This Summer May Be A Bad One For The EPL
This Summer May Be A Bad One For The EPL

Will it be another Spanish summer? Or is there hope for England yet? No, I’m not talking about winning the World Cup; instead I’m talking about the glamorization of La Liga more and more at the expense of the Premier League. With the three biggest summer signings wrapped up or […]

Chelsea Should Sign Bastian Schweinsteiger This Summer
Chelsea Should Sign Bastian Schweinsteiger This Summer

With another FA Cup final, three games remaining on the Premier League fixture list and one point between Chelsea and second placed Manchester United, it may be a little premature for the Blue’s management and players to think about summer transfers.  Mercifully, as pundits and fans, we do not have […]

Reasons Why Chelsea Won't Win the League
Reasons Why Chelsea Won't Win the League

For the entirety of the season, Chelsea have seemed poised to put insurmountable distance between  themselves and the nearest opposition.  Yet this moment never arrived.  Draws and losses, often at those crucial games, have seen them lose ground in the Premier League, till now the gap between first place glory […]

Are the Best Young Players in the World Shunning the EPL?
Are the Best Young Players in the World Shunning the EPL?

Who are the very best young players in the world?  For the purposes of this article, “young players” are those no older than 22. First there are the obvious: Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Alexandre Pato, Francesc Fabregas, Karim Benzema, etc.  Their class has been established before this mysterious “young” label […]

Does Chelsea have a Frank Lampard problem?
Does Chelsea have a Frank Lampard problem?

After 10 games, one might think that Frank Lampard, the engine and inspiration behind most of Chelsea’s offensive production over the past 5 seasons, has run into a torrid patch of form.  This is mostly due to his low goal return – one in the Premiership and one in the […]

Proposed Caps to Halt Spending Are Bad for Football
Proposed Caps to Halt Spending Are Bad for Football

The inexplicable is often the standard in football.  The £14 million pounds Man City paid for Wayne Bridge is inexplicable.  Florent Malouda’s protean hairstyles are inexplicable.  Arsene Wenger’s ability to see zero penalties against Arsenal is inexplicable.  Yet even bearing this in mind, I could not help but rubbing my […]

Manchester United Must Sign Carlos Tevez
Manchester United Must Sign Carlos Tevez

Surely Manchester United must sign Carlos Tevez now.  With Cristiano Ronaldo off to Madrid, the Red Devils need a replacement that cannot be found in one player.  CR7 is a complete footballer, blessed with pace, power, dribbling, shooting, heading, free kicks, etc. He is one of a kind.  If United […]

This Year’s Champions League Final Will NOT Be Ronaldo vs Messi
This Year’s Champions League Final Will NOT Be Ronaldo vs Messi

If you would believe various pundits, the annoying debate that many football fans have been subject to this year and last – Ronaldo vs. Messi – will come to its conclusion in the UCL final in Rome.  On the biggest stage in club competitions, the two most complete players in […]

Is David Moyes Ready for a Big Four Management Position?
Is David Moyes Ready for a Big Four Management Position?

David Moyes has spent over a decade managing clubs in English football, hitting his peak over the last couple of seasons after some strange yo-yo performances by the Merseyside club in prior years. He has earned a spot in the Champions League and secured UEFA Cup play twice, likely a […]

2 Players Who Should Move On: Daniel Agger And Didier Drogba
2 Players Who Should Move On: Daniel Agger And Didier Drogba

1. Didier Drogba Possibly the sulkiest striker at Chelsea, Didier Drogba has been constantly linked elsewhere since the departure of the Special One in 2007.  First Barcelona and La Liga, and then Inter and the Serie A tempted the hitman.  Drogba has alternately loved the London club and then claimed […]

Restructuring Chelsea
Restructuring Chelsea

This summer should be a restructuring time for Chelsea, when new faces are brought in everywhere. Manager:  If Guus Hiddink stays, this would be a great boon for Chelsea as so far, he seems to have instilled belief, or at least provided results, Tottenham game aside.  If he does leave, […]

Liverpool Need to Relax if the Title Will Actually be Theirs
Liverpool Need to Relax if the Title Will Actually be Theirs

The first noises started when Real Madrid were humbled at Anfield.  Then Liverpool managed to make up ground on United since what seems like the first time since the winter break with a thumping of the champions at Old Trafford.  It got noisier still.  Then, what seemed like an impossibility […]

More Ballon d’Or Winners from the EPL, Please
More Ballon d’Or Winners from the EPL, Please

Why does the Premier League produce so few Ballon d’Or winners? This year’s edition of the Champions League has followed the script so far, and unless a major upset occurs in the quarter-finals, then at least one English team will be in the finals for the fifth straight year. One […]