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5 Chelsea Youngsters who never lived up to the hype

The Premier League club with the most number of potential youngsters who might never play for their parent club is Chelsea. The Blues sent out a staggering 38 players out on loan this season – many of these players came in with a lot of hype, but found it impossible to break into the Chelsea first-team. 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 »

Is FIFA’s Offensive Imagery Rule Being Enforced or Ignored?

FIFA have received a lot of bad press over the last few years, that’s no great secret, but the rumours that are circulating about some of the organisations ludicrous rulings are starting to cause a lot of swearing in my local Sky Sports pub – don’t believe everything you read but this one really got us going. Read More »

Manchester United finally showing some character

Saturday night marked the first time Manchester United bagged three consecutive Premier League victories since the start of the season. And guess what? The big man, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, was in the limelight once again. He is back to his usual business, you know what it is right? Read More »

Kevin De Bruyne – From Chelsea outcast to Premier League star

In the world of football, we have seen many times when a particular player doesn’t get enough opportunities at a big club and then seeks a move away. Paul Pogba, Nemanja Matic, Alvaro Morata, Mohamed Salah, all of them had two things in common; One – they all had huge potential; Two – they were ignored by their original clubs. ... Read More »

What went wrong in the derby for United and how can they revamp?

Well, it was a ferocious derby that everyone was expecting. Both the teams got into the game with 100% record. But in the end, it was Guardiola’s men who came out on top in the most expensive match ever played. Read More »

Why Arsenal’s long-term injuries could benefit the club

Arsene Wenger has been reluctant in the past to spend big money on new signings, choosing instead to stick with the players already at the club. But long-term injuries to Danny Welbeck and Per Mertesacker could force Wenger’s hand in this transfer window, which would be a positive for the club in the long run. Read More »

The scourge of Chelsea Number 7s

The Number 7 shirt, have been a squad number assigned majorly to players who ended up leaving Chelsea without really impressing. From John Spencer to Bernard Lambourde and on to Bjarne Goldbaek, Chelsea has never really had a cult hero in a player spotting the famous number 7 jersey. In this piece, we a take look at some of the ... Read More »

Southampton striker Shane Long is proving the doubters wrong

When Shane Long joined Southampton from Hull City in August 2014, the move was met with a few raised eyebrows on the South coast. The rest of the country soon joined in with the shock when the fee of £12million was mooted in the national press. Read More »

Redknapp’s Arrival Provides More Questions Than Answers For Desperate Derby.

It was announced on Thursday that Harry Redknapp had joined Derby County in the role of football advisor. A statement from the club read that Redknapp has joined the Rams until the end of the season, in order to assist rookie head coach Darren Wassall with first team affairs. Read More »

Hughes Return Could Provide Much Needed Boost For Derby

The year 2016 has proven to have gotten off to a pretty turbulent start for Derby County. The pre-season favourites for promotion from the SkyBet Championship have seen the early promise of their campaign deflated following a quite horrific start to the year results-wise. Read More »

The Reign Of The Iron Tulip Off To A Great Start At Manchester United

It was a very disappointing time for Manchester United fans last season as they endured their worst league finish since 1990 which has resulted in the Red Devils being absent from European football for the first time since the 89/90 season. United fan Jack McGilligan looks at what LVG can offer the team for the upcoming season. Read More »

Will 8 be the magic number for Blackpool?

There have been a number of articles written this week about the goings-on, or lack of, on the Fylde Coast, Jack Critchley shares his thoughts on the goings on Blackpool and there less than swelling ranks. Read More »

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