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Will Swansea’s new signings keep them up?

The Welsh club are rock bottom of the Premier League table but can take comfort from the fact that they are just one point from safety. Paul Clement’s first game in charge was a painful 4-0 loss at home to Arsenal and he has reacted to this defeat by signing three players he believes can turn their season around. Read More »

Tom Carroll at a crossroads

It’s likely to be Tottenham’s biggest deal of the transfer window yet the sale of Tom Carroll to Swansea City has barely warranted any column inches. Spurs fans were also subdued in their response and the transfer slipped away almost unnoticed and that’s a sad conclusion to a club career that had, at points, offered great promise. Read More »

What can Pep Guardiola do to solve Manchester City’s goalkeeping crisis?

The fierce playground of Premier League football is often subjected to a realm of hyperbole, but is no exaggeration that Manchester City is currently suffering a goalkeeper crisis. As it stands, the Citizens are lacking a presence of a world-class number one between the sticks, and those frailties have undoubtedly transferred to the entire defensive unit. Read More »

Premier League: Predictions for matchday 22

Entering into matchday 22 of the Premier League, it’s still all to play for at both ends of the table. Each club is in action over the weekend, with the standout fixture taking place between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. Read More »

Retrospective action: Will this stop simulation in the English game?

This week it was announced that The Football Association are looking into introducing retrospective bans for players who dive and feign injury. This has been a particular problem in the English game, and this season, more players seem to be trying to con the officials. The FA will go to Scotland where this sort of punishment is already in place. Read More »

The rise of Chris Wood

New Zealand hitman Chris Wood has had a magnificent rise in form this season, banging in 14 goals domestically in the Championship and helping Leeds United climb up the table to 3rd place and are firmly knocking on the door for an automatic promotion place and a well overdue return to the top flight of English football. Read More »

Four Ligue 1 stars that Premier League clubs should target

Earlier this week, Sam Allardyce revealed that his Crystal Palace will be forced to search the continent for potential signings as inflated prices make it impossible to find value in England. Given his past utilisation of the French market at Bolton and West Ham, it would be no surprise to see new faces arrive at Selhurst Park from Ligue 1. Read More »

The return of Bastian Schweinsteiger? The story so far


As a general rule, as far as I can remember, Germans are notoriously ineffective in the Premier League. With the exception of the mercurial Jurgen Klinsmann, there’s just something about the way the Germans play football that doesn’t work in England’s top flight. My case in point? Bastian Schweinsteiger. Read More »

Gabriel Jesus finally completes his Manchester City move – What will he offer them

This morning, Manchester City finally announced that all the paperwork to bring Gabriel Jesus into the club has been completed. The 19-year-old from Sao Paulo is immediately available for selection, and he could well be in the squad that takes on Tottenham Hotspur this weekend. Read More »

Manchester United: Firm and resistant in the transfer market.

At Manchester United Jose Mourinho is heralding a new dawn in the way the club handles its transfer business; the incomings in the Summer were quick and efficient and the outgoings thus far have been struck at a price that exceeds the players’ worth. It marks a discernable change at the club and contributes to an aura of strength. Read More »

The absurd case of Costa, cards and China

Diego Costa has reportedly refused to play for Chelsea amid a hefty offer from China. His absurd case indicates how Premier League clubs may be affected in the future. Read More »

Manchester United Expect To Pull Off Another World-Record Transfer This Month

This morning reports from The Metro are speculating that Atletico Madrid has started the hunt for a new striker this month after they have resigned to the fact that they will lose their main man Antoine Griezmann before Deadline Day on the 31st of January. Read More »

What has happened to the 4-4-2 formation?

When I first started watching football at a young age I was intrigued by the game, as we all were when we were young. Always asking questions to learn more about the game we grew up to love. Read More »

Diego Costa’s feud with Chelsea seems to be over – but only for the short term

Chelsea Football Club looked unstoppable until a fortnight ago, with Antonio Conte’s tactics working wonders at Stamford Bridge. However, they’ve hit a bump in the road recently; The Blues lost to Tottenham Hotspur in convincing style and then had a problem with star striker, Diego Costa. Read More »

Merseyside vs. Manchester: the blue half of the weekend

It was supposed to be the warm up for Manchester United vs. Liverpool, a match so etched in history and the main course of a Super Sunday which saw the blue & red halves of Merseyside and Manchester face off. However, the game between Everton and Manchester City was an extraordinary event. Read More »

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