Monthly Archives: September 2015

Philippe Coutinho: The Symbol of Liverpool’s Continued Devolution

The more time passes on the 2013-14 EPL season, the more we’ve learned just how much of a one year outlier that Liverpool side really was. Sure, we kind of already knew that when Luis Suarez left after the 2014 … Continue reading

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The Time Is Now Or Never For Isco

Often seen as part of La Roja’s midfield for the foreseeable future, Francisco Román Alarcón Suárez – also known as Isco – faces a crucial season ahead of him at Real Madrid.  It is his third season at the Spanish giants … Continue reading

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The Gabonese Gas Pedal

It’s not a tragedy, but Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang had a long, two-part uphill battle to show he’s one of the best strikers in the world. First, the fact is Aubameyang is a very fast African player. His athletic greatness is something many … Continue reading

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Ross Barkley isn’t Good at Football

It’s really easy to make fun of English prospects, so much so that it could simply be classified as low hanging fruit. The way the English media and fans hype their own talent way above their actual production level is … Continue reading

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Atlético Madrid 1-2 Barcelona: “C’est la Vie,” Said the Champions

“I find that most people know what a story is until they sit down to write one.” A team not often praised for its work when backed into a corner sure did well when it was backed into a corner Saturday. … Continue reading

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Rigid Louie

Louis van Gaal’s second season at the helm at Manchester United hasn’t gotten off to the greatest of starts. After four weeks of play, United have won two, drawn one and lost one, which isn’t really a problem in and … Continue reading

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Crystal Palace’s Impact

It was around this time I wrote a guest post about Crystal Palace and their outlook just a few weeks into the 2014-15 season. Palace’s first two seasons back in the Premier League were heart-attack inducing followed by infinite swooning. … Continue reading

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