Love him or hate him, there is no doubt that Luiz Suarez gets the football world talking. For all his undeniable talent – which has been demonstrated on multiple occasions this season – the regular lapses in judgement make the talismanic Uruguayan a controversial character.
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Controversial, entertaining, cocky, unpredictable, all of these and more could be used to describe Mario Balotelli, but boring certainly isn’t one of them.
The Italian striker joined Manchester City in the flurry of new signings under the ownership of the sheikhs, and it was not long before he established a reputation for stupidity that has been difficult to shift.
The big news today was about a serial cheat, who has chosen to speak to the media admitting his cheating. Obviously the widespread condemnation of this has created a buzz in the media which in turn sells newspapers and fills column inches.
Wayne Rooney has been ruled out of Manchester United’s clash against Liverpool at Old Trafford this Sunday. Nani and Anderson are back in the squad after recovering from hamstring problems. How will their return to the action boost United?
There’s something magic about the FA Cup. Well that’s what fans, the media and the sponsors would have you believe.
Only this weekend there was magic and it was dark-magic that looked down upon football thanks to Luis Suarez’s latest controversy.
The sight of Luis Suarez clearly cheating to knock Mansfield Town out of the FA Cup encouraged me to question the ethics of footballers.
Over the years we have seen players cheat and prosper, from diving to deliberate handball, they continue to try and deceive the officials.
Over the last couple of years, everyone would pretty much agree that the level of un-sportsmanship behaviour has been rising in the Premier League. The likes of Luis Suarez, Mario Balotelli and Carlos Tevez have all come under criticism for their behaviour over the last 18 or so months.
As the dust settles on another weekend of Premier League action, it seems the most talked about incident was the embarrassing and shameful dive that Liverpool's Luis Suarez performed to try and win his side a penalty kick against Stoke City at Anfield.
I'm a Twit, meaning I tweet, mostly to share things I read on the web that I find interesting and want to share with people who follow me, which I take to be people with common interests to mine.
Cashley woops Ashley Cole is also a twit. In his case I say this because he chose to publicly criticize the people who administer his registration as a professional footballer.
The accidental comedy that is 'Being Liverpool' brings us insight into the current state of affairs at what was once the greatest Club in Europe, narrated in the hushed tones of reverence that Clive Owen brings to the show.
As Manchester United played our greatest rivals on Sunday I thought it time to assess their progress towards adding to their titles in the light of their highly publicized documentary.
It's often said that at the end of the season the league doesn't lie. After 5 games Liverpool have their worst start for over 100 years, and sit in the relegation zone with no wins yet and 2 home defeats to top 4 teams.
So Manchester United beat Liverpool at Anfield despite not playing well, both sets of fans behave dignified, Robin van Persie bags the winner from the spot and Manchester City drop points at home to Arsenal. You could say it was almost the perfect day.