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Premier League
What's wrong with Christian Pulisic at Chelsea?
12:00 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Chelsea finished the 2018/2019 campaign on a high note. The Blues struggled through the mid-season but bounced back on time to secure a spot in the Premier League top four before defeating Arsenal 4-1 to claim the Europa League title…

League One
Is Jack Ross Sunderland's loss?
09:01 Tuesday 15th October 2019

When we arrived at the club 18 months ago we appointed Jack because we felt that he was the right man to take Sunderland forward over a number of years. Jack has worked extremely hard and helped us achieve stability and I sincerely…

Premier League
3 right-backs Spurs should target in January
08:01 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Tottenham Hotspur's journey from near European kings to mere peasants hasn’t been soothing. If ten goals conceded in just one week doesn’t equivale a crisis, nothing else will. They’re all over the place…

England National Team
Why Gareth Southgate should revert to an England back five
17:01 Monday 14th October 2019

On Friday night, England lost their first qualifying match in over a decade. Gareth Southgate's men were well-beaten by a Czech Republic side who certainly deserved all three points, timing-wise, it couldn't have been worse…

League Two
How Lowe can Plymouth Argyle go?
09:00 Saturday 12th October 2019

Angry is perhaps not the right word - but a number of Plymouth Argyle fans certainly aren't best-pleased at the moment... When Ryan Lowe arrived in the summer, following a long and protracted divorce from his beloved Bury, there was…

Reviews
Book Review: Per Mertesacker - Big Friendly German
19:01 Friday 11th October 2019

It’s hard to stick a label on Per Mertesacker. A World Cup winner who captained Arsenal to an FA Cup win, the self-described beanpole was a highly regarded centre-back at the very top of the game, but never came to be regarded as a truly…

Premier League
Red hot Andriy Yarmolenko gives West Ham an extra dimension
17:00 Friday 11th October 2019

In this day and age, every single Premier League squad is jam-packed with quality and talent. After all, that's why the English top-flight is almost always labelled as the most entertaining division within the sport. There's a shock…

Premier League
Have Liverpool already ended the Premier League title race?
19:00 Thursday 10th October 2019

At the season's start, the overwhelming opinion was clear. Manchester City would look to defend their title with the only realistic challenge coming from European champions, Liverpool. Some touted Tottenham Hotspur as an outside chance…

European Championships
Can Northern Ireland qualify for Euro 2020?
12:01 Thursday 10th October 2019

Euro Qualifying has gone about as well as could be expected for Northern Ireland. In their first four games, they took maximum points, largely thanks to a tight defence led by Jonny Evans. A quartet of wins, two each against Estonia and Belarus,…

Premier League
Jorginho proving Chelsea fans wrong
09:01 Thursday 10th October 2019

Maurizio Sarri didn't expect such a rough ride when he left the San Paolo for Stamford Bridge in 2018. Neither did his poster boy. Brazilian-born Italian international Jorginho was the midfield engine in Sarri's Napoli…

Premier League
What does the future hold for Arsenal attacker Mesut Ozil?
17:00 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Since the start of the new term, Mesut Ozil has only started just one Premier League game while also only featuring in one Carabao Cup match. Despite Unai Emery making the German one of his five captains at The Emirates, the signs are all pointing…

Football
Who are Famalicao?
12:00 Wednesday 9th October 2019

A small team from Northern Portugal is tearing up the Portuguese Primera Liga. They go by the name Famalicao. Heard of them before this season? Most likely not. And you shouldn’t be faulted. Famalicao does not play in Europe’s big…

Scotland
Time for Arzani to leave the Bhoys?
09:01 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Daniel Arzani's stock rose exponentially at the 2018 World Cup. After a stellar breakthrough season with Melbourne City, the young forward found himself on the plane to Russia. Despite Australia's group stage exit, the 19-year-old won…

Europa League
How far can Arsenal go in the Europa League?
08:01 Wednesday 9th October 2019

Once upon a time, Arsenal were English juggernauts. Under Arsene Wenger, they rose to challenge Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United, their run of dominance culminating in the 2003/04 Invincibles season. While their English legacy is secure…

Premier League
Why hasn't James Garner been given a chance at Manchester United?
19:00 Tuesday 8th October 2019

They say that fortune favours the brave. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer nobly led his youthful Manchester United squad into pre-season battle, winning six from six and looking mightily impressive in the process. Mason Greenwood looked bright, Angel…