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Big clubs in the bottom half of the Championship

Several teams that are currently in the Championship were in the Premier League only a couple of years ago. However, many of these big clubs are in the bottom half of the table. Cardiff City, Aston Villa, Queens Park Rangers, Blackburn Rovers, Birmingham City, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic. Read More »

The Italy national team could have finally found a top level striker in Andrea Belotti

Over the summer, it’s fair to say that Antonio Conte worked wonders with the Italian national team. However, the lack of a truly world class striker genuinely hampered them when it came down to the crunch. Now less than twelve months on, the Azzurri could have just found their star man in the form of Andrea Belotti. Read More »

Ibra’s Ban Being Lemons, Manchester United Must Make Lemonade

Ibra's three match ban for this elbow to Tyrone Mings means manchester United must make lemonade from lemons.

Manchester United and Bournemouth didn’t exactly enjoy a pleasant walk in the park last Saturday, although you wouldn’t be able to tell from key players’ comments afterward or the three-match ban assessed its star striker which finds United needing to make lemonade from lemons. Tyrone Mings stamped on Zlatan Ibrahimović’s skull. Zlatan elbowed Mings in the face, soon after. Andrew Surman then shoved ... Read More »

The agony of being an Arsenal fan

Never a time in history has our darling club, Arsenal, been subjected to such ridicule as it is currently undergoing this current season. It is really pathetic to see one of England’s most prestigious football clubs decline rapidly into a laughing stock among Europe’s elites. Read More »

The stats that defined the embarrassing Arsenal defeat to Bayern Munich

Last night was a night of gloom for the Arsenal faithful worldwide. Their team were made to look like non-league minnows who won the lottery to play in the Champions League. Bayern Munich simply capitalised on the frailty of Arsenal, to inflict the most embarrassing defeat in history. Read More »

Refereeing in the Premier League, has it hit rock bottom?

We never seem to go through a Premier League weekend without a dubious refereeing decision or a missed incident from one of the officials. This leaves pundits and fans alike scratching their heads or worse, furious with rage. Last weekend proved no different with the officiating of games falling into serious question. Read More »

It’s time we talked about Harry Kane

Harry Kane has now topped 20 Premier League goals for the third consecutive season. It’s time we talked about him and his growing stature within the footballing world. Read More »

Diego Costa criticised, but still scoring goals

Ben Darvill doesn't mind if Diego Costa's head has been turned by bags and bags of Chinese money.

There has been a debate emerging amongst Chelsea supporters that seems to be dividing opinions surrounding the form and performances of Striker Diego Costa. The Spanish international is their top scorer this season and is the level third top scorer in the Premier League with 17 goals. Not a bad statistic for a forward right? Read More »

Where would Arsenal be without Alexis Sanchez this season?

The Alexis Sanchez exit story has blown up in recent days. With the future of more than one person at Arsenal under close scrutiny. In particular, the futures of Mesut Ozil and manager Arsene Wenger have been under the spotlight. Read More »

Who would replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

Every season around March time it seems Arsene Wenger’s turn to claim all the critics within him and his beloved Arsenal. Their famous fourth placing could be something of the past, taken for granted, with the league’s quality this season. However, the question remains, if Wenger goes in the summer who will take the reigns? Read More »

Fifty Ways to Leave Your Manager

Although Disturbed’s powerful interpretation of Sounds of Silence has been receiving all the attention lately, Paul Simon also wrote a few other timeless songs. One was titled Fifty Ways To Leave Your Lover, a clever ditty which unintentionally speaks to managerial sackings as well as the more traditional soured romance. Read More »

Samir Nasri: A midfielder reborn this season on loan at Sevilla

Pep Guardiola wasted little time in telling Samir Nasri that his services at the club were no longer required. The Frenchman then opted to go out on loan at Sevilla and it has so far proved to be a shrewd move for him. Read More »

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