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Premier League
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain return is perfect timing for Liverpool
08:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain will play football this season. The Englishman has even been included in Liverpool’s Champions League squad for the knockout stages. This is about the most cheerful news Jurgen Klopp can hear at the moment. After…

Premier League
Why Liverpool were right to throw money at the problem
12:00 Saturday 11th August 2018

After years of reluctance, Liverpool have registered their place among top clubs willing to dominate the transfer window. During the silly season, there is always one club much sillier than the rest. Quite often, it's Real Madrid but…

Premier League
Has Jose Mourinho caught Arsense Wenger's lost boy syndrome?
15:00 Monday 30th July 2018

JM Barrie, the Victorian-era Scottish writer who gave us Peter Pan, was a cricket fan. Even so, his Neverland dynamic is not unlike a football club. Captain Hook is the tough, grizzled manager too likely to argue about added time. Naturally,…

Premier League
Liverpool's Squad Review - Who Stays and Who Goes in Midfield
15:00 Saturday 23rd June 2018

While Liverpool's formidable front three receive almost all the plaudits, the foundation on which they create magic is provided by the midfield. The Reds' heavy metal football is in large part due to Jurgen Klopp's gegenpressing…

England National Team
England World Cup squad: Has Gareth Southgate made the correct calls in attack?
08:00 Tuesday 29th May 2018

Gareth Southgate announced his England World Cup squad 13 days ago. Taking to Russian soil, the Three Lions must navigate through a group containing North Africa’s Tunisia, unknown quantities Panama, and highly-fancied Belgium. Does Southgate…

Transfers
Premier League Big 6 shopping lists for the summer
15:00 Monday 21st May 2018

The 2017/18 Premier League season is over. Manchester City are deserved champions. The season wasn't without its surprises and shocks. Arsenal were disappointing, Liverpool unexpectedly thrilling. In last summer's transfer window, many…

Premier League
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's Liverpool success should inspire Jack Wilshere to move on from Arsenal
09:30 Thursday 19th April 2018

If there are other players who can boast a resurgence this season, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain should take the lead. The once spurned, out of favour Arsenal winger has become a regular starter in the Liverpool midfield and an integral part…

International
Could Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain be the answer to England's central-midfield problem?
13:00 Sunday 8th April 2018

From all the decisions that Gareth Southgate has to make regarding England this summer, who starts in central midfield is among his toughest. This England squad is sorely missing in the quality midfield talent that it used to have in abundance…

Opinion
Arsene Wenger must save Arsenal one last time: from himself
08:30 Monday 22nd January 2018

Sometimes, your love for someone can become so immense it turns to obsession. You become possessive, project your motivations and desires onto them. This especially occurs when you have facilitated that person's success. Svengali,…

Opinion
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain must be questioning his decision to move to Liverpool
16:00 Wednesday 20th September 2017

Over the summer, Arsenal's Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain decided he wanted to leave The Emirates for pastures new. Despite interest from Chelsea, the England international settled on a move to Liverpool and Anfield. However, since he made the move,…

Premier League
Arsenal's transfer window: The other side
09:30 Saturday 9th September 2017

Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis recently sent out an email to staff and players claiming the summer transfer window had been a success. Fans disagreed. The American's spin drew anger and negative comments. Yet, there is some truth to the statement;…

Opinion
Transfer window report: Can Conte be contento?
09:00 Monday 4th September 2017

The simple answer to the question: no. Disappointing, distraught, dismayed. Failed attempts at signing multiple players have gone awry during this summer transfer window. If the Blues were able to get their plan A players, we would be looking…

Premier League
Dr. Oxlade and Mr. Chamberlain
14:00 Sunday 3rd September 2017

Arsenal has sold Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. What a poor decision. No, wait. It's great! He wasn't even in the first choice team. Or was he? Our only exposure to the player is inconsistent runs where he either took our breath away or left us wanting…

Opinion
Why England Need To Lose A World Cup Qualifier
09:30 Sunday 3rd September 2017

Had England's World Cup qualifier in Malta been any more predictable, the hosts would've congratulated the Three Lions before the ball had even been kicked. Harry Kane's opener did come very late in the game. England did struggle to break down…

Premier League
Transfer window report: Arsenal - how good or bad?
14:30 Friday 1st September 2017

Frustrating, fiascos, failure, three words to describe the summer transfer window for Wenger's Arsenal. If this was what Ivan Gazidis meant by Wenger being a "catalyst for change", then he, the board and Wenger need to be axed. It all started…