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My Trip to Elland Road

Chris Wood

Having experienced the fruits of live EFL football at the City Ground, I’ve felt compelled to visit more football stadia. Given that my significant other supports Leeds United, I felt it would be fitting to visit Elland Road. Read More »

The Leeds Ladies story – Part 2

When Massimo Cellino decided that Women’s league football was not part of the plan for Leeds United Football Club he cut the team loose. They could not play under the name or the badge. They could not be part of The Leeds United Foundation (LUFC’s charity arm of the club) and they could not have access to their training facilities, ... Read More »

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

Schweinsteiger

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 »

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 »

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