Long read: a look at Xabi Alonso’s illustrious career

“Lived it. Loved it. Farewell beautiful game.” These were the seven short words that announced the end of Xabi Alonso’s career, and what a career it has been. At Real Sociedad, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, he lived it. … Continue reading

Feature: Analysing the Link Between Europa League Participation and Domestic Performance

Liverpool’s 2-1 defeat to Crystal Palace on Sunday showed once again that competing in the UEFA Europa League has a negative impact on domestic performance. The Reds took to the pitch against Palace less than 70 hours after beating Rubin … Continue reading