Caleb Asamoah

Could victory over PSG revitalise Manchester United’s campaign?

History repeated itself as Manchester United outmanoeuvred Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League to secure a 2-1 victory. On a night where the Harry Maguire was missing for the visitors and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer left Paul Pogba, Donny van de Beek and Mason Greenwood on the bench, many would...
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Posted Oct. 27, 2020

Nadal wins thirteenth French Open title following Djokovic rout

Rafael Nadal dominated Novak Djokovic to win his thirteenth French Open title, drawing level with Roger Federer in tennis’ GOAT race as a result. Many expected Djokovic to pose a significant challenge to the Spaniard, yet that didn’t materialise on the scoreboard, even though his play was not by any...
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Posted Oct. 14, 2020

NBA Finals: LeBron James’ Lakers seek to build lead in Game 2

Prior to Game 1 of the NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Los Angeles Lakers, the series was billed as one which would either accentuate Lebron James’ claim to basketball supremacy in the GOAT discussion, or mark the inception of a new championship-calibre team in Miami. The Western...
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Posted Oct. 2, 2020

How far can a desire to win take the Denver Nuggets?

In sport I deem it reductionist when people attribute the success or failure of a team to how much they ‘want’ it. It is often far too simplistic to suggest that, with all the preparation, training and analysis undergone, the major determinant for victory is desire. However, with the Denver...
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Posted Sep. 22, 2020

Relax, Jose Mourinho’s Spurs have top four quality

It would be premature to suggest that Tottenham are in somewhat of a crisis based on their season-opening defeat to Everton. As lackadaisical and toothless as they appeared, the result demonstrated a lack of conditioning and cohesion amongst the team, as opposed to offering a trailer for the rest of...
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Posted Sep. 21, 2020

Indian Premier League resumes as Mumbai Indians target glory

This year’s Indian Premier League will certainly be an unprecedented one as teams adjust to the demands of the pandemic, and players work their way back into competitive shape. In a repeat of last year’s epic final, whereby the Mumbai Indians defeated the Chennai Super Kings by one run, the...
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Posted Sep. 15, 2020

NFL: Kansas City Chiefs target back-to-back championships

On 12 January, the Houston Texans amassed a 24-0 lead over the Kansas City Chiefs after 20 minutes in the divisional round of the playoffs. The rampant Chiefs offence subsequently reeled off 41 consecutive points en route to a 51-31 demolition. Nine months later, Houston returns to Kansas City to...
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Posted Sep. 10, 2020

Manchester City the obvious destination for wantaway Lionel Messi

It was clear following Bayern Munich’s 8-2 demolition of Barcelona that there would be immediate changes made within the club. Many would have anticipated the sackings of Quique Setien and Eric Abidal, however, few would have expected Lionel Messi’s exit claims to have gathered pace quite so quickly. Tension had...
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Posted Sep. 6, 2020