QUICK READS: Women’s Super League smashes attendance records

QUICK READS: Women’s Super League smashes attendance records

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

After four of the six Women’s Super League games taking place this weekend were played at the larger men’s Premier League and Championship football stadiums of their respective sides – taking advantage of the ongoing international break – the league confirmed it smashed a number of attendance records.

More than 70,000 people turned out across the country to watch the women’s football matches, including a record 38,262 supporters at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to watch Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over north London rivals Spurs.

Continue reading “QUICK READS: Women’s Super League smashes attendance records”

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Wood

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Wood

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Chris Wood is a New Zealand international and striker who currently plays for Premier League side Burnley.

The 27-year-old forward joined Sean Dyche’s side from Leeds United in 2017 and has made 72 league appearances for the side, scoring 25 goals.

Continue reading “PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Chris Wood”

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #23

Atdhe Nuhiu is a powerful Kosovo international striker who currently plays for Championship side Sheffield Wednesday.

The 30-year-old striker started his career in Austria, playing for a number of sides before his performances with Rapid Wien – and on loan at Turkish top flight side Eskisehirspor – were enough to attract the attention of Sheffield Wednesday.

Continue reading “PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Atdhe Nuhiu”

FTB: Why Watford already look like a side destined for relegation this season

FTB: Why Watford already look like a side destined for relegation this season

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #7

Watford have had a Premier League campaign to forget so far this season, and it doesn’t seem to be showing any signs of improving any time in the near future.

Already the Hornets look a sure bet for relegation come season’s close, and it could well be a very long season ahead for supporters of the club.

Continue reading “FTB: Why Watford already look like a side destined for relegation this season”

FTB: Why it is now imperative Mike Ashley departs Newcastle as soon as possible

FTB: Why it is now imperative Mike Ashley departs Newcastle as soon as possible

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #4

Mike Ashley is the epitome of the Premier League’s ‘devil you know’. Everyone and their mother, irrespective of which club you support, knows of the Sports Direct magnate’s reign at the helm of St. James’ Park and the turmoil which has ensued alongside it.

Times have been tough on Tyneside plenty before, but under Steve Bruce the Magpies finally seem broken beyond immediate repair. On the pitch, those in black and white look lost and with no chance of finding clarity wherever they look, while off the field there is little to be excited about for supporters.

Continue reading “FTB: Why it is now imperative Mike Ashley departs Newcastle as soon as possible”

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Ezgjan Alioski

PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Ezgjan Alioski

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #3

Ezgjan Alioski is a versatile left-sided player, offering creativity and attacking intent to his fullest, often playing a role in attacking moves around the pitch as well as covering his assigned position.

At current club Leeds United has offered something of a creative spark, scoring 15 times in 90 league appearances despite often being utilised as a winger.

Continue reading “PLAYER SPOTLIGHT: Ezgjan Alioski”

FTB: Why Phil Foden’s development is being cursed by City’s catalogue

FTB: Why Phil Foden’s development is being cursed by City’s catalogue

Featured in the Raumdeuter Online Magazine – Edition #1

There is absolutely no question that Manchester City’s Phil Foden is a Premier League quality midfielder. He might be just 19 years old, but the Stockport-born star is a top talent in his own right and likely one of the shining stars of the future for both club and country.

However, he finds his minutes on the pitch limited.

Continue reading “FTB: Why Phil Foden’s development is being cursed by City’s catalogue”