Here’s a bit more post-mortem from Manchester City’s shock 2-3 home loss to Crystal Palace and looking forward to the upcoming three games. 1. Fortress breached Manchester City lost their first home game in the Premier League since April 2018, … Continue reading Pep Talk 28: ManCity’s Premier League season defining week loading … after rare home defeat
Over five years ago, in a pre-match press meet, the then Borrusia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp first time christened his brand of football. “I think he (Arsene Wenger) likes having the ball, playing good football. It is like an orchestra. … Continue reading Football: Jurgen Klopp’s ‘Heavy Metal’ football drowning out ‘tactical orchestras’!
Manchester City have achieved their first ever utterly convincing and dominating Premier League season, under Pep Guardiola. They have won the joint fastest EPL title – record set by Manchester United in 2000-2001 – and this time it didn’t involve … Continue reading Pep Talk 18: Five EPL Records Guardiola’s ManCity must chase for making it ‘Untouchables’ Season 2017-18
Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City will finish season 2017-18 with a resounding domestic league title win, the Carabao Cup and eliminations at quarterfinal of Champions League and pre-quarters of FA cup. At the start of the season had this been offered … Continue reading Pep Talk 17: How long will referees be deciding Manchester City’s season?
The Manchester Derby (read: Pep Guardiola vs Jose Mourinho showdown) will be nothing less than a Justice League or Thor Ragnarok blockbuster. Entire English Premier League ecosystem is looking up to this game. If Sane and co triumph, it will turn the … Continue reading Pep Talk 6: Can Guardiolismo tame ‘rich West Brom’ at the Manchester Derby?
For most of last fortnight i was waiting for Euro 2016 to end. The upcoming English Premier League season is expected to be too hotly contested, bloody and exciting. Fans can’t wait for that to start. With Jose, Pep, Klopp, … Continue reading Jose Mourinho leads – Ranking EPL’s best early summer transfer movers
Zizou first up Zinadine Zidane and Real Madrid have Champions League blessings all over them. In his first year as a Real Madrid player, they won their ninth Champions League. In Zidane’s first year as assistant manager of Real Madrid, … Continue reading Football Funnies Part 2– Managers season review
Two weeks ago Jurgen Klopp was reported to be eyeing the Bayern Munich job in 2016. But by suddenly opting for Liverpool, is he taking a massive gamble on his own reputation? Top managers coming, not top players Money … Continue reading Jurgen Klopp’s big Liverpool gamble
Steven Gerrard’s tears round off a great Football week across Europe Steven Gerrard in tears after winning against Manchester City For football fans, the weekend ended with the thrilling Liverpool and Manchester City six pointer…and captain Steven Gerrard’s tears. Liverpool … Continue reading Steven Gerrard’s tears cap off a brilliant football week across Europe
Haradona a.k.a. Avijit Das Patnaik, sizes up the challenges facing the new owners of Liverpool FC (written before Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Blackburn Rovers) Liverpool owes pre-Christmas gifts to Avram Grant’s defenders & Robert Green – not least for the … Continue reading Kop brings Tom & John, as Hope springs eternal