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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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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…

Premier League
Are you ready for all-England Champions and Europa League finals?
17:00 Tuesday 23rd April 2019

The stage is set for the final four in both the Champions and Europa League. Four of the Premier League's top six reached this level. The two Manchester sides fell in the Champions League quarterfinal. Among Arsenal, Chelsea,…

Afcon
How will a summer AFCON affect African Premier League players?
15:00 Saturday 20th April 2019

When the Premier League season concludes, many African players must join their national team to prepare for the African Cup of Nations in Egypt. The biannual event, formerly hosted in the winter, shifted to a summer schedule to accommodate…

Premier League
Arsenal's away record is Unai Emery's Achilles heel
09:00 Thursday 11th April 2019

Arsenal’s race to finish in the Premier League top four may rest on the Gunners’ away. The North London club maintain a stellar record at the Emirates in all competitions but struggle on the road following a robust 22-game unbeaten…

Premier League
What will be in Liverpool's bottle when the Premier League title is decided?
08:00 Monday 8th April 2019

A week into April, the race for the Premier League title enters the final stretch. For neutrals, it's interesting. For Liverpool fans, the word is worrisome. The Reds hold a two-point advantage over Manchester City after playing one more…

Premier League
Lessons to learn from Huddersfield's 2-year Premier League stay
09:00 Wednesday 3rd April 2019

Huddersfield Town's high road came to an abrupt halt on Saturday. After two years, their Premier League journey ended. The Terriers must take a Uturn to the Championship. Their fate became inevitable too early in this campaign. The energy…

Opinion
Will racism ever stop in football?
17:00 Friday 29th March 2019

Of late, racism seems to be gaining momentum in football. England players were racially abused during their Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro. It isn't the first time for many. Raheem Sterling is just the most recent. Despite…

Premier League
Raheem Sterling matures; silences critics
12:00 Wednesday 27th March 2019

Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling raised his game to another level on both stages in 2018/19. Pleasantly, he's also raised his game off the pitch. Ever since he forced his way out of Liverpool when just 20-years-old,…

Spain
Why Pogba, Hazard, many more flirt with a move to Real Madrid
09:00 Monday 25th March 2019

Real Madrid attracts players like bridal magazines attract trophy wives. No matter how many clubs they’ve played for, everyone wants to wear white. Eden Hazard and Paul Pogba are the latest allegedly smitten by Los Blancos. Both players…

International
Can Ronaldo's legacy include mentoring Joao Felix, other young Portugal stars?
12:00 Friday 22nd March 2019

The international break returns and, for the first time since last year's World Cup elimination, so does Cristiano Ronaldo. The Portuguese national team struck a decent run of form in his absence. Manager Fernando Santos had little…

Championship
Mad Scientist Marcelo Bielsa finding Leeds promotion formula volatile
12:00 Tuesday 19th March 2019

Marcelo Bielsa had Leeds United back on track for a place in the Premiership next season. The Whites returned to winning ways after suffering through Spygate earlier in the campaign. Five wins and a draw in six matches since taking their lumps…