Costa? Benzema? Falcao? These imperious forwards aren’t even in the top ten for goals scored in the top five European leagues from 2014/15 onwards, so who really is the greatest goal scorer in the world at this moment in time? Looking at goals scored since the 2014/15 season, it is a very difficult task in […]
Do you know how the name Pichichi came to Pichichi award?
Pichichi is a nickname given to Rafael Moreno Aranzadi (23 May 1892 – 1 March 1922), known as Pichichi who played for Athletic Bilbao during the year 1910s and 1920s. He was also Spanish forward. The reason for his nickname because of his frail build. Pichichi was always easily identifiable on the pitch due to […]
Are Liverpool a one Mané team?
It’s a familiar refrain heard in football conversations around the world – ‘you’re just a one-man team!’ Ironically football is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball made out of leather, enjoyed by millions, made in England, but transcends gender, race, religion and locality. Football is arguably the […]
The Euro Roundup
The English Premier League reached an extremely interesting stage as several teams picked up vital wins, but how did their European counterparts fare? Barcelona now find themselves just a point off Real Madrid at the top after thumping Alaves 6-0, who they play in the Copa Del Ray final in a few weeks’ time. Suarez […]
The Euro Roundup – Forwards in Form
Away from the crazy land of English football, several European teams picked up important victories as they push towards their respective league titles. Many top forwards were particularly on fire this weekend as they banged in goals left, right and centre. In Spain Fernando Torres, one of the most loved yet hated men in the […]
The Football League Love the Transfer Window
Of course every football follower around the world didn’t miss the fascinating extravaganza that was this season’s January Transfer Window, but there may have been some deals that you were too busy to see. We all know that in this rather boring window the bottom half of the Premier League grabbed the chance to shine. […]
Analysing Liverpool’s Title Credentials
“The Chihauhaus” of this season’s horse-themed title race according to Brendan Rodgers, Liverpool have exceeded everyone’s expectations this season and now find themselves at the end of their five year period in the doldrums, competing at the business end of the Premier League table once again. But are they really title contenders? Rodgers himself doesn’t […]
Should Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur sell their stars?
He’s leaving, he’s not leaving; he wants to go, he doesn’t want to go; will they, won’t they? – as is the case every year, this year’s transfer window has its share of uncertainty and late surge in excitement with the season kicking off in less than a week. Here’s a look at the three […]
Liverpool fans get their hopes up for nothing
Luis Suarez was given a heroes welcome at Anfield recently, despite making it clear he wanted to leave the club, giving numerous interviews over the summer stating his desire to move to Real Madrid. The reputation of Liverpool FC has been dragged through the mud in recent years, with the players and manager, Kenny Dalglish, […]
Arsenal need to sign Liverpool striker
There is one name Arsenal supporters repeatedly look towards when phrases such as loyalty, strength and determination are banded about and that name is Jack Wilshere. Arguably one of the finest natural English talents of his generation with his performance against Barcelona in the 2010-2011 campaign catching the eye of many a Spanish footballing aficionado, […]
PICTURE: The racist and sexist words Liverpool FC have banned
Having suffered the humiliation of their star player being found guilty of racially abusing Manchester United’s Patrice Evra, Liverpool have taken precautions against further poor behaviour. Luis Suarez admitted he used the word “negro” when interviewed by the FA, but claimed he meant it in a friendly way. After footage showed the two players arguing, […]
PICTURE: Dramatic U-turn by Arsenal fan Piers Morgan on Liverpool striker
Arsenal fan, Piers Morgan, has been quick to criticise the Premier League’s most unpopular player, Luis Suarez, over the years. “Cheat”, “pathetic”, “cannibal” and “berk” are amongst the names Morgan has used to describe the Liverpool striker. He also claimed he would be “disgusted” if an Arsenal player behaved the way Suarez has. Then Arsenal […]
Is Liverpool striker justified in making Chelsea captain comparison?
Luis Suarez revealed earlier this month that he was ready to leave Liverpool FC. Rather than being honest to the fans and explaining that, justifiably, he wants to join a better club who can compete for the Champions League every year, he has blamed his decision on the country. Suarez has been regularly criticised in […]
FIVE Reasons not to boo Liverpool’s Luis Suarez
At Sunday’s PFA awards it was reported that Luis Suarez’s name was booed by guests, current and ex-professional footballers, when he was announced in the PFA Team of the Year and runner-up for Player of the Year. Why we shouldn’t boo him: 1. Suarez is one of the most talented players in the Premier League […]
PFA Player of the Year – who would have your vote?
PFA Player of the Year As a Spurs fan, obviously I am biased when it comes to who I think deserves Player of the Year. I’m as biased as a parent on sports day, or a member of the FIFA committee deciding which country to give a World Cup to who’s just been handed a […]
Oh Liverpool… condemn the action AND the punishment?
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has received a 10-game ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic during a Premier League fixture last weekend. In response to the incident itself, the FA issued a statement on behalf of Liverpool Football Club: “Luis Suarez has today accepted a charge of violent conduct, following an incident with Chelsea’s Branislav […]
PICTURE: Manchester United defender mocks Liverpool striker
As Manchester United players did a lap of honour around last night, following their 3-0 victory over Aston Villa to confirm their title win, something was thrown on the pitch in the direction of Patrice Evra. Evra, who captained United last night, picked it up and posed for the cameras. Closer inspection reveals that it […]
Luis Suarez apologises for biting Chelsea defender… that’s alright then
Luis Suarez has taken to Twitter to apologise to Branislav Ivanovic for biting him during today’s 2-2 draw with Chelsea at Anfield. This is the second time he has been caught on camera biting an opponent during a game. Just over two years ago he was banned for seven matches when, as an Ajax player, […]
Is Chelsea striker a flop? Comparing Torres with Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester City, Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur’s strikers
Fernando Torres has now scored 20 goals for Chelsea this season, a goal tally that betters the likes of Wayne Rooney (16), Carlos Tevez (16), Olivier Giroud (16), Sergio Aguero (14), Dimitar Berbatov (13) and Eden Dzeko (13), yet he is still widely regarded as a flop after the £50m Roman Abramovich forked out for […]
VIDEO: Did Liverpool striker punch someone last night?
Luis Suárez could face disciplinary action from FIFA after appearing to hit Gonzalo Jara last night.