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Written on 25 Jan 2015 | No Comments

It is a truism that statistics can tell you anything you want them to, but ultimately the cannot or should not ignored. There has been an undoubted renaissance in Liverpool’s recent form, so much so that we might realistically expect to finish in the top four of the Premier League this season.
The FA Cup fourth round tie against Bolton at Anfield yesterday is a prime example of the problems that the club is currently facing – namely an inability to break down teams that “park the bus” on the 18 yard …

Written on 22 Jan 2015 | No Comments

Manchester united manager Louis Van Gaal has developed a head scratcher regarding two of the world most recognisable strikers. Which would make many automatically think that Van Gaal would be overjoyed by having this dilemma. This is strangely not the case. Following the summer ‘loan’ signing of Radamel Falcao Manchester United must have been licking there lips; a strike force of Rooney, Van Persie, Mata, and Di Maria. Throw in Falcao and United’s forward line could rival any in world football. Van Gaal’s decision to bring the Colombian international was …

Written on 18 Jan 2015 | No Comments

A tantalizing end to last season saw Liverpool come within touching distance of a league title; 2 points adrift of eventual winners Manchester City come the final day. The result was many supporters of the club choosing to try and forget the 3 game collapse and rather look forward to a 3 month period of rest, recovery, and most importantly, progression. It seemed, going into the summer that with the right additions, and limited departures, 2014-15 season might just see that 19th league title come to Anfield.
Half a season, 1 …

Written on 14 Jan 2015 | No Comments

The first international break of 2015 comes at the end of March, but the England manager, Roy Hodgson, must currently be contemplating on which strikers to call up to the squad, if all are fit. The 2014/15 Premier League season has been a success so far for English strikers who are trying to appeal to Hodgson, which was highlighted last weekend (3rd and 4th of January). I believe that Roy Hodgson sees Wayne Rooney, Daniel Sturridge and Danny Welbeck as his key three strikers, who he will consistently pick, subject …

Written on 11 Jan 2015 | No Comments

A couple of month’s ago ​Coquelin was out on loan at Charlton Athletic and wasn’t even in their first team. However, due to Arsenal’s extensive injury list in the much needed DM position, Arsene Wenger decided to recall him, and he has now become a regular starter for the Gunners, becoming one of our better performers in that time period. Is he the answer for us going forward, as we continue to be linked with several midfielders, however, in the meantime he certainly is making the most of his opportunity.
I have always been a fan of Francis …

Written on 9 Jan 2015 | No Comments

Usually in the summer transfer window, Arsenal fans are left anxiously biting at their fingernails for their manager, Arsene Wenger, to make his first move. It usually ends up with last minute transfer panic buys, which, in past years, has led to the introduction of players such as Andre Santos and Park Chu-Young. However, in the summer of 2014, Wenger moved relatively early in a World Cup year to bring in players to improve the squad, in an attempt to compete for the league title and add quality, as he …

Written on 8 Jan 2015 | No Comments

Mike Ashley is looking for his fifth permanent manager since buying Newcastle United in 2007 after Alan Pardew opted to head to South London and a three and a half year contract with his former club Crystal Palace.
Managing Director Lee Charnley along with Chief Scout Graham Carr will be tasked with appointing the man to replace the un-liked Pardew and hopefully winning over the Toon faithful in the process.
Many names have been mentioned and a few ex-players have chipped in with their suggestions…
Ill review the bookies favorites and a few …

Written on 8 Jan 2015 | No Comments

When you next enter a public place put on your headphones and pretend that you are entering a world of your own, while actually listening to other peoples conversations. So much can be learnt in this way, what woman really think of their boyfriends, what people really think of poor coffee and what they  really think of any particular topical issue. The Ched Evans issue has become a hot topic, not only for sport but also in the murky realms of politics and business. The question is: should a convicted …

Written on 7 Jan 2015 | No Comments

Basketball and Football, two similar yet entirely different games. Same basic rules which are to score as many as you can before the end of the game, but the difference is so big you sometimes forget that they are so similar. With the obvious fact of Basketball is a ball being dribbled with hands and Football is a ball being dribbled with feet, there are other rules which make the sports almost opposites in a way. Basketball could improve the future of English football.
I believe this as if you look at …

Written on 5 Jan 2015 | No Comments

Alright! I’m Scott and I’m 16 from the three lions nation of England and football is my life! I’m going to get something out of the way before I begin…..Yes I am an Arsenal FC fan (Leave your jokes in the comments)
I just want to voice some opinions I’ve got because no one else wants to listen to them! so basically I’ll just talk about the Premier League and any interesting talking points throughout the season, starting with my lads at Arsenal FC!
So in case you don’t know the month …