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Champions League
Rating the Champions League quarterfinal matchups
08:00 Monday 18th March 2019

The Champions League quarterfinal draw is set. Boy, did the football gods bless us with some compelling matches. There's a Finals rematch and two Premier League sides clashing. If that isn't sufficient, the other two matches…

Next Goal Wins
12 Days of Football 2018: Five Golden Goals
08:00 Wednesday 26th December 2018

On the 5th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me FIVE GOLDEN GOALS, Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual year-end review. Getting…

Premier League
The Premier League's midfield landscape is changing
12:00 Monday 23rd July 2018

The Premier League is the richest in the world, with the values of television as well as sponsorship deals going through the roof. With this much money, teams invest big in transfers. Last season, we saw an influx of strikers into the Top 6…

Premier League
Alisson to Liverpool leaves Jurgen Klopp with no excuses in Premier League title chase
15:00 Friday 20th July 2018

When Manchester United paid a then world record fee for Paul Pogba, Jurgen Klopp was almost disgusted by the move. The Liverpool manager made it clear that he had no intentions of spending money that way and that even if he could, he wouldn’t…

Premier League
Why Jordan Henderson is facing a fight for his place at Liverpool
09:00 Monday 16th July 2018

If anyone needed a strong World Cup this summer, it was Jordan Henderson. He may not have shone for England but he did not underperform, either. Solid would be an apt description. Defensively sound, a solid passer, full of energy Henderson…

Premier League
Why Jurgen Klopp is right to back Loris Karius
09:00 Thursday 12th July 2018

Jurgen Klopp once declared he would be the biggest idiot in football if Loris Karius was not a good goalkeeper and he continued to pick him for Liverpool FC. The German boss is ready to lay his cards on the table. He wants to prove the world…

Premier League
Liverpool loss is Juventus gain when it comes to Emre Can
09:00 Friday 22nd June 2018

Slipping conspicuously into the news stream amidst World Cup fixtures, Emre Can's switch from Liverpool to Juventus was completed with minimal fuss. In truth, the German’s move to Turin was a foregone conclusion for several months.…

Premier League
Liverpool's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Defence
15:00 Thursday 21st June 2018

The first section on Liverpool's status going into the close season dealt with the goalkeepers.  Now, it's time for the rearguard. It’s no secret the Reds haven’t had the best defence in the league for some time.…

Premier League
Liverpool's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Goal
15:00 Saturday 16th June 2018

It’s close to three decades now since Liverpool last won the first tier title in English football. In fact, they have never won one in the Premier League era. They last took successive top four spots when Rafael Benitez was the manager.…

Premier League
Champions League final defeat proved Liverpool have to spend
08:00 Monday 28th May 2018

In the end, superior quality shone through. Real Madrid secured another Champions League title. Liverpool were left wondering how it had gone against them so badly. For 25 minutes, they had rattled the reigning champions, pinning them against…

Premier League
Dejan Lovren: Did Roma double-header prove he's not up to the task at Liverpool?
09:00 Saturday 5th May 2018

As Liverpool celebrate reaching the Champions League final, they are unlikely to reflect too heavily on the fact they were beaten 4-2 in Rome. One team who will be focusing on the defeat will be the side that will stand in between them and…

Champions League
Roma(2) vs Liverpool(5): second leg preview
13:00 Wednesday 2nd May 2018

Liverpool travel to Rome for tonight's Champions League semi-final encounter. Jurgen Klopp's side carry a 5-2 lead from the first leg. Is the tie already settled, or can Eusebio Di Francesco's men stage a magnificent comeback?…

Premier League
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Liverpool success should inspire Jack Wilshere to move on from Arsenal
09:30 Thursday 19th April 2018

If there are other players who can boast a resurgence this season, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should take the lead. The once spurned, out of favour Arsenal winger has become a regular starter in the Liverpool midfield and an integral part…

Champions League
Manchester City 1-2 Liverpool: Three Talking Points
09:30 Wednesday 11th April 2018

Liverpool beat Manchester City 2-1 on the night and 5-1 on aggregate in the quarter-finals of the Champions League. There was no comeback for the Premier League champions-elect. Man City set out an ultra-offensive team with just three…

Could Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain be the answer to England's central-midfield problem?
13:00 Sunday 8th April 2018

From all the decisions that Gareth Southgate has to make regarding England this summer, who starts in central midfield is among his toughest. This England squad is sorely missing in the quality midfield talent that it used to have in abundance…