English Debate

Monday, October 6, 2014

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The Belgian stepped out of the long shadow cast by Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa to help the Blues beat Arsenal, while the Spain goalkeeper impressively kept Everton at bay

Sunday, October 5, 2014

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The new Old Trafford boss prepares his side for the visit of Everton this weekend, with the squad completely ripped up from the team that lost 1-0 to the Toffees last season

Saturday, October 4, 2014

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Brendan Rodgers left Mario Balotelli on the bench and saw his side secure a 2-1 win over West Brom - but he will know better than anyone that there is plenty of work still to do

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COMMENT: The Barcelona right-back says he'll be playing in England next season, but which of the country's top clubs would really be interested in buying the Brazilian?

Thursday, October 2, 2014

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COMMENT: The Spanish striker has slipped down the pecking order at White Hart Lane and failed to live up to expectations since his €30m move from Valencia last year

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Manuel Pellegrini's side were predictable in attack throughout the 1-1 draw with Roma, meaning a third group-stage exit in four seasons is on the cards after just two matches

Sunday, September 28, 2014

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The striker scored a fine header and led the line for example on Saturday as Jose Mourinho's side cemented their status as title favourites with a win over Aston Villa

Saturday, September 27, 2014

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Though the striker opened the scoring in a 2-1 win over West Ham, he risked undoing all of their work with a pointless and deserved red card when he should have set the example

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The Italy international striker missed a host of chances as the Reds were held by Everton in the Merseyside derby despite having gone 1-0 up in the second half

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Both sides impressed last season but have struggled to get going in 2014-15 so, ahead of the first Merseyside derby of the campaign, Goal takes a look at a combined line-up

Monday, September 22, 2014

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The Liverpool forward could not hide his enjoyment of the Red Devils' collapse against Leicester City on Sunday - Goal picks out some of the best social media jibes

Sunday, September 21, 2014

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The former Blues star rescued a point against the side he served for 13 years but the champions are still failing to hit the heights they reached last season

Saturday, September 20, 2014

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COMMENT: The Rossoneri have looked more creative in attack in two games since selling the Italy star than they ever did when he wore the red and black stripes

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The €50 million man played just 62 minutes in the 2-0 defeat by Borussia Dortmund, again prompting questions over his value to Arsenal and position in the starting XI

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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The German champions took a long time to make their superiority count, but Jerome Boateng's late winner ensured they have the edge over Manchester City in Group E

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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The Argentine made the difference as Manchester United claimed their first win of the season while the Chelsea striker netted a hat-trick in victory over Swansea

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Brendan Rodgers' side are back in the competition for the first time since 2009 but the 41-year-old's new attacking signings are yet to click, while defensive cracks still exist

Sunday, September 14, 2014

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The Gunners midfielder scored and starred in the 2-2 home draw with champions Manchester City on Sunday - but the Londoners were again punished for terrible defending

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COMMENT: Last year's runners-up have suffered two defeats already this season as Brendan Rodgers attempts to fuse his philosophy to a new group shorn of his best player