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Crippy Cooke

Crippy is a long-suffering Aston Villa supporter and weekly football accumulator enthusiast.

Stealing a living, the balding 27-year-old boasts a wealth of writing experience - Telegraph, Independent, Huffington Post, Zoo Magazine, Daily Mail, ITV Football, MSN Sport, Yahoo Sport, London 24 and Bleacher Report.


Total articles: 329

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Premier League
What should Southampton do with Che Adams?
09:00 Tuesday 14th January 2020

Che Adams came off the bench and assisted Southampton’s winner against Leicester City on Saturday, but his future at St Mary’s is uncertain after a less-than-impressive debut campaign. The Saints paid £15m for Adams over the…

Premier League
Everton's Oumar Niasse mistreatment set to cost Blues dearly
09:02 Monday 13th January 2020

Oumar Niasse is expected to leave Everton either in January or July as he’s deemed surplus to requirements. The 28-year-old has struggled for playing time under Marco Silva, Duncan Ferguson and Carlo Ancelotti this season - so it’s…

Premier League
Will Newcastle finally cut ties with Yoshinori Muto?
12:01 Saturday 11th January 2020

Newcastle could sell Yoshinori Muto in January. The 27-year-old is on the periphery at St James’ Park, behind Joelinton, Dwight Gayle and Andy Carroll in Steve Bruce's pecking order. The Japanese international spent most of the…

Opinion
How is Daniel Sturridge getting on in the Super Lig?
12:01 Friday 10th January 2020

Daniel Sturridge made the surprise decision to join Trabzonspor on a free transfer last summer and has enjoyed a prolific debut season at Medical Park Stadyumu. After struggling for playing time at Liverpool, getting regular minutes was essential…

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
What's happened to Christian Benteke at Crystal Palace?
17:01 Sunday 5th January 2020

Christian Benteke's Crystal Palace future is uncertain. He’s been out of form in the Premier League and out of favour under Roy Hodgson. As a result, the 29-year-old may be out of time at Selhurst Park. Benteke was Palace’s…

Premier League
Cenk Tosun must leave Everton in January
09:00 Sunday 5th January 2020

Cenk Tosun could finally be on his way out of Everton as he finds himself out of favour under Carlo Ancelotti and can’t afford to waste the season on the bench. The 28-year-old hasn’t managed to nail down a starting place since…

Premier League
Should Nampalys Mendy leave Leicester while he can?
08:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

The January transfer window is now open. Nampalys Mendy is one of many players with a decision to make on his future. The 27-year-old has been short of form and playing time at Leicester City. He could, make that should soon be on…

Premier League
What went wrong for Cuco Martina at Everton?
17:00 Wednesday 4th December 2019

Cuco Martina finds himself on the periphery at Everton - and could be on his way out of Goodison Park when the January transfer window opens. After making 28 appearances in his debut season on Merseyside, the 30-year-old has been dropped…

Premier League
Was Victor Wanyama foolish to stay at Tottenham?
09:00 Monday 21st October 2019

Victor Wanyama was left out of the matchday squad in Tottenham’s 1-1 draw with Watford on Saturday and may consider his future due to a lack of playing time. He hasn’t featured in the Premier League since September and finds…

Championship
Albert Adomah turning things around at Nottingham Forest
19:00 Monday 2nd September 2019

Albert Adomah ended his three-year association with Aston Villa this summer, after his worst season to date. The 31-year-old went 11 months without scoring in the Championship and netted only four goals in 39 games in 2018/19. Despite his demise…

Premier League
Will Kieran Trippier be 'right back' for Tottenham in 2019/20?
17:00 Tuesday 4th June 2019

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino might have a problem in defence if Kieran Trippier is allowed to leave this summer. The 28-year-old has been a regular at right-back all season, starting in Saturday’s Champions League final defeat…

Womens Football
Is Vivianne Miedema the best striker in women’s football?
17:00 Sunday 5th May 2019

Vivianne Miedema was named PFA Player of the Year in April after scoring 22 goals and making 10 assists in 19 games and leading Arsenal to the Women’s Super League title. There were big expectations of Miedema when she came to England…

Premier League
Where will Jack Colback go this summer?
14:04 Thursday 2nd May 2019

Jack Colback's future becomes uncertain at season's end. After falling down the pecking order at Newcastle United, he joined Nottingham Forest on loan this campaign with the option to join permanently in June. Forest manager Martin…

Championship
Jed Steer’s unlikely rise to prominence at Aston Villa
08:00 Friday 12th April 2019

Jed Steer probably can’t believe he’s Aston Villa’s first-choice goalkeeper and has earned a contract extension, given how his situation was months ago. The 26-year-old was playing for League One side Charlton Athletic on…