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Premier League
Is there a new Fab Four on Merseyside?
09:01 Monday 9th September 2019

After scoring one goal in the opening three games of the new Premier League season, Everton boss Marco Silva unleashed his brand new front four from the off when Wolves came to town. The result was instantaneous. The Portuguese’s…

Premier League
What will Alex Iwobi offer Everton?
08:01 Monday 26th August 2019

Arsenal. New manager. New era. Unai Emery's decision to let go of Alex Iwobi came as a huge surprise to some. The young midfielder fit into the Spaniard's system almost perfectly. In fact, he was given more playing time…

Premier League
Everton musical: Seven signings for seventh place?
09:01 Saturday 17th August 2019

Everton's aim this season is to challenge for a European place via the Premier League. That's why manager Marco Silva was heavily backed in this summer's transfer window. The Toffees spent £106 million to bring in Moise…

Football
Is Alex Iwobi poised to reach his potential at Arsenal?
08:01 Wednesday 7th August 2019

When it comes to footballers, we like to talk about class. Sometimes we mean their behaviour. Juan Mata is always involved in charitable projects. Lionel Messi was instrumental in continuing the search for Emiliano Sala after the Cardiff-bound…

Premier League
2019/20 Arsenal Premier League preview
19:00 Tuesday 6th August 2019

Arsenal showed a little promise last season before faltering in the Premier League run-in to finish fifth, one point behind enemies Tottenham Hotspur. Unai Emery’s 2019/20 target replicates that of 12 months ago: secure a top-four finish.…

European Football
How European football is influencing the play at AFCON
17:01 Wednesday 17th July 2019

AFCON 2019 has only two remaining games. The third-place match between Nigeria and Tunisia takes place tonight. Then, on Friday, Algeria and Senegal face off for the coveted trophy.   Among the tournament's big talking points…

Transfers
Why Arsenal must target a winger this summer
08:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

Arsenal risk finishing the season outside the top four after their weekend defeat at Molineux to Wolves. Virtually all hope for Champions League football next season now depends on winning the Europa League. The Gunners held a commanding position…

International
Five Super Eagles players everyone wants to see right now
15:00 Wednesday 20th March 2019

When Gernot Rohr leads out his Super Eagles to the Stephen Keshi stadium in Delta State on March 22, it’ll be his 25th match in charge. Not many managers last that long with the three-time African Champions. In terms of performance, Rohr…

Opinion
Why Unai Emery’s Arsenal side look susceptible
08:00 Friday 15th February 2019

Arsenal returned to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over a Huddersfield side whose only hope to avoid relegation is for maths to be outlawed. Spoiler alert: the North Londoners were the better side thanks to two well-taken goals in the…

Managerial News
Unai Emery struggling to find tactical balance due to Arsenal injuries
09:00 Tuesday 29th January 2019

Arsenal deserved to win when they hosted Chelsea at the Emirates last weekend. The Premier League game revealed Unai Emery's tactical master plan. Despite the team sheet's defensive appearance, his attacking set-up worked as planned…

Premier League
Why Alex Iwobi can become a vital asset for Arsenal
12:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Alex Iwobi was one player tipped to leave Arsenal following Arsene Wenger's departure. He was even linked with a move to Italy before new boss Unai Emery confirmed that the winger was in his plans and was going nowhere. After a difficult…

Premier League
Arsenal's squad review: Who stays or goes in attack
10:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Score one more goal than your opponent and you win a football match. Since it’s set in stone that scoring is necessary for victory, every team strives to be sharper in attack than the rest, Arsenal included. Last season, the…

Premier League
Why Alex Iwobi will thrive in Arsenal's central midfield
17:00 Saturday 12th May 2018

For the first time in a long while, Alex Iwobi showed some genuine quality. He picked the perfect occasion. In Arsene Wenger's colourful send-off at the Emirates last Sunday, the Nigeria international stunned to the extent he…

Youth Scout
Does Alex Iwobi perform better for Arsenal or Nigeria?
12:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Football players, if fortunate, represent two teams - club and nation. Born to Nigerian parents, who share a bloodline with former Super Eagles captain Jay-Jay Okocha, Alex Iwobi features for Arsenal and Nigeria. Iwobi burst on to the scene…

International
Nigeria 0-2 Serbia: Super Eagles frailties exposed by composed Serbs
10:00 Wednesday 28th March 2018

Six competitive games without defeat. Two resounding victories against teams in FIFA's top 10. Nigeria had raised hopes and expectations among fans to a dangerous pinnacle. There needed to be a reminder. One that would awaken everyone…