Liverpool's fears over potential racism ahead of Europa League tie with Zenit

Liverpool's fears over potential racism ahead of Europa League tie with Zenit

[caption id="attachment_26415" align="alignright" width="273"] Zenit St Petersburg's supporters have a history of racial abuse.[/caption] In a time where racism has appeared to have reared its ugly head in the English game once again following Sky Sports News' extended reports into the subject, Liverpool have written formally to Zenit St Petersburg ahead of their Europa League last 32 tie in Russia as fears of potential racist abuse grow according to BBC Sport. Ever since the draw was made in December there has …
Phil Neville expresses interest in Everton job

Phil Neville expresses interest in Everton job

Phil Neville has expressed his interest in the vacant manager’s role at Everton in an interview with The Times yesterday. The former Toffee’s captain announced a few months ago that he would be leaving the club this summer. While he has not confirmed his intention to follow the likes of Jamie Carragher, Michael Owen and Paul Scholes this season by retiring from the game, there is no suggestion yet as to where he will end up. With David Moyes making the …
Aguero agrees contract extension | Aguero 2013 Stats

Aguero agrees contract extension | Aguero 2013 Stats

Following recent disappointments with finishing behind United, the sacking of Roberto Mancini and losing the FA cup final to Wigan, Manchester City fans finally have some good news in the form of a contract extension for Sergio Aguero. [caption id="attachment_32774" align="aligncenter" width="573"] Aguero Attacking Stats from January 2013 to May 2013[/caption] The striker, who scored the now famous goal against QPR that won City the Premier League title last season, signed on for one more year – meaning his contract …
Bale better than Neymar says Bale's agent | Neymar Vs Bale Stats

Bale better than Neymar says Bale's agent | Neymar Vs Bale Stats

Premier League makes a

Premier League makes a "Special" blunder

[caption id="attachment_32988" align="aligncenter" width="448"] Image of Premier League story appearing on Twitter account of @Danroan[/caption] It is fairly common knowledge now that Jose Mourinho will be returning to the head job at Chelsea this summer, but that didn’t stop the official Premier League site from blundering into making a premature announcement of the Portuguese’ appointment today. The announcement said that Mourinho, “returns to the West London club after an absence of almost six years.” The article went on to list …
Everton hire Roberto Martinez | Career Managerial Stats

Everton hire Roberto Martinez | Career Managerial Stats

Are foreign owners harming English football?

Are foreign owners harming English football?

English football was once known for its ability to embed itself in its surrounding communities. With clubs played for their fans, owners understood the culture behind the clubs and fully represented their supporters’ interests, and fans gave them their almost religious support in return. [caption id="attachment_33561" align="alignright" width="284"] Roman Abramovich is the most famous foreign owner in English football[/caption] In the last decade however a trend has started growing where foreigners who, in most cases have no prior experience in …
Mourinho taking tough stance on discipline

Mourinho taking tough stance on discipline

Chelsea have been marred with disciplinary problems over the last few years and as a result have provided rival fans with ammunition to use against them. Returning manager Jose Mourinho has warned this must end if the players wish to appear in the first team during his tenure. In the six years since Mourinho was last at Stamford Bridge, various Chelsea players have endured disciplinary lapses both on and off the pitch. Certain players have faced accusations of having affairs …
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