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Where’s the new Gary McAllister when Liverpool need him?

October 22, 2009

Liverpool’s run of four straight defeats has generated a lot of discussion about what has gone wrong, but precious little about how to put it right, aside from the suggestion that it might be nice to see Kenny Dalglish back in the dugout.

Forget the World Cup, the predictions league is back (UPDATE)

October 20, 2009

TUESDAY UPDATE:

The scores are in and it hasn’t been quite as bad a week as usual for most of the Reuters Panel. Still, we’re not tearing up any trees, as the big man would have said, so still plenty of chance to make us look like fools. Here’s the updated table:

Best. Premier League. Ever… ?

October 18, 2009

 

The Ballon d’Or shortlist was announced on Sunday, but what about the Ballon de Plage? Liverpool’s inflatable nemesis must surely get a category of its own in the end-of-season awards.

Elder statesmen may hold key to United’s title bid

October 7, 2009

Manchester United have a rich tradition of developing precocious young talents and relying on them to do a job that could be considered beyond their years.

Wenger deserves to stand with Fergie after reaching landmark

October 1, 2009

Arsene Wenger has not collected trophies quite as greedily as his Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson but in terms of his impact on English football he has no equal.

Feared by the Blues, Loved by the Reds, Ryan Giggs, Ryan Giggs…

September 28, 2009

Manchester United played Stoke City off the park on Saturday yet for 62 minutes they lacked the cutting edge to turn their superiority into goals.

Who can make a late spurt after City v West Ham?

September 28, 2009

We’ll be updating the points to the prediction league on Tuesday after Manchester City v West Ham later so please check back to see how appallingly badly we’ve all done.

Soccer scores and the power of the pub

September 25, 2009

Let’s be honest here, people, predicting the English football scores has proved to be a lot trickier than many of us imagined.