Category Archives: Featured

Jack Wilshere – Future Captain, Leader, Legend?

Pep Guardiola once famously said that Jack Wilshere was ‘lucky’ because there are many players ‘like him’ in the Barcelona ‘B’ team. This has rather been taken out of context; Guardiola also said he was ‘excellent’ and a ‘top player’ … Continue reading

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Why Ferguson is Wrong about Zidane and Ronaldo

Not so long ago, Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson claimed that his former player Cristiano Ronaldo is better than legendary Zinedine Zidane. A statement that is quite wrong and baffling to come up with as Ronaldo still has time left … Continue reading

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The Short Tenures of Managers

Just why do managers have such short tenures in charge these days? Nowadays managers can consider themselves lucky to have stayed in a job for over a year and absurdities are happening such as Nottingham Forest parting company with Alex … Continue reading

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How good are (were) the Old Firm teams?

I’ve always been curious about the debate concerning if Celtic or Rangers should be allowed to join the English leagues. Obviously this debate has died down lately with the collapse of Rangers but I remain interested to know exactly what … Continue reading

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Benitez Will Not be Sacked

There, got your attention with the title, now onto serious things. The first thing on a Chelsea’s boss mind when he signs the contract is that whether he will wake up next morning with his job or not. Rafael Benitez … Continue reading

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Possession per Shot on Target

I’ve always had an obsession with statistics. Do you pay attention to the statistics bar which runs across your screen during post-match interviews on Match of the Day? I do. Do you have a look at the ‘Match Facts’ after … Continue reading

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UEFA Europa League – Group Stage Recap

The last group fixtures of the UEFA Europa League produced some unexpected results. Who qualified for the knockout stages and who didn’t? Here is a recap of the group stage of the competition.

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Why It Went Wrong for Liverpool and What Hope is There?

Not too long ago, Liverpool were a side that began every season with hopes of winning the Premiership title. Now they seem to look upon fourth place with similar hope, but unfortunately also similar are the bleak odds of them … Continue reading

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What Else Messi Must Do To Be Called ‘The Best Of All Time’?

What more has Lionel Messi got to do to earn the title of ‘best player of all time’? It’s a tough question to answer; different people will say different things. Some may say that he has to win a World … Continue reading

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Is Joe Allen Key to Liverpool’s Midfield?

“All hail Joe Allen”, supports the romantic Reds boss, but does it tell the whole story?

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