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Tag Archive | Prem

TITLE IS CLOSE BUT FAR

  Last Saturday, the red half of Manchester cheered and screamed as Nikica Jelavic’s deflected strike looped over Joe Hart and entered the Manchester City net to seal a 2-0 win for Everton. Personally, it was a very intriguing moment. I felt happy, relieved and yet worried at the same time. I cannot tell why […]

Breaking Bayern

  With the absence of Jack Wilshere, Thomas Vermaelen and Wojciech Szczesny, even more people began writing us off before a ball had been kicked. The fact is we beat Bayern Munich in the Allianz Arena to end their twenty four game unbeaten run but went out on away goals. Despite this, Geoff Shreeves decides […]

10 Games For Liverpool To Find Themselves

  For every comprehensive victory for Liverpool this season, someone feels the need to caveat the victory. Either the opponent were severely under strength,  they put in their season’s worst performance, or even that they were just a bottom half team. For every hat-trick or brace from the mercurial Luis Suarez, we’re reminded that ‘he’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

Zabaleta Consisently Performing for Manchester City

In a squad that consists of some of the most skilful players in the world, it has in fact been the hard-working Pablo Zabaleta who has really hit the ground running this season and has arguably been the Champions’ best player. With many players in City’s ranks arriving for massive transfer fees, Zabaleta is considered […]

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 […]