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Premier League
Which Manchester United goalkeeper leaves this summer?
17:01 Thursday 20th February 2020

For all their faults over the last decade, Manchester United have been superb at choosing their goalkeepers. Everyone knows about David de Gea's brilliance, while in Sergio Romero, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has probably the best back-up in the…

Premier League
Allan Saint-Maximin finds his Premier League feet
08:00 Thursday 20th February 2020

Allan Saint-Maximin is starting to prove himself at Newcastle. His unpredictable flair and pace provide the attacking spark for Steve Bruce’s defensive-oriented Newcastle side. The 22-year-old winger arrived from French club…

Championship
Jude Bellingham: The next big thing?
12:01 Wednesday 19th February 2020

Most teenagers spend their time alone in their bedrooms and/or fighting with their parents. Not so Jude Bellingham, who has been setting the EFL Championship alight with Birmingham City this season. At just 16 years and 38 days, Bellingham…

Premier League
Daniel James' Manchester United Honeymoon period is over
19:01 Tuesday 18th February 2020

When Manchester United signed little-known Daniel James over the summer, many expected he'd be a squad player or rotational option at best. After all, he'd only scratched the surface at Swansea City before the Red Devils came calling…

Premier League
Berge or Lundstram? Chris Wilder’s midfield selection headache
12:01 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Sander Berge’s £22million transfer to Sheffield United from Belgian side Genk was well received by Blades fans. The 22-year-old Norwegian midfielder attracted interest from Chelsea and Manchester United in January, but he is…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Can the Sky Blues absorb the impact?
09:00 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Manchester City's success is 12 years in the making. After the club was bought for £210 million by the Abu Dhabi Group in 2008, the first substantial goal was to secure a Premier League crown. Since their initial title in 2012,…

Premier League
Manchester City Fallout: Will Champions League ban test Guardiola's commitment?
08:00 Tuesday 18th February 2020

Manchester City’s worst nightmare came to life when UEFA banned them from the Champions League for the next two seasons. Just before a crucial tie against 13-time champions Real Madrid. Spoiler Alert: City will appeal to the Court…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Is the top four now a top five?
10:01 Monday 17th February 2020

Manchester City received their Valentine's Day gift in a sour parcel. The Blues are out of the Champions League for the next two seasons after breaking Financial Fair Play rules. There are many possible and extremely serious…

Premier League
Why Steve Bruce deserves praise for Newcastle form
12:31 Sunday 16th February 2020

Over the summer, Newcastle United's Steve Bruce appointment was met with predictable moans and groans. Once again, the managerial-merry-go-round was being tapped into rather than trying something fresh. Magpies fans had gone from global…

Premier League
Sander Berge's acquisition shows Sheffield United's ambition
10:02 Sunday 16th February 2020

Sheffield United has suddenly become a household name in the 'threat to the big six' category in the Premier League. They are placed fifth in the table with 39 points, having played one game more than Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur,…

Premier League
How will Hakim Ziyech impact Chelsea next season?
09:00 Sunday 16th February 2020

Given Chelsea's transfer ban, which lasted the duration of the summer transfer window, Frank Lampard was forced to rely on a young lineup for the season. Despite his rivals' inconsistency, the fledgeling Blues boss is yet to cement…

Premier League
Does Solskjaer deserve due process?
12:01 Saturday 15th February 2020

On Friday, the Telegraph reported on a rape case in Norway involving a player managed by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer while he was in charge at Molde. Babacar Sarr allegedly assaulted several women during his time at the club but Molde stood by him.…

Premier League
Can Alexander Isak solve Manchester United's striker issues?
09:01 Saturday 15th February 2020

Manchester United’s troubles refuse to fade away altogether. They leaked goals aplenty last season, this term scoring them has become problematic. Loses to Bournemouth, Newcastle United and West Ham serve as proof. So does the…

Premier League
Are we comparing Liverpool to the wrong past Premier League champions?
08:00 Saturday 15th February 2020

Chirrut Imwe was the blind monk in Star Wars: Rogue One. Not a Jedi but then he didn’t need a light sabre to deal with a squad of Imperial stormtroopers. A stout wooden staff did the trick. In the climactic battle scene, he walks through…

Reviews
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…