England 2-1 Belgium – Match Report

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition:  Observations from England’s 2-1 win over Belgium in UEFA Nations League Group A play. England 2-1 Belgium Wembley Stadium, England October 11th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) England moved into first place in UEFA Nationals League A group 2 with a 2-1 comeback win over Belgium courtesy ofContinue reading “England 2-1 Belgium – Match Report”

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0-1 Hartford Athletic – Match Report

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0-1 Hartford Athletic  USL Championship Group F September 26th, 2020 Highmark Stadium, PA By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Hartford Athletic produced a huge upset win on the road to take pole position in the race to top Group F as the USL playoff race enters the home straight. Despite losing their previous two gamesContinue reading “Pittsburgh Riverhounds 0-1 Hartford Athletic – Match Report”

England 3-0 Wales – Match Analysis

England 3-0 Wales Wembley Stadium, London International Friendly  October 8th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Gareth Southgate’s England team warmed up for their next round of Nations League games with a convincing 3-0 win over Wales. The game featured a hat-trick of firsts for the Three Lions, as Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Danny Ings and Conor CoadyContinue reading “England 3-0 Wales – Match Analysis”

Middlesbrough 1-1 Queens Park Rangers – Match Analysis

Queens Park Rangers 1-1 Middlesbrough EFL Championship Game 3 The Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium, London September 26th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough picked up a road point at Queens Park Rangers courtesy of a goal on debut from new signing Chuba Akpom. Impressive winger Bright Osayi-Samuel capped a man of the match performance forContinue reading “Middlesbrough 1-1 Queens Park Rangers – Match Analysis”

Hartford Athletic 1-1 Philadelphia Union II

USL Championship Group F September 23rd, 2020 Dillon Stadium, CT By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Philadelphia Union II gained a road point at Hartford, a result that left the home team needing three points in their upcoming tough road trip to Pittsburgh Riverhounds to maintain control of finishing first place in Group F.  Defender Sam StrongContinue reading “Hartford Athletic 1-1 Philadelphia Union II”

Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Analysis

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition:  Observations from Middlesbrough’s 1-1 draw with Bournemouth in their home EFL Championship Opener Middlesbrough 1-1 Bournemouth  EFL Championship Game 2 Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough September 19th, 2020 By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Middlesbrough grabbed a point courtesy of a late equalizer from Marcus Browne in a hard fought game againstContinue reading “Middlesbrough vs Bournemouth Analysis”

Philadelphia Union II 0-3 Hartford Athletic – Match Report

Philadelphia Union II 0-3 Hartford Athletic  USL Championship Group F September 20th, 2020 Subaru Park, PA By Stewart Flaherty (@stewartflaherty) Hartford Athletic sealed their first playoff appearance in franchise history with a resounding 3-0 road win against Philadelphia Union II. Two goals from team leading goal scorer Alex Dixon and a Jamoi Topey own goalContinue reading “Philadelphia Union II 0-3 Hartford Athletic – Match Report”

Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley

The Good, the Bad and the Opposition: Observations from Middlesbrough’s 2-0 defeat to Barnsley in EFL Cup Round 2 Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley EFL Cup Round Two Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough September 15th, 2020 Middlesbrough were dumped out of the EFL Cup courtesy of a quality performance from Barnsley on Tuesday night. Luke Thomas was pivotal forContinue reading “Middlesbrough 0-2 Barnsley”

Hartford Athletic 3-1 New York Red Bulls – Match Report

Hartford Athletic 3-1 New York Red Bulls USL Championship Group F September 16th, 2020 Dillon Stadium, CT By Stewart Flaherty Hartford Athletic took a huge step to playoff qualification with a 3-1 home win over New York Red Bulls II.  Goals from Matheus Silva, Alex Dixon and Justin Haak paced the Athletic, while Jake LaCavaContinue reading “Hartford Athletic 3-1 New York Red Bulls – Match Report”

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 5-0 Hartford Athletic – Match Report

Pittsburgh Riverhounds 5-0 Hartford Athletic September 12th, 2020 Highmark Stadium, PA By Stewart Flaherty Pittsburgh Riverhounds established themselves in pole position of USL Championship Group F with a resounding 5-0 win over second placed Hartford Athletic. Two goals each from Ryan James and Ropapa Mensah were accompanied by an Anthony Velarde penalty to round outContinue reading “Pittsburgh Riverhounds 5-0 Hartford Athletic – Match Report”