Roy Hodsgon’s Liverpool seems to have altered it’s focus after a massively disappointing first third of the season. After a week of calls for his job, has Hodgson bought some time and rekindled hope at Anfield? If Sunday’s showing against Blackburn is anything to go by, Roy’s amendment in his tactical philosophy may unleash Liverpool’s ability at long last.
In the final week of games before the MLS Play-Offs, Red Bull New York rounded up their impressive conference winning campaign with a 2-0 win over New England Revolution. Meanwhile, Beckham’s Los Angeles Galaxy won the 2010 MLS Supporter’s Shield in a 2-1 game against FC Dallas. Michael Orr reports.
The League of Ireland title will be decided on the final day of the season with Shamrock Rovers looking to claim their first in 16 years, and their fate is in their own hands after ovetaking rivals Bohemians at the top of the table.
ADRIAN CHILES……..COLIN MURRAY Having watched Match Of The Day 2 each weekend of this new Premier League season this was the first that I signed on to Twitter. I was shocked at what I found, Colin Murray was trending, that was not the shock, I sat in amazement at the hate for Colin presenting the […]
Carlos Queiroz’s sudden departure from the Portuguese national team has opened up all sorts of rumours and debate, and Simon Curtis gives us a detailed rundown of the key men in terms of the national side’s future.
13 – In number thirteen of the Hold The Back Page podcast, Ciaran and Neil talk about Rooney-gate and his decision to quit Manchester United, while Back Page Football columnist Gavan Reilly is on the phone to give his opinion on the situation. Scotland on Sunday journalist Andrew Smith is on to preview next weekend’s Old Firm derby, as Celtic and Rangers square up for the first time this season. Former Ireland and Arsenal striker Graham Barrett is on the line to talk about his decision to retire at just 28, after years plagued with a knee injury. Chris McWilliams calls in to the studio to go through the Rooney betting trends, and this week’s ‘Tip Off’ competition – Manchester City v Arsenal.