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Yaya Toure; A Ballerina Or A Bulldozer

I think there is a real argument to be made to say Yaya Toure is the most complete midfielder in the world, and has been for the past 3 seasons. He has won everything there is to win in the club game. He has created history with the finest club side ever, while guiding Manchester […]

Top 5 Signings Of The Season (So Far)

As we approach the halfway point of the premier league season, I have assessed which of the new signings made in the summer transfer window and these players are who I feel were the five best signings. Van Persie – Robin van Persie broke he hearts of Arsenal fans in the summer by making the […]


Sometimes, they say that one player can make a difference and that talented players bring out the best in others. That is what Robin Van Persie seems to be doing at Old Trafford this season. However, following a 24 million pound move from rivals, Arsenal, over the summer, the Dutchman had to settle a few […]

2012 – A Not So Vintage Year, But It’s Had It’s Moments

  Whilst we dash into town and pick up the last bits and pieces for the Christmas period (generally anything in Boots on the superb 3 for 2 deal!!) I look back on what has been a pretty lousy year for football in many respects, yet as ever, football still somehow produced more memories which […]

Players Liverpool Should Actively Seek To Sign In January

  One extremely annoying habit of Liverpool F.C is the fact that they always go after players that expect a higher level of football than what the reds can provide for them. It is the scout’s and manager’s addiction for highly rated players that leaves them with countless cases of rejection and they end up […]

FIFA: Messi Doesn’t Hold Goalscoring Record

When the great Lionel Messi scored his 86th goal of 2012 it was thought he had again wrote his name into the record books. Yet soon after he had reached this great feat claims emerged that in fact the real record for goals in a calendar year was much higher. The first of which came […]

Who Are The Arsenal of Today?

Arsenal are in a rut, there’s no denying that. We’ve been in miserable form since the 3-1 win at Upton Park, and that no one has the answers, not even Arsène. It’s worrying that no one seems to have a clue anymore, whether it’s to do with contracts, tactics, form, or any other issues a […]