Gareth Bale: The Real Deal Or A Hype Machine?

  The British media has gone Gareth Bale-crazy in the last few weeks. The Welsh winger has been in scintillating form recently, notching up 4 goals in his last 3 games for Tottenham Hotspur. Right off-the-bat, this has drawn hyperbolic comparisons with certain messieurs Cristiano and Lionel – when asking who the best player in […]

How Can Liverpool Compete For A Top 4 Finish Once Again?

  As we all know, Liverpool have been a top 4 team for a long time in the past, but that streak seemed to stop a few seasons ago. Since then, Liverpool have been struggling to even finish in a Europa league place in the Premier League. And I hope I’m not the only one […]

Andre Villas-Boas Proving The Doubters Wrong

  Last season Andre Villas-Boas’ career seemed fatally damaged – in England anyway – all occurring in what seemed be in the blink of an eye. Having been sacked as Chelsea boss on March 4th the English football media – and many football fans alike, had painted him a failure, a joke of sorts so […]

Pep Guardiola’s Task of Reinventing The Wheel

  Pep Guardiola is set to manage FC Bayern München from next season, the club have confirmed. Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said: “We are very pleased that we have succeeded in getting Pep Guardiola, who was courted by many famous clubs. Pep Guardiola is one of the most successful coaches in the world. We look […]

Liverpool’s Academy; Something To Be Proud Of

  Last week, I watched Liverpool under 19s beat Inter Milan to secure their place in the last 16 of the Next Gen Series. The Next Gen Series for anyone who doesn’t know is a competition which mirrors the Champions League, but for youth players (and isn’t ran or affiliated with UEFA).  Liverpool not only […]

Ligue 1 Players Expected To Transfer This January

Bafetimbi Gomis Gomis has turned heads from various clubs around Europe with his stunning finishing and brilliant individual performances for Lyon this season. Gomis has intrigued clubs including the likes of Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham. With several big clubs after his signature, Gomis could well be set for a move away from Lyon this January. […]

Tackling Racism Full On

  We simple must ban racists from our game and fight racism full on. In the wake of the ‘walk off’ by Kevin-Prince Boateng and his Milan teammates, racism rears its ugly head once again. Boateng and other Milan players were subject to racial abuse from the stands, which led to the Ghanaian international kicking […]