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Has commercialisation chased the ‘hard’ men out of football?

Has commercialisation chased the ‘hard’ men out of football?

GONE is the age of ‘hard men’.  Sure there are still players putting in full blooded challenges, but as often as not they are penalised.  Gone are the genuine shoulder on shoulder tackles because so many smaller and lighter players...read more »

Anfield Iron: is this what we need?

Anfield Iron: is this what we need?

AS my nose is to the grindstone in the proverbial 9-5 that good old Dolly told us about, so to distract myself I ‘tumble outta bed and stumble to Twitter for a daily dose of light heartedness, WTF moments and...read more »

Reds may still scupper deal for Championship star

Reds may still scupper deal for Championship star

THE Blackpool Gazette, have reported that Liverpool have until this afternoon to match a bid made by Welsh outfit Cardiff City, for Blackpool winger Tom Ince. According to a clause in the deal that saw Ince make the move to the...read more »

Former Reds midfielder states patience is key to his return

Former Reds midfielder states patience is key to his return

SKY Sports News has reported that Blackpool winger Tom Ince has claimed that he is not going to rush a move back to the Premiership, and will only return when he feels he is ready, amid former club Liverpool's interest...read more »

Shop Shut For Liverpool FC, Says Rodgers

Shop Shut For Liverpool FC, Says Rodgers

LIVERPOOL FC manager Brendan Rodgers has admitted he doesn’t expect the club to make any further signings before the winter transfer window closes tonight. The club completed the early signing of Daniel Sturridge for £12 million earlier in the month, and...read more »

Was Letting Ince Go A Mistake?

Was Letting Ince Go A Mistake?

Paul Ince was a great player (when he wanted to be) but don't worry, I'm talking about his son – Thomas. The young winger/striker signed for Blackpool in August in 2011 from Liverpool for an undisclosed fee and, like many...read more »

Our Future Captain Is…?

Our Future Captain Is…?

WHAT I am about to write about may upset you, as when we sing his name, we sing it with ferocious pride that he is ours. This is a man who plays for every Red; every man, woman or child who...read more »

TEN Performances of Footballing Heroism

TEN Performances of Footballing Heroism

You may be tempted to think of the modern day footballer as a protected species. When you see a number of the Premier League’s big name stars rolling around on the floor after a collision, it becomes hard to imagine...read more »

An Interview with Paul Ince

An Interview with Paul Ince

Here's an interview that former Liverpool player Paul Ince did for "The Dugout." Visit the Dugout www.yahoo.co.uk/dugout for new interviews every week with England’s top football managers. Q)How do you find the experience of managing your son Thomas, who recently had...read more »

Loan Watch –What are Aqua, Amoo et al up to?

Loan Watch –What are Aqua, Amoo et al up to?

Alberto Aquilani - With Raul Meireles’s great recent run of form, much less has been said about the Italian midfielder. Although a quality midfield player who would add depth to the team, would Aqua’s return be a good thing considering...read more »

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