Starting Eleven Blog

Does Daniel Sturridge have a Future at Liverpool?

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

It’s been an extremely exciting start to the season for Liverpool fans. Just over a year into his Anfield project, Jurgen Klopp has transformed a side lacking in quality and confidence, into one of the hardest working, most fearsome attacking sides in the Premier League. He might take an extremely hands-on approach to man management, […]


Line Up the Reels like Your Starting Eleven with Football Star

Posted on November 2nd, 2016

Football is, without a doubt, the one most popular – and most followed – sport of the world. And this is not only an estimate made by fans – there are statistics showing that the number of football fans all over the world has exceeded 3.5 billion. With such a following, it’s not a surprise […]


Football Aid 2017 – England vs Scotland International Fixture

Posted on October 3rd, 2016

How would you like to ‘Live The Dream’ by taking part in a truly memorable 90 minute match and represent Scotland in the oldest international fixture in world football? Well now’s your chance as Football Aid – www.footballaid.com – are offering fans this unique opportunity to play for Scotland in an epic auld enemy fixture […]


How Big Sam’s Greed became costly

Posted on September 30th, 2016

SAM Allardyce was in dreamland on 22 July 2016 as he landed the job he craved the most in his long managerial career by landing the England job. Just 67 days later, that hard work at Preston, Blackpool, Notts County, Bolton, Newcastle, Blackburn, West Ham and Sunderland to reach the pinnacle of his career was […]


Odds for each Current European League Champion to Retain Their Titles

Posted on September 26th, 2016

The champions of all major European leagues will try to retain their titles. These are the odds for the champions of England, Spain, Germany, Italy and France.


Famous Football Tantrums

Posted on September 26th, 2016

ootballers sometimes can’t hold their nerve and explode in violent outbursts. These are some of the most famous football tantrums, bit scary, quite funny.


Can Pogba and Rooney play in the same team?

Posted on September 26th, 2016

The Jose Mourinho era at Manchester United may have suffered a blip in recent weeks, but the emphatic 4-1 victory against Leicester at Old Trafford may have ended any talk of a crisis. However, there are still questions that the ‘Special One’ must find an answer to in the coming weeks if they are to […]


Time for Rooney to move on

Posted on September 20th, 2016

FOR 12 years, Wayne Rooney has been a lynchpin in a Manchester United side that went through a successful period of five titles in seven seasons and three Champions League Finals, winning in 2008 and losing to the great Barcelona team in 2009 and 2011. However, there comes a time when good things come to […]


Betfred Cup Quarter Finals preview

Posted on September 20th, 2016

ONLY two months into the season and already the Quarter Finals of the Betfred League Cup are upon us. Eight sides will be battling for four Semi Final spots over the next three nights and take a step closer to the Final in November. Many people will fancy a flutter online with their preferred bookmaker, […]


Site update August 2016

Posted on August 10th, 2016

I’ve made a few additions to the site over the last day or so. Popular (I will think of a better name) features the most popular footballers and formations over the past 24 hours and the past 30 days. Is it any surprise that Pogba is one of the most popular? The formation 3-4-3 / 5-2-3 […]