Monthly Archives: July 2014

Steven Gerrard’s Retirement & The End Of The Roy Of The Rovers Era

Steven Gerrard’s retirement from international football will lead to a predictable plethora of praise from fans, managers and his colleagues in the England national team. Any number of talking heads will pop up on television screens and radio programmes to … Continue reading

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Lallana, Lambert & Ince Show That English Football Is On The Mend

It seems to be accepted as fact these days that English football is irreparably broken. The Premier League has sucked up all of the cash from the lower levels and effectively killed off the grassroots game. Our biggest clubs have … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi vs Thibaut Courtois: Bad Miss Or Great Save?

Towards the end of Argentina’s 1-0 victory over Belgium in Saturday’s World Cup quarter final, a quick break sent Lionel Messi through on goal, one-on-one with Thibaut Courtois. He was almost all alone in the Belgian half and seemingly had … Continue reading

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