Lights, Camera, Action — Gerrard's Hollywood Premiere

Lights, Camera, Action — Gerrard's Hollywood Premiere

It has been quite an exciting week filled with firsts for Liverpool icon, Steven Gerrard.  It began July 11th, with his highly anticipated debut for the Los Angeles Galaxy.  Making his first home appearance in an International Champions' Cup match-up at the StubHub Center against Mexican power Club America.  Though the fixture itself wasn’t anything more than a preseason warm-up for the Mexican side, it was the ideal situation for Gerrard to get his feet wet and familiarise himself with …
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 …
The Guinness International Champions Cup - What’s It All About?

The Guinness International Champions Cup - What’s It All About?

With the Liverpool squad currently touring the United States, I thought it would be a good idea to look into the Guinness International Champions Cup. This prestigious (if a pre-season kick-about can that) tournament is currently in just its second year after replacing the World Football Challenge twelve months ago, when Real Madrid won. The cup itself consists of eight high-end teams from Europe competing in 13 different venues (the old World Football Challenge had a more even split between …