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Premier League
Do Chelsea have a Kepa problem to solve?
15:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

There’s a goalkeeping problem brewing at Chelsea. Sure, Kepa Arizzabalaga’s tuned up Superman mode a few times to save his side this season. But his growing personal disappointments are beginning to take a toll on their campaign.…

Championship
Could Leeds United miss out on Premier League again?
12:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

It's been 16 years since Leeds United last played in the Premier League. They seemed certain to gain automatic promotion last season, but a patchy run-in dropped them into the playoffs where they failed to progress Worryingly, the…

Premier League
Has John Stones failed Manchester City?
11:06 Saturday 25th January 2020

Pep Guardiola lavished praise on Aymeric Laporte after the Frenchman returned from a long layoff to help Manchester City secure a valuable 1-0 win against Sheffield United. The Catalan manager labelled the defender the best left-sided centre-back…

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
Have Leicester City hit a glass ceiling?
08:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Déjà vu. Leicester City faithful sense it in the 2019/20 Premier League campaign. The Foxes forced their way into the top-six henhouse to begin the season. Unexpectedly, they failed to drop a point between October 19…

Managerial News
8 managers who were in the sack by lunchtime
17:01 Friday 24th January 2020

With the managerial revolving door perpetually spinning, a football manager's job isn’t one for the long term. across the world and around the leagues, new appointments arrive on their first morning in a flurry of hope, filled…

Non League
What will it take to get Barnet into the National League play-offs?
12:01 Friday 24th January 2020

In the next couple of weeks, Barnet have a decision to make whether they want to try and crash the end of season play-offs or let the season tail off into mid-table mediocrity. Having sold star midfielder Jack Taylor to League One Peterborough…

Premier League
Boubakary Soumare's choice: Manchester United or Chelsea?
09:00 Friday 24th January 2020

More than halfway through the January transfer window, many clubs haven’t filled their needs. Among those sides, Chelsea and Manchester United struggle with consistency, injuries and for a top-four place. Searching for…

A League
Can Carl Robinson lift Newcastle Jets from the doldrums?
17:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

More than a year after his sacking from MLS outfit Vancouver Whitecaps, Carl Robinson looks poised to take the reins at A-League side Newcastle Jets. Robinson watched on from the stands as the Jets went down 2-0 to Melbourne City at the…

Premier League
Should Arsenal bolster backline in the market?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

By the end of Arsene Wenger's long tenure, Arsenal's defence was a debris field. The attack remained potent but the Gunners were perpetually exposed at the back. Unai Emery failed to solve the problem. Now, it's left to Mikel…

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…

Transfers
Why Chelsea should go all out for Edinson Cavani
08:00 Thursday 23rd January 2020

Frank Lampard has stopped short of conceding Chelsea's interest in Edinson Cavani. The Uruguayan made known his desire to leave Paris Saint-German recently and has become the subject of transfer speculation. Atletico Madrid has been credited…

Scotland
Can Ayr win promotion to the Scottish Premiership?
19:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

For the second season on the run, it seemed Ayr United could pull off the unimaginable; promotion to the Scottish Premiership. For a little club like Ayr, playing in a small seaside town in a stadium with a mere 1,600 seats, top-flight football…

Premier League
Is Manchester United captaincy Harry Maguire's blessing or curse?
12:00 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Predictable as it was, handing Harry Maguire the Manchester United captaincy polarised reactions. While a certain section of fans were pleased, others weren’t happy due to his quiet persona and relative inexperience. It should still be…

Premier League
How does Gedson Fernandes fit in Mourinho's Tottenham?
08:01 Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Spurs landed the first signing of Jose Mourinho’s reign. In financial terms, it wasn't another Paul Pogba or even a Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Gedson Fernandes arrived from Benfica on an 18-month loan with an option to make the move permanent.…