Eden Hazard Decides To Join Chelsea…At Last

Eden Hazard has finally given footy journalists the world over some respite by announcing that he will join Chelsea in a £32million deal. After months of wrangling and prostituting himself to all potential suitors, Hazard has finally announced that Stamford Bridge will be his next destination with the Blues fending off the likes of Manchester City and Manchester United to secure the Lille midfielder’s signature. “I’m joining the European champions,” Hazard tweeted on Tuesday night and ... Continue Reading →

Olympique Lyon 4-4 Paris St Germain: Ligue 1 Video Highlights

Olympique Lyon and Paris St Germain played out an absolute classic at the Stade Gerland as the pair drew four-all as Guillaume Hoarau’s injury-time strike salvaged a point for PSG. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xp20qt Carlo Ancelotti’s men came from 4-2 down to grab a precious point and maintain their title push in a match which will go down in French football history. Horarau had initially given PSG the lead in the 21st minute before a trio of strikes from Bafetimbi Gomis, Lisandro ... Continue Reading →

Goal of The Week: Eden Hazard Goal Lille vs Marseille

InTheStands’ Rolly Pelovangu was left strong armed as he sought to cherry pick March’s goal of the month with this month’s winner coming from highly-rated youngster Eden Hazard. Another month, another archive of great goals to decipher from our offices here at InTheStands. We  scoured the finest strikes from all leagues across the continent, including those from the recent spade of international matches, and it was a certain strike which stood out above all. Step forward Eden Hazard. When ... Continue Reading →

Ligue 1 and Liga Sagres Update

In the stands frequently brings you top quality articles and updates you on the major leagues in Europe but I thought that maybe I should give a brief update on whats going on in France and Portugal. If theres any leagues that people want me to do an update for (within reason), I will aim to do so. France Last years champions Bordeaux are currently, to put it blankly, dicking Ligue 1. 48 points after just 22 games while second place Monaco have only 39. In mid-december they beat Olympique Lyonnais ... Continue Reading →