Tag Archives: Suarez

Rodgers’ tweaks key to Liverpool’s success

Brendan Rodgers’s tactical tinkering has been crucial to Liverpool’s fast starts to games. Liverpool have an excellent starting XI but not great strength in depth, so this was a genuine challenge. (Eds note: without Henderson and Sturrdige) Rodgers was expected to return to a 4-3-3 in Sturridge’s absence, but instead he persevered with a shape […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Suárez claims Evra race allegations were ‘all false’

The Liverpool striker was banned for eight games after being found guilty of racially abusing the Frenchman in 2011. However, Suárez says the only mistakes he regrets in his career involved twice biting an opponent. He told Sport890 AM: “Let me tell you, I’ve made only two mistakes in my career. My first was when I was playing […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Everyone’s a liar during the transfer window

… From the other side of the negotiating table, Spurs were saying much the same thing. Their official statement noted that they did not want to sell Bale but that his resolve to leave was decisive. He had forced their hand; they had little choice. Coach Andre Villas-Boas added that “the pressure we were subjected […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

No lessons learned from Suarez history

This is all starting to feel vaguely familiar. If the build-up to Luis Suarez’s seemingly inevitable exit from Liverpool mirrored that of his departure from Ajax – the wonderful goal-scoring form, the suggestion that he cannot fulfil his ambitions at his current club, the sudden taste for human flesh – then the act of it […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Footballers; Are we expecting too much or are we right to be disappointed?

Guest Post by: afansopinion -MY THOUGHTS ABOUT FOOTBALL, JUST A FANS OPINION This is something odd for me. A short piece, actually defending footballers. Especially during a week where a player we love to watch, has been banned from playing for 10 games. (They’ll be blog about that too, but another time!) The modern footballer is […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Suarez is a filthy cheat but Bale should be protected?

The moment the supremely accomplished British footballer Gareth Bale falls over an imaginary leg during a match, it sparks outbreaks of copycat behaviour right across the land. Not on our football pitches, but in the nation’s television studios and press boxes as pundits trip over themselves, too, in a desperate hunt to find excuses for […]

Leave a Comment Continue Reading →

Who will get the golden boot?

Will RVP get the golden boot again? Well, depends on who he is playing for right? What about Aguero or Rooney? Surely both the Manchester clubs will be fighting for the title so we can expect their top strikers to be in the running… Goal.com lets us have their top ten contenders for next seasons […]

1 Comment Continue Reading →