Oh to be a fly on the wall of the boardroom at Vicarage Road on Saturday. You can only imagine the tension when the bigwigs of Watford and Everton shake hands after the two clubs fell out over Everton’s pursuit of Marco Silva.
Jose Mourinho is one of a select group of managers to have won the Champions League with more than one club. After guiding Manchester United to Europa League success last season, Mourinho is looking to lead the club back to success at the very top level.
Manchester City, Liverpool and Tottenham showed last week why many people are predicting that and English club will win the Champions League this season. It’s a surprise that English clubs have such a poor recent record in Europe’s premier competition. Chelsea have a huge task to keep their own chances alive having been drawn against Barcelona in the round of 16.
The World Boxing Super Series has breathed new life into both the cruiserweight and super middleweight divisions. There’s always a certain amount of risk that comes with the creation of a new tournament but boxing fans have taken to the format instantly.
Wigan Athletic have a strange achievement in their history books. In 2013 they won the FA Cup and were relegated from the Premier League within a matter of days. Although members of the club’s board have suggested recently that they wouldn’t swap their FA Cup win for anything, there’s no doubt that relegation hurt the club badly.