Hit for Six

Well I don’t think many people saw the events of last weekend coming. Sir Alex isn’t used to seeing his side of 25 years being smashed for six, especially at home, least of all against the ‘upstarts’ from across the tracks. But 6-1 was the score line, and many pundits pointed at the result as … Continue reading

It’s Tough in the Middle

As a new writer here on Sportupdateuk, I thought I’d choose that most obvious of targets for my first blog post – the referee. More specifically, I’d like to focus on those referees at the centre of a storm in the Midlands derby this weekend. Phil Dowd is a man that is familiar to Villa … Continue reading

Don’t write off Arsenal just yet!

One thing has become abundantly evident in the opening exchanges of the nascent Premier League season: the media love Fergie’s Fledgling’s 2.0. In fact, such has been the clamour to acclaim Ferguson’s vision and daring that it’s easy to lose perspective and forget that United have won a glorified friendly, eased past a side that … Continue reading

Bad Day at the office?

With seemingly the whole country still reeling over the quality of Sergio Aguero’s debut the likes of Gervinho and Daniel Gabbidon will be hoping their first games are not representative of their form this year. But just how bad were their debuts? Here are 10 debuts that will leave you hiding your head in shame … Continue reading

The perfect start?

Sergio Aguero rightly had Man City fans and neutrals alike cooing as his late addition to the game saw two goals and assist added to his personal tally. But was Aguero’s debut the best debut ever? Here are 10 strong challengers 1 Fabrizio Ravanelli – Middlesborough – Liverpool – 1996 Ravenelli was a phenomenon from … Continue reading