X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
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…

Transfers
Can good friends Ajax help Barcelona out of another jam?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

When Rinus Michels brought Total Football to Barcelona in the 1970s, it began a beautiful friendship. Johan Cruijff eventually followed his mentor to the Nou Camp. The legendary Dutch midfielder played in Blaugrana stripes, won titles as the…

Premier League
Will Boris Johnson's Brexit kill the Premier League?
15:00 Saturday 14th December 2019

Boris Johnson won the United Kingdom’s general election on Thursday by campaigning on a promise to “Get Brexit Done.” He achieved such a large majority that the former mayor of London can afford to take his time keeping the…

Premier League
Competition amongst Arsenal youngsters a blessing for Unai Emery
17:01 Wednesday 2nd October 2019

Over the summer, Arsenal kicked things off by letting academy graduate Alex Iwobi leave. The winger would head to Everton, whine Henrikh Mkhitaryan would also pack his bags before close of play in the European transfer window. The departure…

Premier League
Was Nicolas Pepe the right choice for Arsenal?
08:02 Monday 30th September 2019

The Premier League is back with a bang. Football fans are enjoying every moment. Like a few other clubs in the division, Arsenal will be hoping to force themselves up the table this term, after a forgettable campaign in 2018/19. Unai Emery's…

Europa League
2019/20 Europa League Preview
08:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

And God said, "Let there be football on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings. And he created the Champions League. And it was good. On Thursday, God rested.  But the Devil rebelled, saying, "Screw that!" And he created the Europa…

Premier League
Why is Unai Emery turning Gunners' midfield on its head?
08:02 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Last season, Unai Emery had the opportunity to learn what he had at his disposal. This season, the Spaniard should be fielding his best XI with each player in his ideal role. Something else is happening. In the 2018/19 stretch run, Emery began…

Transfers
Why Arsenal should sign Nabil Fekir?
15:00 Monday 8th July 2019

Arsenal has no one but themselves to blame for their downturn in form towards the end of the 2018/19 campaign. The Gunners won just once in their final five league fixtures, failing to capitalise on the constant slip-ups made by the…

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…

Europa League
Gunners won't find Gli Azzurri easy targets at San Paolo
09:00 Thursday 18th April 2019

Arsenal fans are smiling after their 2-0 first-leg victory over Napoli at the Emirates. Some may think their ticket to the Europa League semifinal is punched. There are few fortresses in football more imposing than Stadio San Paolo, however.…

Opinion
Will racism ever stop in football?
17:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Of late, racism seems to be gaining momentum in football. England players were racially abused during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. It isn't the first time for many. Raheem Sterling is just the most recent. Despite…

Premier League
Unai Emery is showcasing how pragmatic approach works
08:00 Monday 10th December 2018

Arsenal's win over Spurs in the North London Derby not only reopened the debate for the best London club but it also provided justification for the Gunners picking Unai Emery as Arsene Wenger's successor. Emery's arrival at…

Premier League
Unai Emery’s Resurgent Arsenal Shaping Up As Future Title Contenders
08:00 Tuesday 16th October 2018

Déjà vu struck Arsenal fans while watching their side lose their first two matches under Unai Emery. Questions arose regarding Emery’s unique style. Fans' willingness to support their manager despite their doubts…

Premier League
Premier League preview: Can Unai Emery rejuvenate Arsenal?
08:00 Tuesday 7th August 2018

It's the beginning of a new era at Arsenal. For the first time, a manager other than Arsene Wenger will stand in the home dugout at the Emirates. Wenger spent 22 years with the Gunners, 10 at Highbury,12 at the stadium whose construction…

Bundesliga
BVB toil to draw against Hertha sans Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
10:30 Monday 22nd January 2018

The Olympiastadion in Berlin was lit up on Friday night. Hosts Hertha BSC welcomed Borussia Dortmund. For the second week in a row, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left out of the match day squad. Dortmund's sporting director Michael Zorc…