Articles by Oliver Brett
Sep 01, 2014
Balotelli's Liverpool debut wasn't the disaster we all expectedTaming Balotelli the maverick is one issue; incorporating him into the team a separate challenge altogether.
Jul 22, 2014
Grim times linger for England as India take historic Lord's testNow, not only were England the victims, it was India, a nation never noted for its demonic pace bowling, meting out the punishment. The shame of it!
May 12, 2014
City’s ruthless finishing kick brings back the EPL titleThe time to hit peak form is in the home stretch and here City were flawless, winning all five of the games they were asked to cram into the last three weeks of the season.
Apr 28, 2014
Let's applaud Mourinho's Chelsea and not demean themFor Liverpool, the worst thing they can do is dwell on Sunday's defeat. Six points from the last two games could yet prove enough.
Apr 23, 2014
Moyes tried hard but consistently fell short of expectationThere is another, much crueller reality that was not revealed in the official statement – namely that the incompetence displayed by Moyes in his grim succession of Sir Alex Ferguson has caused deep embarrassment at Manchester United.
Apr 14, 2014
Terrific Sterling, dynamic Liverpool dent City’s title bidSet up in their most dynamic formation – a midfield diamond with Raheem Sterling at the front – Liverpool went hard at the City back four, often ganging up in pairs to take on individual defenders.
Mar 31, 2014
EPL wrap: Chelsea unhinged, Liverpool march onLiverpool is scenting a first Championship since 1990 and if the players’ level doesn’t drop through a fear of failure, that title could surely come their way.
Mar 27, 2014
Man United and Arsenal can only watch on as three fight for titleManchester City and Liverpool won their mid-week games to keep the pressure very firmly on Chelsea, who still have the Champions League to worry about.
Mar 17, 2014
Liverpool become genuine title contenders for EPLWith eight wins and two draws in their last 10 Premier League matches, the good ship Liverpool has a favourable wind filling her sails.
Feb 05, 2014
Dramatic axing of Kevin Pietersen mystifies EnglandCaptain Cook has been tactically bereft in his short time as captain, so why is it considered more expedient to keep a misfiring skipper in his job than find a spot in the team for Pietersen?