1. Fernando Torres' Hamstrings Dictate that Liverpool Need Another Striker

    After injuring them on four separate occasions last season and only starting 20 Premier League games for Liverpool as a result, there is no getting away from the fact that Fernando Torres’ hamstrings are delicate...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about 5 years ago 1,653 reads 0 comments

  2. Why Glen Johnson Is Not the Answer for Cash-Strapped Liverpool

    If reports are to be believed, and Liverpool really do have to sell before they buy this summer, then the likelihood is that Rafa Benitez will only be able to afford to bring in one or two signings before the domestic season kicks off again in mid-August.

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about 5 years ago 2,664 reads 35 comments

  3. What England Needs to Win the World Cup

    England's footballers are currently playing with more confidence and less fear than they have in a long time, but the chief instigator of the new found belief, Fabio Capello, still ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about 5 years ago 186 reads 6 comments

  4. Disappionting Walcott and Young Provide Food for Thought for Capello

    For all the flashes of brilliance from Wayne Rooney and Hollywood passes from David Beckham in this ever more impressive qualifying campaign for England, it must be remembered that the team is still very much a work in progress...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about 5 years ago 136 reads 1 comments

  5. Roberto Martinez Can Transform Wigan into a Beautiful Bulldozer

    Roberto Martinez may never return to Swansea, yet he will always be a swan. A figure of complete poise and grace, the Spaniard’s elegant style will never leave him. The passion to play beautiful football will never stop coursing through his veins...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about 5 years ago 617 reads 7 comments

  6. Liverpool's Spirit Shines Through In Chelsea Epic

    When the dust has settled on this extraordinary Champions League tie, and when Liverpool fans overcome the despairs of seeing their side gift Chelsea goals, Reds fans must celebrate how valiantly ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 185 reads 3 comments

  7. Manchester United Could Be in for a Rough Ride at Fulham

    Despite their current supremacy, their abundance of exquisite footballers, and their unwavering determination to succeed on all fronts, Manchester United may find an FA Cup sixth-round trip to Craven Cottage a difficult challenge to overcome this evening.

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 90 reads 4 comments

  8. Tottenham Face 16 Days of Destiny

    In 16 days' time, Harry Redknapp could be sitting down in his Tottenham office feeling like he is on top of the world, raising a glass of vintage to commemorate more fine footballing achievements...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 163 reads 1 comments

  9. Martin O'Neill Is Right to Fume Over Emile Heskey's England Start

    For any club manager with international stars in his team, it can be deeply frustrating to see such important players go off, play for their countries, and return wounded soldiers a ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 41 reads 0 comments

  10. Arsene Wenger Slams Emmanuel Eboue for Red Card at Tottenham

    Arsene Wenger is usually very protective of his players, but on Friday afternoon the Arsenal manager just couldn’t resist letting out his frustration toward his right-back Emmanuel Eboue for getting sent off in the North London derby last Sunday...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 1,162 reads 3 comments

  11. Manchester United's Defeat of West Ham Shows Their Extra Class

    Manchester United’s performance against West Ham on Sunday was not vintage, but Ryan Giggs’ winner certainly was...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 353 reads 2 comments

  12. Sky Sports Mock ITV Over Missed Goal Blunder

    During Saturday morning’s Soccer AM programme on Sky Sports, the programme mocked ITV’s midweek blunder of showing adverts instead of Everton’s winner against Liverpool in the FA Cup...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 366 reads 1 comments

  13. A World Cup in England: Which Stadiums Would Be Used?

    With England bidding to host the World Cup in 2018, thoughts need to turn to which stadiums in the country would be used to stage matches during the tournament...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 353 reads 3 comments

  14. Why It's Time for the World Cup To Come Home Again

    FIFA have a massive decision to make in December 2010: who will host the 2018 World Cup? There are many strong contenders to stage the tournament, from Australia to Russia, but there should really only be one country in FIFA’s minds...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 211 reads 9 comments

  15. Everton Triumph: Just One of Those Horrible Nights for Liverpool

    January was a difficult month for Liverpool, from the frustrating draws to the distracting court hearings, and, though February began in encouraging fashion with the defeat of Chelsea, things continue to be miserable for Rafael Benitez and his men...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 274 reads 2 comments

  16. Disgraceful FIFA Need Rules Shake-Up After Bosingwa Let-Off

    When I first saw the news that Chelsea defender Jose Bosingwa will not be punished for his blatant stamp on the back of Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun in yesterday’s Premier League clash, my first reaction was one of complete and utter disgust.

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 230 reads 4 comments

  17. Selling Robbie Keane Could Be a Huge Mistake for Liverpool

    Having only scored five goals in the league and two in the Champions League, you might not think that letting Robbie Keane re-sign for Tottenham would be a particularly bad decision for Liverpool...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 995 reads 9 comments

  18. Only a Miracle Will Save Premier League for Liverpool

    So much has gone wrong for Liverpool in January. They have recorded no league wins, their captain has appeared in court, their manager got himself involved in stupid mind games with ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 264 reads 4 comments

  19. Newcastle Right Not To Stand in Shay Given’s Way

    He has served Newcastle United for more than a decade and has won the northeast club so many points over the years with outstanding saves, so it is probably about time the St. James Park board did a favor for Shay Given...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 125 reads 1 comments

  20. Liverpool Need To Let Their Football Do the Talking

    After such a promising start, Liverpool are starting to fade. They have looked the real deal for much of this season, winning games against the big four and maintaining an impressive ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 221 reads 4 comments

  21. Liverpool’s Stoke Failure Highlights a Lack of Match-Winners

    Oh, dear. Just what Rafa Benitez didn’t need after his Friday rant about Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 320 reads 6 comments

  22. Rafael Benitez Launches Fierce Attack On Sir Alex Ferguson

    It is not like Rafael Benitez to suddenly lay into one of his rival managers, but today he could not resist firing an almighty attack on the Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson for his constant criticism of Premier League referees...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 308 reads 5 comments

  23. D-Day Approaches for Tottenham Hotspur

    There are strong rumours today that Tottenham Hotspur are on the verge of signing Portsmouth striker Jermaine Defoe and Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing—two arrivals that ...

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  24. FA Cup Romance Evaporating?: No Chance after Weekend of Cup Wonders

    Though it would be fair to say that the past weekend of FA Cup football has not produced a great number of real shocks, it would be totally unreasonable to suggest that the smaller ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 64 reads 2 comments

  25. Liverpool End Anfield Drought with Impressive Bolton Hammering

    By Sam Dalton at Anfield Liverpool’s last three home performances in the league have drawn stinging criticism for a lack of creativity and spark in front of goal, and rightly ...

    Sam Dalton Written by Sam Dalton about over 5 years ago 65 reads 2 comments