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The deserving Premier League Team of the Season

Yet another campaign is close to reaching its conclusion. So, here are the best eleven performers to form my Premier League Team of the Season. This season witnessed Chelsea deservedly crowned champions. Contrastingly, Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Hull suffered relegation. Manchester United and Arsenal underperformed, leaving Manchester City and Liverpool in prime position to make top four. In mid-table, teams like ... Read More »

Harry Kane and his remarkable season

Kane over Giroud for the North London XI.

Harry Kane is not given the credit he deserves. Here are the stats that prove how truly remarkable his season has been for Tottenham Hotspur. Read More »

Manchester United will win the Premier League next season

This season, Manchester United boasted being the biggest spenders in England; despite the millions of pounds shelled out, United won’t finish any higher than sixth. For the present, they have a League Cup to boast of, as well as a Europa league title on the horizon, then the focus will turn to the 2017-18 season. Read More »

Dirk Kuyt finally retires on a high – should he be considered a legend?

Last weekend, Dirk Kuyt scored a hat-trick that sealed Feyenoord’s Eredivisie title win. It was also Feyenoord’s first in 18 years. On Wednesday, the Dutch forward announced his retirement from football. With a career that spans nearly two decades, Dirk Kuyt has given his best to the beautiful game. Taking a look at Kuyt’s career, would you consider him a ... Read More »

Why Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe should be named Barclays Manager of the Season

Eddie Howe

Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was one of six Premier League bosses nominated for the Barclays Manager of the Season. The English coach is up against the likes of Chelsea’s Antonio Conte, Tottenham Hotspur’s Mauricio Pochettino, West Bromwich Albion’s Tony Pulis, Burnley’s Sean Dyche and Swansea City’s Paul Clement. Read More »

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas still one of the best midfielders around

Cesc Fàbregas' game is perfectly suited for Chelsea's match against Crystal Palace

N’Golo Kante has once again wowed fans of the Premier League this season, after a second successive league title with different clubs and a PFA player of the year award to boot. However one of his midfield teammates has shown that he’s still one of the best despite a bit part role; Cesc Fabregas. Read More »

What we learnt from Real Madrid’s 4-1 win at Celta Vigo.

With the chance to finally play their precious game in hand over Barcelona, Real Madrid made no mistake in continuing their push for the La Liga title. Los Blancos walked into the Balaidos with confidence and walked out with three important points. A 4-1 win means that Zinedine Zidane’s men only need 1 point from their last game to secure ... Read More »

Should Newcastle United keep Aleksandar Mitrovic?

The season came to a close in superb fashion for Newcastle as they, at last, claimed promotion and the trophy, something they seemed likely to do at the start of the season. However, they encountered difficulties through injuries, suspensions and a poor start, which meant they were chasing for a large part of the season. Read More »

Walter Mazzarri departure proves Watford were wrong to axe Quique Sanchez Flores

Watford have recently announced manager Walter Mazzarri will be leaving the club in the summer following a poor end to the Premier League season. The Hornets look set to finish lower in the table with fewer points than they attained under former manager Quique Sanchez Flores in 2015/16, raising the question why the latter was relieved of his duties last ... Read More »

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