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Liam Cairns

Passionate about Football, F1, Tennis and Snooker. On-site athlete researcher for US media company Gracenote during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.

Liverpool F.C. – When Will The Slide End?

Following Liverpool’s 1-0 defeat to Real Madrid, Liam Cairns looks at the reasons why the Anfield club have found it so difficult to recapture the form they managed last season. Few, if any Liverpool fans across the globe will feel euphoric with the current state the club finds itself in. Still within touching distance of the top 4 but overall …

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European Football – The Constantly Evolving Enigma

When one looks at Serie A, one would instantly think of a decrepit stagnating league light years away from its former past glory of the ’80s and early ’90s; a continental league where at the time the greats of the game packed their bags and headed to the Italian peninsula, commanding top dollar on the wages front. It’s easy to …

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Southampton Football Club – What Crisis?

Liam Cairns discusses how the departures during the summer at Southampton haven’t instigated any crisis and the success of Ronald Koeman and players like Graziano Pelle are helping Southampton punch above their weight.  Southampton Football Club on paper looked to be heading for a woeful season for 2014/15 considering the big names that have left. Rather worryingly during the transfer …

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Andrea De Cesaris – An Unlikely Formula One Hero

With the untimely passing of Formula One legend Andrea De Cesaris over the weekend, Liam Cairns discusses the effect the driver had on him as a young Formula One fan. Few incidences or one off occasions leave an impression on a person where in turn you spend the rest of a lifetime passionate about one sport. As I sat down that eventful Sunday …

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Sebastian Vettel Signs For Ferrari For 2015

With news breaking of Sebastian Vettel’s pending move to Ferrari for 2015, few will have cut a surprised figure across the motor sports world. After disclosing his wishes to team boss at Red Bull, Christian Horner last Friday, he will reportedly be on £40 million a season after signing a three-year contract. Now that it is official this will pave …

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Le Mans 1961 – The Onslaught of The Rodriguez Brothers

Few motor sports events stand out more than the 24hr Le Mans. Even fewer when you look further down the grid after the checkered flag is waved for a person or persons that had put in a shift worthy for any archive. But one particular edition gave the world a glimpse of two tenacious Mexicans, both of whom grappled this infamous iconic …

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Jack Harper – Fighting The Galactico Trend At Real Madrid

Liam Cairns discusses Jack Harper, the young Real Madrid player that could be set to reignite Scottish football. When looking at the current Real Madrid squad, it instantly strikes fear into opponents. Forever possessing the ‘Galactico’ tag, Madrid strive to entertain both on and off the pitch and will always replenish the squad with the next best commodity on the world’s footballing stage; …

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Luca Di Montezemolo – End Of An Era For Ferrari & F1

It’s the end of an era for both Ferrari and F1 as Liam Cairns looks at the fallout of Luca Di Montezemolo’s decision to step down as chairman of Ferrari’s F1 team.  With an association spanning two terms and the best part of three decades, one partnership this week has come to an end at one of  the most famous motorsport …

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Monza 1970 – Jochen Rindt Forever Ingrained In F1 Folklore

Jochen Rindt’s fate on 5th September 1970 at Monza has along with many other racing drivers’ demise cast a very dark shadow over this racing circuit for many years. After an exciting ascendance to the top of the Formula One standings, Jochen, having won four of the last five races, was the form driver without question in 1970 after finally finding …

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Radamel Falcao – Why Real Madrid Need Another Striker

It’s a massive 24 hours for Radamel Falcao, with a number of Europe’s heavyweights, Real Madrid included, fighting for his signature. Liam Cairns argues that Real Madrid need the Colombian to complete their team of Galacticos. With Radamel Falcao prematurely announcing his arrival at the Bernabeú on Saturday, then removing his tweet and claiming his Twitter account was hacked, no …

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