Recent and archived articles by Craig Wilkie
AFTER Liverpool’s remarkably comfortable victory over Bayern Munich last week, Juergen Klopp said that “the club are back at the top level of European football”.
I’VE lived in the tropics for almost seven years but I still remember the good old British weather: wet, windy, and unpredictable. And that’s just summer.
THE English Premier League title race is as exciting as it’s been for years.
MANCHESTER United vs Liverpool, it’s England’s El Clasico. The game that the world wants to watch. It’s one of football’s greatest rivalries; two clubs with illustrious histories, era-defining teams, and global fan bases.
MANCHESTER City are top of the English Premier League, in the final of the English League Cup, the quarter-finals of the English FA Cup, and in the last 16 of the Champions League.
SIXTEEN teams remain in the Champions League: four from England, three each from Spain and Germany, two from both Italy and France, while Holland and Portugal have single representatives.
DUNDEE United, the team I support, signed 11 new players in the transfer window. And a whole new team is exactly what we need. There were no such overhauls in the Premier League.
OLE Gunnar Solskjaer did something remarkable at the weekend – he took the FA Cup seriously. The team he picked signalled his intent to not only win the game, but to win the entire tournament.
WILL 2019 be Liverpool’s year in the Premier League? Maybe, just maybe. That wasn’t a question that anybody was asking a year ago.
EVERYONE thinks they can be a football manager. That’s probably one of the main reasons that Fantasy Premier League (FPL) has become such a phenomenon. Millions play it around the world, including tens of thousands here in Malaysia.