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Michael Carrick: Should he call it a day at the end of the season?

The Old Trafford crowd have had plenty of heroes to worship over the years, with Manchester United enjoying plenty of success. One man who epitomises everything good about the Red Devils’ recent form is Michael Carrick. An often underrated deep-lying midfielder. Read More »

Is it time for Theo Walcott to leave Arsenal?

It has been a subject continually broached, season after season, with Arsenal and their players underperforming year on year. This campaign, the Gunners are already out of the Champions League, they had to watch Manchester United lift the EFL Cup, and they are a long way off the top in the Premier League. Read More »

The three best strikers in the Premier League right now

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Our ‘three best’ Premier League series returns today, and this time it is the most important position of them all; strikers. These are the guys that are so heavily relied upon to find the goals, and when they aren’t in form, they are often thrown under the bus as the fall guys. Read More »

J.League 2017 Match Day Two continues familiar theme

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Japan’s football season, the J.League kicked off last week; seemingly nothing went to the usual plot. This round of fixtures continued along the same theme with a surprising set of results. Read More »

Manchester City Slip Up At Home Against Stoke City

Wednesday night saw Manchester City face up against Stoke City at the Etihad stadium. It was an interesting fixture even though nobody could get on the scoreline. There were chances at both ends but both sides were unable to break the deadlock. Read More »

Could Nottingham Forest and Notts County merge?

Clubs are often built on their strong individual identity, it’s their colours, crest and supporters which make the club what it is. But, what about if you combine two clubs? An almost unthinkable prospect for most supporters – but in times of peril, could these two Nottinghamshire teams come together and go forward? Read More »

Why Arsène Wenger deserves a new contract.

Will he or won’t he sign, that’s the question that will be on the mouths of every Arsenal fan from now until May. Arsène Wenger’s contract saga is a soap opera that’s set to run into the sunset with the whole world eagerly watching. Read More »

Champions League: Borussia Dortmund also made a strong statement

Last night was all about Barcelona and their memorable and historic comeback (6-1) victory over Paris Saint-Germain, however, another team also ran riot and absolutely obliterated their opponents in last night’s Champions League round of 16 fixture. Dortmund is standing up and they must be counted. Read More »

Barcelona’s epic comeback against PSG: 4 Lessons for Premier League teams

We don’t get to see games like this every day; one that Barcelona defied the football gods, overawed the entire universe and then went on to make history with their epic and classic display against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday.   Read More »

Can Manchester United win the Europa League this season?

Later on today, Manchester United continue their Europa League campaign with an away game against FC Rostov. We’re now down to the last sixteen, so my question is can the Red Devils go all the way? Read More »

Barcelona comeback glosses over glaring loss of identity

It was the greatest comeback in Champions League history. A 6.1 mauling of Paris St Germain that will reverberate across European football. Are the great Barcelona back? or does this result merely cover over some deeper more serious problems that this current Barcelona side face?  Read More »

Are Middlesbrough sleepwalking towards relegation?

Aitor Karanka’s side slipped into the bottom three after a disappointing 2-0 loss to Stoke on Saturday. Middlesbrough’s form has gone quietly under the radar, but they’ll have to be careful if they want to remain in the Premier League. Read More »

A moments appreciation for Stoke City’s Joe Allen

Joe Allen is only 26-years of age. I personally find this hard to believe, the guy seems to have been around in football forever and is certainly a name you will be used to hearing. But not always in a positive way. Read More »

Meet Kazu Miura, the oldest outfield footballer in history

Kazu Miura wrote his name among football folklore when he featured for Japan’s second division club,  Yokohama FC, against V-Varen Nagasaki on Sunday to become the oldest outfield player of all-time, aged 50 years and 7 days. It’s certainly a well-deserved recognition for a player who has stunned our screens with his superb attacking artistry for over three decades now.   Read More »

Is Arsenal’s season past the point of no return?

Although Arsenal remain standing in the FA Cup, as well as contention for the top four in the Premier League, they are enduring troubled times. The club is already out of the title race and suffered humiliation on Tuesday night at the hands of Bayern Munich. Can this season still be salvaged for Arsene Wenger’s side? Read More »

The New Saints are crowned Welsh Premier League champions again.

There was plenty of drama over the weekend as the reigning champions retained the league title while the race for European qualification and battle against the drop intensified. Marc Davies brings us the latest action from this season’s Welsh Premier League.   Read More »

Give Premier League Officials The Tools They Need And Until You Do, Give Them A Break

Kevin Friend is probably the most inappropriately named among Premier League officials.

Twice in two days, now, I have found myself disagreeing with fellow Round and White authors. The first occasion was mostly semantic. Jordan Street believes Tyrone Mings fully intended to mash Zlatan Ibrahimović’s brains to a pulp in the clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth which subsequently sees the duo facing lengthy bans. I’m not so sure. Ultimately, we agree both ... Read More »

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