Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Manchester United Stroll to Victory

Robbie Savage on his BBC 606 Talkshow called Manchester City a "shambles". To have spent north of £500m in 4 years and be fielding Martin Demichelis and Jesus Navas he has a point. Even Raheem Sterling has been embarrassing of late, and that £49m piece of business looks very shrewd by Liverpool. The ghost of Pep Guardiola is weighing very heavily on this City squad and some cynics amongst the City fans are suggesting Pellegrini is purposely or spitefully ensuring …
Bertrand Traore should be Chelsea's long term project

Bertrand Traore should be Chelsea's long term project

Bertrand Traore's career at Chelsea is flourishing at the moment and fans must be even more pleased as the player was very close to a loan move to Marseille in the winter transfer window. Against Manchester City in the recent 5-1 FA Cup rout, Traore scored his third goal for the Blues in the span of three weeks. In fact, in his last three games, Traore has been introduced from the bench, and has scored Chelsea's fifth goal each of those …
What would the Capital One Cup mean for Liverpool?

What would the Capital One Cup mean for Liverpool?

On Sunday, Manchester City and Liverpool go head-to-head in the Capital One Cup final as both teams hope to earn their first trophies of the campaign. For Pellegrini’s side, it could be the start of their attempt to claim a domestic double as they still fight for the Premier League title as well as progression in the Champions League. Jurgen Klopp could claim his first trophy since moving to England and would certainly make his first season a success despite …
Liverpool Lack Chemistry

Liverpool Lack Chemistry

Harry Redknapp was very fond of saying "Football is a simple game" when he initially took over from Juande Ramos and when he reflected on Andrea Villas Boas's reign. Player chemistry on the pitch is key to any successful team, go back through the ages and any successful team has partnerships on the pitch in various positions. The partnership that is taking the Premier League by storm is the Riyad Mahrez, Jamie Vardy partnership. Each knows what the others thoughts …
From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

From Cult Hero to Gaffer | Players Who Became Managers at Their Beloved Clubs

In modern football it's becoming more and more common to see former players return to their clubs as a coach or manager. The latest could see Didier Drogba return to Chelsea to work alongside interim manager Guus Hiddink. He'd follow in the footsteps of Ryan Giggs at Manchester United, who's enjoying his second season as part of the coaching and management team. However, it's not always been a succesful transition. Here's some of the best and worst stories of players …