When Liverpool and Manchester United renew their fiery rivalry on Sunday, both teams will be stepping onto the pitch at Anfield shouldering far different expectations. While a top-four finish is well in reach, United’s underwhelming performances, and the fact that a title challenge is all but dead, have rendered Louis Van Gaal a lame duck.… Read More »
Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere and Paul Farrell welcome MLSsoccer.com’s Eric Giacometti to discuss the MLS Cup final between the Columbus Crew and the Portland Timbers. The boys also discuss the inconsistent forms of the Premier League’s biggest clubs, Bayern Munich’s first league defeat, Gary Neville’s appointment at Valencia, and FIFA’s latest indictments.
Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell analyze El Clasico and predict the fallout of Real Madrid’s dreadful showing in front of their home fans. The boys also discuss the Premier League weekend, as Leicester City (led by record setting Jamie Vardy) top the table in astonishing fashion. There’s also some chatter about the… Read More »
Eric Krakauer, Jason Le Miere, and Paul Farrell discuss Jose Mourinho’s comments about Premier League strength, as well as John Carver’s explosive comments after Newcastle’s eighth defeat in a row. Eric, Jason, and Paul also analyze Pep Guardiola’s return to Barcelona for the Champions League semifinals, and talk pichichi race between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel… Read More »
The January transfer window always promises headline grabbing deals, but rarely delivers. Yet, while it’s rare to sign a club-changing player as Liverpool did with Luis Suarez in 2011, it would be foolish to ignore the impact some winter-market players have on their new teams.Below are a few players that could play significant roles for… Read More »
We will have to wait until the end of February to find out the fate of West Brom’s Nicolas Anelka. The Frenchman stands accused of making an anti-Semitic gesture known as the quenelle, after scoring against West Ham at Upton Park, earlier this month. If found guilty, Anelka will face a five match ban minimum, as… Read More »