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Taking Marco van Basten seriously

Opening minds in this day and age is even more difficult than unlocking a defense with ten men behind the ball. Those who fear globalization and climate legislation may force uncertain change in their lives are gaining political power, threatening to stagnate society into a dull existence of losses and nil-nil draws that will eventually relegate humanity to self-extinction. Accepting new challenges in ... Read More »

How could Chelsea invest during this transfer window?

It has been yet another superbly unpredictable Premier League season and the surprises show no signs of abating. Both Manchester clubs languish outside of the Champions League spots, while Liverpool and Tottenham are currently battling with Arsenal for prime position to usurp Chelsea.  Read More »

Is Pep Guardiola’s love affair with the Champions League set to end?

Manchester City fans are disappointed, to say the least, at their league position this season. Following recent seasons of wealthy investment, fans expected them to see the new year in sitting in the top four. Increasing their excitement, was the announcement of infamous manager, Pep Guardiola, but, are City set to finish outside of the top four this season? Read More »

A pedestrian start to Bruce Arena’s second stint in charge of the USMNT

Somewhere amidst Sunday’s sporting cornucopia, which included Manchester United’s 4-0 FA Cup fourth round victory over Wigan, the NHL’s second go-round with its four-division three-on-three All Star mini-tournament, the NFL Pro Bowl, and WWE’s Royal Rumble, the United States Men’s National Team played to a nil-nil draw against Serbia in the international friendly marking Bruce Arena’s return as manager. Read More »

What Brexit could mean for football

A hard Brexit is looming ominously on the horizon and with the politicians in Westminster voting on whether to pass Theresa May’s plan to leave the EU this week some serious issues are being thrown up. The most pressing and serious of which is simple and clear for all to see: What will a post-Brexit Premier League look like? Read More »

Would Benzema solve Arsenal’s problems?

Karim Benzema

Arsenal have had no end of problems in recent years with their fans citing that their dry patch in the league is down to one thing or another. While it is often easy to dismiss the claims of the masses, in Arsenal’s case it is easy to substantiate their claims. Read More »

Claude Puel needs to be reunited with genius Hatem Ben Arfa

Despite Southampton’s incredible run to the EFL Cup Final where they haven’t conceded a single goal, Claude Puel has taken the Saints backwards from previous Premier League successes. His transfer record has been pretty shocking so all Saints fans will hope new record signing Manolo Gabbiadini will bring some much-needed bite in attack. Read More »

Should Manchester City let Joe Hart go?

Pep Guardiola’s first season in the Premier League is threatening to descend into anarchy as they find themselves falling further behind Chelsea in the league. City currently find themselves 12 points adrift of the leaders with 16 games still to play. With Chelsea looking so strong of late, many feel that 12 points is too great a gap for Guardiola ... Read More »

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