The case for Simon Mignolet

The case for Simon Mignolet

In May of 2015, Simon Mignolet was voted Liverpool’s player of the year by the former players association, to the general bemusement of a lot of fans and observers. He had not yet achieved the notoriety that followed him the next season but had already been dropped for a brief period that season, with Brad Jones being his replacement. With due respect to Brad Jones, any self-respecting goalkeeper of note would hang his head in shame if that were to …
Why the Watford defeat has come at the right time for Man United

Why the Watford defeat has come at the right time for Man United

Three defeats in a row can not be justified at any club, let alone Manchester United. But with some perspective and plain logic, these defeats can actually be revealing something about the side that Mourinho has in his hands to mould into one of 'his' typically successful squads. There's a strikingly common theme in all the three defeats - an abysmal first half. United's first half in these three defeats have have been progressively getting from bad to worse and …
Sunderland vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Sunderland vs Liverpool Preview | Team News, Key Men and Stats

Sunderland welcome Liverpool to the Stadium of Light this weekend looking to provide another stiff challenge to one of last season’s top four. Liverpool have been on a decent run of late but have failed to capitalise on key chances during matches, resulting in points dropped but the aim will most certainly be an away victory here. The Black Cats have only won once in their last 10 games in the league which came against their arch rivals Newcastle in …