Manchester City are Champions!

Manchester City are setting new standards in terms of the number of points required to win the Premier League. They did it with 100 points last season and now they have won a second consecutive title under Pep Guardiola with a whopping 98 points. Kudos to Liverpool FC, who took the title challenge right to the last game week and who were unfortunate to end … Continue reading Manchester City are Champions!

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

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

Guardiola incident confirms poor quality of journalism in football

If you have read my story behind starting this blog, you will undoubtedly understand why the press conference from Pep Guardiola today was particularly interesting for me. The Catalan ex-player and coach summarized everything that’s wrong with reporting in the World of football (and also in general) in a few seconds. See also:┬áRacism & Corruption at Paris St Germain To give you the backstory, the … Continue reading Guardiola incident confirms poor quality of journalism in football

West Ham blow three-way title race wide open

With City and Spurs winning their games and Liverpool only drawing against West Ham, the title race is on and it’s tighter than ever. Guardiola’s men are now only three points behind Klopp’s team, with Spurs’ also closing in having won 13 of their last 16 games in the league. Wednesday’s game between Everton and Manchester City could see the blue side of Manchester take … Continue reading West Ham blow three-way title race wide open