Should Sunderland Have Sacked Di Canio?

It’s been about a week since the outspoken Italian lost his job as head coach of Sunderland, but were the Black Cats right to dismiss the man who helped rescue them from the depths of relegation last season? Firstly, let’s examine the trigger factor of the sacking. It followed a training-ground row after the 3-0…

A Few Things We Learnt from Liverpool’s Loss to Southampton

Liverpool have received their first defeat of the season after being outplayed by an energetic Southampton side that harried and pressured the merseyside outfit in what was a frustrating night for the Reds. A 53’ header from defender Dejan Lovren was enough to earn Southampton their second win of the season, jeopardising Liverpool’s dreams of…

Why Liverpool Will Finish In The Top 4

It’s been 5 years now since Liverpool last finished in the top 4, and they have had a string of mid-table finishes since. It’s been proclaimed by the Anfield faithful many a time that they’ll eventually get back to winning ways, and this season might just be the one. With managerial changes in the top…

Top 5 Young Defenders in the World

Defenders are sometimes undervalued compared to their more flashy counterparts at the other end of the pitch, but a good defender can make the difference between a World Cup champion, and a World Cup runners-up. Just ask Italy. Here, we’re going to look at my personal top 5 young defenders playing today. For the scope…

Why Gareth Bale to Real Madrid was a Bad Deal

Gareth Bale yesterday became the world’s most expensive signing for a world-record 100 million euros. This overtook Cristiano Ronaldo’s former 96 million mega-deal.  Real Madrid have the money, they want to spend and Gareth Bale is a fantastic player. So why is this deal bad? REAL MADRID DON’T NEED HIM In terms of wingers, Real…