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Angel Di Maria’s Arrival Merely Papers over the Cracks at Manchester United

Angel Di Maria’s Arrival Merely Papers over the Cracks at Manchester United

In perhaps one of the more interesting transfer stories of late, Manchester United have broken the bank to bring in winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for £59.7m, a British record transfer fee. A statement of intent from manager Louis Van Gaal that, despite the Old Trafford side’s decline over the past year, the club can still attract the ... Read More »

Why a top four finish is a realistic aim for Liverpool this season

Why a top four finish is a realistic aim for Liverpool this season

After the disappointment of narrowly missing out on the Premier League title in 2013/14 and the departure of star striker Luis Suarez this summer to Barcelona via his teeth, many critics have written off Liverpool’s chances of repeating their impressive feats of last season and mounting another challenge for the league championship. Liverpool’s 2013/14 campaign represented a high point for ... Read More »

A few Ideas to fill the Void

A few Ideas to fill the Void

It’s come to end of the world cup and with only pre season friendlies to look forward to for the next few weeks, I am going to attempt to fill the Void of football. 1. Cardboard Cutouts These little beauties can be bought from eBay at pretty reasonable prices.  Collect afew and build your own dream team of stars.  Take ... Read More »

Passion; Is it REALLY the problem for England?

Passion; Is it REALLY the problem for England?

This morning, as per usual my Twitter feed is filled with England fans bemoaning the apparent lack of passion shown by the England players in this year’s World Cup. Examples include: “If England played with half of Greece’s passion we could be very dangerous” “With a bit of luck by the next tournament England football team will of learnt to ... Read More »

Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Germany head coach, Joachim Löw, will regret dropping volland for brazil

Whenever you pick a squad for the world cup the first thing people always see is the amount of strike force they have and the amount of well known top class players are there in the attacking department. And people would have surely noticed the strike force literally missing in the Germany national squad. Their only out and out striker ... Read More »

The ‘Javier Hernandez’ Dilemma

The ‘Javier Hernandez’ Dilemma

You have one of the world’s most respected striker at your disposal. An excellent human being and is always devoted to the club. But when you have two other strikers at your club who go by the names of Rooney and Robin Van Persie it is hard to get him some playing time from the manager’s point of view. But ... Read More »

What has gone wrong at Birmingham City?

What has gone wrong at Birmingham City?

Birmingham City’s 1-0 defeat to Wigan Athletic last night has left the Blues in a desperate situation at the bottom of the Championship. 18 games without a victory at St Andrews has seen them fall from the safety of mid-table to potentially replicating what rivals Wolves did last year. Their awful home form this season alongside issues off the pitch ... Read More »

Struggles and Successes of this season PART 2

Struggles and Successes of this season PART 2

With last years top three clubs all undergoing managerial changes many predicted a bit of a shake up and a competitive season at the top of the table. This is not a list of the best, but more accurately the most improved teams of this season. SOUTHAMPTON Southampton have been fantastic under Pochettino this season. A team that has been ... Read More »

Struggles and Successes of this season. PART 1

Struggles and Successes of this season. PART 1

With only a handful of games left in the season it’s crunch time at both ends of the table. This is a brief summary of teams I feel have either underachieved or done well this season based on the current squad, stature and last seasons performances. Firstly, let’s have a look at some teams that have struggled this year. FULHAM ... Read More »

Baggies Fans To Protest Pathetic Ticket Prices

Baggies Fans To Protest Pathetic Ticket Prices

Angry West Bromwich Albion fans are to stage a protest against ticket prices in their match against Manchester City on Monday night. A 30ft long banner will show “£56 Daylight Robbery” will be the focal point of the protest. The game, which is also on Easter Monday is to be televised live on Sky Sports. Despite this, Manchester City who ... Read More »