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Give Premier League Officials The Tools They Need And Until You Do, Give Them A Break

Kevin Friend is probably the most inappropriately named among Premier League officials.

Twice in two days, now, I have found myself disagreeing with fellow Round and White authors. The first occasion was mostly semantic. Jordan Street believes Tyrone Mings fully intended to mash Zlatan Ibrahimović’s brains to a pulp in the clash between Manchester United and Bournemouth which subsequently sees the duo facing lengthy bans. I’m not so sure. Ultimately, we agree both ... Read More »

Ibra’s Ban Being Lemons, Manchester United Must Make Lemonade

Ibra's three match ban for this elbow to Tyrone Mings means manchester United must make lemonade from lemons.

Manchester United and Bournemouth didn’t exactly enjoy a pleasant walk in the park last Saturday, although you wouldn’t be able to tell from key players’ comments afterward or the three-match ban assessed its star striker which finds United needing to make lemonade from lemons. Tyrone Mings stamped on Zlatan Ibrahimović’s skull. Zlatan elbowed Mings in the face, soon after. Andrew Surman then shoved ... Read More »

The agony of being an Arsenal fan

Never a time in history has our darling club, Arsenal, been subjected to such ridicule as it is currently undergoing this current season. It is really pathetic to see one of England’s most prestigious football clubs decline rapidly into a laughing stock among Europe’s elites. Read More »

Refereeing in the Premier League, has it hit rock bottom?

We never seem to go through a Premier League weekend without a dubious refereeing decision or a missed incident from one of the officials. This leaves pundits and fans alike scratching their heads or worse, furious with rage. Last weekend proved no different with the officiating of games falling into serious question. Read More »

It’s time we talked about Harry Kane

Harry Kane has now topped 20 Premier League goals for the third consecutive season. It’s time we talked about him and his growing stature within the footballing world. Read More »

Diego Costa criticised, but still scoring goals

Ben Darvill doesn't mind if Diego Costa's head has been turned by bags and bags of Chinese money.

There has been a debate emerging amongst Chelsea supporters that seems to be dividing opinions surrounding the form and performances of Striker Diego Costa. The Spanish international is their top scorer this season and is the level third top scorer in the Premier League with 17 goals. Not a bad statistic for a forward right? Read More »

Where would Arsenal be without Alexis Sanchez this season?

The Alexis Sanchez exit story has blown up in recent days. With the future of more than one person at Arsenal under close scrutiny. In particular, the futures of Mesut Ozil and manager Arsene Wenger have been under the spotlight. Read More »

Who would replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal?

Every season around March time it seems Arsene Wenger’s turn to claim all the critics within him and his beloved Arsenal. Their famous fourth placing could be something of the past, taken for granted, with the league’s quality this season. However, the question remains, if Wenger goes in the summer who will take the reigns? Read More »

Manchester United: What does a successful end to the season look like?

Jose Mourinho hasn't been able to keep United from being a Premier League embarrassment.

In the aftermath of their EFL Cup triumph and yet another draw, Manchester United’s run of only 1 defeat in 28 games across all competitions and still in the two other cup competitions (FA Cup & Europa League), yet they are still 6th in the Premier League. Read More »

The three best wingers in the English Premier League right now

Today, we continue with our ‘three best’ series and we’re onto the Premier League wingers. The job of a wide-man is to make the pitch as big as possible and create clear-cut chances for the striker. On top of that, they are also expected to chip in with a few goals themselves. Read More »

Are there actually any world class teams in English football?

Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are undoubtedly the best clubs in the world, and a tier above the next best too. Some might argue that Juventus, Atletico Madrid, Dortmund and PSG are world class too, depending on where you draw the line. But how many English teams would make the list? Read More »

Leroy Sane proving his worth at Manchester City

The transfer of Leroy Sane to the Premier League, which saw a large fee paid for a player only 20 years old at the time, was part of an astronomical summer spending spree at the Etihad. The German winger is now demonstrating his true talent, and Manchester City can expect even greater things from their young star in the future. Read More »

Nine interesting stats from Matchday 27 of the Premier League

Leicester City continued their remarkable turnaround under Craig Shakespeare when they faced fellow strugglers, Hull City, with Crystal Palace producing a similar performance on the road against Sunderland. Both sides weren’t the only impressive teams from an action packed weekend which also saw the likes of Tottenham, Liverpool, Swansea and Stoke City dazzle.  Read More »

Manchester United Need Something Special From The Special One

In life, it’s a well-known fact that all good things must come to an end. In the sporting arena, the same rule applies, for example, the dominance of tennis star Pete Sampras came to an end and he, just like the rest of the tennis world, had to watch as Swiss tennis player Roger Federer would go on to dominate ... Read More »

Michael Carrick: A Manchester United legend but unloved by England

If moving to one of the “big clubs” is supposed to guarantee you recognition on the international stage, then Michael Carrick may well look back on his England career with a mixture of disappointment and confusion. Read More »

Taking a closer look at the Zlatan Ibrahimovic & Tyrone Mings incident

Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Over the weekend, Manchester United dropped a couple of needless points at Old Trafford. The Red Devils looked to be cruising at 1-0 up, but credit to AFC Bournemouth who didn’t give in. Eventually, they ground out a well-deserved draw, but the game was marred by a couple of nasty off the ball incidents. Read More »

Why have Manchester United struggled at Old Trafford this season?

Jose Mourinho hasn't been able to keep United from being a Premier League embarrassment.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho bemoaned his side’s inability to win at home on a regular basis after Saturday’s draw with AFC Bournemouth – their third in their last four league games at Old Trafford. Read More »

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