Tag: Ronaldo

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 39: EPL Team of the Year

Welcome to Episode 39! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 The season may be over but this Coshcast is just beginning. Today, it’s a Premier League bonanza, and we’ve got prizes to award. Best manager, for example. Will it be Bruce, or will it be Sherwood? Keep listening to find out. […]

Matchday 36: Is it over yet?

So, Chelsea ended up winning the league in unspectacular fashion last weekend, and now there is not much else to play for. Or is there? After dramatic finishes in the past couple of years, it is a bit underwhelming when a season finishes without any real surprises. Nonetheless, […]

Exclusive Interview: Paul Stalteri

On Saturday, April 18 Under The Cosh travelled to the Ontario Soccer Centre in Vaughan to meet Paul Stalteri. Stalteri, who retired in 2013, is Canada’s most-capped player, captained his country on 30 occasions, and was in the Canadian team that won the Gold Cup in 2000. In […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 36: The Week of Champions (Juve, Chelsea, Bayern)

Welcome to Episode 36! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 Chelsea are the champions, United’s style is cramped again, Nigel Pearson’s list of sins, listen in, the Coshcast begins. In La Liga, Barcelona struggle to overcome Cordoba, but eventually win 8-0. In Italy, Juventus make it Facebook official with the league […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 35: POTY: Podcast of the Year

Welcome to Episode 35! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/id767743946 Welcome to the Coshcast. In the Premiership, Lamela manages a hand of God and Hull’s prayers are answered as they N’Doye a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace. Against City Brad Guzan proves to be a shit Shay Given,and Mirallas dents United’s […]

Matchday 30: El Anfield Clasico

It’s coming thick and fast. The Champions League and Europa League knockout phases are now causing the fixture schedule to burst at the seams. Managers are under immense pressure to get the balancing and rotation of their squads right as we approach the final stretch of the season. […]

Bruce Grobbelaar goes Under the Cosh

Under The Cosh traveled to Ottawa to meet Liverpool legend, Bruce Grobbelaar. Bruce discussed his present situation as goalkeeping coach for Ottawa Fury F.C. as well as the good old days at Liverpool. We also coaxed him into discussing the current Liverpool side and Simon Mignolet especially. Enjoy! Below […]

The English in Europe

A Bundesliga aficionado will come at you hard with impeccably high fan attendance figures, mercurial stadia and passionate fan support with – bar Bayern Munich – relatively good financial equality between clubs. A La Liga advocate will always argue that the Spanish league houses the world’s best talents as well as cite Spanish clubs’ recent domination of European competitions. English fans’ best retort has predictably been the high competitive level between Premier League teams.

Matchday 27: The Heat Is On!

Matchday 27. Only 11 games to go in the league this season! As we mentioned last week, “Squeaky Bum Time” is now in full swing. Let’s recap what happened last weekend: Recap of scores from Matchday 26: Chelsea 1-1 Burnley: A shock for the champions-elect as Burnley stole a […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 25: Hurri-Kane Harry

Welcome to Episode 25! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Just like Dortmund’s intensity, the Coshcast is back this week after rip roaring action across Europe. In England, Arsenal are dealt some bitter medicine as Kane offers Spurs fans more sugar. City can’t haul themselves past Hull, and United vs West […]

Matchday 24: Derbies Galore

Matchday 24 is here and it is a weekend of derbies in London, Liverpool, and Madrid! We also take a look at PSG-Lyon as well as an old classic in Italy of Juventus vs AC Milan. Before that, though, let’s take a quick look back at last weekend. Recap […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 24: Peasants Galore

Welcome to Episode 24! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Welcome back to the Coshcast. This week in the Premiership, its a mixed bags of surprises and #standard tings. On the surprise side, Pardiola loses a game, Walters gets a perfect hattrick, and Jonjo Shelvey takes down Southampton. On the list […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 22: Big Game by a Little Man

Welcome to Episode 22! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Another week, another Coshcast. In the Premiership, Allardyce abandons his famous tiki taka to tak on further misery for Hull. Santa may have delivered a striker to City over Xmas but Santi delivered them a right dicking as Arsenal abandon their […]

AFCON 2015: Stars, Thunder, and Foxes

Hosting a tournament of this size requires national budget approvals in democracies. The only countries that can get these done are incredibly football mad ones or ones run by dictators. Equatorial Guinea falls in the latter category and it should be of no surprise to anyone that their nickname is “National Thunder.”

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 21: The Great Messi Debate

Welcome to Episode 21! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ The year is younger than Martin Odegaard but there’s already been more narrative than the final Hobbit film. Speaking of orcs, there’s Stoke losing to Arsenal, Chelsea carving up Carver’s ‘castle, and Naismith saying nae to City as the Citizens drop […]

CoshCast S2E20: The Magic of the Cup

Welcome to Episode 20: The Magic of the Cup Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Happy new year and a very happy new Coshcast, in which we round up the latest from the Premiership: Chelsea’s Kaning by Spurs, Szczesny’s flailing errors and Leicester taming Rodgers, all covered. Now, which football competition […]

EPL Mid-Term Report 14/15

Christmas has come and gone, turkey has been consumed in mass amounts. The New Year has been welcomed with lots of bubbly. This also means we’ve reached the midway point of the Premier League season making it appropriate to take a look back at the 2014/2015 season so […]

Coshcast S2E19: One Bulge to Rule them All

Welcome to Episode 19: Dat Bulge Doe! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Merry Coshmas to you! Coming up, Southampton get back to winning ways with Yoshida’s yoshoulder, Arsene Wenger finally proves his point that possession means nothing in football, and Falcao saves the day after De Gea finds one square inch […]

Coshcast S2E18: You Shall Not Pass

Welcome to Episode 18:You Shall Not Pass Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ Never fear, the Coshcast is here and so is our weekend’s round up of the Premiership. City beat Leicester as Pellegrini finds it Lamp-hard to let Frank go; It’s a case of dumb and dummet for Newcastle as they […]

Coshcast S2E17: Fork in the Road

Welcome to Episode 17:Fork in the Road Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ The Coshcast is back and it’s getting festive. In the Premiership, Arsenal Stoke the fire as QPR leave Burnley burning, the big winners of course are West Ham as Carrol proves worth his weight in hair, and City […]

Coshcast S2E16: Szczesny’s Arrogant Haircut

Welcome to Episode 16: Szczesny’s Arrogant Haircut Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ It’s an action packed Coshcast for you this week: In the Premiership, Glen Johnson gets the kick in the face so many Liverpool fans think he deserves, but this time it saves Rodgers’ blushes! United smash Hull, QPR & […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 15: A Plethora of Mumus

Welcome to Episode 15: A Plethora of Mumus Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ It’s Coshcast time and on Liverpool’s chance to shine, they end up polishing Palace’s Crystal. Hull mull it over as Eriksends them to defeat, and Arsenal contemplate hiring Bill Murray as manager if this Groundhog Day thing […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 12: Blue Moon over Manchester

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 12! The Manchester Derby! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ It’s the Coshcast, and what a weekend it was. We take you around the grounds in the Premiership where Smalling and falling gifted City victory in the Manchester derby, Villa took a last-minute Kaning from Tottenham, […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 11: El Clasico

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 11! El Clasico! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ This week there’s the little matter of El Clasico, or if you’re an overpaid under informed pundit, “The Clasico.” There’s news from the premiership where Allardyce’s Russel Brand of football is winning hearts and minds, Spurs and […]

Matchday 9 Predictions: El Clasico

Nothing gives our predictors more joy than to get a perfect score, which is what happened for three fixtures this past weekend. Just to recap, Everton 3-0 Aston Villa, Toronto FC 1-1 Montreal Impact, and Inter Milan 2-2 Napoli were correctly predicted by a variety of participants. The toughest of […]

Coshcast Season 2 Ep 9_Atletico De Kolkata

Welcome to Season 2, Episode 9! Indian Edition! Subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/podcast/under-the-cosh-coshcast/ As much as you know we all love the international break, this hasn’t been too bad. Lively European Cup qualifiers have seen Europe’s old powers struggle against teams that are — let’s be fair — not really […]

La Liga Preview

It used to be that to the outsider, La Liga was just about the Big Two; Then last season, the most romantic league in the world smacked its naysayers in the face as Atletico Madrid stirred up, and then edged the competition right at the death. Everybody stood […]