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Premier League
Everton's Oumar Niasse mistreatment set to cost Blues dearly
09:02 Monday 13th January 2020

Oumar Niasse is expected to leave Everton either in January or July as he’s deemed surplus to requirements. The 28-year-old has struggled for playing time under Marco Silva, Duncan Ferguson and Carlo Ancelotti this season - so it’s…

Premier League
Is Carlo Ancelotti looking for a deep-lying midfield playmaker?
09:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

James Milner, who went off in the tenth minute, was the closest thing to a member of Jurgen Klopp’s preferred XI to start the FA Cup Third Round Merseyside Derby at Anfield on Sunday. Everton still lost to Liverpool’s youngsters.…

Premier League
Cenk Tosun must leave Everton in January
09:00 Sunday 5th January 2020

Cenk Tosun could finally be on his way out of Everton as he finds himself out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti and can’t afford to waste the season on the bench. The 28-year-old hasn’t managed to nail down a starting place since…

European Football
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Twelve dreamers dreaming
08:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

On the eleventh day of football, UEFA gave to me Twelve dreamers dreaming, Eleven keepers keeping, Ten lads-a-leaping, Nine ladies playing, Eight managers managing, Seven sides-a-sinking, Six games amazing, Five Golden Goals! Four calls blown,…

Premier League
Should the Toffees look at Zlatan?
10:01 Saturday 21st December 2019

With Carlo Ancelotti reportedly set to be named Everton manager, the Italian must be thinking of names for his January transfer wish list. Widespread reports suggest veteran striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set for a shock move to Goodison…

Italy
Why Gattuso crushes Sarri's Napoli foundation
09:01 Wednesday 18th December 2019

Gennaro Gattuso's Napoli reign got off to the worst possible start against Parma on Saturday. Gli Azzurri was down after just three minutes in Naples. Although they rallied back to restore parity, the resilient visitors struck the…

Premier League
How might a permanent manager affect Arsenal's January transfer activity?
09:01 Friday 13th December 2019

When Arsenal sacked Unai Emery, it wasn’t necessarily a turning point. By allowing Freddie Ljungberg to see out the campaign, they’re basically pulling into the services until summer. Of course, while they idle the months away,…

Premier League
Rating 7 contenders to replace Unai Emery at Arsenal
08:02 Tuesday 3rd December 2019

The inevitable finally came to pass. After a mere 18 months in charge, Arsenal parted company with Unai Emery, the man they chose to succeed Arsene Wenger. The Spaniard's tenure began in a promising manner with a 20-match unbeaten…

Italy
How will Hirving Lozano impact PSV and Napoli?
09:01 Tuesday 27th August 2019

PSV Eindhoven gaffer Marc van Bommel suddenly resembles the Black Knight from Monty Python and the Holy Grail after his club accepted €54.5 million for the two strikers who helped his team score 45 goals last campaign. Despite losing…

Italy
Can Luciano Spalletti open Juventus to Champions League possibilities?
09:00 Saturday 25th May 2019

Serie A bears a striking resemblance to playground football. Bear with me. I’m not disparaging Lega Calcio’s quality at all. Nor am I taking a dig at all the ugly name calling and crude mimicry that rains down from the stands although…

Italy
Will Serie A clubs challenge for honours in Europe next season?
09:00 Monday 2nd July 2018

Italian football has experienced a rough patch for over a decade. What started with Serie A club sides may have spilled over to the national team. Gli Azzurri failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years. The clubs have…

Football
Match Report: PSG 1-3 Lyon
21:20 Thursday 22nd March 2012

Lyon came from behind to beat PSG 3-1 and reach the Semi-Finals of the Coupe de France at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday evening.Nenê scored a penalty to give the hosts the lead before Kim Källström equalized straight away with a free-kick. Lisandro…

Football
Managers in 'The Modern Game'
17:53 Wednesday 24th August 2011

A study of the relationship between football clubs and their managers As a young person spending the summer trying to make myself more employable, perhaps my thoughts should be totally focused on what exactly I am going to do for a living after…