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Who should Crystal Palace target this transfer window?

Crystal Palace are in a really bad way. In 2016 they were given the unwanted accolade of the team who accumulated the lowest amount of points across all four divisions. Ultimately, this saw the end to Alan Pardew’s reign as manager. Enter Sam Allardyce.  Read More »

Janssen display leaves Spurs with striking dilemma

For many Spurs fans, the woeful display from Vincent Janssen against Aston Villa was as predictable as the wholesale team changes that preceded it. Just as inevitable was the improvement in the side when the Dutchman was replaced by Dele Alli on the hour mark, a switch that directly led to the first goal in what was eventually a comfortable ... Read More »

January transfer window guide: players to watch in the Championship

The January transfer window can make or break a team’s season. Good signings can have an immediate impact, giving a team that something extra as they look to push for promotion, avoid relegation or consolidate a comfortable mid-table finish. Here are five players in the Championship who Premier League teams will be eyeing up as they look to bolster their ... Read More »

Why I believe Cristiano Ronaldo is the best player of our generation

February 5th, 1985, Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro was brought into the world. Just eighteen years later, the supremely talented teenager made the move to Manchester United. That became the start of a footballing legacy, the likes of which we’ve seldom seen before.  Read More »

Morecambe fans give manager Jim Bentley £1000 to pay his FA Fine

In recent times the fortunes of League Two Morecambe have rapidly decreased. They had a good solid start to the season, but a combination of poor form on the pitch and, this is putting it lightly, an absolute circus off the pitch have seen The Shrimps sink to 17th in League Two. Read More »

How far can Dele Alli’s potential take him?

Dele Alli’s brace at White Hart Lane on Wednesday helped Tottenham to a 2-0 win over Chelsea. The victory also ended their London rivals’ 13 game winning streak in the Premier League and meant Spurs jumped to third in the table. The 20-year-old’s performance on the night epitomised his form of late and has people wondering what heights this young ... Read More »

Is Mesut Özil enough to put up with another three years of Wenger?

In a jaw-dropping interview with the German magazine Kicker, Mesut Özil has dropped an absolute bombshell on the world of football. The former world cup winner has made it abundantly clear that he intends to sign a new contract but that all depends on the million-dollar question, is Arsène Wenger going to stay in North London after this season. Read More »

Leeds Ladies: A small club with a huge name.

Leeds Ladies are the team which was borne from the ashes which Leeds United Chairman Massimo Cellino left behind after dissolving Leeds United Ladies. Read More »

What do Arsenal need to do to quash the rumours?

Arsenal’s best piece of business would be to confirm the future of manager, Arsene Wenger. In turn, that has cast doubt over the futures Alexis Sanchez & Mesut Ozil, whose contracts run out in 18 months. I think are holding out on signing extended deals because they are uncertain about the club’s direction with no guarantee that the man who ... Read More »

FA Cup story so far: Lincoln City & Sutton United

The two lowest ranked teams still left in this year’s FA Cup; Lincoln city and Sutton United. Both the Vanarama Conference teams have battled it through at least 4 games so far in this competition, earning a replay in the third round. With two very winnable replays for both sides, I have a look at their FA Cup run so far. Read More »

What makes German football so different?

Bundesliga

In a world of inflated transfer fees, astronomical wages and some of the highest ticket prices in Europe it is not hard to understand why that, over the past few years, the notion that football in the UK is slowly drifting away from it’s humble, working class background has been mentioned more and more. Read More »

Manchester City’s new signing – Who is Gabriel Jesus?

As you may have heard Manchester City have recently signed a young player named Gabriel Jesus. The deal was sealed back in August but the transfer didn’t go through until January. But just who is “Gabriel Fernando De Jesus”? Read More »

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