Category Archives: Features

Leicester are a Freak, and That’s it

Hi there, Sit down, grab a seat, make yourself comfortable. So if you have been hiding under a rock, Leicester have won the Premier League title. Leicester who had the 17th best odds to win the title at 5000-1 actually … Continue reading

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Manchester City 1-4 Liverpool: What a Successful Gengenpress Looks Like

Liverpool’s 4-1 victory over Manchester City and the manner in which they did it harkened back to their magical 2013-14 season when Liverpool obliterated Arsenal 5-1 in February via the trio of Raheem Sterling, Daniel Sturridge and Luis Suarez. It … Continue reading

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The Myth of Mourinho

I remember the first time I watched a José Mourinho team, and I think that’s very much telling. Usually, you don’t really focus on the manager, no matter how good he is, when watching a game. Back then, managers were … Continue reading

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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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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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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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