Kenny Dalglish’s return to management hit a new low yesterday as Liverpool were thrashed by relegation strugglers Bolton.
Owen Coyle’s Wanderers saw out a 3-1 victory leaving Liverpool in 7th place in the premier league, one point behind Newcastle and Arsenal and fifteen points behind league leaders Manchester City. (more…)
As the quiet transfer window continues, all we can do is sit and hope that things will get frantic in the final weeks with managers scrabbling around like women at a Next sale. (more…)
For years Arsene Wenger has attempted to create the perfect club at Arsenal, he’s stuck vigilantly to his policy of not throwing money around while Manchester United, Chelsea and more recently Manchester City have done so and achieved success.
Wenger is striving to create a club that is almost self sufficient. A rarity in these money fueled days of the premier league. Bring players in young, develop them, get them believing in the methodology and reap the rewards when those players develop. Only, Arsenal aren’t reaping the rewards. Their trophy cabinet has been bare for 6 years now. The kids aren’t alright. (more…)
Spurs title challenge seemed very real, 3 points behind the leaders and Christmas had passed. Yesterday Tottenham had the opportunity to go level on points with league leaders Manchester City and potentially United too, should United defeat Bolton. Inevitably Manchester United did beat Bolton comfortably, Paul Scholes scoring on his first start since returning from retirement. (more…)
There was more than the odd eyebrow raised when Liverpool spent £35m on the 6’3″ Newcastle striker Andy Carroll, not because anyone expected Carroll to do poorly, more just the inflated price that Liverpool paid for his services. At the time Liverpool had £50m burning a hole in their pocket following another inflated deal that saw Chelsea pay over the odds for an out of form Fernando Torres.
Everton have confirmed the signing of Manchester United’s Republic of Ireland international midfielder Darren Gibson.
Gibson, 24 has been struggling for first team opportunities at United and a proposed move to Sunderland recently broke down. (more…)
Following the decision of Alexandre Pato to stay at AC Milan rather than join PSG, negotiations have broken down between Manchester City and AC Milan.
Argentinian sulker, Tevez had been hoping for an exit from Manchester after seemingly falling out with the club as Tevez wants to be closer to his home. (more…)
Hot on the heels of Thierry Henry’s return to the club, Robert Pires has been training with Arsenal today.
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere revealed the news through Twitter, saying “Of course I am training just to maintain my fitness level! But thanks I appreciate you all want me back at Arsenal!” (more…)
After Barcelona’s 5th league draw this season, Real Madrid are now 5 points clear at the top of La Liga and show no signs of dropping points any time soon. Could this be the season that Jose Mourinho wins the league and does so without beating Barcelona? (more…)
While working as a pundit for ESPN, Martin Keown was a bit too close to Leeds’ Michael Brown and took a ball to the head…