Liverpool primed for further glory whilst Tottenham remain in a holding pattern

I was almost relieved by Divock Origi's decisive intervention in last night's Champions' League final. Played out by two under par sides who hardly stated a cast iron argument for the strength of the Premier League, I was at least grateful that such an occasion wasn't settled by Mo Salah's contentious first minute penalty, although…

Liverpool and Manchester City throw down the gauntlet to the best of the rest

After narrowly negotiating two potential title-ending games against Burnley and Leicester City goal-shy Brighton and Hove Albion was in many ways the ideal final-day opponents for Manchester City, albeit at the Sussex side's Falmer headquarters, and so it proved. All Liverpool's fans, sympathizers, and those eager for a nerve-shredding end to a record breaking season…

Liverpool vs. Barcelona: A night where distinction dispatched presumption into obscurity

A few observations from last night's Champions' League tie between Liverpool and Barcelona: Liverpool have the strongest domestic squad in Europe, and in effect, the world. Barcelona were put to the sword without the absent Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino, Naby Keita, Adam Lallana, and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, whilst Divock Origi and Xherdan Shaqiri seamlessly stepped up…