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The number 9 is reborn

The EFL cup final between Manchester United and Southampton was a neutrals dream, a 3-2 score-line, a late winner, and a fight back from a losing team to boot. But despite the thrills and spills, a cup final brings one thing was resoundingly clear. The traditional number 9 striker has made a stunning comeback. Read More »

Major League Soccer opening day: What if you threw a party and nobody came?

Joseph Haydn isn’t a player from Rapid Wien or RB Salzburg whom your favorite MLS club signed this winter while you were distracted by Paris Saint-Germain knocking the stuffing out of Barcelona. He was an eighteenth century Austrian composer whose ninety-first symphony was known as “The Surprise” because a booming chord would unexpectedly intrude on quiet passages, rudely waking sleepy audience ... Read More »

Three signings that could revolutionise Arsenal

Arsenal won’t win much this season – the FA Cup remains their only hope of silverware. The Arsenal board haven’t won the affection of the fans; a lack of spending and investment has been blamed for the Gunners’ failings.The Arsenal players haven’t won themselves any plaudits, except for Alexis Sanchez, although he has come under some criticism recently. Read More »

Would a move back to Everton work for Wayne Rooney?

Wayne Rooney’s future has been one of the most hotly contested topics of debate this season, with the versatile forward having lost his place in the first team of late. If Rooney is needed at all, it is usually as a substitute and, with the abundance of talent Manchester United now have in their forward roles, it has put his ... Read More »

Rotherham United are in big, big trouble

After every match day towards the final half of the season, we always check who could possibly go down and who could possibly get promoted from each of the leagues. One team that looks to be in danger of that is Rotherham United in the Championship. Read More »

The race to reach the Championship playoffs

Reaching the promise land of the Premier League through the playoffs is apparently the richest prize in English football. With an estimated £90million is prize money, television rights, sponsorship and other various revenue streams, it certainly is a desirable goal.  Read More »

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