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January transfer window guide: Five hidden gems of League One

Unless you support a League One team, you might not recognise these names but remember that the likes of  Harry Kane and Dele Alli played for lower league sides. We take a look at some potential gems that could be heading up a division.  Read More »

Remade by injuries, how Eddie became a football manager

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is one of the hot topics in Premier League currently. Bournemouth is sitting at 9th position on the table and fans are even discussing if the young manager will succeed Arsene Wenger in Arsenal. Read More »

Predicting the rest of the season

Predicting the future is usually reserved for those who read Tarot Cards and write horoscopes but I thought I’d try my hand at guessing what’s going to happen in the second half of the season. Read More »

Mourinho’s post-match comments dissected: intensity and intimidation for Liverpool

Mourinho hasn't been able to keep United from being a Premier League embarrassment.

Manchester United disposed of Hull City in the first leg of their League Cup semi-final, winning 2-0. However, Jose Mourinho wasn’t in jubilant mood – he complained about his player’s celebratory mood following Juan Mata’s break-through goal: “Why celebrate when you have half an hour to play? I don’t think there is a reason.” Read More »

The Best FIFA Football Awards: Why Premier League Players Missed the Cut

Cristiano Ronaldo

The dust is gradually settling over The Best FIFA Football Awards which held in Zurich a couple of days ago, however, one thing we all can’t ignore is the fact that, once again, no Premier League player got called on stage to receive an award. Is this gradually becoming a trend? Read More »

Lallana is the key for club and country

Liverpool travel to St Mary’s tonight to face Southampton in the first leg of their EFL Cup tie, many of the Liverpool starting 11 will be visiting their old club considering the players that Liverpool have purchased from the Saints in recent seasons, however it is Adam Lallana that has been one of the signings of the last few years. Read More »

Sunil Gulati, Captain of the USSF Black Pearl

Just to be certain, I did a quick search on IMDb. USSF President Sunil Gulati did not have a role in Pirates of the Caribbean. At least not an accredited one. It’s possible he was an overlooked extra dressed as a pirate in one scene or another. If so, it would certainly help to explain the American football association’s decision, last ... Read More »

Premier League: Season grades part 2

After 20 games played by each club in the Premier League, here are the grades for the remaining 10 teams, judged on their performances during the first half of the season. Read More »

Premier League: Season grades Part 1

The 2016-17 Premier League is now past the halfway stage. How has each club performed so far? Here are our grades, based on this campaign’s results and pre-season expectations. Read More »

The young Premier League Stars impressing on loan

We all know that the Premier League is full of great young talent. A credit to every academy and youth team setup across the league. And with the recent news that Chelsea have recalled defender Nathan Ake from Bournemouth, here are some other youngsters who are seriously impressing away from their parent clubs.  Read More »

West Ham board announce changes but will they make a difference?

West Ham United

For many Hammers supporters, West Ham’s “dream” move to the London Stadium has been more of a nightmare thus far. Only time will tell as to whether or not critics of the move will hold the same opinion come three or four years time. But for now, the board have announced a series of changes in order to mitigate growing ... Read More »

RB Leipzig – Loved abroad but hated at home

RB Leipzig are the surprise package in European football this season with comparisons already being drawn to Leicester City’s unlikely triumph last campaign. Their rapid rise through the league system has drawn admirers from far and wide, but seemingly not at home in Germany. Read More »

The Sack Race: Fair or not?

The Premier League’s managerial sack race has kicked in over the last month or so and there have been plenty of articles outlining where everything went wrong for the likes of Alan Pardew, Bob Bradley and Mike Phelan – perhaps it’s time to look at whether or not they actually deserved to lose their jobs so mercilessly at the season ... Read More »

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