Jurgen Klopp and the Curse of the Runner Up

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have been brilliant this season, impressing both in England and on the European stage. Even with a world class level of performance throughout this season, Liverpool might have nothing to show for it ultimately. The reason: Barcelona and Messi, Manchester City and their pile of cash. Klopp might yet again end up as the manager who dazzles but too often ends up … Continue reading Jurgen Klopp and the Curse of the Runner Up

Mo Salah calls out mistreatment of women

Mohamed Salah was named one of Time’s top 100 most influential people in the World this week. The”Egyptian King” was nominated by British comedian John Oliver, a long time Liverpool fan, and commendably chose to express his thoughts about the mistreatment of women in the Muslim world. “We need to change the way we treat the woman in our culture. I support the woman more … Continue reading Mo Salah calls out mistreatment of women

Barca Favorites but United still in it

Barcelona host Manchester United at the Nou Camp for their quarter final return leg, having won the previous game 0-1 at Old Trafford. The Spanish champions will want to avoid a similar fate to PSG, who suffered a magnificent, albeit lucky, “remontada” at the hands of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in the previous round. See also: How Solskjaer could build a “worthy” United team Ernesto Valverde … Continue reading Barca Favorites but United still in it

City’s Favorable Cup Draws

We are now only a couple of months before the end of the 2018-2019 season and Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City can still win the quadruple. The Citizens have already bagged the Carabao Cup at the expense of Chelsea and are still in contention in the FA Cup, Champions League and English Premier League. While Manchester City have been brilliant and playing like champions this season, … Continue reading City’s Favorable Cup Draws

Six years later, Fergie’s influence remains strong at OT

On the 8th of May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson announced his decision to retire after having managed Manchester United for 26 years. Fans were dismayed to see the man who had brought them 38 trophies, including 13 league titles and 2 Champions League titles, leave the club so unexpectedly. Six years and four managers later, Ferguson’s former protege, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is showing his former … Continue reading Six years later, Fergie’s influence remains strong at OT

Why is Arsenal signing a Barca fringe player on a short term loan?

Arsenal have brought in ex-Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez on loan till the end of the season. The Spaniard extended his contract with the Blaugrana until 2021 before making the move to North London. Arsenal have an option to make the transfer permanent at the end of the season. Is this a good deal for the Gunners? See also: The Champions League draw ! Suarez has only … Continue reading Why is Arsenal signing a Barca fringe player on a short term loan?