1. Picking a Premier League Import XI vs. La Liga Import XI and Possible Outcome

    Now that the World Cup is over, the transfer window has really hit full swing, with all thoughts turning to just how the new recruits will fare...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 day ago 15,425 reads 50 comments

  2. Liverpool to Benefit from Steven Gerrard's Timely England Retirement

    When it finally came, it was against a low-key backdrop that represented pretty much the opposite of everything that Steven Gerrard has done in his football career...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 5 days ago 33,666 reads 115 comments

  3. 25 Biggest 'Has-Beens' in World Football

    Time catches up to us all, but when you're a footballer that inevitability can become somewhat brutal. Suddenly the legs don't move as fast any more, the brain isn't quite as active and things that used to be so easy become so difficult...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 6 days ago 152,580 reads 243 comments

  4. Ranking the New Premier League Home Kits

    The World Cup is over and done with, the pre-season friendlies are getting underway and thoughts are turning toward the new Premier League season...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 9 days ago 106,497 reads 147 comments

  5. 5 Rules FIFA Should Change Before the 2018 World Cup

    Now the dust has settled on the 2014 World Cup, Germany's celebrations have died down and all of the lessons have been learned from the competition, we are left looking at one of the best tournaments we've seen in the modern era...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 10 days ago 9,214 reads 29 comments

  6. 20 Best Matches of the 2014 World Cup

    It's all over, and as Germany celebrate the victory in the Maracana that crowned them as world champions, we are left to look back at a tournament that provided a huge amount of thrills, spills and memorable moments...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 13 days ago 62,572 reads 120 comments

  7. Grading the World Cup Final XIs Head-to-Head

    The eyes of the world will be on the Maracana on Sunday as Germany and Argentina battle it out for what is surely the biggest prize in world sport...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 15 days ago 16,192 reads 71 comments

  8. Ranking the 10 Greatest World Cup Final Goals of All Time

    So now we know, it'll be Germany and Argentina who contest the World Cup final in Rio's Maracana stadium on Sunday evening...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 68,476 reads 42 comments

  9. World Cup 2014: Ranking Every Goal from Semi-Final Games

    The two World Cup semi-finals were pretty much polar opposites. Whereas one is destined to be remembered for generations to come, the other will be a mere footnote in the history of the competition...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 5,307 reads 5 comments

  10. Liverpool Transfer News and Rumours Tracker: Week of July 7

    As the World Cup draws to a close, attention shifts to the transfer window and just which players the big clubs will bring in and sell...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 33,799 reads 65 comments

  11. Manchester City's Micah Richards Can Get Career Back on Track at Newcastle

    October 2015 will mark 10 years since Micah Richards made his Manchester City debut, coming on as a late substitute in a 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at Highbury —the infamous ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 20 days ago 5,186 reads 4 comments

  12. Argentina vs. Belgium: 6 Things We Learned

    Argentina became the third team to advance to the World Cup semi-finals as Gonzalo Higuain 's solitary goal was enough to beat Belgium in Brasilia...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 5,039 reads 19 comments

  13. Dejan Lovren Deal Shows Liverpool Need to Be Wary with Luis Suarez Transfer Fee

    If only spending money wisely was as easy as simply spending it. It is a lesson learned by plenty of people over time and constantly by football clubs...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 34,207 reads 69 comments

  14. Manchester City Should Complete Mehdi Benatia Transfer and Ditch Mangala

    When you’re Manchester City , you can quite literally afford to keep your options open. Whereas most of the club’s Premier League rivals are busy trying to identify, ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 22 days ago 10,721 reads 36 comments

  15. Emre Can Bolsters Liverpool Midfield but 'New Steven Gerrard' Tag Is Premature

    Liverpool headlines might still be centering on a certain Uruguayan who seems to be attracted to making the news, but that shouldn’t detract from the fact that the Reds have spent around £33 million to improve the team this week...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 23 days ago 11,028 reads 31 comments

  16. Adam Lallana to Bring Quality and Creativity to Liverpool's Fast Attacks

    More haste, less speed. Slow, slow, quick, quick, slow. There is often something to be said for taking stock of a situation, for weighing up the options and taking your time to come to the right decision...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 25 days ago 8,162 reads 23 comments

  17. Liverpool Should Hold on to Divock Origi If Luis Suarez Transfers to Barcelona

    First things first, Liverpool ’s pursuit of the 19-year-old Belgium forward Divock Origi isn ’t based solely on his World Cup performances, even if most of our perceptions of him are...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 25 days ago 14,711 reads 2 comments

  18. Manchester City's Fernandinho Could Perform Brazil World Cup Roles at Club Level

    Maybe referee Howard Webb employed a little Premier League understanding, but just how Manchester City 's Fernandinho managed to make it through 72 minutes of Brazil's game with ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 26 days ago 3,198 reads 1 comments

  19. Tracking Manchester City Player Performance in World Cup Knockout Stage

    Five of the 11 Manchester City players who started this World Cup have already gone home, leaving six to contest the knockout stages...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 27 days ago 1,913 reads 0 comments

  20. Adam Lallana Transfer Shows Liverpool Are Moving On from Luis Suarez Drama

    Adam Lallana won't ever have been praised for simply not being Luis Suarez , but he's about to receive an awful lot of gratitude for the fact...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 28 days ago 16,206 reads 45 comments

  21. Argentina Need to Learn from Manchester City's Errors over Sergio Aguero Injury

    Given that Bacary Sagna signed at the beginning of the tournament and before France’s first match, 11 Manchester City players started at this World Cup. It hasn ’t really gone to plan for many of them...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 29 days ago 5,674 reads 4 comments

  22. Algeria vs. Russia: Live Player Ratings

    Islam Slimani's equaliser on the hour mark ensured that Algeria qualified for the second round of the World Cup for the very first time...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 862 reads 0 comments

  23. Algeria vs. Russia: Live Score, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Group H Game

    World Cup Group H, Curitiba ALGERIA 1-1 RUSSIA - FT ALGERIA: Mbolhi, Belkalem, Halliche, Mesbah, Feghouli, Brahimi, Medjani, Slimani, Bentaleb, Djabou, Mandi...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 16,996 reads 36 comments

  24. Portugal vs. Ghana: Live Player Ratings

    Cristiano Ronaldo struck the winner 10 minutes from time, but Portugal still exited the World Cup along with Ghana despite a 2-1 win in Brasilia...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 1,731 reads 11 comments

  25. Portugal vs. Ghana: Live Score, Highlights for World Cup 2014 Group G Game

    World Cup Group G - Brasilia PORTUGAL 2-1 GHANA - FT Lineups: PORTUGAL: B eto, Bruno Alves, Pepe, Miguel Veloso, Carvalho, Ronaldo, Moutinho, Eder, Nani, Amorim, Pereira...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 1 month ago 56,939 reads 44 comments