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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
Will Holding, Bellerin, Tierney return to the Gunners in the nick of time?
17:00 Monday 9th September 2019

Arsenal began the season on a decent note. It might have been better with the presence of their injured defenders. Arsenal hasn't had the opportunity to field their first-choice full-backs, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney.…

Italy
Inter, Napoli leading Serie A revival?
09:01 Friday 6th September 2019

Many eyes are on the new Serie A season. There's intrigue as to how it will take shape. There's expectation it will be more competitive.  The last eight Scudettos have been won by Juventus. During that time, no real challenger…

France
Why is Ligue 1 star-power fading?
12:01 Monday 2nd September 2019

Ligue 1 is known as a division in which its top clubs attract quality players but such stars can't stay and develop into what they want to become. This trend was thought to stop when Neymar moved from Barcelona to Paris Saint…

Germany
Where does Philippe Coutinho fit at Bayern?
08:00 Thursday 22nd August 2019

Loyalty was once a key part of football. That now seems a thing of the past. When Liverpool signed Philippe Coutinho from Internazionale, the midfielder quickly established himself as a fans-favourite. The Brazilian was on track to becoming…

Premier League
Everton musical: Seven signings for seventh place?
09:01 Saturday 17th August 2019

Everton's aim this season is to challenge for a European place via the Premier League. That's why manager Marco Silva was heavily backed in this summer's transfer window. The Toffees spent £106 million to bring in Moise…

Afcon
5 takeaways from AFCON 2019
15:00 Saturday 20th July 2019

Algeria and Senegal brought AFCON 2019 to a close last night. Baghdad Bounedjah's second-minute goal proved enough for Djamel Belmadi's Desert Foxes to claim the crown. It was a fitting end to Riyad Mahrez' tournament. The Manchester…

Afcon
What's wrong with Nigeria's attack?
12:00 Friday 5th July 2019

The 2019 African Cup of Nations group stage is complete. The Round of 16 begins today. All of the top nations arrived at the party.  The Super Eagles of Nigeria remain among the favourites to claim the title despite a shocking group…

Premier League
How will Wolves spend their summer?
12:00 Wednesday 26th June 2019

After a great season to finish seventh in the Premier League, Wolverhampton Wanderers expects to continue on that bright note in the new campaign. To achieve it, Wolves must have a good transfer plan this summer. They've been quiet…

Premier League
How will Arsenal spend their summer?
09:00 Monday 3rd June 2019

The season is over. Let the transfer rumours begin. Among those looking at investing heavily into the playing squad is Arsenal. The Gunners' priority, as per usual, will be to stick to their policy of not overpaying for players…

Managerial News
Unhappy league champions face questions despite success
15:00 Sunday 26th May 2019

Europe's top five domestic leagues all were won by defending champions this season. Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain, Barcelona, Bayern Munich and Juventus each reaffirmed their domestic dominance. Despite these victories, none…

Championship
What’s next for Leeds United following playoff disappointment?
12:00 Monday 20th May 2019

Leeds fans were disappointed to fall to Derby County in the Championship playoffs, denying the Lilywhites Premier League football for a 16th consecutive season. The 2-4 defeat at Elland Road was a bitter end to the campaign, especially after…

Managerial News
Klopp, Pochettino bottling companies to hold conference in Madrid
08:00 Monday 13th May 2019

They say football is the beautiful game. They also say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Following the first legs of the Champions League semifinals, Barcelona and Ajax appeared to be the supermodels set to walk the runway at the Wanda…

Premier League
Equal Time: Despite Arsenal, Chelsea dominance in Europa League, La Liga still better
08:00 Tuesday 7th May 2019

It's highly possible that Azerbaijan faces an imminent British invasion. Two London clubs are on course to meet in the Europa League final in Baku. Chelsea claimed an away goal advantage over Eintracht Frankfurt in a semifinal…

Premier League
How can Premier League referees improve next term?
17:00 Friday 3rd May 2019

While some prefer La Liga, no one will argue that Premier League play isn't top quality. The same can't be said for the officiating. Condemnation is so widespread that FIFA did not select an English match official for the recently…

Premier League
4 teams that have tilted the Premier League Top-4 race
17:00 Tuesday 30th April 2019

The race to finish in the Premier League top four is as intriguing as ever. This year, it'll go right down to the wire with it all still to play for despite just two game weeks remaining. Per usual, the games between the top six have often…