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Premier League
Should Manchester United give Axel Tuanzebe his first-team chance?
17:00 Monday 20th May 2019

Fifty-four. That's how many goals Manchester United conceded in the Premier League this season. For a team with major trophy aspirations, that's just not going to cut it. Defensively, the problems have been evident for at least a half-decade.…

Transfers
Why Tammy Abraham doesn’t deserve to spearhead Chelsea’s attack
15:00 Friday 17th May 2019

Come August, Chelsea will have a decision to make with regards Tammy Abraham. Sell him? loan him (as the norm suggests)? or list him in their squad for 2019/20? Answering all that entails understanding the full dynamics surrounding the goalscorer.…

Championship
EFL Championship Playoff Preview
12:00 Wednesday 8th May 2019

For the majority, the curtain has come down on the 2018/19 Football League season. However, the show goes on for a few select clubs. Leeds United, West Bromwich Albion, Aston Villa and Derby County all seek the same ticket to the Premier…

Championship
Playoff success not guaranteed for third-best Leeds United
15:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

Whether you like the club or not, it's hard to deny that Leeds United have had a great season. Along with Norwich City and Sheffield United, the West Yorkshire side have been the stand-out team in the Championship. However, a dip in…

Championship
Leeds United putting automatic promotion at risk with inconsistent form
15:00 Sunday 21st April 2019

That Marcelo Bielsa has stayed at Leeds until the end of the season is commendable given his antecedents. Of course, it has not been without some drama. A spying incident on Frank Lampard's Derby County made the headlines back in January,…

Premier League
Has Fabian Delph become more of a liability for Manchester City?
09:00 Friday 12th April 2019

Fabian Delph was expected to leave Manchester City after Pep Guardiola took over in 2016. The Catalan manager carried out a massive clearance in order to reshape the squad to suit his style of play. Players like Bacary Sagna, Alexander Kolarov,…

Championship
Jed Steer’s unlikely rise to prominence at Aston Villa
08:00 Friday 12th April 2019

Jed Steer probably can’t believe he’s Aston Villa’s first-choice goalkeeper and has earned a contract extension, given how his situation was months ago. The 26-year-old was playing for League One side Charlton Athletic on…

Championship
Where does Jack Grealish's future lie?
11:00 Saturday 30th March 2019

Jack Grealish may not be long for hometown club Aston Villa. Several Premier League clubs appear set to fight over him this summer. The 23-year-old has injected life into Villa’s promotion bid this season. He faces a difficult decision…

Championship
Mad Scientist Marcelo Bielsa finding Leeds promotion formula volatile
12:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa had Leeds United back on track for a place in the Premiership next season. The Whites returned to winning ways after suffering through Spygate earlier in the campaign. Five wins and a draw in six matches since taking their lumps…

Championship
David Cotterill triggered by Jack Grealish assault
09:00 Tuesday 12th March 2019

Newton’s Three Laws of Motion are more universal than you might realise. Beyond physical movement, they also apply to emotions. For those of you who didn’t pay attention in physics class, the Three Laws are: 1. Every object persists…

Championship
Enter the West Midlands Matrix: Aston Villa vs. West Brom
09:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Enter the West Midlands football matrix. There are safari parks along the way but the roads to football grounds are filled with bad intentions. Are you sure you want to jack back into the Bull Ring? In light traffic, you can drive…

Championship
Dean Smith, John Terry, troubled times at Aston Villa. Why?
15:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

Just before the second week of October 2018, Aston Villa decided to pull the plug on Steve Bruce. This followed a terrible run of form that featured one win in nine Championship matches which left Villa 12th in the standings. Bruce was almost…

Championship
Yannick Bolasie's long road back from ACL purgatory
09:00 Friday 14th December 2018

For the first time in nearly a year, Yannick Bolasie started a league game. It came in the Championship against Nottingham Forest but, as the saying goes, it was a start. Injuries and a dip in form at Everton combined to frustrate the Congolese.…

Transfers
3 possible replacements to correct Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey mistake
08:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

Arsenal will lose one of its best midfielders with no compensation when the curtain falls on the 2018-19 season. Alright, you can debate his status but there’s no disputing Aaron Ramsey is the longest-serving player in the Arsenal team.…

Championship
Aston Villa v Birmingham: Anatomy of a Derby
08:00 Sunday 25th November 2018

Every season tells a new story. Sometimes it's the same tale with different characters, a bit like Baz Luhrman's Romeo and Juliet with a gangsta culture backdrop. People remember when Rafael Benitez took the reins at Chelsea, outraging…