30 years of hurt finally over as Liverpool confirmed as Premier League Champions. It has been a matter of when, not if Liverpool would be crowned 2019/20 Premier League Champions, even before lockdown. Wednesday’s 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace at Anfield put Liverpool on the brink, with their position confirmed after Manchester City lost 2-1 […]
Winter Wunderland: Does English football need a winter break?
For so many of us football fixtures are just another part of the Christmas holidays. Boxing Day would just be ‘the day after Christmas’ without the traditional match, and what better way to start the year than to watch your team on 1 January? But what is common for English leagues is not the norm […]
Pragmatism or Purity? A look at footballing ideology
“It is better to fail aiming high than to succeed aiming low”. – Bill Nicholson. A re attacking dominance and pretty play the essential ingredients for success in football and does pragmatism lead to boring ‘Stoke City style’ football? (sorry, Stoke fans.) On the purist side of the fence, we have Jurgen Klopp and […]
Top of the League? You’re having a laugh!
If you had told a Liverpool fan on the date of Klopp’s appointment as Liverpool manager that “just over a year from now Liverpool would be sitting atop the Premier League” they would’ve laughed at you. To most, just securing Champions League football with a top 4 finish would have been more than enough. Particularly […]