Author: Rob Barnett

The Bouras Bulletin

Manchester City took the penultimate step to what would be their first top-flight title in 44 years with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Newcastle. Yaya Toure struck twice in the second half to leave City knowing victory at home to Queens Park Rangers on Sunday will in all probability do the job. Manchester United stayed […]

Rob’s Round Up

Manchester City and Manchester United, level on points at the top of the Premier League, suffered shock defeats to Sunderland and Blackburn respectively over New Year’s weekend. Sir Alex Ferguson’s 70th birthday was spoiled as Rovers moved off the foot of the table with a 3-2 win at Old Trafford. Yakubu gave the visitors a surprise […]

Rob’s Round Up

Manchester City regained their two-point lead at the top of the Premier League after rivals Manchester United briefly led the table on Sunday afternoon. United won 2-0 at QPR in the lunchtime game but City restored their advantage with a 1-0 victory at home to fifth-placed Arsenal, David Silva netting a close-range effort. Tottenham returned […]

Rob’s Round Up

Manchester City kept up their five-point lead in the Premier League table with a 5-1 thrashing of Norwich City thanks to five different scorers. Manchester United stayed second courtesy of a 1-0 win at Aston Villa, defender Phil Jones getting the first goal of his senior career. Tottenham remained third via a 3-0 victory over […]

Rob’s Round Up

England’s Footballers were boosted in their preparations for next summer’s European Championship with a 1-0 friendly victory over defending champions and World Cup holders Spain at Wembley. Spain dominated but could not break through and stand-in captain Frank Lampard’s 49th-minute header from close range proved decisive. Wales also had a good result, beating Norway 4-1 in […]

Rob’s Round Up

Manchester City stayed five points clear of second-placed Manchester United in Football’s Premier League table thanks to a 3-2 win at Queens Park Rangers. Jay Bothroyd’s header put QPR ahead but Edin Dzeko levelled just before half-time. Heidar Helguson equalised David Silva’s goal but Yaya Toure headed the winner 16 minutes from time. United marked the […]