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Is a goal crazy Premier League a good thing?

GoalpostAfter the madness of the transfer window, came the madness of the game itself, as the Premier League yielded a hatful of goals this weekend. On Saturday 41 goals were scored in eight games, which if my rudimentary calculations are correct, works out at over five goals a game. Goaltastic indeed. Read the rest of this entry »

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What the transfer deadline madness means for Liverpool

Liverpool badgeThe word ‘unbelievable’ is bandied about far too much in football, yet yesterday’s events as the January transfer window slammed shut were pretty astonishing. Liverpool were at the centre of developments, selling Fernando Torres to Chelsea for £50 million, at the same time as buying in his replacement, Newcastle United’s Andy Carroll, for £36 million. They also completed the purchase of Ajax’s Luis Suarez, for £22.7 million. What recession, eh? Read the rest of this entry »

Sport is horrible

Sometimes sport is horrible. It should be an escape from the real world, a release from the daily grind. But sometimes it is that niggly, horrible thing that threatens to ruin your day. Today is one of those days. Read the rest of this entry »

Return of the King

Kenny DalglishFootball post time! Interesting times at Liverpool this weekend, as beleaguered manager Roy Hodgson was removed and replaced by Kenny Dalglish. As a Liverpool supporter I couldn’t help but feel excited at seeing a club legend, one of Liverpool’s greatest players and managers, back in charge. Read the rest of this entry »

I have inadvertently become the internet’s number one Roy Hodgson apologist

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Well, a pretty terrible start to the season for Liverpool. Eight games in, and languishing in 19th, a relegation spot. Inevitably, people are already calling for the head of new manager Roy Hodgson. One of the most visible commentators on Twitter, Paul Tomkins, has been at the forefront of these discussions, but has been good enough to retweet my more pro-Roy tweets. This has led to me receiving a barrage of messages questioning me, and demanding the removal of Hodgson. Read the rest of this entry »