1 The Avalanche have had an amazing turnaround from last season where they finished bottom of the West.  Semyon Varlamov has been a revelation between the pipes for the Avs.  They have young sensation Nathan Mac Kinnon in the offence along with Gabriel Landeskog, Ryan O’Reilly and Matt Duchene,…

NHL Eastern Conference 1st Round Preview

The Stanley Cup Playoffs start on Wednesday.  The Eastern Conference playoffs will have no Alex Ovechkin and no Toronto Maple Leafs this season.  In their first season in the East the Detroit Red Wings kept their 23 year playoff streak alive. The match ups are as follows: Boston Bruins v Detroit Red Wings Season Series:…