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Aje Omolayo

I like to think of myself as an easy going lover of all things football, however, I do class myself as a die-hard Arsenal fan but I'm not biased enough to view life at the Emirates through rose-tinted spectacles and can appreciate when we are beaten by the better team on the day.

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Premier League
What can Timo Werner add to already prolific Liverpool attack?
09:00 Saturday 12th January 2019

Liverpool's style favours Bundesliga players. Manager Jurgen Klopp is probably to blame. Attacks in the German top flight tend to be variants on the gegenpress the former Mainz and Borussia Dortmund boss advocates. To build a dynastic…

Liverpool 2019 New Year's Resolutions
13:30 Monday 7th January 2019

People love to make New Year's resolutions although they rarely keep them. The January window gives football clubs the opportunity to do likewise with the proviso they take it more seriously. After a splendid 2018, the Reds must look to…

Premier League
Chelsea will be Sarri should Fabregas leave
17:00 Thursday 3rd January 2019

Reports say Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas is closing on a move to AS Monaco after struggling for game time under Maurizio Sarri. The 31-year-old started one Premier League game this term. Sarri considers Jorginho the…

Unai Emery challenged by Arsenal injury crisis
12:00 Wednesday 2nd January 2019

With half the Premier League season gone, Arsenal sit two points adrift a top-four spot. The Gunners start compares favourably to their most recent efforts. After an unbeaten streak that stretched past 20 games, the Londoners hit a rough…

12 Days of Football 2018: Four Calls Blown
08:00 Tuesday 25th December 2018

On the 4th Day of Football, UEFA gave to me Four Calls Blown, Three French Clubs, Two title races and Pep Guardiola's Manchester City Happy Christmas! Welcome to It's Round and It's White's second annual celebration of the year…

No one can stop Juventus in Italy
16:07 Saturday 22nd December 2018

The Old Lady keeps getting younger every day, it would seem. Juventus are on course for their eighth consecutive league title but the worrying sign is that the teams that are meant to compete with them are simply not up to the challenge.…

Europa League
How Europa League results can influence Old Firm revival
09:00 Thursday 13th December 2018

Celtic head into their final Europa League group match against an in-form Red Bull Salzburg side. A win catapults the Scottish side into the round of 32 but no one in any competition has won against the Austrian champions this term. Brendan…

Champions League
Why Juventus are Champions League favourites
09:00 Friday 7th December 2018

It's a running joke in football. Play Juventus in the Champions League final and you're guaranteed to win. The Old Lady suffers more agony in Champions League and European Cup finals than any other club, most notably losing two…

Premier League
Time for Manchester United to cut losses on Alexis Sanchez
15:00 Monday 3rd December 2018

It's hard to believe that Alexis Sanchez has been at Manchester United for close to a year. The Chilean was expected to help the Red Devils compete for major trophies. However, his move hasn't had the desired effect.    …

Premier League
Premier League managers' tactical ingenuity is the best in the world
15:00 Wednesday 28th November 2018

There are several glamorous things attached to the Premier League, making it arguably the finest in the world. The views it generates has made many owners millions of pounds in recent times. That profit allows clubs to invest in the best…

How Barcelona's shift away from La Masia model hurts their foundation
12:00 Thursday 22nd November 2018

Barcelona is known not only for winning trophies but also nurturing talents that later become world stars across the world. The academy, La Masia, produced players over the years that would probably cost billions in today's market. I'm…

Real Madrid starting a new cycle with Santiago Solari
09:00 Sunday 18th November 2018

Real Madrid are in a phase similar to 2008 when Barcelona rose up with their tiki-taka style and the Merengues needed to find a way to return to dominance. Julen Lopetegui 's departure proves the squad cannot continue as it did under Zinedine…

Beware the club that forgets its fans' importance
15:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

It is no news that the fans of major club football can have significant effect on club business. Clubs always want strong support. Tickets and shirts must be sold but it also makes a massive difference in matches. How many stadia across Europe…

Premier League
Premier League now more predictable than ever
12:00 Friday 2nd November 2018

You can't say this hasn't been an entertaining Premier League season. Goals are bountiful. The playing style is the most attractive it's ever been. The problem is the results are as predictable as ever.  A team in the…

Jesse Lingard, Luke Shaw: Manchester United must keep the youth movement alive
15:00 Monday 29th October 2018

Prior to the season's start of the season, many expected Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial to exit Old Trafford due to their perceived relationships with Jose Mourinho. Events since prove you can't always believe what you read. [Trust…

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