The Scouser Report – Liverpool Singe A Mournful Toon

Liverpool have begun to look like a contending side once again. After finally proving they can play up to their level rather than down to their opponents, the Reds must now focus on Fulham and not get caught looking ahead to a match with Spurs that may settle the final English place in Europe.

Ligue 1 Channel Surfing: Newcastle’s Joey Barton Speaks French? Who Knew?

Joey Barton speaks his mind to French mag So Foot and the FA breathes a sigh of relief that it wasn’t someone with more credibility. Meanwhile, Lille OSC leave the door open for the rest of Ligue 1.

Superstitious? Everton, Arsenal, Newcastle & Wigan (?) Lead Freakish Prem Goal Barrage

Do you believe in astrology or numerology?  While I’m not devoted to either ‘science’, they’re always interesting topics for conversation.  I was born on the twelfth day of the twelfth month, which is coincidence enough to perk my interest in numerical relationships.  As for the stars, I’m either a Cat or a Rabbit, dependent upon … Read more

The Weekend Catch: Football’s Best Fixtures For 5-6 February, 2011

The weekend has an incredible range of matches to sample.  WFC brings you 22 of the best, from 12 competitions and served up by 11 writers.  Help yourself! Newcastle v Arsenal (Saturday) – If Newcastle fans want to know what life will be like without Andy Carroll they don’t have to look very far – … Read more

Liverpool, Chelsea & Newcastle: Anatomy Of A Deadline Day Deal

It’s a volatile blend of the seller’s patience and the buyer’s procrastination.  In the US, it ignites on Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, when the Christmas shopping season officially kicks off.  In Europe, it explodes on the last day of January, when the transfer window slams shut.  Last year, at the height of the … Read more

The Scouser Report – The End Of A Liverpool Era: Thanks For The Good Times, Nando.

As anyone who knows me will be able to tell you, I went through a severe bout of depression a few years back. It was a time, at the age of sixteen, when I should have been embracing life and finding my way in the world. Instead, events led me to become embittered, consumed by … Read more

Weekend Catch: 15-16 January, 2011 — Spurs and Liverpool Out For Revenge

After a hectic fortnight of Premier League fixtures, it’s a relief to get back to the more pastoral pace of global football.  This Week’s Catch features matches from all over Europe and Australia, as well as the UK, with the best being brought to you by some familiar faces and some new ones, as well. … Read more

FA Cup 3rd Round: Beanstalks Climbed, Golden Geese Pilfered

Written by Martin Palazzotto, Tapesh Patel and Eliot Rothwell As everyone knows, anticipates and celebrates, the FA Cup is English football’s opportunity for David to meet Goliath, Jack to slay his giant and the underdog to have his day.  We all like to see the little guy come out on top, to stick it to … Read more

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