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Why Manchester United Will Continue To Pursue Toni Kroos

The Daily Telegraph’s Oliver Brown recently wrote: “More than William Carvalho at Sporting Lisbon, or Ilkay Gündogan at Borussia Dortmund, it is Kroos who potentially offers the single most effective antidote to United’s midfield malaise.” What Toni Kroos represents to Manchester United is the midfield engine which has been missing […]

In Spite Of Recent Setbacks, Manchester United Are Poised To Finish Top Of Their Champions League Group

Sometimes you just can’t explain sports. Eight years ago, Liverpool ended up finishing second in their Champions League group and fifth in the Premier League table, but ended the season as champions of Europe. The English club edged out Olympiacos in the group stages (on goal difference), then advanced past […]

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EPL Talk Podcast: Open Thread

The weekend has been an emotional roller-coaster for so many reasons, so what do you make of the action so far? Spurs success – Part of the North London dominance, but what about their opponents? Who deserved their red this weekend? United’s power to underwhelm is growing. What do you […]

Blackburn’s Owners Are Having the Last Laugh

When it was announced that Venky’s, an indian company specializing in chicken processing, had bought Blackburn, numerous atrocious puns about ‘falling fowl’ began circulating. When one of the club’s new owners claimed to have never seen a football game, many began to speculate that Blackburn could be in serious trouble. […]

Why Can’t Liverpool Always Play That Well?

Video: PL Highlights: Liverpool/Man City Most people who watched Liverpool’s performance Monday night against Manchester City will have impressed by their display over the 90 minutes. Liverpool were dynamic, creative, energetic, imaginative, confident, unpredictable and, perhaps most importantly of all, clinical in the final third of the pitch. This was […]

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