X
Follow It's Round and It's White on Facebook
New posts have just been added
Premier League
Has Eddie Howe missed his big opportunity?
19:01 Thursday 6th February 2020

For almost the last decade, Eddie Howe has often been lauded for his unbelievably brilliant work at AFC Bournemouth. The now 42-year-old guided the Cherries to two promotions in three years, then consolidated their place in the Premier League…

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…

Premier League
Does Arteta face an Auba/Laca decision?
09:01 Sunday 29th December 2019

Mikel Arteta is already caved in with dilemmas after taking over at Arsenal. The biggest is figuring out the best possible combination up top. In his managerial debut, the Spaniard gave the fans what they craved for. Pierre-Emerick…

Premier League
What's going wrong at Bournemouth?
12:00 Wednesday 11th December 2019

Since their promotion to the Premier League four years ago, Bournemouth established and consolidated their status as a top-flight club. Expectations on the South Coast club aren’t that lofty but we’re in a generation when everything…

Premier League
Can a new centre-back rescue Manchester City's season?
08:00 Monday 18th November 2019

Pep Guardiola is paying dearly for his decision not to replace Vincent Kompany in the summer. The Belgian's departure left a huge void in the Manchester City squad - that would have been difficult to fill anyway. Yet, signing even a semi-decent centre-back…

Premier League
Are there positives to take from Manchester United's Bournemouth defeat?
09:01 Sunday 3rd November 2019

They’re back. After Manchester United lost at Dean Court to Bournemouth on a rainy, wind-whipped, South Coast Saturday afternoon, the Love United, Hate Glazers crowd returned en masse to disparage their club on social media. Never mind…

Premier League
Who are the most durable Premier Leaguers?
09:01 Friday 18th October 2019

Forget racism and limited playing time, the scariest part of playing topflight football is injury. We’ve seen immensely talented players retire in their twenties due to incessant knocks. A sensational player like Marco van Basten comes…

Premier League
Can Eddie Howe turn in his best Bournemouth campaign?
08:00 Thursday 26th September 2019

Friday night’s victory over Southampton in the South Coast derby put Bournemouth in the top six of the Premier League table. The Cherries have (yet again) made a statement that they aren’t a relegation-threatened club anymore. Well,…

Premier League
Harry Wilson's war goes to the South Coast
08:01 Sunday 25th August 2019

Having joined Liverpool’s academy as a 15-year-old, Harry Wilson, like many young British players, is yet to receive a real opportunity in the Premier League. The Welsh winger has had loan spells at Crewe Alexandra, Hull City, and Derby…

Premier League
2019/20 Bournemouth Premier League preview
15:00 Sunday 4th August 2019

In 2008, Bournemouth were fighting for their existence. Now they're preparing for their fifth consecutive Premier League season after finishing 14th last term. The Cherries are peculiar fruit. If you look at the size of the club,…

Premier League
How will Bournemouth spend their summer?
15:01 Thursday 20th June 2019

A quote from Muhammed Ali can be found inside Bournemouth’s training facility. What you are thinking is what you are becoming. Ali's mindset is reflected in how the club operates under the Englishman Eddie Howe. Howe is not your typical…

Premier League
Can the 2019/20 Premier League's English managers forge success?
12:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

It’s been a while, but England is making a comeback in the Premier League. Perhaps the best European striker over the past four seasons, Harry Kane, is English. Raheem Sterling now ranks among the game's best wingers after his…

Premier League
Will Sheikh Khaled's Newcastle takeover destabilise the Premier League?
09:00 Thursday 30th May 2019

A new giant rises. Newcastle United last competed for the Premier League title more than two decades ago. It was under Kevin Keegan, and later Kenny Dalglish, when they lodged an intense fight against Sir Alex Ferguson’s Manchester United.…

Premier League
What is a Premier League goal worth?
12:00 Thursday 18th April 2019

Goals win games; defence wins titles. Recently, the adage metamorphosed into an argument on how to play the game rather than the intended lesson in maintaining a proper tactical balance. Keeping clean sheets is important. Opponents can’t…

Premier League
Arsenal's away record is Unai Emery's Achilles heel
09:00 Thursday 11th April 2019

Arsenal’s race to finish in the Premier League top four may rest on the Gunners’ away. The North London club maintain a stellar record at the Emirates in all competitions but struggle on the road following a robust 22-game unbeaten…