Football / International / Opinion / Premier League

Why Jordan Henderson will be England’s next stalwart

The English national side are moving swiftly towards a watershed moment. With the core of their side (Gerrard, Lampard, Cole and Carrick) all nearing international retirement, the next group of players to break into the side will likely remain there for the next decade. In light of this, the focus on the Premier League’s young, … Continue reading

Football / Opinion / Premier League

The apparent meteoric rise of Brendan Rodgers

This post was published on Back Page Football: In arguably the most interesting week for a football fan in quite some time, one particular development stood out among the plethora of title-clinching, Barca-bashing stories – the apparent interest of Manchester City in replacing Roberto Mancini with current Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers. The Sunday People broke … Continue reading

Player Profile: Hidetoshi Nakata.
Football / Opinion / Player Profile / Premier League / Serie A

Player Profile: Hidetoshi Nakata.

This week’s Player Profile is focused on quite possibly the most famous Japanese, if not Asian footballer to ply his trade in Europe, Hidetoshi Nakata.  My knowledge of Nakata stems from the early days of Pro Evolution Soccer, in which he was a cult phenomenon Now seen more while modelling than playing, Nakata was the poster … Continue reading

LFC 5-0 SCFC: The kick start Liverpool need to challenge.
Football / Match Analysis / Opinion / Premier League

LFC 5-0 SCFC: The kick start Liverpool need to challenge.

This post was published on Soccer Souls. Why not have a look?   Liverpool’s hopes of finishing anywhere in the top 6 have been written off by almost everyone at this stage of the season, but following a 5-0 bludgeoning of Swansea City (albeit a weakened side), can Rodgers’ men finally get a good run going … Continue reading

Jack Wilshere – Another victim of English hype.
Football / Opinion / Premier League

Jack Wilshere – Another victim of English hype.

This article was published on Back Page Football, why not have a look! Jack Wilshere – Another victim of English hype. Few nations can claim to herald more players as “the next big thing” than England, and following an excellent performance against what could only be called a sub-par Brazil side, Jack Wilshere is set to be … Continue reading