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Premier League
Can Mourinho's Spurs survive barrage of injuries?
08:01 Saturday 22nd February 2020

Between now and 11th March, Tottenham Hotspur play five crunch games that may define their season. They’ll be entering these battles without several of their best warriors. Can they survive the fortnight? Injuries to key players…

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…

Premier League
Danny Drinkwater: What were Villa thinking?
19:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

If Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was ever concerned about Danny Drinkwater, he found a solution to his problem in short order. The former Leicester man, unwanted at Stamford Bridge, played his last three matches against City, each for…

Premier League
BeIn Sport must be stopped
17:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

At last count [2018], the United Kingdom’s population stood at 66.44 million. When Stadium Maps ranked the 2019/20 Premier League sides by their Facebook followers, the combined total came to 267,986,614. Even though a few million of…

Premier League
Where has it all gone wrong for Aaron Lennon at Burnley?
12:01 Wednesday 8th January 2020

Aaron Lennon made only his second start for Burnley since September during Saturday’s FA Cup win over Peterborough United, playing a full 90 minutes for only the third time this season. The 32-year-old had a hand in three goals…

Premier League
Is Solskjaer's faith in youth paying off?
15:01 Wednesday 1st January 2020

When Manchester United’s lineup arrived for the Burnley game, a preconception formed that 2019 would end in dastardly fashion. The #OleOut Brigade had their knives out ready to pounce. But the side ended up sealing a routine win. Upon…

Premier League
Did Solskjaer take a Christmas gift from under Guardiola's tree?
09:00 Sunday 22nd December 2019

Christmas, like Easter and, in North America, Thanksgiving, is meant to be a joyous holiday spent with loved ones. Often, though, tensions rise. In part, you’re not accustomed to spending full days with these strange, annoying people…

Reviews
Book Review: On This Day
19:01 Tuesday 3rd December 2019

To comprehensively bind a football club's entire history within a single book can be overwhelming not just for the writer but the reader as well. Even the most fanatical supporters of Britain’s oldest clubs may balk when presented…

Premier League
Why football fans have grown to love Burnley FC
12:00 Saturday 30th November 2019

Three things in life are certain, death, taxes and Burnley Football Club climbing up the table at this point in the season. Sean Dyche's Clarets sit in seventh in the Premier League, ahead of Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.…

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,…