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Michael Laverty

Michael Laverty
A fitness instructor with great knowledge in fitness and weight training. Aspires to work with athletes at the highest level. Sporting knowledge in football. @athletemichael

Henrikh Mkhitaryan – The Nearly Red Of Dortmund

Liverpool had been tracking Henrikh Mkhitaryan for some time before it looked likely that he would sign a contract for the Anfield club, only for it to eventually fall through. Now at Borussia Dortmund, Mkhitaryan has been impressive for the German side. Goals From Midfield Last season Mkhitaryan scored 9 goals in 31 appearances, with 2 of those as a …

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Manchester United Give A Present Of A Nani For Free

It has been reported that Manchester United will ludicrously pay the wages of Nani who has been loaned out to Sporting Lisbon for the season as a makeshift in the Rojo deal. While fans are split at the news of the departure of the Portuguese winger, paying the wages of a player who isn’t even at Manchester United and who …

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Should Manchester United Target Khedira?

An opening day defeat to Swansea City has Manchester United fans ringing the alarm bells, should the club go all out to sign Sami Khedira? Michael Laverty discusses. Manchester United currently need to strengthen their squad in terms of midfield and defense, especially in the core of the team. While Marcos Rojo looks a solid target at the moment for the Red Devils, …

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Premier League Prediction – Top Four

Michael Laverty is here to predict how the battle for top four in the Premier League will pan out, with a number of teams vying for glory. With the new Premier League season less than a fortnight away, it’s time to speculate who will win the title, who will achieve a top four spot and who will ultimately fall short. With a few …

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The Growing Importance Of Pre-Season Performances

Michael Laverty discusses the growing importance of pre-season tournaments, with increasing revenues and exposure from around the world available to clubs. This year may have highlighted how pre-season is producing more pressure for big teams, with distractions to go along with preparing for the new season. Distractions come in the form of money for the club, players or companies and …

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Gary Lineker Highlights FIFA Corruption

It’s widely believed that a culture of corruption permeates the entire FIFA organisation starting at the top with president Sepp Blatter. Gary Lineker recently gave his views on the issue and Michael Laverty looks into the matter further here. FIFA, the world governing body of football, is a deeply compromised organisation that does not act in the interests of the …

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Chelsea: Season Preview 2014/15

Chelsea were close but ultimately not good enough to win the Premier League title last season. They have added to their squad and Michael Laverty is here to discuss how they are shaping up ahead of the new Premier League season. Whatever about their players Chelsea have a mastermind in Jose Mourinho, leading the team into the season ahead. Last season, Mourinho …

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Wayne Rooney Past His Peak: Was Scholes Right?

Wayne Rooney has had an incredible career for Manchester United, but is he past his best at the age of just 28? Michael Laverty discusses. Wayne Rooney has been a vital part of Manchester United’s success winning league titles and the Champions League. After his disappointing World Cup performance in Brazil, is Paul Scholes right by saying that he peaked …

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Southampton Face Relegation Fight

Southampton look to be in for a very difficult season despite their reputation for developing great young talent. They now look in a poor state, with the latest player, Lovren leaving the club for Liverpool, following in the footsteps of Lambert and Lallana. With the likes of Shaw also leaving the club for a new challenge, Southampton have a lot …

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