Home Football (page 882)

Football

Bale Money: Manchester United To Sell Van Persie & Di Maria

Manchester United are set to sign Gareth Bale this summer, with Robin van Persie and Angel Di Maria the players who must make way in order to free up cash.  According to the Mirror, Bale is United’s number one target this summer but in order to sign the Welsh international the club must cut Van Persie and Di Maria from the wage …

Read More »

FFC Frankfurt Score Extra-Time Outside Of The Boot Chip Winner In Women’s Champions League Final

Cool as you like and in the dying moments of a Champions League Final, Frankfurt stole the show against PSG with this lovely dink.  Şampiyonlar Ligi : Islacker goal by EurosportTurkiye Islacker is the woman in question who bags the winner. Frankfurt scored first before PSG levelled things up before half time with the French team playing in their first European …

Read More »

The Full ESPN ‘Sepp Blatter Corruption’ Documentary

ESPN’s investigative journalism show ‘E:60’ has turned its attentions towards Sepp Blatter and FIFA corruption ahead of the impending FIFA Presidential election he’s expected to win.  Ok, here’s the lowdown, ‘E:60’ is an investigative journalism series run by ESPN. Think Panorama for sports, the cover issues of a serious nature and look to uncover wrong doing where possible by speaking …

Read More »

Video: Gerrard’s Emotional Final Liverpool Press Conference

Steven Gerrard leaves Liverpool as one of the club’s true greats, and in his final pre-match press conference yesterday it was clear to see how much this club means to the 34-year-old. He will not end his distinguished Anfield career lifting a trophy but the Merseyside local can be proud to finish his playing time in England with the respect and admiration …

Read More »

The RTÉ Irish Soccer Panel’s Greatest Moments

Eamon Dunphy & Richie Sadlier, last night, gave us what was the latest in a long list of great moments from the RTÉ Irish Soccer Panel, baby! Here’s their ten greatest moments. _____ The Cast Bill O’Herlihy Always the consummate professional, Bill bid farewell last July after 40 years in broadcasting. Will feature heavily in the Top Ten in the …

Read More »

Ed Woodward Has Spoken On United’s Summer Transfer Plans

Manchester United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has spoken on Manchester United’s intentions this summer. Woodward was speaking to the press with regard to  the club’s latest financial disclosures when he gave some clues as to how The Red Devils will approach the coming transfer window. Woodward spoke positively about new manager Louis Van Gaal’s performance and stressed that this year has …

Read More »

Throwback Thursday: Brad Friedel’s Greatest Saves

We’re not often a sentimental bunch at Pundit Arena but on the day Brad Friedel announces he will retire at the end of this season, we thought it only fitting to reflect on the career of one of the Premier League’s all-time greats. Friedel, who will be 44 in four days’ time, has not had the most glittering career in …

Read More »

Liverpool FC: Can The Boot Room Be Revived?

Brendan Rodgers has been castigated this season for claiming that Liverpool are years ahead of Manchester City in their development and his emphasis on the philosophy of the club. Here Tom O’Connor takes a look at what he’s talking about and whether he’s justified or not in his opinions. From Bill Shankly, Joe Fagan, Kenny Daglish, Roy Evans, Gerard Houllier …

Read More »

Premier League Heroes: Liverpool Legend Luis Suarez

Luis Suarez is currently lighting up the Champions League and La Liga with his new club Barcelona but there was a time in the not so distant past when he was the most exciting player to watch in the Premier League. Suarez signed for Liverpool in 2011, just as Fernando Torres was preparing to leave Merseyside for Chelsea. The Uruguayan …

Read More »

Watch: April’s Top 20 Premier League Goals

April has provided us with some sensational strikes, and now the Premier League’s official Twitter account has put the month’s top 20 goals together in a neat package for our delectation.  There have been some incredible goals scored, including Charlie Adam’s strike against Chelsea from behind the halfway line, which went in over the head of Thibaut Courtois as well as …

Read More »

5 Key Areas Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling Must Improve On

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling has had plenty of attention this season due to having more regular playing time as well as failing to sign a new contract with the club, which has created controversy and attracted interest from other clubs. The 20-year-old began the season brightly and was Liverpool’s top scorer for most of the season, before being passed out by Steven …

Read More »

Ex-Sligo Boss Paul Cook Takes The Reigns At Portsmouth

Ex-Sligo Rovers boss Paul Cook has taken over at Portsmouth following a successful stint at Chesterfield.  According to The Guardian, Pompey ‘met a release clause in Cook’s contract,’ which meant he could leave the Spireites. The 48-year-old has been tasked with turning around the fortunes of a club which has fallen from the dizzying heights of the Premier League just five years …

Read More »