My thoughts on why Manchester City can’t crack Europe

Hello and good evening sports fans, I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. In the football it’s one of the biggest conundrums, why Manchester City despite wiping the proverbial floor clean domestically, in Europe how ever club football’s top prize the UEFA Champions League continues to elude them. After LiverpoolContinue reading “My thoughts on why Manchester City can’t crack Europe”

The ‘Open Heart Surgery’ needed at Man United examined

In a season that has seen many lows and maybe just two highs (Ronaldo’s goal scoring achievements and David DeGea returning to form), the team here at The Sports Buff want to weigh into a debate, that’s been brewing ever since interim manager Ralf Ragnick made, the now infamous assessment of the state of affairsContinue reading “The ‘Open Heart Surgery’ needed at Man United examined”

The day that ended the title race?

Good evening sports fans, I hope you’re well , looking after yourselves and are in good health. Let’s talk, in particular let’s talk football. It’s been quite some season. In England’s Premier League and in Italy’s Serie A there’s been a hotly contested title race. In Italy Milan rivals continue to go to toe. MilanContinue reading “The day that ended the title race?”

This is why they call it the beautiful game

Hello, good afternoon sports fans. I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and keeping safe in these times. Boy and girls, ladies and gents … We need to talk, football! Football, a sport that’s arguably the biggest in the UK/England, is known across the world as ‘the beautiful game’. The memories it provokes and theContinue reading “This is why they call it the beautiful game”

When you know it’s summer (in the sporting sense)

Hello, good afternoon sports fans, I hope you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. As discussed in previous articles, we here at The Sports Buff, want to look at sports, but through a different lens if you like. We have spoke about school cricket, back garden cricket and football, but here weContinue reading “When you know it’s summer (in the sporting sense)”

When you go back to an ex

Hello, good evening sports fans, I pray you’re well, looking after yourselves and are in good health. Ladies and gents, the ex. Whether that be an ex-wife, ex-girlfriend (or of course the other way round), the ex divides opinion. They were good to me, I shouldn’t have left, or they were worse and more contagiousContinue reading “When you go back to an ex”

Shane Warne, the man,the legend

Hello, good afternoon sports fans, praying you’re well, looking after yourselves and in good health. As promised, we want to pay our own tribute to Shane Warne. Shane Keith Warne, the 52-year old leg-spinner who passed away with a suspected heart attack was more than just a spin-bowler, he was an icon. The blonde hairContinue reading “Shane Warne, the man,the legend”

The world of cricket is changing but is it for the better?

Hello, and good afternoon sports fans, I pray you’re well and looking after yourselves. Sports fans, we have spoke about sports, but when we were kids. I want to keep the theme going from the last article. If you didn’t read it, worry not; it’s here: https://the-sports-buff.com/2022/03/01/when-you-wish-change-wasnt-always-embraced/ . Here we spoke about football and theContinue reading “The world of cricket is changing but is it for the better?”

When you wish change wasn’t always embraced

Good evening sports fans, I am liking this theme of discussion, so much so that we’re going to keep that line of conversation going. I am referring to the trip down memory lane, but in line with our website, it’s sports related. Ladies and gentleman, the golden goal. The golden goal was the best thing,Continue reading “When you wish change wasn’t always embraced”

When you were forced to go in goal

Good afternoon sports fans, I hope you’re well, ladies and gents and looking after yourselves too. After reminiscing about my school days and school cricket, I have decided I want to carry on walking down memory lane. This road is a one way street where forward is the only way you can really go. SoContinue reading “When you were forced to go in goal”