Fernando Torres: The England Years Recounted

Fernando Torres: The England Years Recounted

It's August 19, 2007 and Liverpool's newest Spanish export, Fernando Torres, had just opened his account for the club in the 16th minute v Chelsea on his Anfield debut. A first for 'El Niño' in a Liverpool shirt, it was the birth of something special in Merseyside. Born in Fuenlabrada (Madrid), Fernando José Torres Sanz was living the dream playing professionally for his hometown club, Atletico Madrid. His grandfather had molded him into a passionate fan at a very young …
Transfer Deadline Day Flops

Transfer Deadline Day Flops

The modern phenomenon of Transfer Deadline day for a lot of football fans has become something like FA Cup final day. Football fans of various clubs arrange to take the day off work, get a load of their mates around, have a few beers and spend the day glued to Sky Sports News to see what teams pull off the biggest transfer of the day. Add to that the hype around Transfer Deadline Day by Sky Sports itself. The Jim …
Premier League's Worst & Most Costliest Transfers

Premier League's Worst & Most Costliest Transfers

Premier League transfers have made history for better and for worse, exchanging millions in return for the industry’s biggest names. But sometimes, it doesn’t all go according to plan. Here are the top 10 worst and most costly transfers that the Premier League has ever seen. 10 - Juan Mata - Chelsea to Manchester United, January 2014 - £37 million The brilliantly talented Spanish midfielder set Chelsea alight, scoring 32 goals for the club during 130 performances. Moving to Manchester …
Guilty Pleasures of an Arsenal fan -  Fernando Torres

Guilty Pleasures of an Arsenal fan - Fernando Torres

Like all fans I have clubs and players I love and despise to the very core of my football-shaped heart. Let me first explain the quandary behind my choice of guilty pleasure, before I start to gush about 'El Nino'. As a club, I despise Liverpool and most of it's fanbase. A modern arrogance, fill with self-entitlement founded upon glories achieved in a far-gone age often spews from their mouths. As a result, you can imagine how satisfying the last …
5 Summer Signings to Improve Liverpool

5 Summer Signings to Improve Liverpool

Liverpool’s season promised a lot but delivered very little. Most of the players that were brought in the summer window last year were getting to step into the bigger leagues and a chance to make a name for themselves at one of the most iconic clubs in the world.  The success rate in the transfer market for the Merseyside club is not high and that could be down to the reason that the players that have left were never adequately …
Will Loic Remy Be A Decent Addition For Chelsea?

Will Loic Remy Be A Decent Addition For Chelsea?

Many people believed Chelsea's strike-force to be the main reason that they fell at the final hurdle last season and that has been put right as Chelsea have replaced all three of their strikers from last year. Demba Ba left for Besiktas, Samuel Eto'o is now playing for Everton and Fernando Torres has joined AC Milan on a two year loan. None of these players broke the ten goal barrier in the league, which is very poor considering the supply …
Should Chelsea Bring Back Drogba? The Legend, The Player, The Coach.

Should Chelsea Bring Back Drogba? The Legend, The Player, The Coach.

There has been a lot of rumours surrounding a potential return to Stamford Bridge for Didier Drogba and there looks to be some substance in the claims that Chelsea have offered their former hero a contract. It was only just over two years ago, when Drogba slotted home the winning penalty to finally bring the Champions League to Stamford Bridge, but it now looks like the striker could return. That did seem to be the perfect ending for a player …
Spain vs Holland Match Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014 | Group B

Spain vs Holland Match Preview | FIFA World Cup 2014 | Group B

Group B is a hotly anticipated group and it's easy to see why with the opening match being a repeat of the 2010 final. Of course Spain won on that occasion and they've gone from strength to strength since, winning their last three major tournaments, while Holland have struggled recently as they try and bring through a new generation of Dutch footballers. Both will be worrying about their group as they also have to face the much fancied Chile side, …
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