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Premier League
What should Manchester United do with Tahith Chong next season?
08:01 Thursday 12th March 2020

Tahith Chong made the surprising choice to sign a new contract at Manchester United despite Inter’s serious interest. Like Jadon Sancho and Brahim Diaz before him, a continental experience enticed him but, upon realising the move was…

Premier League
Making sense of Nemanja Matic's contract renewal
09:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

Manchester United's thumping 2-0 win against Manchester City at Old Trafford was a statement from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The Red Devils maintained their grip on fifth in the league table and kept pace with Chelsea who also won on the…

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
Will Phil Foden's patience reach Manchester City limits?
17:00 Wednesday 29th January 2020

Stockport-born Phil Foden is Manchester City's crowning jewel. For a club who have been by far and away England's most successful over the last few years, developing players from their academy was the last step. It's what separates…

Premier League
Do Chelsea have a Kepa problem to solve?
15:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

There’s a goalkeeping problem brewing at Chelsea. Sure, Kepa Arizzabalaga’s tuned up Superman mode a few times to save his side this season. But his growing personal disappointments are beginning to take a toll on their campaign.…

League One
Raging Bull: Can Oxford United gore Manchester City?
15:01 Thursday 5th December 2019

The EFL Cup is much maligned by Premier League and Championship alike. Teams rotate. Fixtures pile up. Most involved consider it a blessing in disguise to be eliminated as soon as possible. Oxford United buck that trend in 2019. A stuttering…

Premier League
What does Fabinho injury mean for Liverpool?
19:01 Monday 2nd December 2019

Liverpool Football Club have been rampant to start the 2019/20 season, following on from their Champions League triumph in perfect fashion. Jurgen Klopp's men tasted Premier League defeat in the cruellest of ways last May. This term, they're out…

Capital One Cup
Were Norwich the perfect Chelsea tune-up for Manchester United?
08:01 Wednesday 30th October 2019

I am convinced that on some level, even if it was only subconscious, most of the Love United, Hate Glazers mob were rooting for Norwich City to run riot over the Red Devils at Carrow Road. The Canaries green and yellow kit recalls the old Newton…

Premier League
Will Poch ever break his trophy curse?
11:31 Saturday 28th September 2019

The midweek defeat against fourth-tier Colchester United not only extended Spurs’ woeful away record but ousted them from the EFL Cup far too early. Mauricio Pochettino will shrug off the importance of a secondary domestic competition…

Premier League
Is Lo Celso's injury a concern for Pochettino?
12:01 Saturday 14th September 2019

Tottenham Hotspur hoped to start afresh after the season's shaky beginning but misfortune struck again. While on duty for Argentina in a friendly against Chile, new signing Giovani Lo Celso suffered a groin injury. The club confirmed the…

Premier League
Could fixture pile-up become an issue for Liverpool this season?
17:00 Sunday 28th July 2019

For Liverpool Football Club, the 2018/19 season ended on a huge high. Securing Champions League glory, winning their sixth European title will forever live long in the memory of the Anfield faithful. That night in Madrid was something…

Capital One Cup
Will the ghost of Arsene Wenger haunt Wembley for the EFL Cup final?
09:00 Sunday 24th February 2019

Managers tend to last at clubs about as long as the average Hollywood marriage although exceptions exist in both cases. Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn have been together since 1983 despite eschewing any nuptials. Denzel Washington married Pauletta…

Capital One Cup
Baby Steps: Tottenham Hotspur Should Target EFL Cup Glory
08:00 Wednesday 19th December 2018

Tottenham Hotspur’s season is in a slightly precarious situation. Despite flying high in the Premier League and sliding into the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds under the radar, winning either competition is beyond their reach.…

Premier League
Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester for the first time with Manchester City
08:00 Tuesday 18th December 2018

Riyad Mahrez returns to Leicester for the first time as an opponent tonight. Manchester City visit the King Power Stadium in the Carabao Cup quarterfinal. The Algerian completed his move north in the summer after four and a half years in the…

Premier League
A tale of two Phils - How Jones and Foden epitomise their clubs
10:00 Thursday 27th September 2018

A collective groan rose around Old Trafford Tuesday night when Phil Jones trundled towards the box to take his turn in the League Cup penalty shootout against Derby County. Both teams were perfect to that point. However, perfect isn't a…