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Crystal Palace Can Consolidate Their Premier League Place

Crystal Palace Can Consolidate Their Premier League Place

Of all the extraordinary stories of the Premier League last season, that of Crystal Palace is probably the most remarkable. From imminent relegation under Ian Holloway to a tremendous fight back and a brilliant 11th place finish under manager of the year Tony Pulis, the Eagles’ 2013/14 defied the odds and shocked everyone. The new Premier League season is on ... Read More »

Louis van Gaal – A New Era For Manchester United

Louis van Gaal – A New Era For Manchester United

  The summer arrival of Louis van Gaal at Manchester United has sparked excitement amongst many United fans as well as raising concerns from rival fans, but when looking at the wreckage of last seasons dismal campaign, how can one man make such a difference? The key change that the former Barcelona, Bayern and Holland manager has made in his ... 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 »

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

World Cup 2014: Bizarre and Hilarious Moments

In a World Cup full of twists and turns, it’s time to look back on some of the stranger moments of World Cup 2014. The James Rodriguez Grasshopper After taking a penalty against Brazil, James Rodriguez was joined in his celebrations by the giant insect which latched onto his arm. Making a brilliant cameo appearance, the grasshopper went completely unnoticed ... Read More »

Di Maria- Pogba Swap makes sense

Di Maria- Pogba Swap makes sense

One of the most unusual rumors of this transfer window is the swap rumor involving Pogba of Juventus and Angel Di Maria of Real Madrid. While this rumor may sound weird, this deal signals a gamble taken by Real Madrid that could actually pay off. Throughout this world cup teams all over the world have been on the watch out ... Read More »

World Cup 2014 Ends For Neymar; How Far Can Brazil Go?

World Cup 2014 Ends For Neymar; How Far Can Brazil Go?

Brazil’s star man Neymar has sustained a back injury in the 2-1 win over Colombia that sees his tournament come to an abrupt end. Neymar left the field on a stretcher in tears after being kneed in the back by Juan Zuniga. He fractured a vertebrae in his spine in a challenge that went unpunished by the referee. A record ... Read More »

Why Liverpool must not be Bullied into selling Suarez on the cheap

Why Liverpool must not be Bullied into selling Suarez on the cheap

Messi, Neymar and Suarez it sounds like a ridiculously formidable forward line and as each day goes by it seems the Suarez to Barcelona move is becoming increasingly more imminent. However, with the Uruguayan forward having that four month ban from all footballing activities hanging over his head after his bite on Giorgio Chiellini it’s easy to forget that Liverpool ... Read More »

I’m Sorry: Suarez Apologises for World Cup Bite

I’m Sorry: Suarez Apologises for World Cup Bite

Luis Suarez has tonight issued an apology for biting Giorgio Chiellini during Uruguay’s Last 16 encounter with Italy at the 2014 FIFA World Cup tournament in Brazil. The Liverpool striker took to his Facebook and Twitter accounts to apologise to the Italian defender, almost a week after the incident occurred after having ‘the opportunity to regain calm and reflect about the reality’. Suarez went on ... 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 »

The future can still be rosy but without Roy

The future can still be rosy but without Roy

A few months ago I suggested that Roy Hodgson should resign on the grounds of his age and the fact that he can’t communicate properly with players a third his age. My views haven’t changed. I also suggested that Gary Neville should take over, assisted by brother Phil,  so the age gap would be closer. That view hasn’t changed either. ... Read More »