Tag Archives: Steven Gerrard

Overrated England Sure to Disappoint in 2010

Posted on by Eric Altshule

  As we head into the festive season, English fans are wrapping the present they give themselves before every World Cup – the gift of unbridled confidence in their national football team.  And yet, as they have for the past … Continue reading

Liverpool in Deep Hole with No Easy Way Out

Posted on by Eric Altshule

There is probably no team in the EPL whose economics are more dependent on success on the pitch, and whose success on the pitch is more dependent on economics, than Liverpool.  Compared to Arsenal, ManU and Chelsea, Liverpool are pikers.  … Continue reading

Steven Gerrard and David Beckham Star In New Advert: Video

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Steven Gerrard and David Beckham star in a new Adidas TV advert for the Predator X boot. Both Stevie G and Becks are on the football pitch and engage in a playful competition between each other to figure out who … Continue reading

Liverpool Stand On The Edge Of Failure

Posted on by Paul Bestall

The morning after Liverpool crashed out of the Champions League has seen the club reiterate that Rafa Benitez’s position is safe.  Not qualifying for the Champions League knock out stage is a big blow for a club that strives for … Continue reading

Finally, a Little Honesty from Captain Steven Gerrard

Posted on by Alex Caulfield

I really can’t wait to read the December installment of FourFourTwo Magazine. In this issue Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard finally states what we all know: the departure of Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid has undeniably damaged the Merseyside club. I … Continue reading

Benitez Cannot Buckle Under Pressure

Posted on by Paul Bestall

“It is difficult for us to qualify, but not impossible,We have to win our game and see what happens with Fiorentina and Lyon. Then we will approach the last game.” Benitez has certainly fought his corner today after the galling … Continue reading

Behind the Scenes at Fox Soccer Channel

Posted on by Eric Altshule

As Fox Soccer Channel’s Nick Webster told me, “Americans have more access to soccer from around the world than in any other country on earth.”  That is undoubtedly true.  On any given weekend, you can flip around the dial and … Continue reading

Why I Love Football Vol. 1 – Last Gasp Goals

Posted on by Liam Jarvis

Hi Guys, I’m here with my first post. I’m going to be doing a weekly post on the reasons why I love the beautiful game so much. This week I will be starting, ironically, with last gasp goals. It doesn’t … Continue reading

Lucas Leiva: Good Enough for Liverpool?

Posted on by Alex Caulfield

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 … Continue reading

EPL Talk Meets Henry Winter

Posted on by Paul Bestall

Henry Winter is one of Britain’s most respected football journalists and currently works for the Daily Telegraph. His career started at the Independent and he moved to The Telegraph in 1994. A familiar face on Sky’s Sunday Supplement, Henry was … Continue reading

The First Title Clash: Chelsea vs. Liverpool

Posted on by Adam Mikhail

On Sunday at 11:00 AM, the Premier League will be treated to its first significant title clash when Liverpool take on Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Indulge me while I set the scene for the match. Chelsea and Liverpool have met … Continue reading

Live from Leeds: United Shine in Carling Cup against Liverpool

Posted on by Alex Caulfield

Somewhere between Leeds and Manchester on the M62 I was able to truly digest my four-day jaunt back to my native land for the third round of the Carling Cup. Working in football in the United States is a great … Continue reading

How Important Has Foreign Influence Been On The English Premiership?

Posted on by Rami Soufi

The influence of foreigners on football in England cannot be underestimated. While Coach Fabio Capello has guided England through the qualifiers and instilled a winning mentality amongst the players, the skills of English players such as Wayne Rooney and the presence … Continue reading

Lethargic and Disjointed But Liverpool Can’t Panic

Posted on by Paul Bestall

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 … Continue reading

Can Anderson Be the Key?

Posted on by David Schiavone

Cast your mind back to May 2009, Manchester United were comprehensively and soundly trounced in Rome by a magical Barcelona side, inspired by Xavi and Iniesta. For many, the lack of quality in the centre of the park was plain … Continue reading

Switching On To English Football: An American Supporter Awakes… Part 2

Posted on by Ethan Armstrong

In Part 1, I described how the 2006 World Cup drew me into football.  With the World Cup finished, I was hungry for more. I turned to the English Premier League to slake my thirst… Part 2: Inhaling the Premier … Continue reading

Gareth Barry Proves He’s A Hypocrite

Posted on by Paul Bestall

When we had to put up with the on/off Gareth Barry transfer saga all last season, one of the key facts throughout the drama was that Barry wanted to play Champions League football. It was a purely football based decision … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Biggest Enemy Tonight Is Complacency

Posted on by Paul Bestall

So Chelsea have one foot in the semi-finals of the Champions League after the marvellous 3-1 win at Anfield last week and Saturdays 4-3 win against Bolton was probably the kick up the backside the Blues needed. It’s easy to … Continue reading