1. Bayern Munich vs. Manchester City: Winners and Losers from Champions League Game

    Bayern Munich struck late to ensure that all of Manchester City's hard work at the Allianz Arena came to nothing as they lost 1-0...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 days ago 2,730 reads 20 comments

  2. Bayern Munich vs. Man City: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League Game

    Champions League Group E, Allianz Arena Full-time BAYERN MUNICH 1 - Boateng 90 MANCHESTER CITY 0 Bayern: Neuer, Rafinha, Benatia, Boateng, Bernat, Lahm, Alonso, Alaba, Gotze, Muller, Lewandowski...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 3 days ago 13,242 reads 35 comments

  3. Liverpool vs. Ludogorets: Winners and Losers from Champions League Game

    Well, Liverpool ’s return to the Champions League was never going to be a quiet one, was it? A remarkable ending to the home clash with Ludogorets Razgrad saw Mario Balotelli ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 11,669 reads 16 comments

  4. Liverpool vs. Ludogorets: Live Score, Highlights from Champions League Game

    Champions League Group B, Anfield LIVERPOOL 2 - Balotelli 82, Gerrard pen 90+3 LUDOGORETS RAZGRAD 1 - Dani Abalo 90+1 Lineups: Liverpool: Mignolet, Manquillo, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 16,606 reads 29 comments

  5. Jordan Henderson Is Liverpool's Most Important Player in the Champions League

    Liverpool 's first return to the Champions League in five years was always going to be tinged with nostalgia given how much the Reds have longed for such nights during what have been frequently turbulent seasons by their standards...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 5,994 reads 13 comments

  6. Reliving 12 Great European Nights at Anfield

    The Champions League is back at Anfield, with Liverpool set to open their return to premier European competition after five years away against the Bulgarians Ludogorets Razgrad this evening...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 4 days ago 3,143 reads 5 comments

  7. 25 Bold Predictions for the 2014/15 Champions League Season

    It's back! The group stages of the Champions League return to our lives on Tuesday, with plenty of surprises in store in the 2014/15 edition...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 14,122 reads 68 comments

  8. Picking a Combined Arsenal-Manchester City XI

    Premier League action comes back with a bang on Saturday when Arsenal host Manchester City at the Emirates Stadium in a meeting of two of the country's elite...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 3,421 reads 39 comments

  9. Every Premier League Squad's Best Ongoing Positional Battle

    The arrival of Radamel Falcao at Manchester United has got many wondering just how Louis van Gaal will fit the Colombian into his team given the other striking options he has available...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 8 days ago 37,856 reads 28 comments

  10. Ranking the Top 10 Premier League Strikers After Radamel Falcao's Arrival

    The arrival of Radamel Falcao at Manchester United has got Red Devils supporters dreaming that their poor form will soon be a thing of the past, but what has it done to the ranking ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 11 days ago 49,820 reads 201 comments

  11. 5 Big Nations That Will Fail to Qualify for Euro 2016

    The rejigging of the Euro 2016 qualification process appears to have made it almost impossible not to qualify, although you can be sure that there will be plenty of shocks along the way...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 12 days ago 17,805 reads 27 comments

  12. Top 12 Names to Watch for in Euro 2016 Qualifying

    As the Euro 2016 qualifiers get underway, teams from across Europe will be desperate to impress on their first step towards the finals in France. For some countries, such as world champions Germany, qualification looks to be a given...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 15 days ago 36,473 reads 37 comments

  13. Top Storylines in World Football for Weekend of September 6-8

    As league action takes a break, we're into the internationals this weekend. Across Saturday, Sunday and Monday, there are several intriguing fixtures as Euro 2016 qualifying kicks ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 4,398 reads 2 comments

  14. Why Liverpool Must Be Wary of Media Circus Around Mario Balotelli

    Have you heard the latest Mario Balotelli story? No? Well, get this. The hero of the piece—Super Mario, Mad Mario, or whatever you want to call him—is now based ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 10,884 reads 17 comments

  15. Grading Manchester City's Transfer Window Signings

    After a controlled win over Newcastle and a ruthless dispatching of Liverpool, Manchester City's defence of the Premier League title had got off to the perfect start. Then Stoke came to the Etihad Stadium on Saturday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 17 days ago 2,240 reads 3 comments

  16. Key Battles That Will Shape England's Clash with Norway

    England's less than triumphant return to action following the World Cup finals in Brazil comes on Wednesday night when they face Norway in a friendly at Wembley ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 18 days ago 635 reads 2 comments

  17. Craziest Transfer Deadline-Day Rumours That Never Happened

    Radamel Falcao and Danny Welbeck may have ended up making the headlines on deadline day—or rather the day after deadline day—but there were plenty of other stories doing the rounds as the transfer window slammed shut...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 18 days ago 35,359 reads 14 comments

  18. What We Learned from Liverpool's 2014 Summer Transfer Window

    It may be transfer deadline day today, but as managing director Ian Ayre indicated to the Daily Post at the Champions League draw last week, Liverpool ’s business for this window is “pretty much finalised...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 18,460 reads 16 comments

  19. Why Defeat at Tottenham Hotspur Is Unthinkable for Liverpool and Brendan Rodgers

    For many, including Brendan Rodgers, it was the first real sign that things had clicked. December’s visit to Tottenham Hotspur ’s White Hart Lane was, Rodgers would ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 22 days ago 7,205 reads 20 comments

  20. 25 Best Strikers to Watch in the Champions League This Season

    It's back, and it's got some new additions. The draw for the Champions League group stages has thrown up some interesting ties in Europe's premier competition, matches in which some ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 22 days ago 110,444 reads 65 comments

  21. Breaking Down Liverpool's Champions League Group Stage Opponents

    So now we know, Liverpool ’s first return to the Champions League in five years will see them face Real Madrid , FC Basel and PFC Ludogorets Razgrad in Group B of European football’s premier competition...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 16,465 reads 50 comments

  22. 10 Things to Watch out for on Transfer Deadline Day in the Premier League

    That sound you can hear is the transfer window ever so slowly closing, creaking to a halt and finally coming to a rest at 11 p.m. UK time on Monday...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 13,411 reads 11 comments

  23. Forecasting a Win-Win Scenario for Liverpool and Daniel Agger

    If there’s one thing that Liverpool haven’t been very good at during what has been a very impressive transfer window, it’s saying goodbye...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 26 days ago 11,429 reads 11 comments

  24. Jack Wilshere and 25 Players Who Will Put Injuries Behind Them This Season

    The red card for Aaron Ramsey in Arsenal's goalless Champions League play-off match against Besiktas has placed extra emphasis on Jack Wilshere in the second leg...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 29 days ago 6,139 reads 13 comments

  25. Ranking Europe's Top 25 Clubs on Their Defensive Strength

    Football has always been about attack versus defence, even at the very highest level. Some clubs rely on their defensive players much more than their attackers, though, choosing to stifle their opposition rather than simply outscore them...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 6,562 reads 62 comments