Category Archives: Club Football

Danny Ings’ fire can make him a success under Klopp

Not good enough, impact sub, biggest goal threat, season over. The perception, and perhaps reality, of Danny Ings’ Liverpool career has changed multiple times already – and the lad has only spent a few months on the pitch. In the … Continue reading

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Youngsters fall at final hurdle, but prove the future is bright for Portuguese football

A saved penalty from Portugal’s William Carvalho was the deciding factor in the U21 European Championship finals – Portugal, as has happened a few times in their recent history (namely the 2004 European Championship final they lost to Greece), stumbled … Continue reading

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U21 tournaments are breeding grounds for future superstars

The UEFA U21 European Championships kick off in the coming days, and there will be a plethora of talent on show. Continue reading

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In defence of Brendan Rodgers: The man who made us dream

After a slow, but progressive first season at the helm, Brendan Rodgers’ Reds exploded into life. Three consecutive 1-0 victories to start the 2013/14 season showed a growing maturity, and bolstered by the return of Luis Suarez, fresh off his … Continue reading

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EPL Week 3 Roundup: Costa keeps scoring, United keep slipping

Talking points The weekend kicked off with Louis van Gaal’s fourth shot (including the devastating cup defeat to MK Dons) at claiming his first competitive win as a Manchester United manager – and no, winning pre-season tournaments don’t mean anything. But as … Continue reading

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EPL Week 2 Roundup: Familiar face returns to England as United fall further behind

Talking points Diego Costa was again on hand to help Chelsea defeat newly-promoted Leicester City. The Spaniard opened his Blues account with an equalizer against Burnley in Chelsea’s EPL opener, and he continued a promising start to his career at … Continue reading

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EPL Week 1 Roundup: Big guns squeak wins while United flops

The Barclay’s Premier League is back! After an incredibly exciting 2013/14 campaign, fans all over the world were ready to once again be entertained. New managers, players and clubs were on display for the league’s opening weekend, and (like always) … Continue reading

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2014/15 EPL Preview: Sunderland to West Ham

Part 1: Arsenal to Crystal Palace Part 2: Everton to Manchester City Part 3: Manchester United to Stoke City Sunderland Mere weeks into last season, and Sunderland already looked certain to go down. The Black Cats, led by the animated, fiery Paulo Di … Continue reading

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2014/15 EPL Preview: Manchester United to Stoke City

Manchester United What a difference 10 kilometres makes – Manchester City may be at the peak of their powers, but just down the road arch-rivals Manchester United  just endured their worst season in the history of the Premier League. Replacing the legendary … Continue reading

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2014/15 EPL Preview: Everton to Manchester City

Part 1 Here: Arsenal to Crystal Palace  Everton One year ago, Everton made the best decision that they’ve made in a long, long time. Manchester United’s laughable insistence to hire Everton’s David Moyes left the Toffees with a big choice … Continue reading

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