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Kylian Mbappe: Where will the AS Monaco starlet end up moving to?

This season, it feels like we’ve seen the birth of one of world football’s upcoming stars; Kylian Mbappe. The teenage sensation burst onto the scene for AS Monaco, and he is truly spearheading both their Ligue 1 push and Champions League hopes. It seems inevitable that one of Europe’s elite will come calling soon, so where will he end up? Read More »

Aaron Lennon’s plight suggests it’s past time to talk about mental health and football

At some stage in life, we all suffer poor mental health. Earning five or six figures per week playing football, like Aaron Lennon, doesn't provide immunity.

The footballing community was shocked and saddened to hear that Everton’s Aaron Lennon had been detained by police for his own safety. The news was rocking. It shouldn’t be. In the general sense, I mean, rather than regarding Lennon specifically. At some stage in life, we all suffer from poor mental health. Earning five or six figures per week playing football does ... Read More »

Have you seen this manager? Roberto Mancini

Famous people who wear scarves for a thousand, Alex. If you're both a Jeopardy and football fan, you know the question will be "Who is Roberto Mancini?"

Whether still chasing silverware, desperately seeking to avoid relegation, or sitting comfortably mid-table, clubs across Europe are beginning to plan for next season even as this one runs down. Some will be searching for a new manager. One or two are already available. Since Simon Pegg was allowed to make a three flavored Cornetto trilogy, I thought I’d start a milk ... Read More »

Players who changed their nationality

International football is the dream for many players around the world; it’s the pinnacle of success to represent your country. However, there’s a vast crop of players vying for limited spaces – the easiest way to secure your place is to hark back through the family tree and find an alternative nation to pledge your allegiance to. Here is a ... Read More »

Jack Butland – The return of a quality English goalkeeper

England goalkeeping prospect Jack Butland

Many of us are aware that some Premier League clubs have gems of goalkeepers. But it is not often you see English keepers at the very highest level. Goalkeepers like Jack Butland, Tom Heaton, Jordan Pickford, Fraser Forster and Ben Foster, however, have raised expectations with some great individual performances. Read More »

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