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Alexis Sanchez would be exactly right to leave Arsenal during the summer

Back in 2014, Arsene Wenger made one of the biggest signings in Arsenal history, spending close to £32million on Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez – who was having a tough time breaking into the FC Barcelona team. Close to three years on, I wouldn’t blame him if he decided to quit out on the French manager who bought him. Read More »

David Neres looks worth the money for Ajax

I can smell it already, the adulation and uproar as 19 – year – old Neres comes out onto the grounds; playing his first ever game for Ajax. The Brazilian winger is a left foot wonder; adaptable to both the right and left wing, and his dribbling is close to speed-act-ular. A little look closer, if you please…  Read More »

Fashion laws in football explained

Football has some strange fashion laws which seemingly have nothing to do with actually playing the game. Whilst these rules are largely adhered to in the Premier League, lower league clubs and players are regularly in trouble with officials for not abiding by the rules. Here are three fashion rules you argue about every Saturday afternoon explained… Read More »

The Manchester United squad – a few tweaks and they could close the gap

“Come on, United -” yes, words from a loyal and dedicated fan, myself, who more than anything would like the title to be within their grasp. It can be, no doubt, and with the win against Leicester, I believe there is a good chance that the Red Devils are heading in the right direction.  Read More »

A 48 team World Cup is a natural progression, not a cheap, money spinning gimmick

In late 2016 new FIFA President Gianni Infantino announced that he was proceeding with plans to put an expansion of the World Cup to 48 teams for the 2026 tournament and beyond before FIFA’s general congress. In early 2017 these plans were given formal approval, to a mixed reception. Read More »

Gytkjær’s unusual move to 1860 Munich

2. Bundesliga

Christian Gytkjær made an unusual move from the title-winning Rosenborg BK to 2. Bundesliga strugglers, 1860 Munich. Prior to this move, Gytkjær had spent the entirety of his career playing in Scandinavia. Where in recent years he had acquired quite the name for himself as a very fruitful striker. Read More »

Should Manchester United sell Wayne Rooney this coming summer?

Wayne Rooney

Wayne Rooney etched himself into Manchester United history just a couple of weeks ago, as he became the Red Devils’ all-time top goal scorer. The 31-year-old’s form has deteriorated drastically recently, but should the club let him leave the North West this summer? Read More »

Chelsea: N’Golo Kante perfects Antonio Conte’s system

Antonio Conte’s system has baffled opponents throughout this Premier League season. It is N’Golo Kante who perfects the seemingly unbeatable approach, and the Frenchman has been at the heart of an excellent team. Read More »

M’Baye Niang already making an impact at Watford

During the January transfer window, Watford agreed on a loan deal to sign young talent, M’Baye Niang. The Frenchman has made an instant impression on the Premier League, with his performances helping the Hornets secure a valuable six points in their last two games. Read More »

Ultimate Team, or Ultimate Procrastination

The FIFA video game franchise is hugely popular these days; with a lot of its players favouring the relatively new mode – Ultimate Team. Is this mode actually worth the amount of time spent on it? Read More »

Laurent Koscielny boldly challenges Arsène Wenger

After arguably the worst week of Arsenal’s season so far, the unrest in the team has clearly reached boiling point. The players are now openly rebelling and the fans are loudly revolting. Arsène Wenger’s final days are finally upon us people. Read More »

How Antonio Conte sank a hole in Bournemouth’s ship

Chelsea is having a season to remember with Antonio Conte bulldozing his way to his first domestic title in English football. However, a decision by the Italian manager has dealt a massive blow to the survival chances of another Premier League side. Read More »

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