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Premier League
How can Tanguy Ndombele redeem himself at Spurs?
19:01 Monday 16th March 2020

Tanguy Ndombele’s signing initially felt a real coup for Tottenham Hotspur. Clinching a highly-rated midfielder from the grasp of multiple European rivals helped Daniel Levy flex his influence. After a breakthrough campaign at Lyon, the…

Fa Cup
Can the FA Cup lead the way when football resumes?
17:00 Monday 16th March 2020

Europe faces little in the way of good news at this stage of the Covid-19 pandemic. Countries are shutting down, restricting travel, assembly, education and commerce. Football halted indefinitely in all but a few leagues, such as England’s…

Premier League
What should the Premier League do?
08:00 Monday 16th March 2020

The country, heck, the world seems a stranger place than it did 72 hours ago. From over-filling your trolly with loo rolls and pasta, to a lack of football over the weekend, coronavirus is wreaking havoc. Premier League activities have…

Premier League
Is Curtis Jones worth the hype?
17:01 Sunday 15th March 2020

Liverpool were on track to win their first Premier League title. Despite getting knocked out of the Champions League, their season qualified as a resounding success. Then Covid-19 came along, encouraging people to walk alone if not stay indoors…

Premier League
How will Covid-19 affect the summer transfer window and FFP?
12:00 Sunday 15th March 2020

Karren Brady isn’t wrong. You may disagree with her conclusion that the season should be declared “null and void” immediately to mitigate Covid-19’s effect on English football but the West Ham vice-chair is spot-on in…

Premier League
Sympathising with Jose Mourinho
17:00 Saturday 14th March 2020

When Tottenham Hotspur made the incredibly bold decision to sack Mauricio Pochettino, Daniel Levy would've understood the risks involved. The businessman from Essex simply had to get his next appointment bang on, after all, this is a side…

Premier League
Is resuming Premier League football in 30 days too optimistic?
08:01 Saturday 14th March 2020

To many a fan’s disappointment but the relief of footballers and their families, the Premier League joined the global trend by closing up shop as the coronavirus pandemic spreads. Initially, the league announced a 30-day suspension of…

Premier League
Empty stadiums not silent
21:54 Friday 13th March 2020

High-level football upon Europe has now been postponed until April 4th at the earliest. COVID-19 is wreaking havoc. The powers-that-be have finally laid down the law and made the tough-but-correct decision; not before a handful of Europa…

Premier League
Not the best week for Premier League goalkeepers
08:01 Friday 13th March 2020

How many times have you heard it said goalkeepers are a breed apart? It isn’t a lie. The game's last line of defence exerts tremendous pressure. No one minds your back when you fluff your lines. The ball nestles in the back of the…

Premier League
Why can't other Premier League clubs behave like Arsenal and Chelsea?
12:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

John Cena could be the only WWE superstar not to commit a heel turn at any point in his career. Virtually every famous professional wrestler turns his back on partners and fans to play the bad guy for a while. Even Hulk Hogan did. Why not Cena?…

Premier League
Is the writing on the wall for Aston Villa?
19:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

As Harvey Barnes made it four for Leicester City, Aston Villa's Dean Smith cut a forlorn figure. The Villans were hapless in defeat, making it four Premier League losses in a row. Despite some flashes of brilliance this term, including…

Premier League
Has Teemu Pukki's lack of form doomed Norwich City?
17:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

Big things were expected from Norwich City when they beat all comers to win the 2018/19 Championship and promotion to the Premier League. Fans and pundits apparently set the bar impossibly high. The Canaries just can’t fly with the big…

Champions League
Can Anfield's 12th man propel Liverpool to Champions League quarters?
13:01 Wednesday 11th March 2020

The power of Anfield! Many European top teams have bowed to it. Some have fallen down flat before it. There's a long history of that, but the scariest part is, it's getting even more powerful. Juventus, Inter Milan, Chelsea, Real…

Premier League
Could Willian leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal?
19:01 Tuesday 10th March 2020

As Frank Lampard carries out a rebuilding job at Chelsea, many players have been the subject of transfer speculation. Olivier Giroud's name is cropping up in the news pretty frequently, but the likes of Marcos Alonso, Willy Caballero,…

Premier League
Is Pep Guardiola walking in Jose Mourinho's shoes?
17:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

In Genesis, Cain and Abel are brothers. Jealousy leads one to murder the other. In football, people like to think of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho as mortal enemies. Not so. In fact, they are managerial brothers who cut their teeth together…