The Barclays Premier League picks up where it left off two weeks ago after an interesting week of international football that was highlighted by the completion of the qualification group stage for next summers 2012 UEFA European Championships.
Players now return to their clubs in England either hyped or disappointed or in Wayne Rooney‘s case a little out of sorts about what to think with yourself when it comes to possibly having been frozen out of your national team for nine months.
Whatever the case or frame of mind it is back to the grind for the eighth week of action in England. It seems like we are further along than we are with all the action taking place all over but it just makes it that much more interesting.
Liverpool and Manchester United have a major showdown in the game of the week while the other three unbeaten clubs face off in two other matches with Manchester City hosting Aston Villa and Newcastle playing host to Tottenham……Click to view Slideshow.