| Apr 25, 2014

Moyes was wrong man from start for Man United

When David Moyes was the manager of Everton, he told a television interviewer that he would never criticize his players in public — “only in the dressing room.” As a successful Everton manager for 11 years Moyes had a certain standing in the game, ...

| Apr 18, 2014

Liverpool, Chelsea going down to wire in title race

And then there were two. Probably. Unless there is a sack of banana skins waiting for Liverpool and Chelsea in their remaining four games, the Premier League title will be heading for Anfield or Stamford Bridge. Intriguingly, both teams have their fate in their ...

| Apr 11, 2014

Liverpool, Man City most likely to emerge with title

Liverpool will win the title if it equals Arsenal’s single-season Premier League record of 13 consecutive wins set in 2002-03. The Reds have won their last eight league games and victories in the remaining five will guarantee them their first English crown in 24 ...

| Mar 28, 2014

Moyes, Wenger on hot seat as teams struggle

The case for the prosecution is gathering momentum while the defense’s Groundhog Day excuses lose credibility with each poor result. Had anyone suggested last August that Manchester United and Arsenal would miss out on a top-four finish with David Moyes and Arsene Wenger leaving ...

| Mar 21, 2014

No love lost when Wenger, Mourinho face each other

Anthony Taylor will have his work cut out Saturday stopping two grown men trading insults. Taylor is the fourth official at Chelsea vs. Arsenal, whose managers, Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger, share one common bond: their opinion of each other. In the history of ...

| Mar 14, 2014

Arsenal boss Wenger rarely gracious in defeat

“Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser,” said Vince Lombardi, the legendary NFL coach. Fair point, but you can be a gracious loser and still maintain the fire and passion that Lombardi had. There are few less gracious losers in ...

| Feb 28, 2014

Moyes' Manchester United dream rapidly turning sour

Imagine you are Malcolm Glazer, the owner of Manchester United who is the Howard Hughes of sport. Glazer, also the owner of the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers, never speaks to the media, probably doesn’t even read newspapers. On the recommendation of Sir Alex Ferguson, ...