Author: Gerry Johnston

32 year old writer from Ireland. Been writing about football since 2012 for various sites mostly covering La Liga.

Real Madrid 3-0 APOEL: Ronaldo brace hands Zidane three points

Real Madrid got their Champions League defence off to a winning start with a comfortable 3-0 win over APOEL. Cristiano Ronaldo goals either side of half time got Madrid on their way before Sergio Ramos grabbed the third in what was a straight forward win for the European champions. Madrid made much of the early […]

Liverpool 2-2 Sevilla: Correa earns Sevilla a point at Anfield

Sevilla and Liverpool played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at Anfield on Wednesday night in the opening game of their Champions League campaign. The visitors took a surprise lead early on when Wissam Ben Yedder tapped home from close range. Liverpool struck back well and goals from Roberto Firmino and Mohamed Salah saw them take […]

Champions League Preview: Liverpool (Sevilla, Group E)

Gerry Johnston spoke to @Scraggy_74  of @thesefootytimes and @thisisanfield about Liverpool’s draw in the Champions League.  How long have you been a fan of Liverpool and what made you start supporting them in the first place? Since year dot. I’m a product of Liverpudlian parents, and have always lived within a short car journey of the city. My first game was […]

Champions League Preview: Spartak Moscow (Sevilla, Group E)

Gerry Johnston of La Liga News spoke to the Editor in Chief of Russianfootballnews.com, @TokeTheilade about Spartak Moscow’s Champions League draw.  What were your initial thoughts on Spartak’s Champions League draw?  This is a decent group for Spartak. They avoided the biggest clubs in the draw, and can allow themselves to be optimistic. They should at least […]

Villarreal 3-1 Real Betis: Villarreal pick up first win of the season

Villarreal came from behind to beat Real Betis 3-1 at the Estadio de la Ceramica on Sunday evening. The win was Villarreal’s first win of the season after El Submarino Amarillo had started the season with back to back defeats. Sergio Leon opened the scoring for the visitors after 11 minutes before Carlos Bacca equalised […]