Author Archives: Farjad Iftekhar

Liverpool Need a Number 9? Still Too Reliant on Suarez?

Another week, another excuse for Liverpool as once again the Reds absolutely dominated the opposition but only managed to gain a single point. Last week that happened against West Ham, this time it was versus Reading.

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Arsenal Move a Step Up for German Sensation?

Over the past few years, Arsenal have been linked with Mario Gotze but never shown real intent to bring the German sensation to England. Gotze is a key member of Borussia Dortmund and one of the main reasons why they … Continue reading

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Signing Chelsea’s Torres will be a Step Backwards for Atletico

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone has stated that perhaps signing Fernando Torres this summer might be a possibility. However, if that happens, it will be a massive step backwards for Atletico as the Chelsea striker clearly seems beyond repair.

Posted in Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, La Liga, Liverpool, Transfers | 8 Comments

Barcelona Dismantle Poor AC Milan to Progress

Having lost the first leg at San Siro, Barcelona players were confident that they would turn the tie around at Camp Nou. Last night, in the second leg, Barca absolutely dismantled poor AC Milan to progress to the last eight … Continue reading

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Reds Beat Spurs, Win 3 Consecutive PL Games Since May 2011

Liverpool and Tottenham contested in perhaps one of the best and most exciting games of the season. The reds eventually defeated Spurs 3-2 and registered third consecutive league win for the first time since May 2011 when legendary Kenny Dalglish … Continue reading

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Chelsea Force Replay Against United as City Await

Holders Chelsea were dominated in the first half of FA Cup quarter final versus Manchester United but fought back well in the second period to force replay against Red Devils as Manchester City await in the semi finals.

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Why United Fans Must Also Blame Nani and Ferguson

Having covered the match report of United’s exit from champions league, my main focus was on the controversial decision that Red Devils suffered. However, I feel the story does not end there, fans are blaming the referee but not all the … Continue reading

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Controversy Ends Manchester United’s Treble Dream

Real Madrid qualified for the quarterfinals of the champions league as controversy ended Manchester United’s treble dream last night. The biggest game of the season by far was ruined by a refereeing decision when he opted to send Nani off … Continue reading

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Dortmund Must Keep Stars to Compete With Bayern

Bayern eliminate reigning champions Dortmund from DFB Pokal to qualify for the semi finals of the competition. The Bavarians completely dominated the opposition and the difference in quality was easily visible.

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Guardiola Will Have Other Ideas Than What Beckenbauer Thinks

German legend Franz Beckenbauer came up with an overly confident statement that Bayern Munich does not really need to sign a top quality player. The former Bayern star was mainly pointing towards Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski.

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