Brendan Rodgers says Daniel Sturridge is ahead of schedule on his return from a thigh injury. He hasn’t featured since November, however tomorrow’s New Years Day tie with Hull City may be a bit early for the England striker. Rodgers told the Guardian Daniel is ahead of schedule. He might not be too far over […]
Archive for December, 2013
In the first of two mid-term reports, Charles Pulling casts judgement on the performances of Arsenal through to Manchester City.
It’s been a golden year for football punditry thanks to some new arrivals. Here are five pundits we loved in 2013.
In a strange move, Mamadou Sakho and Philippe Coutinho swapped shirts with Samuel Eto’o and Oscar at half-time of Liverpool’s 2-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge. Half-time! Brendan Rodgers wasn’t aware of this, not until the post-match conference when the cameras were rolling. Although he may have been a little bit tongue-in-cheek with his reply, I’m […]
You can buy the chunk of Tom Huddlestone’s hair that was cut off during Hull City’s 6-0 victory against Fulham on eBay. The current bid is for over £1,000, and all money goes to Cancer Research UK. The piece of Tom Huddlestone’s hair cut off following his goal against […]
It’s been a pretty amazing 2013. Here’s BPF’s team of the year.
Manchester City may be many people’s favourites to take out the Premier League title but their lofty position has been achieved on the back of playing most of the current top sides at home. Manuel Pellegrini’s side have been perfect at the Etihad Stadium after beating Arsenal, Manchester United, Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool amongst others, but they now have […]
Ciaran Kelly ponders the idea of a certain Italian returning to the Premier League.
Well, he’s won league titles everywhere else – why not add a guaranteed Scottish Premier League title before he hangs up his boots?
Has there been a more unbelievable penalty snub this season? Samuel Eto’o barges Luis Suarez with his knee, long after the ball has gone. And Howard Webb was looking straight at it. (GIF via Balls.ie)