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Transfers
Equal Time: Crystal Palace must look beyond John Mikel Obi
09:00 Monday 21st January 2019

Without the luxury of a top-six-sized wallet, Crystal Palace crawled into the transfer market. The Eagles sought bargains, especially in midfield. Nigerian John Mikel Obi would have fit that bill before two-injury-laden years in China.…

Transfers
Equal Time: Crystal Palace needs to go all out for Mikel John Obi
08:00 Monday 21st January 2019

Rumours emanating from Selhurst Park indicate Roy Hodgson’s Crystal Palace are seriously considering signing Nigerian midfielder Mikel John Obi. This should not end up as just another rumour; Palace must go all out to win Mikel’s…

Premier League
Rafa Benitez still proving his worth despite being restrained at Newcastle United
17:00 Sunday 20th January 2019

Being held back in any work-place doing whatever job is tough. Having one hand tied behind your back makes everything harder than it needs to be - and that's a situation that Rafael Benitez finds himself in at Newcastle United. In what…

Premier League
Do Mourinho's recent comments reveal his ineptitude or the Manchester United board's?
15:00 Sunday 20th January 2019

Manchester United supporters were never avid fans of the Glazers. Mass protests broke out when their interest in the club became evident in 2005. Some fans even turned their backs on Old Trafford to form their own club. Through Sir Alex…

Spain
Inaki Williams Deserves A Bigger Spotlight
12:00 Sunday 20th January 2019

On Sunday, the unlikeliest player created a unique record in La Liga. Inaki Williams made his 100th consecutive appearance for Athletic Bilbao, the first outfield player to do so since Deportivo La Coruna’s Fran in 1993. So why not light…

Netherlands
PSV, Ajax title race a transfer rumour obstacle course?
09:00 Sunday 20th January 2019

Like the Bundesliga, the Eredivisie returned from its winter hiatus on Friday. The title race resumes today. In third place, Feyenoord cuts a lonely figure. The Rotterdam giants entered the season's second half eight points in front of…

European Football
Can Manchester City win the quadruple this season?
08:00 Sunday 20th January 2019

There was much talk of the quadruple last season as Manchester City blew every other team aside in the race for the Premier League title. But an early exit from the Champions League in the quarter-final stage at the hands of Liverpool put end…

Champions League
Which path will lead Unai Emery's Gunners to the Champions League?
14:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Ask an Arsenal fan for his number one wish, it would be to watch Champions League football at the Emirates next season. For the past few seasons, the Gunners, who used to be a regular face in the competition, are now missing. Of course, that…

Spain
Florentino Perez's big gamble on youth replacing galacticos
12:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Real Madrid have been a shadow of their former themselves this season. The Champions League holders currently sit fourth in La Liga, 10 points behind Barcelona with just 19 games played. The world's biggest club cannot even mount a…

Managerial News
What will Martin O’Neill add to Nottingham Forest?
11:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

When Nottingham Forest announced Martin O'Neill will take charge of the club going forward, it promised great things to come. O’Neill was a key member of the Forest team in the 1970s. He returns after a storied career as a manager.…

Premier League
Have West Ham United Finally Settled Into The London Stadium?
09:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Over the last year, much has changed at West Ham United. Who could forget the shocking scenes at the London Stadium back in March 2018? Four supporters invaded the pitch during an embarrassing loss to Burnley. One took off with the flag. One…

Premier League
Has Sarri already made a big mistake at Chelsea?
08:00 Saturday 19th January 2019

Here’s a short story you should know well. In 2016, a certain Italian gaffer journeyed to England to manage Chelsea. He blew everyone away with his pragmatic tactics and boisterous goal-celebration. Then he topped it all off by winning…

Premier League
Marouane Fellaini fittingly the first major casualty of the Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era
17:00 Friday 18th January 2019

Suddenly, Manchester United is looking like the Red Devils from years gone by. Flashy, swashbuckling football, capable of beating anyone anywhere. That's all down to Ole Gunnar Solskjaer taking the shackles completely off. Whether the brilliant,…

Transfers
How should AC Milan solve the Gonzalo Higuain conundrum?
15:00 Friday 18th January 2019

AC Milan is in a dilemma. Gonzalo Higuain’s expected departure to Chelsea will slice a huge offensive hole. Such that only megabucks can fill. Should the Rosonerri shop for a replacement or just hope on Patrick Cutrone and his likes to…

Championship
The Inconstant Gardener?
12:00 Friday 18th January 2019

In a 1966 interview with the BBC, novelist John le Carre expressed his "dislike" for James Bond. I'm not sure that Bond is a spy. I think that it's a great mistake if one's talking about espionage literature to include…

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