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Written on 21 Apr 2015 | No Comments

There have been murmurs coming from some Liverpool fans that Brendan Rodgers time at the club should come to an end and the Kop hierarchy should look to pursue the popular and charismatic figure of Jurgen Klopp. The man who masterminded two back to back Bundesliga titles and also took Borussia Dortmund to the champions league final. He has pedigree and will bring entertaining football to merseyside but is it unfair to speculate over Rodgers tenure even though Liverpool are going through their worst trophy drought for over fifty years?
The …

Written on 20 Apr 2015 | No Comments

So Liverpool’s season ended yesterday afternoon at 16:14 when a fantastically worked goal from Fabian Delph and the rest of his Aston Villa cohorts nestled in the right hand corner of Simon Mignolet’s Goal.
The fight, determination and spirit displayed by the Villans was everything that was lacking in the Liverpool performance.
There are currently 6 games left in the BPL and Liverpool currently sit 7 points behind Man City and 8 points behind Man Utd.
Liverpool are out of every competition now, after failing to make it past the Group Stage in …

Written on 19 Apr 2015 | No Comments

In the afternoon Kick Off on Saturday Barcelona were in action at Home to Valencia as they looked to maintain a 2 point lead at the top of La Liga and after just 1 Minute Barca were in front when Gerard Pique won the ball in his own half who played it to Sergio Busquests who played it through to Lionel Messi who turned and played in Luis Suarez who poked it in the past Deigo Alves with a first time shot but Valencia responded very well and Rodrigo came …

Written on 17 Apr 2015 | No Comments

No matter what the outcome of Sunday’s FA Cup Semi Final between Liverpool and Aston Villa, the game will surely define both team’s seasons. Both clubs have as much to play for in the Premier League, but for markedly different reasons, so this cup tie will provide a welcome distraction for both managers, players and the long suffering supporters of these much vaunted and historic teams.
Interestingly, there is little to differentiate the two clubs in terms of form over the past six matches. Liverpool have gained 12 points over the …

Written on 14 Apr 2015 | One Comment

On Saturday in the Afternoon both Madrid Teams were in action Real were at Home to Eibar and Atletico travelled to Malaga, Real claimed a comfortable 3-0 Win with the opener coming after 21 Minutes from who else but Cristiano Ronaldo from a Free Kick although there was an element of luck with a deflection wrong footing the Keeper as the ball ended up in the middle of the Goal, the Second came on Minute 31 when Javier Hernandez headed in Alvaro Arbeloa’s cross from the right into the far …

Written on 12 Apr 2015 | No Comments

On Tuesday 3rd Placed Atletico Madrid claimed a solid 2-0 Win against Real Sociedad thanks to Goals on 3 and 10 Minutes with First coming when Koke’s inswinging Corner from the left was headed in to his own net at the near post by Defender Mikel Gonzalez and the Second came from Koke’s 20 Yard Shot was parried there was Antoine Griezmann to tap home the Second and it was generally comfortable from there for Atletico.
Sevilla could have a say on this Season Title Race with Barcelona and Real Madrid to …

Written on 8 Apr 2015 | No Comments

Remaining Fixtures
Barcelona:
Almeria (H)
Sevilla (A)
Valencia (H)
Espanyol (A)
Getafe (H)
Cordoba (A)
Real Sociedad (H)
Atletico Madrid (A)
Deportivo (H)
Real Madrid:
Rayo Vallecano (A)
Eibar (H)
Malaga (H)
Celta Vigo (A)
Almeria (H)
Sevilla (A)
Valencia (H)
Espanyol (A)
Getafe (H)
Atletico Madrid:
Malaga (A)
Deportivo (A)
Elche (H)
Villarreal (A)
Athletic Bilbao (H)
Levante (A)
Barcelona (H)
Granada (A)
As it Stands:
1. Barcelona 29 Played 64 Goal Difference Points 71
2. Real Madrid 29 Played 60 Goal Difference 67 Points
3. Atletico Madrid 30 Played 34 Goal Difference 65 Points
It’s advantage Barcelona going into the last 9 Games in La Liga as they have a 4 point lead currently but it’s only in the last month or …

Written on 7 Apr 2015 | No Comments

Radamel Falcao’s fall from grace has been well documented. from the best out and out striker in the world to a bit part player at Manchester United. I think its safe to say that Manchester United will not meet Monaco’s £43 million asking price.
It was a gamble bringing a player who had barely recovered from a bad knee injury to the notoriously physical and fast paced Premier League. And in Falcao’s early days at United he hardly looked fit, but in his defence, I feel United haven’t played to his …

Written on 6 Apr 2015 | No Comments

Following Welsh football over the last 15 years has been somewhat of a painful journey for anyone from Wales, let alone a devoted football fan like myself. A journey, I am sure my older predecessors have taken over the last 57 years since the national side took to Sweden in the 1958 World Cup.
Since then, Wales have not qualified for a major tournament and have slipped hopelessly down the FIFA rankings, leading hope to be lost for many supports of the red dragons. Players like Ryan Giggs and the …

Written on 23 Mar 2015 | No Comments

For the past few weeks, Manchester United and in particular Marouane Fellaini have been coming under criticism for a ‘direct’ style of play. In other words, trying to get the best out of there 25 million pound Belgian beauty that he who shall not be named, in Manchester anyway, had left for the services of Mr. Van Gaal. So my question is, if you’ve got it, why not flaunt it?
The negativity towards direct or ‘long ball’ football is nothing new as far as the Premier League are concerned. Sam Allardyce would …