1. 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 1 day ago 13,264 reads 62 comments

  2. 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 1 day ago 63,743 reads 39 comments

  3. 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 2 days ago 4,970 reads 5 comments

  4. 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 6 days ago 31,587 reads 65 comments

  5. 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 6 days ago 5,099 reads 4 comments

  6. 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 7 days ago 4,986 reads 19 comments

  7. 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 7 days ago 33,764 reads 69 comments

  8. 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 8 days ago 10,305 reads 36 comments

  9. 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 9 days ago 10,790 reads 31 comments

  10. 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 11 days ago 8,114 reads 23 comments

  11. 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 11 days ago 14,533 reads 2 comments

  12. 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 12 days ago 3,144 reads 1 comments

  13. 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 14 days ago 1,802 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 14 days ago 16,140 reads 45 comments

  15. 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 15 days ago 5,623 reads 4 comments

  16. 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 16 days ago 805 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 16 days ago 16,916 reads 36 comments

  18. 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 16 days ago 1,622 reads 11 comments

  19. 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 16 days ago 56,829 reads 44 comments

  20. Why Liverpool Could Benefit from Agreeing Luis Suarez Transfer to Barcelona

    It’s strange to start an article by anticipating just what will be written in the comments section, but here goes: Gareth Bale ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 16 days ago 23,219 reads 60 comments

  21. Liverpool Need to Act Responsibly Following Luis Suarez's Alleged World Cup Bite

    Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. There was a moment when that cross came over in Natal and you saw Luis Suarez and Giorgio Chiellini tangle when it wasn’t quite clear what had occurred...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 17 days ago 3,418 reads 10 comments

  22. Luis Suarez Barcelona Transfer Link Not Going Away, but Liverpool to Decide When

    There will be people out there who feel that Luis Suarez has spent the last few days in his lair more suited to cartoonish super-villain, reflecting on his shooting down of England’s ...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 18 days ago 6,865 reads 22 comments

  23. Edin Dzeko Can't Allow World Cup Failure to Affect Manchester City Form

    As he slumped to the ground in frustration at the moment he knew that Bosnia and Herzegovina’s first World Cup was effectively over, Edin Dzeko looked a broken man...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 19 days ago 3,158 reads 7 comments

  24. 10 Key Factors That Will Decide FIFA World Cup 2014 Group E

    Group E has become more of the more watchable groups at the World Cup, headed by a France side who seem determined to entertain as they bid to make up for their failings of four years ago...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 20 days ago 2,940 reads 2 comments

  25. Liverpool's Raheem Sterling Needs to Handle Pressure of Being England Golden Boy

    England are out of the World Cup, albeit with the lowest of low-key games to play on Tuesday, and so whilst the post-mortem rages around the country, the longer-term lessons will be somewhat ignored for now...

    Mark Jones Written by Mark Jones about 21 days ago 10,354 reads 36 comments