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  1. An Ideological Stalemate: When Will Arsenal Being Arsenal Not Be ...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Adjust to your opponent or make them adjust to you - it's one of the central conundrums in all of sports. But what happens when both sides are so myopically invested in playing their own way that they prioritize style, at the expe...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  2. Season’s Greetings From the Premier League! Now Go Play Fou...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Welcome to the holiday season, when most of Europe's soccer world takes a few weeks off to avoid the cold, celebrates Christmas with your standard "guy on a stage pumping a leaf blower into his own face" Advent tradition...

    Blog | December 19, 2014
  3. The Year in Holy S#!t: Steven Gerrard Lets Liverpool’s Cham...

    Mike L. Goodman

    This week, the Triangle will be looking back at the players, games, and moments that singed our eyebrows and blew our minds in 2014. Buckle your seat belts; it's the Year in Holy S#!t. Liverpool were extraordinarily unlikely title conten...

    Blog | December 18, 2014
  4. A Season of Failed Balance: Why Liverpool Can’t Have It All...

    Mike L. Goodman

    It took Manchester United all of 12 minutes to score against Liverpool. Goals change games no matter what, obviously, but conceding an early goal on Sunday was a particularly difficult pill for Liverpool to swallow. The Reds were desperately t...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  5. Why Are You So Bad, Tottenham?

    Mike L. Goodman

    Tottenham just seem like they should be a better team. The club has a ton of players who were very good before they came to North London, in addition to a manager who's a proven commodity in England. Spurs aren't Liverpoo...

    Blog | December 12, 2014
  6. The Ponytail Returns: Everything’s Coming Up West Ham

    Mike L. Goodman

    It was a weekend of disappointment for almost everybody in the Premier League. Chelsea lost for the first time. Tottenham and Liverpool -- with their scoreless home draws -- continued their incredibly lifelike impressions of mediocre mid-table sides....

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  7. The Rise and Fall of Southampton

    Mike L. Goodman

    Just a week ago, Southampton sat in second place, comfy on 26 points, six goals conceded, and a seven-point cushion from the non-Champions League wasteland of fifth place. Then they played Manchester City and Arsenal, and now they...

    Blog | December 05, 2014
  8. Oh, Hello, Manchester United. Look at You in Fourth Place

    Mike L. Goodman

    Look at you, Manchester United, just casually sitting there in fourth place, as if that horrendous start to your season weren't even a thing. After dismembering Hull City, 3-0, this weekend, United are now the proud owners of a three-game w...

    Blog | December 02, 2014
  9. Patience, Panic, or Liverpool: Sorting Through the Premier League...

    Mike L. Goodman

    How to fix a broken team? With the Premier League keeping things weird for another weekend, that's the question lingering above many clubs. As it stands, Manchester United and Newcastle are tied for fourth place on 19 points, narrow leaders...

    Blog | November 24, 2014
  10. Keep England Weird: Why the Premier League’s Craziness Migh...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Take a look down the English Premier League table. Chelsea -- makes sense, Jose Mourinho always pulls things together in his second season. Southampton -- hmm, but I guess they were in a similar spot at this point last year. Mancheste...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  11. Wenger’s Fun-House Mirror: Why Arsenal Are Better Than a Ye...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Let's jump in the Fly Emirates time machine and go back to November of last year. First-place Arsenal had 25 points from its first 11 games, two points clear of Liverpool, four ahead of Chelsea, and six in front of Manchester City. Now, let&...

    Blog | November 18, 2014
  12. Watch This Guy: The Simmering Rise of David Oyelowo, Hollywood&rs...

    Sean Fennessey

    David Oyelowo has been a first-rate responder. The 38-year-old English actor has spent the better part of his career - opposite stars and icons, heroes and villains - in beta. That is about to change. Earlier this week, the Osc...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  13. Gylfi Sigurdsson Is Doing Swimmingly at Swansea

    Mike L. Goodman

    Gylfi Sigurdsson has had a very good couple of months. He nearly got Iceland into the World Cup. He returned to Swansea after a stint with Spurs, and has promptly led the Swans on a great run to start the season. Swansea are currently eighth in the t...

    Blog | October 24, 2014
  14. Ranking the Champions League Blowouts

    Spike Friedman

    After a round of Champions League fixtures that saw 40 goals scored in a single day, let's take a moment to highlight a series of blowouts that have reestablished this year's league hierarchy. Breaking these down from least enligh...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  15. Premier League Worry Index: You Should Really Get That Cough Chec...

    Mike L. Goodman

    Southampton are just showing off at this point. They sit third in the table, only one point behind Manchester City. The Saints laid an eight spot on hapless Sunderland on Saturday, powered by an absolutely mouthwatering, four-assist performance from...

    Blog | October 20, 2014
  16. Are Everton Facing a Lost Season?

    Mike L. Goodman

    The first two months of Everton's season have been an exercise in weathering the storm. Right now, they sit in 17th place, with only six points from seven games -- two points above the relegation zone. The boundless optimism that Roberto Ma...

    Blog | October 17, 2014