Ryan Giggs officially announced his retirement from football as a player today.  In a letter addressed to the fans he announced his retirement from professional football and of his new role as assistant manager to new Manchester United manager, Louis van Gaal. Ryan Giggs is among the most successful players of all time and his…

Alan Hansen’s Premier League All Time XI

Alan Hansen is retiring as a pundit on BBC’s Match Of The Day.  Here is his all time Premier League dream team. 1. Peter Schmeichel 2. Denis Irwin 3. Rio Ferdinand 4. John Terry 5. Ashley Cole 6. Cristiano Ronaldo 7. Steven Gerrard 8. Paul Scholes 9. Gianfranco Zola 10. Alan Shearer 11. Thierry Henry…

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…

Manchester United and Bayern Munich line ups

Manchester United and Bayern Munich meet at the Allianz Arena for their Champions League Quarter Final second leg following their 1-1 draw at Old Trafford last week.  United need to score to advance.  That fact is shown in the team selected by Moyes.  United will be expecting to soak up a lot of pressure and hope…