Liverpool

Liverpool Update: Steven Gerrard to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Liverpool Update: Steven Gerrard to Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Rumors are swirling over a possible exchange of players with Barcelona which could send Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina to Barcelona and send Cristian Tello to Anfield.  As the rumor mill continues to spin ever-so-fast, attention must be shifted to that of captain fantastic – Steven Gerrard. At 32, Liverpool have reportedly been allowing Gerrard to [...]

Liverpool Interested in Real Madrid and Lille Defenders

Liverpool Interested in Real Madrid and Lille Defenders

Liverpool look set to bolster their defense this summer, with Brendan Rodgers keen to add depth to the back-line. The manager is rumored to be interested in signing Real Madrid’s Raul Albiol, as well as Lille’s Lucas Digne, and the deals may be imminent. According to The Express, the Reds are interested in bringing Albiol to [...]

Daniel Sturridge, Frank Lampard Goalfests Celebrated in EPL Week 37

Daniel Sturridge, Frank Lampard Goalfests Celebrated in EPL Week 37

In the penultimate weekend of the Premier League season, only two sides managed to keep clean sheets across eight fixtures, once again highlighting the value for entertainment held in the English top flight. With Arsenal, Manchester City and newly-crowned FA Cup champions Wigan Athletic still to feature in this week’s meetings, the action doesn’t look [...]

PSV Manager Dick Advocaat Suggests Kevin Strootman Should Move Abroad

PSV Manager Dick Advocaat Suggests Kevin Strootman Should Move Abroad

PSV Eindhoven manager Dick Advocaat will not have won any fans over after admitting that the time is right for star midfielder Kevin Strootman to leave the club in the summer. PSV finished second in the Dutch Eredivisie this season courtesy of a better goal difference than third-placed Feyenoord. For long periods of the season, [...]

Fernando Torres and His Return By The Numbers

Fernando Torres and His Return By The Numbers

Fernando Torres has come under a lot of scrutiny in recent years. Ever since his transfer from Liverpool to Chelsea, the Spanish international has failed to deliver on the hefty price the west London club splashed for him. Chelsea did indeed buy him at a strange time. Though he’d been very effective for Liverpool since [...]

Liverpool Analysis: Projected first team against Fulham

Liverpool Analysis: Projected first team against Fulham

Fulham have been on a backward skid in form having lost their last four matches. Liverpool on the other hand continue to prove they have bite without Luis Suarez having one and drawn their two matches since the Uruguayan’s suspension. Liverpool in all have not lost since their match against Southampton in late March, however [...]

English Premier League Matchweek 37 Betting Odds and Predictions

English Premier League Matchweek 37 Betting Odds and Predictions

Everton vs. West Ham United (10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT): Before getting into this weekend’s English Premier League card, best to offer up apologies for the perfectly abysmal 0-10 week that just passed. Wow. And not even close on any one of the 10 picks. Pathetic. But it comes with the territory. Gambling is just [...]

Transfer Analysis: Five English Premier League Strikers That Could Be On the Move This Summer

Transfer Analysis: Five English Premier League Strikers That Could Be On the Move This Summer

SWOL’s look at the top Premier League players that could transfer this summer has taken in defenders and midfielders, and now we take a look at five strikers who might be on the move. From an erratic but outrageously talented African forward who continues to perplex to an England star perhaps in need of a [...]

Roma to Snatch Ajax Star Toby Alderweireld’s Signature from Premier League Suitors

Roma to Snatch Ajax Star Toby Alderweireld’s Signature from Premier League Suitors

One year on from selling former club captain Jan Vertonghen to Tottenham Hotspur, Ajax are set to lose another of their defensive stars after it became apparent that Toby Alderweireld was closing in on a switch to AS Roma. It’s been apparent for some time that the Belgian star would be leaving the Amsterdam Arena [...]

Liverpool News: Steven Gerrard out for remainder of season

Liverpool News: Steven Gerrard out for remainder of season

According to an announcement on Liverpool’s official website captain Steven Gerrard is going to miss the remainder of the season. Reports from the Red’s camp confirm that the soon to be 31-year-old midfielder has had a nagging shoulder injury for some time that has reached the point of no return. Gerrard is scheduled to have [...]

English Football Weekly Wrap: Weekend Stutters, Rafa’s Legacy, Promotion Watch

English Football Weekly Wrap: Weekend Stutters, Rafa’s Legacy, Promotion Watch

In my weekly column on SWOL, I take a look back at the weekend’s English Premier League and domestic cup action and the talking points that it throws up, as well as any significant news related to English football at large. Follow me @theredarmchair for regular updates throughout the week. EPL Round 36 Recap: United Get Complacent, [...]

English Premier League: Title May have been Decided but Plenty of Developments Elsewhere in the Standings

English Premier League: Title May have been Decided but Plenty of Developments Elsewhere in the Standings

Though Manchester United have already sealed the league title this season, Old Trafford was once again the scene of a rather significant scoreline as Chelsea grabbed a hugely important win over the newly crowned Premier League Champions. The win sees the Blues return to third in the standings at a time when the likes of [...]

Liverpool vs Everton: Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher reflect on 0-0 draw (Video)

Liverpool vs Everton: Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher reflect on 0-0 draw (Video)

Liverpool failed to be able to topple their close neighbors Everton at Anfield this afternoon as the Merseyside Derby ended in a frustrating 0-0 draw for both sides. While Everton fans will take it as another reasons to celebrate as they are now close to ensuring they will finish above Liverpool for two consecutive seasons, [...]

Liverpool: What Luis Suarez ‘Garra Charrua’ banner means

Liverpool: What Luis Suarez ‘Garra Charrua’ banner means

Luis Suarez has become an icon of the Liverpool faithful since his arrival from Ajax several seasons ago. He has been hammered by controversy season after season and match after match, but one thing is for certain. That is that he will never give up his fight to be the best he can be. During [...]

Liverpool Transfer News: Luis Suarez Going Nowhere

Liverpool Transfer News: Luis Suarez Going Nowhere

The belief that Luis Suarez could be leaving Liverpool has once again been laid to rest. According to the player himself, Suarez is going nowhere. Despite his frustration over the 10-match ban he is currently serving preventing him from playing in Sunday’s Merseyside Derby with Everton. “I have a deal with Liverpool and this is [...]

Merseyside Derby: Preview and Prediction

Merseyside Derby: Preview and Prediction

This Sunday, seventh placed Liverpool will host sixth placed Everton in another installment of the Merseyside Derby. With the season winding down, not only is this match important for bragging rights, rather the match is a pivotal decider of which club will represent the English Premier League in the Europa League next season. Though Liverpool [...]