Archive | December 2, 2013

Lukaku and the Loan System – Martin Samuel

…From my angle, I’m happy that he’s scoring goals against our direct rivals, and he doesn’t score against us because he can’t,’ said Jose Mourinho of Romelu Lukaku. ‘It’s phenomenal you have a player that, even when he is not playing for you, is scoring against your opponents.’ Indeed it is. Phenomenal, outrageous, diabolical, the […]

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Bale’s hat-trick for Madrid

…This time, Bale bombed through from deep, space opening up before him. He played the ball wide to Marcelo and the return ball was perfect. “On a plate,” Bale said. From four yards he scored, left-footed. That fact turned out to be significant: he’d already got one with a header and another with his right […]

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