Three games into the 2013-14 Premier League season, and unbelievably my favorite team, Liverpool, is atop the table. Three straight 1-0 wins (with Daniel Sturridge scoring the lone goal in all three matches) has earned them the maximum possible (9) points after week 3. Having watched all three games start to finish, I feel that keeper Simon Mignolet should be getting as much credit as Sturridge, if not more. Either way, I'm excited for this week's match-up against Swansea, but unfortunately I'll have to wait until Monday for that one.
One team I will be watching today though is Sunderland:
Hurley appeared in 402 games over a dozen seasons with Sunderland. He was a steadfast defender who could occasionally put one in the back of the net, and under his watch the team was eventually promoted to the highest level of English football. Sunderland fans voted him the team's player of the century as a matter of fact!
Jose Mesa, 1992 Fleer Ultra #305 - In my first blog post of the year, I may have been a little harsh in my criticisms of the Orioles' somnolent winter. After all, Dan Duquette claimed not o...