EPL Matchday 30 Predictions (15/03/2014)

The Premier League is back! This was our intro last week: “Knowing City’s squad, they could’ve still fielded two different teams and won both games (Manchester derby and Carling Cup final).” How wrong we were. Now City are also out of the Champions League and according to Samir […]

Carles Puyol – The Iconic Lion

By guest contributer, Andra Nasrie If Barcelona were a club sandwich, then Carles Puyol would be the meat in a team of frilly toothpicks. A vital balancing ingredient that, upon his imminent departure, will find both Barcelona and Spain in serious need of some cojones. October 23, 2002. […]

Coshcast Ep 14: Tim Sherwood The PE Teacher

Welcome to Episode 14 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 We talk about the romantic FA Cup with The City-Wigan encounter as well as Arsenal vs Everton. La Liga also has a lot of talking […]

CoshCast Ep13: Specialist in Failure

Welcome to Episode 13 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 Three of us discuss the on going sagas in world football while our fourth member is basking in the sun on holiday. Find out who! We […]

For the Love of the FA Cup

Over the last 10 years or so, English football fans have been asking themselves the same question season in and season out; Would you rather win the FA Cup or be in the UEFA Champions League? If I’m being to totally honest, I feel it’s an unfair question. To […]

CoshCast Ep12: F#*!ing Kallstrom

Welcome to Episode 12 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 This week we round up Europe’s biggest transfers from January. Mohaned politely dismisses Arsenal’s lack of transfer activities. We also recap the action from the […]

Tactical Nous

Over the past several seasons the debate about tactics has come to the forefront time and time again. Perhaps it is my perspective of soccer that is shifting, because to me tactics have always been a big part of the game! Then why is it still such a […]

CoshCast Ep11: “Its a Bloody Big Deal”

Welcome to Episode 11 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 On this week’s Coshcast Alex confesses a secret, we round up the weekend action in European football, and pay lip service to the Ballon D’Or. […]

Ballon d’Or 2013: Two Horse Race

Arguments about the most prestigious footballing prize always rage on between the World Cup and the Champions League, but in the personal accolades, there are no debates. The Ballon d’Or is by far the most sought after award by those at the top of the pyramid. The 2013 […]

Qatar 2022: FIFA Feels the Heat

When I first heard the news that Qatar would host the FIFA World Cup in 2022, I was ecstatic. On a personal level the decision was between Australia and Qatar. Both are new frontiers for football and would expand the game’s popularity. I was fortunate enough to spend some time growing […]

Premier League Mid-term Report

Mid terms have come and gone and everyone is enjoying the break with their families and the holiday spirit. It’s funny how the season mirrors academic scheduling. That being said, if students need an indication of where they stand mid way through the academic year then it’s clear […]

CoshCast Ep9: Paul Walsh’s Monsoon

Welcome to Episode 9 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 A Monday night podcast was (thought to be) necessary to recap the big London Derby of Arsenal vs Chelsea. “A high scoring affair” at the […]

CoshCast Ep8: A Flying Monkey Kick

Welcome to Episode 8 of our Coshcast! The podcast is on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 This episode we delve into the Champions league round of 16 draw and analyse every single match up. We give our verdicts on the games […]

CoshCast Ep7: All Roads Lead to Rio

Welcome to Episode 7 of our Coshcast! We’ve got some great news! The podcast is finally on iTunes. Please subscribe to keep up to date with all new activities: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 Who will make it out of the World Cup groups of Death! Are England making it? Portugal? Italy? Netherlands? […]

CoshCast Ep6: “Neg-üero”

Welcome to Episode 6 of our Coshcast! On a high from the Chile Vs Brasil game in Toronto, we analyse the action of the past week, and what a glorious week it was! The EPL action is visited with thrilling encounters in the Merseyside derby between Everton and Liverpool […]

Just Like A Wavin’ Flag

Who says international football is boring? Well honestly we all did at some point. Our craving for club football has reached such a fever pitch that we often dismiss the magic of two countries duking it out. One thing that is certain is that people dislike friendlies. People […]

GOLAZO of the Week (POLL)

As promised in the firestorm debate from our most recent podcast: https://underthecoshblog.com/coshcast , we created a poll outlining some of the best goals from the past week. There were some honorable candidates that just missed the final cut, but we have narrowed our final list to 7 golazos that will […]