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Lethargic and Disjointed But Liverpool Can’t Panic

The unfortunate downside of modern technology means that any armchair fan can now comment on any team without actually seeing the game. As I type this, I’m listening to Radio 5 and Liverpool “fans” are calling for the head of Benitez. “The worst display I’ve ever seen from a Liverpool […]

Ryan Babel: Should He Stay Or Should He Go?

Marco van Basten told us Ryan Babel might just be the next Thierry Henry. And there have been some instances to suggest the 22-year-old could be on the path to greatness: Babel’s 40 yard blast against Chelsea to give Liverpool a breath of hope in last year’s Champions League semi-final. […]

Liverpools Title Challenge Is Slipping Away

What is Rafa Benitez playing at? Liverpool have had a nightmare January and from being out in front, now find themselves back amongst their rivals in third place, having dropped 6 points in the last 3 league games. Comparing their performances in the Premiership since their emphatic win at Newcastle on December 28th, […]

Champions League News Roundup

With World Cup qualifying on, its been a little slow for UEFA club competition news but here are some stories around the web that I thought you’d find interesting. ESPN Soccernet details the problems at Fenerbahce Bundesliga Talk has posted a quick update on every club in the league Owen […]

Liverpool Manchester United Video Highlights

Liverpool certainly raised their game today with a historic 2-1 win against arch rivals Manchester United in an entertaining game. Watch the video highlights of the goals here. It was an impressive team performance from Liverpool who definitely seemed more up for the game than a Manchester United side that […]

Liverpool Does the Right Thing: German Clubs Do Not

On the European Continent and on the British Isles the view of the Olympic football Tournament is completely different than in the rest of the world. In Europe the tournament is seen as more of a nuisance than anything, while among those in the Western Hemisphere and in Africa it […]

Scouser Supporters the Next Sub-prime Loan Victims?

Fernando Torres has titillated the Anfield crowd with thirty goals this season, but–due to recent revelations about the club’s finances–banks may cut his Merseyside career short. Liverpool borrowed £31.5m last summer to purchase Torres and winger Ryan Babel, unusual since most Premier League clubs use TV revenue cash to cover […]

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More Premier League Fantasy Football Tips

By Jeremy Lay After two weeks with no matches, most of us are dying to get back- finally we have a weekend to look forward to! This week, I’d like to remind you about two sets of double fixtures that are coming up. As the league has done a better […]

The Milan Derby In New England: Part 1

A fledgling sportswriter’s first attempt at covering a big match. I arrived at Gillette Stadium yesterday unsure what to expect. I mean, I knew AC Milan were about to face Inter Milan some four thousand miles from their usual sparring ground.  I knew attendance for the event would be staggering compared to the […]

Morgan Schneiderlin wants to leave Southampton unless they qualify for Champions League

Morgan Schneiderlin has reiterated his desire to leave Southampton should the club fail to qualify for the Champions League. The 25-year-old midfielder is currently with the French national team as they prepare for today’s friendly against Brazil. Last summer, amid a flurry of transfer departures from the club, Southampton refused […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to mask his decline

Earlier last week, Brazilian legend Ronaldinho left yet another club by mutual agreement. The story was like every other. After an initial bout of optimism, his time at the club (in this case, Fluminense) quickly turned tumultuous, and a split was in the best interest of both parties. It’s the […]

Review: Honigstein’s ‘Das Reboot’ is required reading for fans of German, US soccer

“Das Reebot,” a new book from Raphael Honingstein which hits book stores and online retailers on Tuesday, is a masterful look at how German soccer broke out of its conservative traditions to create a world champion. While Germany has always from the view of outsiders been a world powerhouse, having never […]