Post Tagged with: "Liverpool"

CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

CRAIGE: Inflated Egos Detrimental to Team Chemistry

Despite the wonderful games that took place this past weekend, the soccer world has been marred by a series of questionable events. The events have forced the question: How should teams deal with players whose egos are far beyond the scope of their playing abilities? Confidence is a wonderful thing[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Premier League Opening Weekend Excites

CRAIGE: Premier League Opening Weekend Excites

It was a difficult balancing this weekend between the Rio Olympics and the start of the Premier League, and not only from a personal standpoint. Thanks to its exclusive coverage of the Olympics, NBC Sports – the Premier League’s American broadcast partner – decided to bump all the soccer games[Read More…]

by August 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Premier League Preview

CRAIGE: Premier League Preview

The best day of the year is upon us as the English Premier League’s 2016-17 campaign kicks It was a long summer, made better by more tournaments than normal, but not even the European Championship could fill the soccer-sized hole in my heart. At last, our wait is over. In[Read More…]

by August 12, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Pre-Season Tours Ramp Up Team Training

CRAIGE: Pre-Season Tours Ramp Up Team Training

Here is a truly exciting thought: In just 18 days, the 2016-17 season of the English Premier League kicks off. For fans of La Liga and Bundesliga, I am afraid that you will have to wait a little longer, as those leagues kick off on Aug. 19 and 26, respectively.[Read More…]

by July 26, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Thriller Puts Europa League in Spotlight

CRAIGE: Thriller Puts Europa League in Spotlight

Normally, the Europa League is largely ignored in the soccer world. As the competition where the second-best teams go — those who either could not make it into the Champions League or were bounced out in the group stage — most people usually give it little thought. The only bright[Read More…]

by April 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: FA Cup Gives Low-Tier Teams Chance to Shine

CRAIGE: FA Cup Gives Low-Tier Teams Chance to Shine

With the return of the Champions League, as well as regular domestic games and other competitions, February is always a hectic month in the soccer world. It is no surprise that many players get injured — we are looking at you, Wayne Rooney. With the Premier League not in action[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

CRAIGE: Klopp Leads Resurgent Liverpool

This international break in the soccer world was an emotionally volatile one as we all struggled to come to terms with the heartbreaking attacks in Paris. It has been heartwarming to see how the soccer community has united around Paris, with the French national anthem playing before every game and[Read More…]

by November 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

CRAIGE: Chelsea Marred by Discontent in Poor Start

As we’ve all seen so far, the 2015 soccer season has been a highly unpredictable one. Who would have thought that after 10 weeks, West Ham would be in third place while Chelsea languishes in 15th place? Chelsea’s season thus far has been an absolute shock to most. The champions[Read More…]

by October 27, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: Rodgers Deserved More of a Chance

CRAIGE: Rodgers Deserved More of a Chance

Well, it finally happened. Brendan Rodgers has been pushed out of his job as Liverpool’s manager to make way for the more exciting Jürgen Klopp. Before I launch into my opinion on this coaching change, I would like to congratulate Wales and Northern Ireland on qualifying for Euro 2016. I[Read More…]

by October 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns
CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

CRAIGE: De Gea’s Failed Transfer Draws Headlines

It’s been a long, hard two weeks without soccer, as the leagues have all been on an international break. Fortunately for soccer fans, the break is over and we can go back to watching the teams that we so dearly love. Here’s a recap of the major highlights from the[Read More…]

by September 15, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top, Sports Columns