1. Liverpool FC: Dirk Kuyt's Goal Spree Doesn't Erase His Shortcomings

    After waiting longer than the line-up for the women's bathroom, Dirk Kuyt has miraculously bagged two goals in as many games for Liverpool ...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about almost 3 years ago 3,620 reads 24 comments

  2. Liverpool FC: Jay Spearing's Injury and the Tactical Consequences

    Elation after Liverpool 's narrow 1-0 victory over Manchester City on Wednesday was tempered somewhat with Jay Spearing forced off with a hamstring injury...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about almost 3 years ago 3,014 reads 13 comments

  3. African Cup of Nations 2012: 10 Players Who Will Be Missed

    The 2012 African Cup of Nations (ACN) kicks off on January 21st when co-host Equatorial Guinea take on Libya...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about almost 3 years ago 1,635 reads 3 comments

  4. Liverpool FC: Maxi Rodriguez Is a Valuable Asset to Kenny Dalglish

    I have had a personal vendetta against more than a few Liverpool players in the past few years. Andrei Voronin was woefully out of his depth at the club and provided little value save the comic sight of a footballer with an adult film star ponytail...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about almost 3 years ago 2,120 reads 14 comments

  5. English Premier League's 10 Biggest Surprises of 2011

    The game of soccer is more often than not a rather predictable affair, made all the more obvious by the growing disparity in wealth between "have" and "have nots...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 3,161 reads 18 comments

  6. David Villa's Injury Shouldn't Matter to Barcelona, but It's Trouble for Spain

    Whether he's plying his trade for club or country, you can always count on David Villa for goals. His awkward-looking injury in the Club World Cup semifinal victory over Al-Sadd will rule the striker out for 4-5 months at the least...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 1,528 reads 0 comments

  7. Liverpool FC: 8 Reasons Why Steven Gerrard's Return Means a Top-4 Finish

    The most revealing aspect of Steven Gerrard 's absence through injury has been that Liverpool can perform at the highest level and win without him. Four or five years ago you'd have almost broken a rib laughing at that kind of suggestion...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 7,310 reads 17 comments

  8. Liverpool FC: 5 Reasons Why Kenny Dalglish Won't Sell Andy Carroll

    There have been many completely justified arguments made by Liverpool fans for the club to sell Andy Carroll as soon as possible. However, this viewpoint is often coupled with recommendations to purchase a "world-class" replacement...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 7,274 reads 44 comments

  9. Forget Spain, North Korea Are the Best Team in the World

    There were many conclusions drawn from England's 1-0 victory over Spain at Wembley Stadium in a "meaningless" international friendly...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 1,629 reads 12 comments

  10. Arsenal FC: 11 Reasons for Optimism at the Emirates

    What a year for Arsene Wenger it has been already. All summer long, we were subject to one of the most painfully boring transfer sagas of all time...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 2,544 reads 11 comments

  11. Chelsea FC: John Terry's 8 Worst Moments

    The 2011/2012 Premier League title may very well come down to being awarded to the team that hasn't suffered an embarrassing implosion at some point in the season...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 4,761 reads 4 comments

  12. Liverpool FC: Should Dirk Kuyt Be Kept or Transferred?

    This has been an extremely painful article to write, as I've tried to stay away from knee-jerk reactions and short-term thinking in terms of our Liverpool squad...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 4,056 reads 35 comments

  13. Manchester City: Enjoy the Spectacle Before You're Obligated to Hate Them

    Being a soccer fan is pretty straightforward: Love your team, hate your immediate rivals. I often tell friends that I support two clubs—Liverpool FC, as well as any team that happens to be playing Manchester United on a given day...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 1,978 reads 43 comments

  14. Liverpool FC Missing out on Champions League Makes Watching It More Enjoyable

    Nothing would make me happier (save a Premier League trophy or Manchester United being relegated) than seeing Liverpool in the Champions League next season...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 1,564 reads 7 comments

  15. Liverpool FC Opens the Debate on International TV Revenues for EPL Clubs

    Much has been made this week over Liverpool FC managing director Ian Ayre's comments regarding the sharing of international television revenues...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 381 reads 2 comments

  16. Manchester United vs. Liverpool FC: 10 Ways for Reds To Secure Victory

    Sir Alex Ferguson may have already succeeded at knocking Liverpool off their perch but there are few other games in the Premier League that equal the fire and brimstone of Manchester United taking on the Merseyside club...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 3,836 reads 38 comments

  17. Manchester United: England's "Biggest" Club Looking to Cash in with Shareholders

    The summer of 2011 was an occasion where the Premier League's biggest clubs thumbed their noses at the economic downturn and spent £485 million on transfer fees, including the £484,999,999...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about 3 years ago 1,024 reads 0 comments

  18. Liverpool FC: Kenny Dalglish Has Defensive Problems to Solve

    When Liverpool take on Mick McCarthy's Wolves on Saturday, much of the pre-match discussion will be centered around the impending return to full-fitness of Steven Gerrard—and the form of Craig Bellamy...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 939 reads 8 comments

  19. Liverpool vs. Arsenal: 8 Questions for Liverpool Fans After Victory over Arsenal

    When Liverpool beat Arsenal 2-0 on Saturday, it was the first time the Reds had won at the Emirates Stadium, as well as our first victory against the Gunners away from home since 2000...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 2,163 reads 29 comments

  20. Sergio Aguero and Four Other Players Who Shined for Their New Clubs This Week

    Roberto Mancini had barely enough time to unwrap his latest present at the City of Manchester Stadium before 23 year-old Sergio Agüero completed one of the most memorable first appearances in Premier League history...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 711 reads 0 comments

  21. Liverpool FC: José Enrique Finally Fills the Troubled Left-Back Slot

    Friday Aug. 12th will forever be known as the day the skies opened and the almighty lord himself looked down upon the world of humanity...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 1,142 reads 7 comments

  22. London Riots: Delaying the Start of Premier League Would Be a Terrible Mistake

    Midway through the multi-Oscar winning movie Gladiator , Senators Gracchus and Falco are discussing Emperor Commodus ' decision to put on a series of blood-letting games...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 241 reads 4 comments

  23. Liverpool FC: The Alberto Aquilani Transfer Speculation Has to Stop

    If I had a $5 bill for every time someone has said that Alberto Aquilani should be sold, I would be able to buy out his contract myself and employ him as a butler...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 4,094 reads 20 comments

  24. World Football: Top 10 Footballers Who Would Make Great Pop Stars

    *DISCLAIMER* For the purpose of this slideshow, I have chosen to ban from selection both David Beckham and Diego Maradona because they already transcend the boundaries of simply athletes and are more than pop stars already...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 948 reads 0 comments

  25. Liverpool FC: Charlie Adam Is Now a Red, What Does That Mean for the Team?

    Those that have called Liverpool 's pursuit of Blackpool schemer Charlie Adam the "Transfer Saga of the Summer" have obviously not been paying attention to Cesc Fabregas continuing to flutter those voluptuous eyelashes at Pep Guardiola...

    Dan Patterson Written by Dan Patterson about over 3 years ago 7,874 reads 17 comments