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Rio Ferdinand’s New Website Is Shocking, In A Good Way

It’s perhaps inevitable in this day and age that footballers will not follow in the footsteps of their predecessors into the inevitable job opportunities that present themselves. Manager, Coach, Television pundit, Pub landlord, Priest and Horse trainer are just some of the roles that former players often either fell into, […]

Will The Real Dimitar Berbatov Please Stand Up?

So the dust seems to be finally settling on the criticism about Berbatov’s mishit penalty on Sunday in the semi-final defeat against Everton. There’s no doubting it was a badly hit penalty, but it seems to have unpicked a scab over his performances for Manchester United as his time so […]

Drogba Suspended for Missile Attack

Now there’s a headline that you might not usually associate with the Premier League but after an ugly exchange during Chelsea’s Carling Cup match with Burnley last week, Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will be spending a bit more time on the bench.  Injuries have already limited the Chelsea hit man […]

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Liverpool and Arsenal Are Flat-Track Bullies; Only In Reverse

It’s been the same story from Liverpool and Arsenal all season. To become Premier League champions, both teams lack the consistency needed not only in their results, but also in their performances on the pitch. Saturday was another perfect example as both teams underwhelmed against opposition they should have beaten. […]

The Transfer Rumor Game

With all league competition complete, the summer months give way to the most important season, some say, which of course is the summer transfer season. This is a time when any team with money in their bank account has an opportunity to improve their squad.  It is also a time […]

Why Americans Should Root for Giuseppe Rossi

The name “Giuseppe Rossi” makes American soccer fans shake their head in disgust and Italian fans smile in anticipation.  The 23 year old striker has made the Italian national team provisional roster and, even if he is only a reserve in this World Cup, he will likely star on future Azzurri […]

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Klopp says transfer committee ‘not a problem,’ had similar structure at Dortmund

New Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has dismissed suggestions he cannot work with the club’s transfer committee. The existing set-up, implemented by owners Fenway Sports Group to ensure some sort of continuity with signings, was a constant frustration for predecessor Brendan Rodgers. However Klopp, used to a similar structure at former club Borussia […]