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Rolex Trophy Preview
by jimmywomble on 19 Aug at 23:08
Time is Right for Hutsby to Take First Win in Rolex Trophy There’s an early start for the Challenge Tour this week as it heads to Switzerland for the Rolex Trophy. It’s starts a day early on Wednesday 20th August and lasts for the normally four days until Saturday the 21st. Held at the Geneva GC since 1989 it’s a small field event with 43 teeing it up this week in a pro-am format, where the players must also where a jacket & tie for dinner, and presumably a watch. Winner last year was Jens Dantorp. The Course Situated just a couple of miles east of the city the Geneva GC is a short course at just 6,727 yards and a par 72. Designed by Robert Trent Jones Senior, his son describes it as a “very strategic golf course,..
CHELSEA FC - Summer Review
by bungalow24 on 14 Aug at 22:28
Welcome to my blog on Chelsea FC. This is my first blog so go easy on me guys as I hope to improve week by week. Chelsea FC Last Season Last year saw the return of 'The special one' Jose Mourinho,the man that led us to back to back titles after 50 years without the crown. The Portuguese manager came in with realistic goals and a long term vision of how this young side can return to the top of the elite,he played down our chances last year but surely now the 'little horse' is fully grown and hungry for success. We had a decent season finishing 3rd in the league with 82 pts and reached the semi final of the champions league,the 2 previous seasons had seen us finish 3rd with 75 pts (2012/13) and 6th with 65pts (2011/12) so while it was certainly a..
Canadian Pacific Women's Open (LPGA Tour ) 2014 Preview
by The rabbit on 18 Aug at 11:36
Lydia Ko won the Canadian Pacific Women's Open ( previously known as the CN Canadian Women's Open ) in 2012 and 2013 and she will again be defending her title this week when it takes place from the 21st - 24th August 2014. She became the youngest Champion in LPGA history at 15 years of age when she was successful in this event in 2012. This tournament has been held at a variety of courses and this year it is taking place at the London Hunt and Country Club, London, Ontario, Canada. This course hosted this event in 2006. The past ten Champions of this event with their final scores are - 2013 Lydia Ko - 15 2012 Lydia Ko - 13 2011 Brittany Lincicome - 13 2010 Michelle Wie - 12 2009 Suzann Pettersen -15 2008 Katherine Hull - 11 2007 Lorena Ochoa - 16 2006 Cristie Kerr..
La Liga 2014/2015
by Micko70 on 15 Aug at 18:22
Not many people outside of Spain would have thought that neither Barcelona nor Real Madrid would have won the La Liga title last season. Atletico Madrid pipped them both to it by grabbing an away point at Barcelona on the final day of the season. Only 3 points seperated the teams at the end of the season, Atletico finished on 90, with Barcelona & Real sitting behind on 87 points. All 3 teams drew the same amount of games (6), the only difference between the sides was 1 single win, Atletico won 28 matches whilst the other 2 both won 27. Atletico's great strength was in their defence, they only conceded 26 goals, compared to Barcelona's 33 and Real's 38 but they lacked in attack, they only scored 77 goals, which was still by far the 3rd best attack in the league, but fell..
AC Milan is heading towards a slow rebuild
by Epic on 18 Aug at 21:41
Manchester United and AC Milan were two European powerhouses which had very disappointing seasons. With Louis van Gaal in charge and an impressive pre-season behind them, it seems like the Red Devils are ready to return to the top in the new season. With Milan the story looks to be very different. After finishing 8th in the Serie A last term, the new season doesn't promise to be much better. Paying for past mistakes You could say Milan are a victim of their own success. For years they relied on their world famous medical facility MilanLab to prolong the career of many key members of the team. Paolo Maldini, Cafu, Clarence Seedorf, Massimo Ambrosini and the list of players, which seemed to get better with each year even in their thirties, just goes on. Milan didn't have much success in their local..
Three reasons why Man Utd won't finish in the top 4
by botev1921 on 16 Aug at 23:59
It takes a 5:1 win over Spain to impress the World, but after seeing Man Utd play their first official game of the season, I am far from impressed as obviously Luis Van Gaal is miles away from having a team remotely capable of beating anybody 5:1 in Manchester. International football is a much different material than club football and whoever thought it takes one good manager to magically turn around a team that obviously lacks a lot of components to be competitive, is now kicking themselves. It is a shame the honeymoon period for the Red Devils lasted for only a handful of summer friendlies, but neither against Valencia (their last friendly) nor against Swansea United had a clear idea of what they are doing and that forced my hand on the very first day of the season to..
The Barclays ( PGATOUR ) 2014 Preview
by The rabbit on 18 Aug at 09:54
Rory McIlroy is playing on the PGA tour this week and will be hoping to continue his excellent form and gain another victory following his recent wins in The Open and the PGA Championship which was the final Major of 2014. The first leg of the FedEx Cup play offs takes place and 125 players have qualified to compete in The Barclays which has been a regular event on the PGA Tour for many years ( was known as the Barclays Classic in 2005-06 and the Buick Classic from 1990 to 2004 ) and 122 players have decided to play in it. The winner receives 2,500 points in the FedEx Cup. The host course for the Barclays was the Westchester Country Club from outset until 2007 when the tournament started to use it's current name and became part of the the FedEx..
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