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Premier League
Is the writing on the wall for Aston Villa?
19:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

As Harvey Barnes made it four for Leicester City, Aston Villa's Dean Smith cut a forlorn figure. The Villans were hapless in defeat, making it four Premier League losses in a row. Despite some flashes of brilliance this term, including…

Premier League
Can Manchester City win a treble this season?
12:00 Sunday 8th March 2020

All hopes of a third straight Premier League title may have evaporated at the Etihad Stadium, but Manchester City are still chasing a treble this season. The FA Cup and the Champions League are still within reach and could be added to the League…

Premier League
Why Manchester United should sign Jack Grealish
19:01 Friday 7th February 2020

The January transfer window was a long one for Manchester United fans. The range of emotions seen on social media was astounding. From euphoria when news broke that Bruno Fernandes was once again on United's radar, to the five stages of…

England National Team
Is Dean Henderson ready for England's number 1 spot?
08:00 Tuesday 28th January 2020

Always on the lookout for the next English gems to add to his team, Gareth Southgate should be seriously considering some Sheffield United players. Chris Wilder's team has been the revelation of the season defying the odds to make a mark…

Premier League
Every man for himself in titanic Premier League relegation battle
09:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Liverpool will win the Premier League title. This statement is unquestionable. All that can reasonably be asked is by how many points and will they remain unbeaten. Meanwhile, questions with far more gravity are asked every matchday at the…

England National Team
Kane injury can open England door for Grealish
12:01 Friday 17th January 2020

In the aftermath of Harry Kane’s hamstring surgery, opinion divided regarding the ramifications his extended absence would inflict on Tottenham Hotspur. Was it a disaster or a catastrophe? Short on alternative striking options…

Premier League
Danny Drinkwater: What were Villa thinking?
19:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

If Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was ever concerned about Danny Drinkwater, he found a solution to his problem in short order. The former Leicester man, unwanted at Stamford Bridge, played his last three matches against City, each for…

Transfers
What next for Olivier Giroud?
20:40 Thursday 9th January 2020

Olivier Giroud was never really considered the most popular striker in London during his eight-year spell in the English capital. The Frenchman somehow managed to stay away from controversy and fanfare for nearly a decade plying his trade in…

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.…

Transfers
Why Michy Batshuayi must leave Chelsea
08:01 Sunday 5th January 2020

It seems like an age since Michy Batshuayi scored the goal that secured the Premier League title for Chelsea in 2017. How much has changed? Antonio Conte gave way to Maurizio Sarri who departed for Juventus, leaving the clubhouse door open for…

Premier League
Does Chelsea need a creative playmaker in January?
17:01 Friday 3rd January 2020

As Frank Lampard must’ve discovered, there are upsides and downsides to opting for a youthful front-line. Tammy Abraham’s coming-of-age stands a shining example of his managerial strengths. But Chelsea’s attacking…

Premier League
Manchester United: Too many baby faces, too few assassins?
08:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

As I write this, there’s an elephant in the room. Mauricio Pochettino is on the market. Impatient Manchester United fans raise their hands on social media, squealing, “Ooh! ooh!” like the teacher’s pet in fourth form.…

Premier League
Should Manchester United try to beat Mourinho to Bruno Fernandes?
09:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

As a US resident, it is my civic duty to consume mass amounts of turkey today. If you are not a US resident and are therefore missing out, that just means more for me. Another thing for which to be grateful. Happy Thanksgiving. Before the tryptophan…

Championship
Ollie Watkins: Brentford’s Next Big Sale?
14:31 Saturday 23rd November 2019

Brentford’s indifferent start to the season simply doesn't do justice to Ollie Watkin’s own heroics. Converted from wide playmaker to central striker by Thomas Frank, Watkins already boasts ten goals in sixteen matches…

Premier League
The evolution of Aston Villa's Douglas Luiz
17:00 Thursday 21st November 2019

‘You’ve got a really good lad there’. High praise from perfectionist Pep Guardiola, as he told Aston Villa manager Dean Smith about a player he reluctantly had to let slip through his fingers at Manchester City to…