Why we owe Steven Gerrard his return

Why we owe Steven Gerrard his return

Liverpool legend deserves a return to Anfield despite mixed opinions. Sunken to his knees, staring into the abyss of Selhurst Park, Steven Gerrard knew it was over. His dream of lifting the Premier League title with Liverpool, had disappeared faster than he fell to allow Demba Ba THAT goal the previous week. “Devastation” was the word Gerrard used to describe how he felt on the final day, with regards to the outcome of the season. There was neither optimism for the …
The Brightest Star in LA’s Galaxy: Comparing Gerrard to Beckham

The Brightest Star in LA’s Galaxy: Comparing Gerrard to Beckham

Comparing Gerrard and Beckham’s MLS Impact: Global icon David Beckham arrived in Los Angeles in 2007 and took his place amongst the myriad of stars in Hollywood.  The poster boy for both Armani and English football was set to begin playing soccer in a very young developing league. It was the perfect storm for marketing success, the most recognisable face in world football moving into America’s second largest media market.  A buzz was undoubtedly beginning to build.  Suddenly all eyes …
Captain Fantastic in a Galaxy Far Far Away...

Captain Fantastic in a Galaxy Far Far Away...

Major League Soccer is building quite a bit of a buzz throughout world football recently.  With the growing popularity of the game in the US, we can expect to continue to see a massive growth in the product’s quality. The key contributing factors being the migration of talented players on the pitch and tactical minds behind the scenes. Its becoming less and less surprising the see big names crossing the Atlantic to continue playing the game they love. A trend …
Will Steven Gerrard's Spark Find its Place in The Galaxy?

Will Steven Gerrard's Spark Find its Place in The Galaxy?

The recent announcement that Steven Gerrard will be joining LA Galaxy at the end of this season will be met with plenty of questions, not least the age-old quandary of where to play him. His only role so far is that of designated player (a player who doesn't count towards the team’s salary cap), replacing the outgoing US soccer legend Landon Donovan. But whether he replaces America’s greatest ever player on the pitch, is another matter altogether. The Liverpool captain …