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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
Evergreen Ashley Barnes set for his best season yet?
09:01 Saturday 21st September 2019

Burnley Football Club's start to the season has been average. After a lightning-quick start at home to Southampton, a game in which The Clarets won 3-0, things have been downhill since. However, there has been one constant; Ashley Barnes…

Premier League
Lampard stung by transfer ban at Old Trafford
09:00 Monday 12th August 2019

The Premier League’s Matchday One is in the books and there are several things to take away from it even though judging a full season based on one round is foolhardy. You can be certain some teams were ready for the season while others…

Premier League
2019/20 Burnley Premier League preview
17:00 Tuesday 30th July 2019

Can success be a hindrance? Burnley may think so.  After a sensational 2017/18 season to finish seventh, claiming Premier League’s ‘best of the rest tag’, the Clarets flirted with relegation last campaign. Despite recovering…

Europa League
Wolves face early start for Europa League fishing trip
19:00 Monday 22nd July 2019

One Sunday morning when I was five, shortly after my mother remarried and moved us to Canada, my stepfather woke me up in the middle of the night. “Come on,” he said. “We’re going fishing.” As the cobwebs cleared,…

Spain
Will Kieran Trippier be a hit with Atletico Madrid?
09:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

Under Daniel Levy, Tottenham Hotspur developed into a stable that supplies top European clubs with superstars. Gareth Bale. Luka Modric. Kyle Walker. and now Kieran Trippier. The England right-back joined Tottenham from Burnley in…

Premier League
Why we should remember Peter Crouch fondly following his retirement
17:01 Sunday 14th July 2019

After twenty-one years and ten permanent clubs, an evergreen Peter Crouch has taken the decision to hang up his playing boots for good.  Aged 38, the goals had started to dry up for the 6'6 striker, who ends on a mightily impressive tally…

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
What next for Danny Welbeck after Arsenal exit?
17:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

A dark cloud fell at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday as Arsenal all but failed to make the top four for this campaign. A 1-1 draw at home against Chris Hughton’s Brighton in the penultimate league game of the season means the Gunners cannot…

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
Where does Joe Hart go from Burnley?
09:00 Monday 11th March 2019

Burnley goalkeeper Joe Hart was an unused substitute for the 11th consecutive Premier League game on Sunday, watching on as the Clarets slumped to defeat at Anfield. Dropped after conceding five goals against Everton on Boxing Day, the 31-year-old's…

Premier League
Should the bookies stop taking bets on Premier League relegation?
08:00 Monday 4th March 2019

This time last year, Manchester City were running away with the Premier League title. Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham, on 62, 60 and 58 points, locked down the remaining Champions League places. Chelsea and Arsenal were hopelessly…

Premier League
Will 38-year-old Peter Crouch short-change Burnley?
09:00 Tuesday 5th February 2019

Peter Crouch is back in the Premier League. After being relegated with Stoke last season, it took the veteran six months to find his way back to the top tier.  Without question, Crouch is a respected figure in the Premier League.…

Premier League
Johann Berg Gudmundsson propelling Burnley FC up the table
18:00 Sunday 14th October 2018

Burnley Football Club endured a slow start to the season. There was no win in their opening five Premier League matches, while The Clarets were dumped from the Europa League during the qualifying rounds. In the early-goings, it's fair to…

Premier League
Assessing all 20 Premier League teams after eight games
15:00 Friday 12th October 2018

With the season's second international break bringing the Premier League to a halt for two weeks, now is a perfect time to rate each team's stock. Eight games may seem too few to draw conclusions on the entire campaign, but it offers…