It has been a goal feast this weekend at the Barclays Premier League, with the ball hitting the back of the net 38 times in 10 matches. THT takes a look back at what has been one of the craziest weekend ever.

Manchester Uniteda��s juggernaut has kept rolling after a victory over Chelsea by a margin of 3-1. The champions have now gone two points clear off nearest rivals and neighbors Manchester City at the top of the table. The Red Devils took an apparent unassailable lead of three goals in the first half itself, with Smalling, Nani and Rooney on target, in that order. Chelsea only managed to peg one back at the start of the second half through Torres to give them some respite. With this win Manchester United registered their fifth victory on the trot since the start of the season, a feat last achieved by them in the 1985-86 season (they went on to win ten straight league games back then but failed to win the league). Wayne Rooney found the back of the net for the fifth consecutive occasion and as for Chelsea, Fernando Torres scored. The scoreline, especially at the end of the first half, flattered […]

This weekend sees the return of one of the most bitterly contested football rivalries when Millwall entertain West Ham United in the eagerly awaited Saturday lunch-time kick off in the Championship. The rivalry between both clubs is one of the longest standing and most bitter in English football with both sets of supporters considering the other club as their main rival. Both clubs were originally East London sides with links to the Royal docks, with Millwall the first to be formed in 1885. Thames Ironworks, later to become West Ham, were founded ten years later by another group of dockers and so began the rivalry with both clubs soon becoming vicious enemies. . In the early years, matches between the two sides were a frequent affair, but in recent years, with both sides operating in different tiers of the English leagues, meetings have been few and far between. This only adds to the match atmosphere when they eventually meet. Part […]