Samir Nasri

What’s with all the Nasri Hate?

November 13, 2018

Now, I get it, former Arsenal and Manchester City attacking midfielder Samir Nasri has been something of a naughty boy after breaching WADA rules in 2016 after taking an intravenous drip of 500 millilitres of water containing nutrients. The result was a six-month ban from February 2018 which was later extended by a further 12 […]

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Mexican GP Lewis Hamilton

No One Likes Hamilton? So What!

November 9, 2018

So, after clinching a fifth World title in Mexico, Hamilton heads to Brazil with an army of people who still claim to not be a fan of Great Britain’s most successful Formula One driver of all time. It says something when a Scotsman has to jump to the defence of an Englishman but that is […]

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Lopetegui opinionated sports

How to F@#% Up Your Career in 5 Months: Lopetegui Style

October 29, 2018

At the beginning of June 2018, Julen Lopetegui had the world at his feet. He was the Spain national boss about to embark on a World Cup campaign he will have had designs on winning having never lost a match in nearly two years in charge of the Red Fury. Behind the scenes, the former […]

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Mexican Grand Prix Sebastian Vettel

Mexican GP Preview: Seb’s Darkest Hour?

October 26, 2018

By Conrad O’Keefe – Down The Inside It’s that time of year, where the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez’s stadium section shakes under the excitable crowd’s feet like front wings in the wind. It’s also that time when Lewis Hamilton gives us an annual reminder of the threat he so surely poses on Michael Schumacher’s single-seater Everest. […]

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Ford Puma motorsport opinionated sports

Get Racing with Opinionated Sports

October 19, 2018

I could drive better than that! Ever said that whilst watching motorsport? We certainly have here at Opinionated Sports but since then we have found out first hand that it is bloody hard behind the wheel of a race car after taking to the track at the media day of the 2019 enduroKA series hosted […]

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Jose Mourinho Opinionated Sports

Lay Off Jose: He’s Just Tired

October 3, 2018

Ever since bursting onto the scene in 2002 at Porto, Jose Mourinho has made it clear…….. He is number one. Two Portuguese titles, the UEFA Cup and then the Champions League in just two seasons at Porto led the former translator to pronounce himself as the special one upon his appointment at Chelsea in the summer […]

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Bottas opinionatedsports

Bottas Only has Himself to Blame

October 1, 2018

By @IanWaterhouse1 Stood on the second podium spot at the Russian Grand Prix, Mercedes driver Valtteri Bottas cut a forlorn figure. After all, the race was his for the taking but for team orders forcing him to allow Lewis Hamilton through for the win. There have been many claiming Mercedes were wrong to bring into […]

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Ryder Cup opinionatedsports

Am I the Only One Who Doesn’t Care for the Ryder Cup?

September 29, 2018

By @IanWaterhouse As I type this, we are in the midst of the 2018 Ryder Cup from Le Golf National in a suburb of Paris. As a huge fan of golf and someone who has covered the sport for a number of years, the Ryder Cup should be a time of pure nirvana, one in […]

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povetkin opinionatedsports

Do NOT write Povetkin Off

September 21, 2018

By @IanWaterhouse1 Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few weeks, you will be fully aware that we are now just hours away from Anthony Joshua’s Heavyweight title defence against Russian Alexander Povetkin at Wembley Stadium. Many are predicting British superstar Anthony Joshua to successfully defend his WBA Super, IBF, WBO, […]

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Spurs laughing stock opinionated sports

Why Are Spurs Trying so Hard to Become a Laughing Stock?

September 20, 2018

By @IanWaterhouse1 For a number of years now, Mauricio Pochettino has been working miracles in the Premier League. First at Southampton and now more recently turning Tottenham Hotspur into genuine third place contenders every season. However, one thing that has eluded the talented Argentine is a trophy. Undoubtedly, he deserves one for all his efforts […]

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