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David O'Connell

David O'Connell
Dave is a passionate sports fan who mainly writes about Liverpool FC. He has played GAA at various levels and shares a passion for that also. You can find him on Twitter @DaveOCKOP or visit his website: http://www.daveockop.com.

The Incredible Renaissance Of Leicester City Boss Claudio Ranieri

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - JANUARY 16: (Editors notes: This image has been converted to black and white.) Claudio Ranieri of Leicester City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Leicester City at The King Power Stadium on January 16, 2016 in Birmingham, England. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri is on the brink of making English footballing history. David O’Connell looks at how he’s got there and who he’s done it with.  “I don’t know where they’ll go, Dubai maybe?” Ranieri said to a group of reporters after his side’s loss to Arsenal recently. The Premier League leaders conceded a 94th minute goal to lose to …

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Could Wayne Rooney Be The Next Big Name To Head To China?

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 14: Wayne Rooney of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on December 14, 2014 in Manchester, England.

Reports are circulating that Wayne Rooney could be set for an astonishing move to China in the summer. Samuel Luckhurst in the Manchester Evening News  believes the transfer may happen if United sign a marquee signing to replace Rooney. The United frontman could be offered up to a staggering £500,000 a week. Manchester United have received a £27million bid for Wayne Rooney for …

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Liverpool Confirm Signing Of Bundesliga Star

MADRID, SPAIN - MARCH 18: Gareth Bale of Real Madrid controls the ball under pressure from Joel Matip of Schalke uring the UEFA Champions League Round of 16, second leg match between Real Madrid and FC Schalke 04 at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on March 18, 2014 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Denis Doyle/Getty Images)

Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Joel Matip will join Liverpool from Schalke in the summer on a free transfer. Matip has been linked to a Liverpool move for the past couple of months, with Klopp hoping the Cameroonian international will help solve his current defensive crisis. The 24-year-old defender is also well capable of playing with the ball at his feet, and, …

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