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Can the MLS challenge the Big Four European leagues in the future?
Can the MLS challenge the Big Four European leagues in the future?

Steven Gerrard and Andrea Pirlo – two of the best midfielders of their generation – now play in the MLS On the 4th of July 1988, the United States of America celebrated its 212th Independence Day. The nation had recovered from the turbulence of the previous decades, and the fabled “American Dream” was the philosophy of an entire nation, accentuated by the overwhelmingly large number of movies, advertisements and nati

Aug 30 2015
Steven Gerrard knew all LA Galaxy players' qualities even before he met them, says coach Bruce Arena
Steven Gerrard knew all LA Galaxy players' qualities even before he met them, says coach Bruce Arena

LA Galaxy coach Bruce Arena (R) thinks Steven Gerrard has what it takes to be a manager in the future Steven Gerrard has come in for a lot of praise from LA Galaxy boss Bruce Arena after the midfielder joined the Los Angeles-based MLS team, reported by the Daily Mail. The Liverpool legend had moved to the MLS side this summer and has already made an impact on the coach and the squad in the last couple of months.  The 35-year-old E

Aug 27 2015
Highlights: Keane, Dos Santos and Gerrard shine as LA Galaxy thrash New York City 5-1
Highlights: Keane, Dos Santos and Gerrard shine as LA Galaxy thrash New York City 5-1

After a lot of hype before the big game between Los Angeles Galaxy and New York City FC, it was the Galaxy side that came out on top as they completely dominated the game to win 5-1 and top the Western Conference table. Goals from Gyasi Zardes, Robbie Keane (2 goals), Giovani dos Santos and Sebastian Lletget ensured they would take all three points. David Villa scored a consolation goal for New York City, albeit from the penalty spot.

Aug 24 2015
10 most popular comparisons in modern football
10 most popular comparisons in modern football

“Beatles or Pink Floyd?”. “Seinfeld or Friends?”. “The Godfather or Goodfellas?”. “Sachin Tendulkar or Don Bradman?”. “Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal?”. And of course, “Pele or Maradona?”. The list of this versus that could go on and on and on, right from teabags to fighter jets. I mean, what is popular culture, or indeed, life in itself, without knowing who’s bette

Aug 14 2015
Brazil's Kaka believes Coutinho can fill Steven Gerrard's void at Liverpool
Brazil's Kaka believes Coutinho can fill Steven Gerrard's void at Liverpool

Kaka believes Philippe Coutinho can step up for Liverpool after Steven Gerrard left the club. Brazil international Kaka believes his compatriots Philippe Coutinho and Roberto Firmino can be big players for Liverpool, Sky Sports reports. The two-time Ballon d’Or winner also claimed that Coutinho can fill the void created by the departure of former skipper Steven Gerrard and advised the Merseyside club to build their squad aro

7 instances when ex-teammates were reunited on the pitch as opponents
7 instances when ex-teammates were reunited on the pitch as opponents

They were teammates at one club but had to set their friendship aside when they faced each other in different colours. Friends, as it is popularly opined, help us cross this ocean of life with their fervent support and inspiration. Most of the times, friends come in phases. Each stage of life consists of a set of friends that lose touch once that phase is over. School, college, university, work... These are some of the stages of life where the fr

Aug 10 2015
For Brendan Rodgers, this is the season
For Brendan Rodgers, this is the season

  As far as Liverpool goes, all eyes will be on Brendan Rodgers right from the start of the new season As millions of football fans wait for the English Premier League season (2015-16) to start, pressure is building up in the league. The stakes are higher than ever before for many Premier League clubs and their managers. For some, after years of preparation, combined with failures, it’s time to come good and attain glory for the

Aug 8 2015
Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard's slip against Chelsea was destiny
Luis Suarez believes Steven Gerrard's slip against Chelsea was destiny

Luis Suarez took part in Steven Gerrard’s testimonial match at Anfield Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has hailed former Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard as one of his best friends in football and described his costly slip against Chelsea as ‘destiny’, according to a report by ESPN FC. The Barcelona forward also added that he wouldn’t have been at Nou Camp if he had not listened to Gerrard’s words ahead of the 20

Aug 1 2015
Constant Rebuilding urged Sterling to take up Manchester City option
Constant Rebuilding urged Sterling to take up Manchester City option

Stranger things have happened in football than Sterling’s move to Manchester City “Football is football and talent is talent. But the mindset of your team makes all the difference.”- Robert Griffin (Washington Redskins, Quarter-back) How long does a club keep on planning for the future? Is it better to be patient or is it sometimes the petulance of the player, which makes the best-drawn plans of a manager look farcical. T

Jul 25 2015
6 questions Liverpool will need to answer ahead of the 2015/16 season
6 questions Liverpool will need to answer ahead of the 2015/16 season

Liverpool FC gets ready for a challenging season ahead For Liverpool Football Club, last season (2014-15) started and ended on a hugely disappointing note. More disappointing if you were still hung-over from a season before that when Suarez and Sturridge were hammering the opponents. Let’s accept it, these 2 made Liverpool look better than they were in totality. I say they made Liverpool look “better than they were” becau

Jul 23 2015
Video: Barcelona win first pre-season game 2-1 against LA Galaxy
Video: Barcelona win first pre-season game 2-1 against LA Galaxy

A reunion of sorts for two former Liverpool players Barcelona traveled to the United States without some of their most influential players including the likes of Lionel Messi and Neymar. Only one of last season’s devastating front three made the trip – Luis Suarez.  As the Uruguayan faced up against his former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard in the LA Galaxy camp, once again Suarez came up with the goods scoring his and

Jul 22 2015
Video: Steven Gerrard scores first MLS goal in LA Galaxy's 5-2 rout of San Jose Earthquakes
Video: Steven Gerrard scores first MLS goal in LA Galaxy's 5-2 rout of San Jose Earthquakes

Gerrard made his official league debut for LA Galaxy, after earlier coming on as a substitute in the US Open Cup Steven Gerrard’s Major League Soccer debut for LA Galaxy got off to a flying start, as the Englishman scored his first goal for the club in their 5-2 thrashing of local rivals San Jose earthquakes at the StubHub Center. The former Liverpool captain started in an attacking midfield position behind Robbie Keane and

Jul 18 2015
Liverpool have gifted Manchester City a solution to their woes in Raheem Sterling
Liverpool have gifted Manchester City a solution to their woes in Raheem Sterling

Manchester City finally got their man after landing Raheem Sterling from Liverpool Much of the aftermath of Raheem Sterling’s £49 million transfer to Manchester City was focused on how the game of football is being ruined by clubs like City themselves, how money-grabbing youngsters like Sterling, who disrespect their club and manager deserve to rot on the bench of a club like City, and how agents like Ai

Jul 17 2015
7 biggest transfer sagas in recent European football history
7 biggest transfer sagas in recent European football history

For millions across the globe it's football that makes the heart beat, it’s football that makes the world turn and it’s football which will be their first and last love. Love can certainly take you to new heights, but can also introduce you to new lows. While the ‘beautiful game’ can make you feel emotions that make your day/ week/ month/ year, it can also give you moments or let’s say prolonged periods

Jul 16 2015