2018: My expectations

Yeah I know its the 7th day of the year and whatever expectations I have for this year should have been made public like a week ago; but like they say, its better late than never. Halftimeng.com will be Five this year; still seems like yesterday when I had the

Malaga and Alaves ; Two Teams sharing Doldrums

A month including three games into the La Liga season, no points for these two decent sides; the lowest ebb of any form a campaign could start. How did it come to this? Self inflicted or uncontrollable circumstances? Would they be able to make a leeway out of this? Would 'heads

WHO SHOULD REPLACE NEYMAR? 5 LIKELY CANDIDATES

It is no longer news that the third member of the lethal attacking MSN trio, Brazilian forward, Neymar is set to complete a world record move to French side PSG, it is also evident that Barcelona may have been bullied into letting go of their star player and have failed

Football is fast losing its soul

When in 2000, Hernan Crespo completed a deal from Parma to Lazio for a record €36M becoming the first 30M plus signing, the BBC reeled out a headline asking, “Has the world gone mad”? 17 years later and they will finally be getting an answer if the purported deal of

Manchester United: Looking Ahead

In life you have to be able to look back before you can look forward, I believe the same can be said about Manchester United in the Post Sir Alex era where the focus has been centered at expanding the recruitment modus operandi. On several occasions, Executive Vice Chairman; Ed

Too many radical changes

There is a whirlwind blowing in African football as we speak, the new Executive committee of the Confederation of African Football are stamping their authority on the continent's game. Whilst it be necessary to carve a niche for yourselves to as much as possible be a huge departure from the

Die Mannschaft at the double

I have to start by first thanking those that continue to support Halftimeng in more ways than i can even mention. Over the last few weeks or so, I have been having doubts about writing because of some feed back that I got which kind of discouraged me, but I

A Liverpool Fan’s Transfer Wishlist

With the release of the fixtures for the 2017/18 on June 14, 2017, the season has officially commenced. As a Kop, the permutation for next season regarding the expected points per month has commenced. However, the club has not been active on the transfer market where the required tools are