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Book Review: Rovers Revolution
19:00 Friday 14th February 2020

It’s easy to forget that when Blackburn Rovers won the Premier League in 1995, the campaign is one of the most impressive in English football history. The Lancashire club rose from a precarious existence in the second tier to Premier…

Premier League
Do managers have rights?
19:00 Thursday 16th January 2020

What black mark on their careers do Rafa Benitez, Mauricio Pochettino, Roberto di Matteo and Unai Emery share? That’s right. All four were sacked less than a season after leading their London club to a European final. Okay, inferring…

Jack Rodwell and the Italian bench
09:00 Monday 28th October 2019

In the early 2010s, Jack Rodwell was a name circulating around the Everton camp. Here was a youngster with the potential to help Everton craft themselves into a top club. Just over a hundred games later, J-Rod was a firm favourite…

Football League Player Watch
An EFL combined Rovers/Wanderers XI
17:00 Friday 27th September 2019

Welcome to the fourth and final instalment of EFL combined XIs from four sets of clubs who share the same name. If you need to catch up, the all-City XI can be found here, the all-United XI here and the all-Town XI here.  The concept is…

5 most underrated players in the Championship
09:00 Friday 26th October 2018

The Championship is the seventh richest league in the world. It also homes some historic English clubs, including Aston Villa, Leeds United and Nottingham Forrest. Due to the continuing increase in both attendances and consumer interest…

Marvin Emnes finds himself now without a club
10:00 Tuesday 17th April 2018

Former Middlesborough, Swansea, and Blackburn striker, Marvin Emnes, is without a club. The 29-year-old has parted ways with Turkish side Arkhisar Belediyespor after appearing only seven times. What are his options? Starting his career in his…

League One
Wigan have the chance to overtake Shrewsbury and Blackburn for pole position in League One
16:00 Friday 6th April 2018

Between five and eight games are left to play by all teams in League one right now which means playoffs and promotion spots are being fought for. Three teams competing for League One automatic places right now includes Wigan Athletic, Shrewsbury…

Premier League cult heroes - Newcastle's own Alan Shearer
19:00 Friday 25th August 2017

Choosing the biggest cult hero for Newcastle United in the Premier League era is fairly straightforward. Alan Shearer is not only the all time Premier League top scorer but he is also Newcastle's club record top scorer as well and as the prodigal…

Premier League cult heroes - Tugay
09:30 Monday 21st August 2017

Once, Blackburn Rovers were a top half team that could never quite break the top four stronghold. In that era, Tugay Kerimoglu made the game appear simple. Rovers were stunningly crowned Premier League champions in 1995. They never threatened…

The rise and fall of Paul Lambert
11:20 Thursday 8th June 2017

Once touted as a potential successor to Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester United, Paul Lambert's managerial career has been in decline over the last few seasons cumulating in his recent departure from Wolverhampton.  Why has his stock fallen…

Premier League
Where are the Premier League's Founding Clubs now? Arsenal - Coventry City
13:30 Wednesday 7th June 2017

1992 was a great year for football as BSkyB and the BBC put up the funds to create an English Super League: The Premier League. Despite being completely identical to the old First Division, the addition of more televised games made football…

Premier League
How has the Premier League changed in 25 years?
13:30 Tuesday 6th June 2017

Much has changed in 25 years across the entire spectrum of human life. We have high-speed internet, record collections on our phones, wafer-thin televisions and various other advances that were simply beyond the comprehension of the population…

Matt Derbyshire: From Premier League outcast to top shot in Cyprus
11:30 Thursday 1st June 2017

Not every player has fond memories from their Premier League time, not even all Brits. Former Blackburn Rovers striker, Matt Derbyshire, most revered moments have certainly come on further shores. His recent decision to move to Cyprus has paid…

Club Ownership: A big problem that is getting bigger
10:30 Wednesday 10th May 2017

They say at the end of the season, the table doesn't lie. That's true, the best team wins the championship in whichever league they play. The three worst teams go down and suffer relegation. However, the tables does not  explain the underlying…

Huddersfield Town: Are the Lineup questions ridiculous?
17:59 Wednesday 3rd May 2017

Huddersfield Town is  under investigation for resting 10 players against Birmingham City last weekend. If found guilty they could be fined by the Football League, but the result will stand. I believe that it is an utterly ridiculous situation.…