Genius, we have long known, is subjective and wears many faces. Whether it’s Messi riding tackles, Steve Smith knocking another century in the Old Trafford mud, or Sinead O’Connor reminding us all what it is to be alive, when we observe it, we can lose ourselves temporarily, unprepared for what we have just witnessed.
Fri, 13 Sep, 2019
If Tottenham have ambitions to do more than simply finish in the top four, they will need more performances like this, where they showed character and resilience to grind out a somewhat fortuitous victory against a Watford side reduced to 10 men for the final half-hour.
Tue, 29 Dec, 2015
Mon, 28 Dec, 2015
For Manchester City, the club records are being countered with caution; they may look unstoppable in both the Premier League and the transfer market as August closes, but no one at the Etihad Stadium expects this to be a trouble-free season. Friday’s Champions League draw gave notice of the difficulties that lie ahead.
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
AS THE Schalke players stood and applauded the home support after their rout of the European Champions 12 days ago, one slight figure jogged over, vaulted the advertising boards and mounted the steps of the stand to join the hordes of ecstatic fans.
Mon, 25 Apr, 2011
A MATCH which began with Inter Milan scoring one of the great Champions League goals ended with their Champions League ambitions all but dead as Schalke twice came from behind in the San Siro to claim a sensational advantage in last night’s quarter-final.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2011