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Chelsea could be on the verge of their biggest mistake yet

Nemanja Matic

Chelsea’s transfer policy in recent years has been as confusing as it is erratic. Players have been brought in for huge sums and failed to light up the club with the likes of Andriy Shevchenko and Fernando Torres that best examples of this, while the Blues have also been guilty of allowing players at the height of their powers to ... Read More »

Arsenal have treated Lucas Pérez really badly

When Lucas Pérez left Deportivo La Coruña for Arsenal last year, he must have thought he reached the pinnacle of his career. Eleven months later, Pérez would come to the stark realisation that he had joined a team that held nothing but ill luck for him. The striker’s stock has nosedived and it’s no thanks to Arsenal’s poor treatment of ... Read More »

England’s left-back spot up for grabs for Russia 2018

We are ever closer to the start of the new football season and the excitement is bubbling over nicely. However, in the not so distant future, we have the small matter of the biggest competition of all, the FIFA World cup. The excitement will no doubt start to pick up pace sooner rather than later. Gareth Southgate’s England currently sit top of ... Read More »

Three biggest La Liga Bargains in this transfer window

La Liga has had a quiet summer. Neymar's rumoured move threatens the peace. Below the surface, however, quality players have been arriving in Spain.

La Liga has had a quiet summer. Neither Real Madrid nor FC Barcelona have been extremely active, although Neymar’s rumoured move to Paris makes it an uneasy peace. Below the surface, however, quality players have been arriving in Spain. Here are three of the biggest bargains thus far. Read More »

Premier League cult heroes – Manchester United’s John O’Shea

No team has been more successful during the Premier League era than Manchester United, and their success has been accompanied by a whole host of top class players that the club will hold dear forever more. Players such as Eric Cantona, Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes played their way into United folklore however one Irishman became a favourite without having ... Read More »

Rebound in Liga MX: Enner Valencia

The Ecuadorian forward, Enner Valencia, has returned to Liga MX with Tigres UANL after a turbulent time in the Premier League. He scored a hat-trick in his first game back in Mexico, but why didn’t it work for him in England and why does he play so well in the home of El Tricolor? Read More »

A day out at Meadow Lane

Meadow Lane

The Nottingham Derby, as previously documented an unusual encounter between two sides from the East Midlands. I visited the game last week and enjoyed it. But what’s Meadow Lane like, was it a dull pre-season friendly or a ferocious game of Nottingham pride? Read More »

Can Arsenal realistically win the Premier League title in 2017/18?

Arsenal Football Club have always been regarded as one of the best sides in the Premier League era. Led by the watchful eye of Arsene Wenger, The Gunners have given us aesthetically pleasing football for over twenty years now. However, their fans are craving a top-flight title. Can Arsenal realistically win the Premier League this season? Read More »

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