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Fantasy League Tips Gameweek 19

Merry Christmas one and all and welcome to Gameweek 19. Blackpool Vs Liverpool faces a late pitch inspection, otherwise it looks set to be a full line up over the festivities. There will be plenty of action to enjoy as you tuck into your Turkey sandwiches and polish of the […]

Transfer Buzz: Gallas and Keane to MLS?

With MLS clubs signing up more designated players than ever before, fans should start getting used to European players being linked with moves to America. A pair of Tottenham players, William Gallas and Robbie Keane, have been linked recently with potential moves to the U.S. Gallas, who moved to White […]

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 […]

The Worst Premiership Signings Of The Noughties

For every Ronaldo, there’s a Shevchenko. Sometimes, great reputations come at a great cost yet fail to deliver. Shevchenko is a great player to start with. Feared throughout Europe, his performances for Dynamo Kiev and A.C. Milan saw him become one of the most lethal strikers in the world. Once […]

What A Difference A Year Makes At White Hart Lane

With the season starting slightly earlier this year due to the World Cup, most teams in the Premiership have played 8 league games already. Last season, the 8th round of matches was played two weeks later, on the weekend of October 18th/19th. By the end of it, Tottenham were staring […]

Defoe Continues To Shine For Club And Country

Jermain Defoe has had a fantastic start to the new season, with goals for England and Spurs; including his 50th for the club in the 2-1 win at West Ham. His hat trick and all round performance against Hull City was clearly his best performance in a Spurs shirt in […]

West Ham Fans To Get A Surprise

When the final whistle went and those West Ham fans who’d spent most of Saturdays game against Chelsea abusing former old boys, Frank Lampard and John Terry, had disappeared to the pubs around and about, I bet they never thought they’d ever see either player back at Upton Park that […]

Rick Parry Is To Leave Liverpool

  What on earth is happening at Liverpool this week? There seems to some major leaking going on behind the scenes that seem to point to two camps eager to try and score points against each other. News has begun to circulate this morning that the chief executive, Rick Parry is to […]

Liverpool Have Blown Their Title Chance

Alex Ferguson will be singing the praises of Manchester City today after Liverpool stuttered, spluttered and failed to find the winning goal they needed to have any chance of winning the title. From a fantastic position before Christmas, Liverpool have thrown point after point away to allow Manchester United to […]

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What Are the Odds of Playing on a World Cup Winning Team?

This is arguably one of the most exciting and controversial World Cups in decades. We’ve seen some cracking play, incredible shots, a few extremely questionable calls as well as Suarez cement his reputation as FIFA’s least loveable vampire. Whether you’re a footballer yourself, an armchair manager or just a footie […]

Chelsea-3, Liverpool-2; Blues Heading to Moscow

Wow. That’s all there is to say. That was how a Champions League semifinal should be played. That was a terrific, terrific two hours of soccer. Congratulations to Chelsea, obviously, for winning 3-2 and advancing to Moscow to play Manchester United on May 21, in what will be the first […]

Jurgen Klinsmann to Serve One Game Suspension; Will Miss Gold Cup Final

USA manager Jurgen Klinsmann will serve a one game suspension from CONCACAF for his tirade against the referee in Wednesday’s game against Honduras, and will miss Sunday’s 2013 Gold Cup final against Panama. Klinsmann was sent off in the 87th minute Wednesday after yelling at the referee. CONCACAF’s disciplinary committee […]

David Pleat: A shining star of commentary.

“A few South Americans in this Porto team. Three Romanians and three Portuguese. We should be in for some Samba action tonight” “To be fair, he probably struck the ball too well” (on Frank Lampard shooting wide of the goal) “A two-footed beaver of a player” (on Wesley Sneijder) “He […]

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Rafa Benitez backs under-fire Karim Benzema: ‘He is very important for us’

Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez has restated his support for French striker Karim Benzema amid increasing criticism of Benzema’s off-field behavior in his homeland. Benzema has been charged in France for his alleged participation in a blackmail case involving international teammate Mathieu Valbuena over a sex tape. French Prime Minister […]