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Barcelona Losing to Manchester City in the Champions League Group Stage is Meaningless

Posted on 2 Nov, 2016, by in Soccer

So Barcelona lost 3-1 to Manchester City in a Champions League group stage match. Maybe it’s surprising, and it might be a big result for Pep Guardiola’s club, but in the big picture, it’s meaningless. More

Jose Mourinho Not so Special Anymore; Manchester United Too

Posted on 30 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

Football critics love to say Jose Mourinho makes himself bigger than the club he works for. They wanted Manchester United about this. And they’re right, but the media has the power to make itself right by simply deciding what the narrative is. More

Sadio Mane Can’t Stop Copying His Liverpool Teammates Goal Celebrations

Posted on 25 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

Pretty simple: If you’re a Liverpool fan, you’ll find this video of Sadio Mane copying the goal celebrations of Roberto Firmino and Philippe Coutinho adorable and sweet. If you’re not, maybe you’ll hate it, but it’s all about the team you like. The video is awesome when looking at it objectively: More

Premier League: Liverpool Destined to Win a Championship With Jurgen Klopp

Posted on 23 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

Since Jurgen Klopp took over as the manager of Liverpool FC, they’ve been the most fun to watch club in the English Premier League. While it’s not a championship, something every football fan knows the Reds have been missing out on for 26 years and counting, it’s a milestone on the way there. More

Premier League: Chelsea Humiliate Manchester United & Jose Mourinho

Posted on 23 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

As the reality of being beaten by 4-0 sets in, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho can hide temporarily behind a mask of words, excuses and complaints about how Antonio Conte behaved, but the truth is he’s been doing a terrible job since helping assemble the most expensive squad in the history of English Football. More

Liverpool & Jurgen Klopp Couldn’t Move the Parked Bus, Manchester United & Jose Mourinho Got What They Came For

Posted on 17 Oct, 2016, by in Soccer

You can look at the 0-0 draw between Liverpool and Manchester United from a number of angles. Almost all of them lead to the same result: It was a disappointing football match in quality and obviously in goals. Jose Mourinho however, always about the bottom line, is probably one of the few leaving Anfield with something to be happy about. More

Football Managers Corruption History: Sam Allardyce Isn’t the First

Posted on 29 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

England manager Sam Allardyce is out, and the blitz the Daily Telegraph are on in exposing corruption in English football has pinned the blame on three individuals in the Championship division: Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink of QPR, Tommy Wright of Barnsley, and Leeds owner Massimo Cellino, who is probably the least surprising name to find on this list. $7 m More

Champions League Finalists No Longer in the Top Flight

Posted on 28 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Since the inception of the European Cup, later turning into the Champions League, 39 clubs have appeared in at least one final. Four of these clubs are no longer in their country’s top flight: More

Liverpool, the Premier League’s Sleeping Giants

Posted on 25 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

It’s hard to find a club like Liverpool: It’s been 26 years since their last championship, yet it remains one of the biggest names in the sport of football not just in England but all over the world. I doubt there’s another club that could go this long with a league title and remain so massively supported. More

Chelsea vs Liverpool: Goals, Highlights & Analysis

Posted on 16 Sep, 2016, by in Soccer

Playing in London seems to be an incredible treat for Liverpool and Jurgen Klopp this season, beating Chelsea 2-1 at Stamford Bridge, something of a given for them these days, helped by a stunning goal by Jordan Henderson, and signaling that there’s one more team that needs to be added to the title race. More