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English Premier League: Week 7 Previews and Predictions

  Here we go again football fans. Last weekend saw some great matches with Norwich City getting their first win of their first Premier League Campaign of the new millennium and Stoke City getting a draw against Manchester United at the Britannia. This weekend we have two major matches with the first rounds of the … Continue reading

La Liga: 10 Reasons the Reign of Spanish Soccer is Over

La Liga, Spain’s top flight was once believed to be on top of the world in all categories. However, these days it is becoming ever more clear that there are truly only two clubs that matter any more for the once glorified league. The decline of Spanish football is a travesty, plain and simple. A … Continue reading

Liverpool FC: Why Steven Gerrard’s Return Against Everton Is Perfect Timing

Steven Gerrard has spent the last six months agonizing over not being able to participate for his club. It has been frustration after frustration over an injured groin sustained last season, which finally saw him sidelined against Manchester United following a 3-0 victory on the back of a Dirk Kuyt hattrick. While the lineup for … Continue reading

Ryan Giggs and the 10 Best Players Never to Have Played in a World Cup

Winning a World Cup with your country is the perhaps the greatest achievement in football, and possibly the greatest achievement an athlete can aspire to as a team player. For the players listed in this slideshow is it the one achievement that all of them failed to enjoy or even have a chance to achieve. … Continue reading

Arsenal FC: Could You Really Blame Robin Van Persie If He Were To Want Out?

Robin Van Persie scored his 100th Arsenal goal over the weekend when he slotted home a brace against Bolton Wanderers. The Dutch forward has looked in excellent form since returning from injury last season and is the last remaining hope for the Gunners this season. The latest news has him refusing to discuss a new … Continue reading

Liverpool FC: Why Dirk Kuyt Should Start in the Merseyside Derby

For years now Dirk Kuyt has been the unrelenting, run-till-he-dies epitome of all that Liverpool stands for as a player. His heart is on his sleeve in every match for the Reds and as the faithful fans learned last year once again he is clutch when the chips are down. Kuyt emerged as the unlikely … Continue reading

Liverpool FC: Why Craig Bellamy and Kenny Dalglish Is a Match Made in Heaven

Scott Heavey/Getty Images             I’ve grown up with Kenny Dalglish; now to be signed by him is a massive honor. This is an exciting time. When Kenny took over, watching as a fan last season I got the buzz as well – Craig Bellamy, September 2011 The above statement was … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 6 Match Previews and Predictions

  Week 6 in the Barclay’s Premier League offers up another weekend of non-stop action. We saw some shocking results, and shocking non-results last week as well as some players that just cannot seem to catch a break. Among those surprises were Sunderland’s demolishing of Stoke City, Arsenal’s continued humiliation at the hands of Blackburn … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 5 Previews and Predictions

  Another week has almost passed us by, and Saturday is quickly approaching for the first games of Round 5 action in the 2011-12 Barclays English Premier League. Both clubs from Manchester continued their fine runs of form as they remain on the top of the pile. Chelsea found another way to victory, while Arsenal … Continue reading

English Premier League: Week 4 Match Previews and Predictions

After a two-week absence, the EPL returns to action following an exciting opening month of August and an even more exciting close to the transfer window. Many changes were made through signings and transfers in the last few days of the summer window. The balance of power could very well be shifting in the coming … Continue reading