With Matchday 1 of the 2017/18 Europa League in the books, it’s time to revisit my predictions for the round. There were some statement wins for AC Milan, Atalanta, Arsenal, Zenit St Petersburg and Real Sociedad. Did I predict dominant wins for these teams? Let’s take a look at the table.
Hi Everyone, As most of you know in the midst of last season, I launched a dream project that I have wanted to do for so long – my own football podcast! Launching in the middle of the season ensured that I had the liberty to try many different things with the podcast while enabling me to learn a lot about the processes of a podcast. I still have a lot to learn and by no means is the podcast perfect. However, with the launch of the new European season… Read more Season 1 Proper of the Football Podcast with Wasim Parkar launches this week! →
Real vs Juve and United vs Ajax are two European finals that have Wasim foaming at the mouth. Wasim also looks ahead to the weekend, where champions can be crowned all across Europe.
Instant reaction to the draw for the Champions League and Europa league semi finals and Wasim also previews the FA Cup semi finals.
New matchups in the Champions League and Europa League have Wasim excited about the quarterfinals, while it gets tricky picking a winner in Bayern vs Real and Juve vs Barcelona. You can listen to the podcast through the player below or subscribe through iTunes here.
Wasim looks ahead to the round of 16 in the Europa League, where several interesting clashes take place including Lyon vs Roma, Olympiacos vs Besiktas and Schalke 04 vs Borussia Mönchengladbach. You can listen to the podcast through the player below or subscribe through iTunes here.
The return of European football gets most fans excited about the Champions League. With the likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona, Bayern, PSG and others involved, it is of course natural that Europe’s secondary club competition gets overlooked. However, this writer always looks forward to the Europa League knockout competition. Jurgen Klopp recently called the tournament a “Mini-Champions League”. Looking at the calibre of the remaining teams and some of the fixtures in the round of 32, his suggestion is not far off the mark. Some of these matches could quite… Read more The Europa League is back! →