Author: Ian Katan

Matchweek Moments: Toney Terror

By Ian Katan In the final round of games until it returns on Boxing Day, the Premier League delivered big results. Newcastle downed Chelsea, who now sit eighth; Leeds fell on the wrong side of another 4-3 scoreline; and Nottingham Forest moved off the bottom of the table.  At the top of the table, Arsenal […]

Matchweek Moments: A Plane Ticket, Please

By Ian Katan Leicester City visited Everton’s Goodison Park on Saturday and earned an important 2-0 win that brought them up to 14th, with one more week to go until the global pause for the World Cup.  After a very poor start to the season that seriously threatened manager Brendan Rogers’ job, and saw them […]

Matchweek Moments: Never Mind

By Ian Katan Just two weeks ago, I wrote a column titled “Back on Track” focusing on Mohamed Salah’s stunning goal that lifted Liverpool to a 1-0 win over Manchester City, and how it could have been exactly what they needed to get their poor season moving in the right direction. Instead, their last two […]

Gallery: Women’s Hockey Downs Merrimack

The Boston University’s Women’s Hockey team broke their four game losing streak and defeated Merrimack College by a score of 5-2 on Saturday at Walter Brown Arena. Senior forward Julia Nearis scored her third and fourth goals of the season, which leads the team. Graduate forward Jesse DeVito, junior defenseman Andi Calderone, and freshman forward […]

Matchweek Moments: Ronaldo’s Reputation

By Ian Katan Spurs visited Old Trafford on Wednesday for a big six midweek clash. Manchester United had one of their standout performances of the season, sweeping aside Spurs with an impressive 2-0 win. Erik Ten Hag’s team are starting to gel and if they continue to play like they did, they could be another […]

Matchweek Moments: Back on Track

By Ian Katan  Liverpool versus Manchester City. One of the biggest games in the world and an all but title deciding factor over the last few seasons could not have come at a better time.  The two teams are enjoying very different runs of form. Liverpool and their list of injuries came off two draws […]

Matchweek Moments: Third Time’s The Charm

By Ian Katan  Newly-promoted Fulham visited West Ham’s London Stadium this past Sunday, and the two played to a 3-1 victory for West Ham in a game many might have skipped over.  Manager Marco Silva had the Cottagers sitting comfortably in ninth place, four points ahead of their opponents. The Hammers aren’t enjoying their strongest […]

Matchweek Moments: A Royal Letdown

By Ian Katan  Returning from the final international break before the World Cup, the Premier League provided a weekend full of action including two famous rivalries taking place.  Around the league, Chelsea left the winner late at Selhurst Park where former Crystal Palace loanee Conor Gallagher scored a long-range curler, Liverpool dropped points (again) against […]