Rumors, Lies and Arsenal

Many will see the RVP factor to be the greatest influence as to whether Arsenal will contend for the title this year, his 30 goals from last season will undoutably be a missed asset, however Arsenal have strengthened their attack force, with a rare loosening of the purse strings from Arsene Wenger, which has seen him bring in German international Lukas Podolski and French international Giroud, however Wenger seems unable to learn from his mistakes and has failed to adequately buy cover for his defensive positions, which was arguably the cause of their poor start to the 2011/2012 season, with Per Mertzacker looking set to be a flop in the Arsenal red.

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Liverpools stature and its history make them a constant contender for the title, regardless of their recent positions and striker Luis Suarez will absolutely key if they are to perform this season, he will be aided by the arrival of Italian striker Borini who will be no stranger to Brenden Rogers, who worked with him during his time at Chelsea FC.

Tottenham have to be considered a contender for the exciting attacking play that they are capable of, however i fear the club may end up in a downward spiral following the exit of Harry and potential exit of Modric. They look a weaker squad than they did last year in both skill and team cohesion, Bale failed to set the world alight in the way he had began to in 2011 and there is a fear that as it is Harry Redknapp who brought them to the heights of the top 6, they may very well revert back to being a mid table club in his absence.

Sporting KC Academy players have the possibility to eventually join the first squad without going through the Major League Soccer draft procedure.Major League Soccer established a program in late 2006 that would develop a “Homegrown Protected List” for each team. However not all was rosey and glossy, for Arsenal made a terrible start to the 2011/2012 campaign and were much closer to a relegation battle opposed to champions league place battle for the first quarter.

Well the half way stage of the English Premier League is upon us, 19/38 games played, if the first half of the season is mirrored, it would see Manchester United 14 points clear at the top of the table but if there is anything we have learned from last season, is that even a 7 point lead can be overcome and nobody will be fully writing City off this time, until it is mathematically impossible.

New transfer Shinji Kagawa was bought for a very humble 12-17 million and looks a hot prospect having scored in pre-season already, the fact that he has transferred from a team which won the Bundesliga last term, shows that Manchester United still hold their reputation and therefore can still attract high calibre players, despite a disappointing season all round, where they only won the Community Shield and rather feebly limped out of the champions league, F,A cup and League cup.

Chelsea finished 6th in the 2011/2012 campaign, their lowest finish of the Roman reign, however they can now laugh it off, as the campaign was arguably a success, with them scooping the Champions League title against all odds, giving them automatic qualification for the Champions League, to the expense of 4th place Tottenham, had Chelsea have failed to win the Champions League, their future could have looked very bleak, with their 6th place EPL finish, not being sufficient enough to gain qualification for the following years Champions League, had this have happened, i would have been very surprised if they had of being able to compete within the transfer market in the way that they have, remarkably beating Champions Manchester City and giants Manchester United to the purchase of Eden Hazard.

On the contrary Lionel Messi isn’t tested outside of the Spanish league. Only time will tell provided that Messi one day plays in the English premier league but for now my assumption is that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best soccer player in the world and that Lionel Messi comes second.

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Slapping the ball is usually a good one. Johnson, who has since been pictured in an England jersey, wished the team good luck. Who is the best soccer player in the world right now?

Note that this is my personal opinion as a dedicated soccer lover and follower who eats, drinks, breathes and sleeps football and I therefore stand to be corrected if at all you don’t agree with me on any or all of the judgments I’m making here regarding the best football player in the world right now, Ronaldo and not Messi in this case.

As of now my opinion is that Cristiano Ronaldo is the best soccer player in the world presently as opposed to many people’s views that Messi is a better footballer than Ronaldo. In the battle of goals scored using the head, Cristiano Ronaldo comes on top. The biggest loss to Manchester United was their captain Vidic, at the start of the season, its always a blow to loose any first team regular but the fact it was their captain and rock at the heart of the defence clearly had a big impact, as United ultimately lost the title by conceding a greater amount of goals than their rivals and their inability to hold onto leads in the final games of the season, as epitomized by their 4 – 4 draw with Everton after leading 4 – 2, which most people attribute to be the moment their season turned for the worse.

572 people have voted in this poll. The U.S. and Iran have squared off once previously, at the 1998 World Cup, with Iran claiming a memorable 2-1 win that had the effect of eliminating the U.S.

Argentinean maestro is the best footballer in the world today. One of the best ways to take in the Austin skyline and architecture during the day is to rent a canoe or kayak and float on Town Lake. However i did think this about one of the recent England kits. There is an argument to suggest that they don’t need to bring in any new players, as their current crop of players are fulfilling their duty sufficiently in delivering the EPL title, it was their first EPL title and beating their neighbors Manchester United will have made it all the sweeter, they have had to settle with being 2nd best to United for quite some time now and their recent insurgance thanks to the investment of the Sheikh family, has led to them being dubbed ‘The Noisy Neighbors’, they laid to bed any doubts that people had as to whether this group of individuals could be forged into a team and the nature of their comeback on the final day of the season will only help to galvanize the squad, the pressure will be on City now, to prove it wasn’t a one of fluke.

Bring one arm across the front of your body. 236 people have voted in this poll. Nearly everybody in the Footballing world was certain that United would seal the EPL no problem, at 8 points ahead, with only a handful of games remaining but City obviously hadn’t read that script, most pundits identified the experience of the United players, in this kind of situation and a superior ability to do what needs to be done under pressure, a winning mentality which has been evident in the majority of the previous campaigns, however last year this failed them and many people deem the current crop of players to be low down in the rankings compared to other squads under the rule of Sir Alex.

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Frontman Emmanuel Adebayor who proved to be an instant hit with the Spurs faithful, despite his past history at Arsenal, has now returned to his Parent club Manchester City. Don’t be surprised to see Liverpool playing a tight conservation possession game this season but will it suit the current crop of players, it is either going to be an instant success or a much more tedious bedding in period in which the Liverpool faithful may have to accept another mediocre table finish whilst the team is in a transitional phase.

This left many Chelsea fans wondering, what may have been with Roberto Di Matteo in charge for a full season, with his great tactical choices and getting the players happy and enjoying their Football again, well they are about to find out, as Roberto Di Matteo leads the helm going into the 2012/2013 season, however Chelsea will be without their Talismanic frontman Didier Drogba.