October, 2012

England must nail down Liverpool starlet

Liverpool starlet Raheem Sterling is set to hold talks with the Jamaican FA about representing the Caribbean country at international level. The President of the Jamaican Football Federation Horace Burrell is set to fly to England [...]

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard labels Everton a long-ball team

Liverpool midfielder and captain Steven Gerrard has labelled Merseyside rivals Everton ‘a long-ball team’ and ‘similar to Stoke’, after the teams drew 2-2 at Goodison Park on Sunday. It seems to be slight sour grapes from [...]

Does the Premier League need better officials?

There were four Premier League matches yesterday and two of those clashes were decided by poor officiating. Manchester United’s winning goal from Javier Hernandez at Chelsea was clearly offside. At Goodison Park Liverpool were denied a [...]

Premier League review: Sunday

Yesterday’s Premier League games were full of goals and drama. The early kick-off on Sunday produced a pulsating 2-2 draw between rivals Everton and Liverpool in the Merseyside derby. Liverpool couldn’t have asked for a better [...]

Premier League review: Saturday

Arsenal claimed a narrow 1-0 victory over QPR at the Emirates Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday. The Gunners controlled possession for much of the game, but found it hard to make the breakthrough. Spaniard [...]

Derby referee needs to be sensible

Everton and Liverpool face each other in the Merseyside derby in Sunday’s early kick-off. Last season’s derby at Goodison Park was marred by the erroneous sending-off of young Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell. The sending-off was later [...]

Sunday a day for big games in the Premier League

This weekend’s two biggest Premier League games take place on Sunday. In the early kick-off Everton play hosts to arch-rivals Liverpool at Goodison Park. Everton have an uncharacteristically good start to their Premier League campaign. However, [...]

Champions League review Wednesday night

Last night was an awful night for the English sides in the Champions League. Premier League champions Manchester City suffered a 3-1 defeat at Eredivisie champions Ajax. City took the lead in the 22nd minute, as [...]

Champions League review Tuesday night

Tuesday night was a busy one in the Champions League. Ukrainian champions Shakhtar Donetsk defeated Champions League holders Chelsea 2-1 at the Donbass Arena. Brazilian midfielder Alex Teixeira slotted home after just three minutes to give [...]

Are Juventus realistic challengers for the Champions League?

Italian champions Juventus visit Danish champions Nordsjaelland tonight in the Champions League. The Bianconeri have drawn their opening two games of their Champions League campaign and they really need a victory against the Danish minnows. Quality [...]