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Best of the Premier League 2018-19

Posted on May 27th, 2019

Now that the hotly contested run of the Premier League 2018-19 is over with the title won by the defending champions, Manchester City, the time for transfers and changes to the team has arrived. A team that is speculated to go through most change is Manchester United, for example one of their star players and […]

Liverpool 2005/2018 Combined XI

Posted on September 20th, 2018

4-4-2 or 4-3-3? Or maybe experiment with a back three, a pair of wing-backs and a No 10 in a 3-5-2 formation – or is that 5-3-2? There are almost infinite ways to line-up 10 outfield players, and that’s before getting to the players themselves. Take Liverpool, for example. They’re one of the most exciting […]

Assessing each of the Current top Four’s title Credentials

Posted on November 9th, 2016

The general consensus among footballing pundits is that after ten Premier League matches we are provided with a good indicator of how the league could look at the end of the season. Going into the third international break after eleven rounds of fixtures, England’s top flight certainly looks as though it is taking shape. Only […]

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, […]

How will Liverpool shape up under Jurgen Klopp?

Posted on January 16th, 2016

Jurgen Klopp has set about stamping his authority at Liverpool after Brendan Rodgers’ tenure came to an end, with the highly-rated German making an immediate impact. The former Borussia Dortmund manager arrived in October with the club failing to reach the heights of the 2013/2014 season when they came within touching distance of the Premier […]

How do Borussia Dortmund improve next season?

Posted on March 30th, 2015

After a poor start, Borussia Dortmund have started to find their feet in the Bundesliga and, after seven matches unbeaten – including five victories – the German giants are 12 points behind fourth spot with just seven games to play. It is likely that they will miss out on a coveted Champions League position for […]