Monday, May 25, 2020

Fergus Macphee

FA Cup: Manchester City and Watford Make it to The Final

Saturday saw Manchester City edge past Brighton 1-0 in the first Semi-final, before Watford's scintillating 3-2 comeback victory over Wolves on Sunday. Both teams will now return to Wembley for the FA Cup final on 18th...

League One Look-ahead – What Happens Next?

With just seven games to go until the end of the season, there is still somehow 13 teams that could face relegation from English football's third-tier. Will there be time for some final twists and turns?

Whose march is it anyway – is protest politically elitist?

With the 'People's vote' march in London this weekend reportedly attracting crowds of over 1 million, the pro-Brexit 'March to Leave' was still taking place further north, but the small turnout provided some with great cause...

Nuno and Wolves go through the looking glass

A 2-1 win over Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals means Wolves' fantastic season continues, leaving them in uncharted territory and within touching distance of a first FA Cup final for almost 60 years.

Ronaldo reigns supreme in Europe, but for how long?

An extraordinary hat trick against old rivals Atletico Madrid, means Cristiano Ronaldo is well on the way to a record-equalling sixth Champions League win with Juventus. In all the praise however, we must not ignore the...

England Women Win The SheBelieves Cup – What Shape Are They in For This Summer’s World Cup?

An eye-catching 3-0 victory over Japan means the Lionesses can look forward to France 2019 with a sense of unrivalled optimism. So on Tuesday England fans finally got a taste of what’s been coming for...

100 Up For Roger Federer: Is He The Greatest Ever?

The Swiss tennis legend won his 100th ATP men's singles title in Dubai on Saturday, becoming only the second man in history to reach the milestone. Eighteen years after his first...

Wilful Ignorance: The New Political Power Play?

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid was forced to reassess his decision to revoke Shamima Begum's citizenship this week, in an exchange that posed some potentially sinister questions. After the furore of the past...

Chelsea vs Tottenham Preview: One of England’s Most Underrated Rivalries?

The two sides meet again at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday night in a fixture which perhaps doesn't get the recognition it deserves. Despite much huffing and puffing on Sunday afternoon, Chelsea were ultimately...

Is the Premier League Managerial Merry-Go-Round About to Kick Into Gear?

It's been a relatively tame season in terms of Premier League manager sackings, however with the latest casualty at Leicester City in Claude Puel receiving the axe, this trend could be fast changing.

About Me

Fergus Macphee is originally from Dorset, but after graduating with a degree in Drama from the University of Manchester in 2017, he has remained in the city ever since. He has previously written for The Mancunion, Match Write Up and his own football-based blog. A lifelong Yeovil Town fan, his passion for sport is only matched by his interest in politics and this is prevalent in all that he writes.
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