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Kingsley Ukpai

Kingsley is a football aficionado who craves to read, watch, play and write about the greatest team sport ever known to man. If you're talking football he'll be keen to listen to what you have to say. Loves to play Fantasy Football too.


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Germany
Players or Joachim Low: Who is at fault for Germany's problems?
15:00 Saturday 20th October 2018

Things have gone backwards for the German national team. It hasn't been this bad since 1985. That was the last time Die Mannschaft went three competitive games without winning. They've now lost six of previous 11 matches. In their UEFA…

Championship
What will Dean Smith, John Terry bring to Aston Villa?
09:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

A blink of an eye ago, John Terry was Aston Villa’s field marshal, championing a return to the Premier League. Next thing, the Englishman has been installed as the manager, albeit assistant to the son of a former Villa Park steward.  …

Premier League
Why hasn’t Chelsea replaced Michael Emenalo?
12:00 Saturday 13th October 2018

Foreign language expert and long-term confidant of Roman Abramovic – Marina Granovskaia continues to oversee and direct affairs at Chelsea while doubling as the club’s director of football or technical director if you like.…

Spain
Why the Real Madrid clock is already ticking on Julen Lopetegui
15:00 Tuesday 9th October 2018

Many high-ranking members in the RFEF still fault Julen Lopetegui for La Roja’s poor run at Russia 2018. After all, it can't be their fault. They fired him on the tournament's eve, but he agreed to join Real Madrid following the…

Premier League
Should Mike Ashley bear all the blame at Newcastle United?
08:00 Saturday 6th October 2018

In 2006, Akon released a smashing single titled: 'Sorry, Blame It On Me'. The Senegalese-American singer uses the song's first few stanzas to admit guilt and apologize. He then coins a melodious chorus urging the listener to put…

Womens Football
Why England Women's team has improved under Phil Neville
15:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

In September 2017, the legion of controversies demonizing Lionesses boss Mark Sampson finally forced the English FA to react. They swiftly brought down the axe on the Welshman and the search for his successor began. It led them to the doorstep…

Premier League
Is Eden Hazard playing for a Real Madrid move?
10:00 Tuesday 2nd October 2018

Since he joined Chelsea in 2012, Eden Hazard has never started a season as brilliantly as he’s started 2018-19. It’s not a flash in the pan from some wannabe. This is a player who’s been named in the Premier League Team of…

League One
Why did Didier Ndong and Papy Djilobodji scorn Sunderland?
08:00 Sunday 30th September 2018

Most 21st century Sunderland supporters could easily pick their worst ever team from the recent crop. In less than 12 months, the North East club surrendered both Premier League and Championship status. The Black Cats landed flat on their back…

Premier League
Why Gary Cahill must leave Chelsea as soon as possible
15:00 Wednesday 26th September 2018

Who really is the captain of Chelsea Football Club? Gary Cahill? Maybe that title has been stripped from the Englishman already.  Seven games have been played by the West London side. Chelsea fans have only seen Cahill play for 30…

Premier League
Who belongs in Chelsea’s best attacking trio?
08:00 Sunday 23rd September 2018

Every department must be working at its optimum, yet a club will only enjoy success if its attack is truly devastating. Maurizio Sarri understands this better than most. At Napoli, he built a team to run roughshod over Serie A, plundering 77…

Premier League
Why Daniel Sturridge will be important for Liverpool this season
12:00 Saturday 22nd September 2018

There was a devastating attacking trio at Anfield before Mo Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane donned red. Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Raheem Sterling tormented Premier League defenders for Liverpool beginning with the 2013/14 campaign,…

Premier League
Has Sadio Mane become too selfish for Liverpool's good?
12:00 Friday 21st September 2018

By the end of the 2016-17 season, Sadio Mane had become Liverpool’s poster boy. The Reds weren’t winning games he didn’t play in. Deemed the ultimate mercenary by fans. With his teammates backing, he was voted the club’s…

Premier League
What is Maurizio Sarri doing differently with Eden Hazard?
09:00 Tuesday 18th September 2018

Eden Hazard always seems to fall short of one thing when discussions about the best forwards in Europe is raised. He just doesn’t score so many. Added to the fact he hasn’t won any major European trophy bar the Europa League, the…

Premier League
Why Troy Deeney deserves England call-up
12:00 Sunday 16th September 2018

There are some unfortunate players who, for no fault of their own, never get to experience international football. It's not that they don't want to. They just never receive the call. Troy Deeney wouldn't want to be mentioned…

International
Why Matteo Guendouzi should choose to represent Morocco
15:00 Friday 14th September 2018

The career tangent of every footballer is sandwiched between the choices they make. Whether players make the decisions solely themselves or are influenced by others, they're forced to either enjoy or endure the outcome.   For…

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