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Atlanta United Making The Most Of Its MLS Honeymoon

At fifty-four and having managed Paraguay, Newell’s Old Boys, Barcelona, and Argentina in the decade before coming to the US, it’s safe to say Tata Martino has been around the block a few times. His latest club, Atlanta United, did not exist before owner Arthur Blank ponied up $150 million in 2016 to be granted a Major League Soccer franchise. ... Read More »

Championship: Five managerial candidates for Norwich City job

Following the sacking of Alex Neil earlier this month, Norwich City are searching for a new man in charge and It’s Round and It’s White have identified five managers who may be tempted to make the move to East Anglia. Read More »

Where do the problems at Norwich City lie?

Norwich City’s majority shareholders Delia Smith and Michael Wynn-Jones are under the microscope for appearing hideously out of touch with the modern game.  Read More »

Bayern Munich Are Blitzing the Bundesliga

Bayern Munich and other football clubs were a bit shocked at the start of the season when RB Leipzig was top of the Bundesliga. This was a surprise to many as Leipzig had just been promoted in the previous campaign. Read More »

Liverpool wonderkid Ben Woodburn earns Wales call-up

Ben Woodburn initially gained recognition for his standout performances for Liverpool at youth level, which saw the youngster fast-tracked into the senior side at the beginning of this campaign. After being included in the latest Wales squad for the first time, the 17-year-old is now in the process of developing his career for both club and country. Read More »

What has happened to Ahmed Musa at Leicester City?

For some of us who have keenly monitored his career since he left the Nigeria Premier League in 2010 for the Dutch Eredivisie, Ahmed Musa’s career has been on a meteoric rise. However, since joining Champions, Leicester City, that once bright career looks to be in danger of sinking into oblivion. Read More »

The Starting XI Jose Mourinho should never have let leave Chelsea

During Jose Mourinho’s two spells at Chelsea, the Portuguese manager delivered great success but questions remain regarding the top quality players he let leave the club; which includes talented playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, and the free-scoring Romelu Lukaku. Read More »

Bruce Arena Versus The World

Bruce Arena looks even less like Michael Cera than Gareth Southgate. Like the England manager, however, Arena finds himself up against it in his second stint as United States Men’s National Team boss. After the USMNT dropped its first two matches in CONCACAF’s final World Cup qualifying stage, under Jürgen Klinsmann, the American has been brought in to defeat the ... Read More »

Arsene Wenger wants to stay at Arsenal but the board have to sack him soon

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal lost yet another crucial fixture at the weekend, with Arsene Wenger somehow still in the hot seat. The Gunners fans’ frustrations must be growing, with confidence in the Frenchman dwindling. It is now time for the board to take decisive action. Read More »

The Gunners Need A Talisman In Their Arsenal

It’s like the whole football world has been banging its head against a brick wall, but The Gunners needs a goal scoring centre-forward. Yet again after another disappointing season comes to its climax, the “so close, yet so far” feeling for Arsenal is ever relevant. Read More »

Manchester United finally move up in the table but they should be focused on Europe

After months sitting in sixth place and becoming the latest footballing meme, Manchester United finally moved up in the table into fifth, surpassing Arsenal. Jose Mourinho’s men managed to beat Middlesbrough 3-1 away from home yesterday, in a game that the Red Devils controlled for the majority. Read More »

Dear Jose, Please Don’t Play Three At The Back

Manchester United

Dear Jose. My name is Ayyaz Malik and I am a football fan and not just a Manchester United fan. I am 30-years-old and have had a love of the beautiful game for two decades. I want to address some issues that I have in regards to your tactics in an open letter. Read More »

With Harry Kane injured who will win the Premier League Golden Boot?

Despite Spurs’ impressive 6-0 FA Cup quarter-final win over Millwall last weekend, the Lilywhites will be ruing the fact that their star striker Harry Kane, who had thus far scored 24 goals in 28 games for his side this season (including 3 hat tricks), picked up an ankle injury ruling him out for a seemingly long amount of time. Read More »

Manchester United overcome Middlesbrough: 5 things learned

Jose Mourinho’s men saw off relegation-threatened Middlesbrough in a pragmatic and efficient style – despite the third goal for United having been handed on a plate to Antonio Valencia by a no-doubt red-faced Victor Valdes. Read More »

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