Liverpool/Balotelli/Bologna – The Best Short-Term Solution?

Many a footballing observer would have told you last summer that Mario Balotelli’s move to Liverpool wasn’t going to go to plan. Most probably didn’t envisage that the deal would turn quite as sour as quickly as it has though. The Italian international never enjoyed a honeymoon period at Anfield or even a golden patch […]

More Fool Man United If They Believed They’d Sign Sergio Ramos This Summer

It has been widely reported that Spanish international Sergio Ramos is ready to commit his future to current employers Real Madrid. It’s amazing how quickly things can change in football. Only last month we were being told that the Spanish defender was determined to quit the La Liga giants and had his heart set on […]

Boyata Goal Vital For Celtic In Search For Champions League Return

Plenty of Celtic fans will have woken up this morning with finger nails bitten to the core as their side struggled to overcome Azerbaijan league champions Qarabag. But as the minutes passed by and it looked as if Celtic were going to have to settle for a 0-0 draw, new summer signing Dedryck Boyata headed the ‘Bhoys’ […]

Lucas Digne Could Be Final Piece Of Liverpool’s Jigsaw

Liverpool have enjoyed quite a busy transfer window so far. The Raheem Sterling saga has finally ended with the forward moving away from Anfield in a £49m move to Manchester City. Obviously inspirational captain Steven Gerrard has also departed as have a few more lesser low profile faces. Quite a few new recruits have been […]

Mourinho/Benitez – The Feud That Keeps On Giving!

In football sometimes we get rivalries that never seem to go away and never disappoint us either! One such feud is that between Jose Mourinho and Rafa Benitez. Both are well respected coaches, who have won endless amounts of trophies and awards between them. Yet the two world-class managers just can’t stand each other. It’s quite […]

Saido Berahino Could Be A Spurs Star!

Speculation is mounting that Tottenham Hotspur are ready to test West Bromwich Albion’s (WBA) resolve with a £15m bid for young star striker Saido Berahino. That has led to many debating on whether or not the twenty-one year old is ready to make such a big move. His former boss at the Hawthorns, Alan Irvine has […]

Can Costa And Falcao Coexist At Chelsea?

Many may have forgotten that at Atletico Madrid, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa were strike partners. In the 2012-13 season the duo managed to score thirty eight La Liga goals between them. With leadman Falcao getting twenty eight and sidekick Costa helping out with ten of his own. This summer has seen the forwards have […]

Could Fernando Llorente Fire Arsenal To The Title?

As the English football season fast approaches, the press are now in overdrive as they link various players with Premier League outfits. Arsenal will be hoping to mount a serious title challenge this term and have already brought in goalkeeper Petr Cech from rivals Chelsea to help them push towards top spot. But it still […]

Rangers Start With Bang But Expectations Still Need To Be Met

Rangers enjoyed a fantastic start to their season today as they thrashed Hibernian 6-2 away at Easter Road in the Challenge Cup. New-boys James Tavernier, Martyn Waghorn (twice) and Andy Halliday all scored and veteran striker Kenny Miller coming off the bench and helping himself to a brace too. The Ibrox side had to get over […]

Picture Blog: Manchester City/Etihad Tour

In the last week I managed to make a trip down to Manchester with my fiancee and her teenage nephew, who is a Manchester City fan. That gave me the chance to take him to the Etihad Stadium and enjoy the club tour. Unfortunately we couldn’t go pitch-side or visit the managerial technical areas as […]