What’s Happening with Liverpool’s Pressing?

Liverpool have begun the defence of their Champions League title in reasonably good shape – despite a 2-0 reverse away to Napoli, two wins on the bounce, and an upcoming home tie against the bottom side in the group, Genk, should put the Merseyside team in a strong position before they host Napoli and face […]

Manchester United, Liverpool & the Battle for Asia

It was coming up for 2.30am local time when Manchester United against Liverpool entered stoppage time. The street cleaners were getting to work on roads that already looked spotless. The subway had already closed for the night. Tokyo always seems more exciting when the neon lights are throbbing. But now it was time for the […]

Liverpool 5-5 Arsenal (5-4 on penalties) Reds win dramatic 10-goal thriller | Highlights

Ball fired in for Oxlade-Chamberlain. Cross is looking for Brewster! And it’s turned into his own net by Shkodran Mustafi. Now Maitland-Niles, Mesut Ozil again, there’s the pull-back and the shot, it’s a brilliant save, but Torreira’s there and Arsenal are level. Free kick taken quickly. It’s well done by Maitland-Niles, and Kelleher’s there again, […]

The Champions: Season 3, Episode 2

What happens when 800 of the world’s most elite footballers… and their managers live together under one roof? Players stop being polite… and start getting Re-al. This is… The Champions. I am so sick of all the vanity and the egos in Paris. That is why next season, I’m going to Miami. If you come […]

The biggest game in English football? Liverpool vs Manchester United | US AND THEM

Describe Manchester, the city. Errr… It’s like a pirate ship full of scurvy dogs, vagabonds and ne’er-do-wells, and a couple of half-decent football teams every now and again! And a couple of half-decent bands. Much the same as Liverpool, really. Liverpool. Manchester. Identity. Originality. Industry. Radicalism. History. Music. Football. Liverpool the city, if I had […]

What’s Gone Wrong at Tottenham?

October has been a nightmare for Tottenham Hotspur. They have conceded 10 goals in two games,turning a shaky start to the season into a crisis Spurs look nothing like the team they were and Mauricio Pochettino is under more pressure than he has been at any other point during his time at the club. Is […]

FIFA Short Film: How The Best FIFA Football Awards unfolded | Alisson, Van Dijk, Klopp and more

Milano. Milano. Milano. La citta della moda. [The city of fashion.] Tradizione. [Tradition] La buona cucina. [Good cooking.] E calcio. [And football.] The best. The best. The best. The best. The Best FIFA Football Awards. FANS CHANT: Messi, Messi! I love Italy, so it seems like a beautiful setting for the show. Women’s football is […]

Sensible Transfers: Liverpool

In this series, we will analyse teams, identify problem areas, and suggest solutions in the form of incoming players. We won’t follow gossip, rumours or conjecture, we don’t have inside information, and we’re not considering the brand value of players. Purely, their on-field performance, and their suitability for the team in question. Today’s team is […]

Jason McAteer: Through the Storm | Mental health in football and society

How could it, in your mind, when you look back now, ever get to a point where you’re going through that tunnel and things have gotten so bad that you’re thinking about…? I’ve no idea. I don’t know. That’s the problem with depression, you just don’t know. It’s the strangest thing, because you fall over […]