The Grand National isn’t just the highlight of the three day festival that bares its name at Aintree, it’s the one of the highlights of the entire British sporting calendar. This is the one horse race that captures the imagination of millions and makes people stop what they’re doing all around the country.
Having been promoted and relegated seven times between 2002 and 2010, West Brom did very well to shed their reputation as a yo-yo club. Unfortunately, their eight year spell in the Premier League is set to end very soon.
It’s been very tough at times but Newcastle look set to achieve their aim for the season and retain the Premier League status.
Manchester City have endured their worst spell of the season at precisely the wrong time. In the space of just a few days, the Citizens threw away a two goal lead to lose the Manchester derby (thus missing their first chance to finalise the Premier League title) and were knocked out of the Champions League with an aggregate score of 5-1 by Liverpool.
Racing fans were treated to an exhilarating Cheltenham Festival last month and there’s much more quality action coming this week near to Liverpool.