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Why Paul Merson owes Marco Silva an apology.

Last night Marco Silva pulled off another tactical masterclass. His Hull City team for the second time in a week got the better of a Manchester United side worth 8x the value of his Hull squad. This has left more egg on the face of armchair pundit Paul Merson, who refused to give the former Olympiakos manager a chance before ... Read More »

What would Antoine Griezmann bring to Manchester United if the move happens

Manchester United are a club with an absolute embarrassment of riches at their disposal, and there is no better man at spending that money than Jose Mourinho. The Red Devils have been linked with some huge names already, but one stands out more than most; French attacker, Antoine Griezmann. Read More »

Bournemouth are in massive danger of being relegated

January has been a terrible month for many teams. Some club’s results have dropped off a cliff like Liverpool for eg, others have had a frustrating transfer window being unable to strengthen their squad and others have had key players leave. Slipping under the radar have been AFC Bournemouth who have cripplingly had ALL of the above in a disastrous start to ... Read More »

Gabriel Jesus thrills in dominant Manchester City victory

As kick-off approached on a frigid night in Stratford, the West Ham faithful sang their familiar anthem with particular gusto and – with bubbles cascading down from on high – played their part in creating a picturesque pre-match scene. Read More »

Alternative required for serial winners

In football, there are few certainties. The grass is green, the ball is round and Celtic will win the Scottish Premier League. Wait, that’s not right. Well it shouldn’t be, yet some leagues just aren’t competitive – but what can be done about it? Read More »

Premier League predictions: The top four

With the halfway point of the season a couple of weeks gone, let’s take a look back at the progress of the best-performing teams thus far as well as the teams with the most momentum in an attempt to predict the top 4 come the end of the season. Read More »

Book Review: Tony Collins: Football Master Spy

Tony Collins is a well-respected former player, manager, assistant coach, and chief scout. In this book – Tony Collins: Football Master Spy, which was released six months ago, it provides a detailed account of his career in the game he holds so dearly. Read More »

Premier League clubs who have received reinforcements from the AFCON

A lot has been made of the ongoing African Cup of Nations held in Gabon, and how Premier League clubs will miss their players who will be participating in the competition. However, with the AFCON gradually coming to a close, some Premier League teams have received reinforcements from the odd-year tournament. Read More »

David Luiz: From laughing stock to Chelsea rock

On Tuesday night, David Luiz put in a Man of the Match performance against Liverpool to help his side to a 1-1 draw. Since his return to Chelsea, the Brazilian has looked like a completely different player from the one Premier League fans used to poke fun at just a few years ago. Read More »

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