ESPN – Man United’s confidence once again takes a battering at Goodison Park

ESPN FC's Craig Burley breaks down Everton's convincing 3-0 win at home against Manchester United. Goodison Park has become a nest of savage reality checks for Manchester United. A year ago, a 2-0 defeat hastened the exit of David Moyes. This time, in gleefully winning 3-0, Everton staged an exposure of problems that Moyes' replacement and more than £150 million have not yet managed to solve. A failure to reach the Champions League is not yet a likely outcome, but by the time United play West Brom next Saturday tea-time, Liverpool, who play Hull and QPR in the interim, could be just a…

ESPN – Liverpool must play as if West Brom was the most vital game of the season

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers talks about his job performance and campaign struggles at Anfield. Liverpool face almost a no-win situation on Saturday when they play West Bromwich Albion. The three points they require might well turn out to be irrelevant since the teams above them all look firm favourites for the Champions League qualifying places. However, lose and the result will be a big deal indeed. Even a draw against the Midlands strugglers would not go down well with supporters who were expecting better from this season a month ago. Any hint of a lack of motivation in the players will…

TI – Brendan Rodgers needs golden touch in the summer transfer market

Budget for Triton border force that patrols Mediterranean will triple in size, but campaigners are not impressed with plans to tackle migrant crisis that has cost hundreds of livesIn the room where he has shared 1,000 ambitions, just as many strategies and no few dreams these past three years, Brendan Rodgers sat down once again to say that Liverpool would rise and that he would be at their helm when it happened. Even his characteristic sheen could not disguise that it was hard to come back to this training ground and start over.

ESPN – Liverpool must play as if Villa was the most vital game of the season

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers talks about his job performance and campaign struggles at Anfield. Liverpool face almost a no-win situation on Saturday when they play West Bromwich Albion. The three points they require might well turn out to be irrelevant since the teams above them all look firm favourites for the Champions League qualifying places. However, lose and the result will be a big deal indeed. Even a draw against the Midlands strugglers would not go down well with supporters who were expecting better from this season a month ago. Any hint of a lack of motivation in the players will…