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Inter Dismantle Manchester City 3-0 in Baltimore

While this was a mere friendly and many of the starters from both teams were not on hand, the manner with which Inter overcame Manchester City serves as a warning for those aiming to dethrone the Serie A champions and Champions League winners. The Nerazzurri were missing the likes of […]

Do Liverpool Football Club A Favour Rafa: QUIT

All great relationships come to an end, the natural course having run as far as it can. Sometimes they start passionately and brightly and quickly burn away to nothingness. Sometimes, they are a slowly burning and taut affair that consumes all within them in a supernova of passion oblivious to […]

Lucas Leiva: Good Enough for Liverpool?

If you believe Liverpool manager Raphael Benitez there are few midfielders more suited for the Premier League than Lucas Leiva. After all, Benitez has spent much of his 2009-2010 campaign lobbying on behalf of the twenty-two year old Brazilian. Benitez praises Levia’s work rate and dedication to the team, all […]

Disappointing Season For Liverpool Is Their Best In 19 Years

The season brought no trophies to Anfield… Manchester United tied the league title record…  The big money summer signing proved a flop… Seven miserable home draws… Mid-season position squandered… Lengthy injuries to the big guns… And Liverpool still had  an outstanding season. Their best in 19 years. If Liverpool beat […]

Will Daniel Agger Stay At Liverpool?

Daniel Agger is stalling on signing a new contract with Liverpool FC. The obvious problem: his position is overcrowded with quality. The top Danish centre back must compete with Jamie Carragher and Martin Skrtel who have enjoyed the bulk of the starts this season and don’t forget Sami Hyypia. Jamie […]

Chelsea In Trouble

   Late Liverpool Halt Chelsea’s Faltering Challenge It’s a cold Sunday afternoon and I’ve parked my backside on the sofa to watch Liverpool vs Chelsea, a clash of the title contenders. Man United’s ominous form coupled with their rivals inability to keep pace means we all know that the team that loses Sunday’s game is […]

Dirk Kuyt: From Joke to Top Bloke for Liverpool

Another weekend of Premier League action and another cracking Dirk Kuyt goal. Now who would have predicted that this time last season? Certainly not me and with good reason because his goal tally in the league last season was just five, managing 11 in all competitions for the Reds. So […]

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Benfica vs Spurs, Anzhi vs AZ, Fiorentina vs Juve, Real Betis vs Sevilla; Europa League: Open Thread

Europa League’s Round of 16 kicks off today to determine who will advance to the quarter-final stages with several intriguing 2nd leg ties scheduled today. For soccer fans in the US, here’s today’s Europa League TV/Internet schedule: Anzhi vs AZ Alkmaar (0-1 on aggregate), 1pm, FOX Soccer 2Go Benfica vs Tottenham […]

Top Money Earners

After reading a thread here on the site, I did a bit of research to find information on the top paid players. No one on Arsenal’s squad makes an appearance until 60th place, where captain William Gallas pops up. No big surprise that last year’s Footballer of the Year, AC […]

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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 […]