Slagging Ryan Giggs a Big Mistake
Slagging Ryan Giggs a Big Mistake

I was running late on Wednesday, so I had to catch the opening moments of the Champions League semi final between Manchester United and Arsenal on the computer. There is one match tracker in particular that I enjoy using when I can’t get to the TV on time, but my […]

Liverpool & Arsenal Flatter to Deceive in 8 Goal Cock-up
Liverpool & Arsenal Flatter to Deceive in 8 Goal Cock-up

Over the last 12 hours, I’ve heard terms such as “instant classic” and “Great game” and “advert for football” when reading and watching highlights of to of Liverpool’s last three outings. Eight Goals! Offense galore! Sure, but shouldn’t the actual quality of play come in to consideration? Call me a […]

If I Was Richard Scudamore
If I Was Richard Scudamore

While many know Richard Scudamore as the Chief Executive of the Premier League, many more would probably know him as “That guy who keeps talking about a 39th game.” After a good long run in the papers last year, the 39th game proposal has been mostly out of the news […]

Ref Misses The Point, Man United Lose The Points
Ref Misses The Point, Man United Lose The Points

On a morning (Eastern time) when all the winners are lower in the table than the vanquished opponents, today is a classic example where people will boast about the greatness of the Premiership and its unpredictability, a great league with tons of entertainment and intrigue. However, a closer look at […]

West Ham Saga Finally Over? Not By A Long Shot!
West Ham Saga Finally Over? Not By A Long Shot!

West Ham fans must be some of the hardest-suffering supporters on the planet. The “Academy of Football” enjoys a sterling reputation for developing talent. No less than 8 of the 23-man squad called up for the Spain Friendly had ties to The Upton Park outfit, many of them coming through […]

Man United v Liverpool: Battle Of The European Victors
Man United v Liverpool: Battle Of The European Victors

Both Manchester United and Liverpool managed to exorcise some demons this midweek, which leads up to a mouth-watering clash at Old Trafford on Saturday (8:45am ET, Setanta Sports USA). For Sir Alex, he took on the greatest nemesis of his 35-year managerial career and sent him home empty handed. It […]

Glory Glory? Ban Man United
Glory Glory? Ban Man United

For years, the Anyone But United (ABU) contingent railed against the 1999 treble winners’ decision to head to the FIFA world club championship in Brazil. The ABU crew claimed that United were putting personal glory ahead of “the game” and thought nothing of sacrificing the integrity of the FA Cup […]

When Did It Go Wrong For Hull City?
When Did It Go Wrong For Hull City?

In light of the news of Phil Brown “attacking” Geovanni, many football fans are wondering, when did it go wrong for Hull? As the season started, fans and pundits alike were raving about the breath of fresh air he brought to the Premiership. Bucking the trend for promoted sides, his […]

Champions League Mythbusters: The 5 Minute Rule
Champions League Mythbusters: The 5 Minute Rule

There’s an old chestnut that basketball fans endure stating that you only need to watch the last 2 minute of a game. The rest of the game is meaningless since the result will be decided in the last two anyway. Don’t look now, but something very similar could be said […]

Gianfranco Zola: How Do You Say “Lucky” In Italian?
Gianfranco Zola: How Do You Say “Lucky” In Italian?

His owner is trying to sell the club after the global economic recession virtually wiped out his fortune in Iceland. His club is embroiled in a massive lawsuit with a £25 million fine sitting over it’s head. His better players were sold off at an alarming rate, with no possibility […]

Where Is The Love? Ebbsfleet United Kicked To The Curb
Where Is The Love? Ebbsfleet United Kicked To The Curb

There’s a financial crisis at an English football club. No, it’s not the obvious candidate of Newcastle United, where Mike Ashley has only just begun to attend games again after the police warned him about threats to his well-being. Not Chelsea, where the Russian oligarch owner seems to hemorrhage billions […]