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The Hard As Nails Classic XI

Here, Eoin Lyons brings you the ‘Hard As Nails Classic XI’; a team made up of football’s most notorious hard men.  With Diego Costa recently grabbing the headlines after being given a three match ban for stamping on Liverpool’s Emre Can, the dirtiness of the modern game has again come to the forefront of discussion. Arguably, football has seemingly lost …

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WATCH: Hummels & Weidenfeller Try To Calm Dortmund Fans

After yet another loss, this time to high-flying Augsburg the Borussia Dortmund duo did their best to appease the fans.   Things are ugly in Dortmund. Really ugly. The side sit bottom of the Bundesliga after nineteen games. Their latest loss came last night to FC Augsburg. A team that are flying high, currently occupying fourth in the Bundesliga. But …

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Liverpool’s Philippe Coutinho: A True Ten at Last

Fresh from signing a new five-year contract, Philippe Coutinho’s injury time winner for Liverpool at Bolton felt big. It felt like a defining moment in his Liverpool career.   It may seem foolish to say – a rare goal to knock the second tier’s 14th-best side out of the FA Cup at the second attempt is rather less significant than, …

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GOALS: Liverpool Resurgence Dumps Bolton Out Of The FA Cup

The dream finish to Steven Gerrard’s career is still a reality following Liverpool’s 2-1 turnaround victory at Bolton.  Liverpool are through to the last sixteen of the FA Cup, but only after a major scare from Bolton Wanderers. Brilliant FACup replay tonight. Huge credit to Bolton for making it so tough for LFC. Stunning Winning goal from Coutinho to send …

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Danny Ings’ Potential Transfer: Is More Regulation Needed?

Yesterday it was revealed that Danny Ings may be able to sort out his future ahead of this summer’s transfer window, with his suitors, Liverpool being unable to sign him before January’s deadline day. The Mail Online report that, although Liverpool couldn’t sign him because they had planned to loan him back to Burnley for the remainder of the season, which is against …

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Premier League Heroes: Liverpool’s Kolo Toure

Today’s Premier League hero is Kolo Toure, one of the most respected and experienced defenders currently playing in the top flight. The highlight of Kolo Toure’s time in the Premier League came in the 2003/04 season when he was part of Arsenal’s ‘Invincibles’ squad who went the entire league season without losing a game. Toure has made 335 appearances and has …

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Coutinho’s Impact At Anfield Rewarded With New Contract

Phillipe Coutinho has put pen to paper on a new contract that keeps him at Anfield till 2020 and doubles his salary.    Liverpool made it their second consecutive January transfer window make no signings. This time around it wasn’t out of the ordinary with many remarking at how dull the window has been. Despite not bringing in any new …

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All The Goals From Sunderland’s 4th Round Win Over Fulham

Sunderland overcame the test of Fulham at Craven Cottage in the FA Cup last night to book a place in the fifth round against Bradford, having won out after their drawn game against the Londoners at The Stadium of Light on the 24th of January.  Check out all the goals right here.   Hugo Rodallega struck first for Fulham after 28 minutes, from close …

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Forget Anderson, We Want To Know What Happened To Manchester United’s Dong Fangzhou

The curtain came down on Anderson’s Manchester United career this week. Following on from the Old Trafford flop, we look back at the case of Dong Fangzhou.   Local takeaways were left saddened this week by the departure of Brazilian midfielder Anderson from Manchester United’s ranks. While his hunger and propensity for deep fried foods cannot be questioned, Anderson joins a …

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Serie A: 5 Talking Points From Week 21

Ciarán Murphy gives you the 5 talking points from GW 21 of Serie A   1. Inter struggle at Sassuolo On Sunday afternoon Sassuolo jumped ahead of Inter to eight in the Serie A table after recording their first ever victory over the Nerrazurri. Twice in their last three meetings Inter had won 7-0 but at the Mapei Stadium it was …

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Man United Signing Andy Kellet Scores A Golazo

Yesterday evening Manchester United fans reacted to the news that they had signed a Bolton reserve with head scratching confusion. “Andy…who? Kettle? What is going on? Where are we?” Don’t worry boys, we don’t quite get it either. However, based on the clip below there might be more to this signing than meets the eye. Tight control, pace and a …

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Anderson: Biggest Waste Of Talent Manchester United Have Ever Seen?

As the curtain comes down on a Manchester United career that promised much, but rarely delivered, Sean O’Neill discusses the dramatic fall from grace of Anderson. As the mid-season transfer window drew to an uneventful close after a sleepy January, one of the deals that did go through saw Manchester United’s Anderson bring an end to his time at Old Trafford. After …

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