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The three best centre-backs in the Premier League right now

The Premier League has always been known as the most exciting competition in association football, and once again, England’s top flight is delivering the goods. The race for the top four is tight, as is the relegation battle that is warming up rather nicely. Known for its tough-tackling and physicality, it’s time to take a look at the three best ... Read More »

Who skippers Manchester United next?

Football Captain

Despite Wayne Rooney only being named Manchester United captain less than three years ago, the armband at Old Trafford may well be up for grabs again come the end of the campaign, but who will Jose Mourinho choose to lead his side as they quest to return to the top of the table again. Read More »

Champions League: Five truths from PSG’s drubbing of Barcelona

Paris Saint-Germain produced one of their most memorable performances in history on Tuesday to thrash Barcelona 4-0 in the UEFA Champions League. Goals from birthday boys, Angel Di Maria (brace) and Edinson Cavani coupled with another from new signing, Julian Draxler, helped the Parisians inflict the joint-worst defeat on the Catalans. Read More »

Relegation: What is it good for?

What does relegation actually mean for football clubs in the modern game? It used to be the worst possible end to a season in years gone by but how many clubs would actually prefer to step down a tier these days? Why do so many clubs willingly embrace the drop?  Read More »

Burnley’s success exceeds merely having grit and determination

As this Premier League campaign approaches its home stretch, the side from Turf Moor are one of the teams exceeding expectations this season. Although Burnley is, at times, viewed as an unfashionable club and often left unappreciated, they deserve more credit as their work ethic is just one facet contributing towards their success. Read More »

The January Deals That Never Happened

Despite being in the very centre of February and fresh out of a Transfer Window; the rumour mill continues to turn with just as much ferocity courtesy of the ‘definite deals’ that never materialised. I thought we should probably have a look at why these deals didn’t happen, starting with probably the most bizarre of the lot: Read More »

Managers need to be shown more respect

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

With all the money and expectation in the modern game, football managers are under more pressure than ever. Over the last few weeks I have been shocked at how certain players, fans and journalists have treated managers and feel it’s time a little more appreciation is shown to the men brave enough to take on the roles. Read More »

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