Craig Wilkie

Recent and archived articles by Craig Wilkie

19 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

EPL just proved it’s the best in the world

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”.

12 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

Klopp and Liverpool are out of excuses

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.

5 Mar 2019 | 7:00 AM

The race for the top four in the EPL

THE English Premier League title race is as exciting as it’s been for years.

File photo: Tottenham forward Harry Kane scores the opening goal during the Champions League round of 16, 2nd leg, soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur at the BVB stadium in Dortmund, Germany. (AP)
26 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

A much-awaited game that fails to take off

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.

19 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Can City win the quadruple this season?

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.

12 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Manchester clubs should be able to reach last eight

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.

5 Feb 2019 | 7:00 AM

Chelsea turn out as winners in January transfer window

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.

29 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

Solskjaer not a proven one yet despite his amazing run with United

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.

22 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

What a difference a year makes for Liverpool

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.

15 Jan 2019 | 7:00 AM

The Hazards of playing Fantasy Premier League

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.

Mohamed Salah attempts a shot on goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Brighton and Hove Albion. - AP