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Mathaeus Abuwa

Arsenal fan with ample amounts of passion for both Cristiano Ronaldo & Real Madrid. I'm one of those bandwagonist hipster fans that will claim to know everything about football, but only watches the El Clasico outside of the Premier League. Forgive me, I'm trying. Oh yeah, #WengerOut. 

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Are Uruguay in the last chance saloon?
09:00 Monday 10th June 2019

The domestic football season may be over but thankfully there is this thing called international football. This summer we will be blessed with the African Cup of Nations, Women’s World Cup, UEFA Nations League and most excitingly,…

Europa League
Is all the Europa League pressure on Ozil?
09:00 Wednesday 29th May 2019

Six goals, three assists and a controversial international retirement. For Mesut Ozil, the 2018/19 campaign will act as an obnoxious stain on his illustrious career. The German has found himself the focus of new manager Unai Emery’s abhorrent…

World Cup
Three shining stars from the 2018 World Cup could see big moves this summer
08:00 Wednesday 18th July 2018

Now that the World Cup is over, it is time for us to sit back and reflect on some notable standout performers. Some standout performers were familiar names such as; Harry Kane, Eden Hazard and Luka Modric. However, others weren’t so well-known,…

England National Team
Why England's World Cup run was a failure
15:30 Friday 13th July 2018

England are out of the 2018 World Cup, and deservedly so.  Two tough games, two losses. That’s the story of England’s 2018 World Cup campaign. Forget all the ‘let’s be proud of the boys’ rubbish. Once again…

England National Team
Are we witnessing England's golden generation?
15:30 Wednesday 11th July 2018

As the days go by and the England national team continue to advance in the 2018 World Cup, the term 'golden generation' seems to be entering our daily conversations. And why wouldn’t it? Football is indeed coming home and it’s…

Cristiano Ronaldo --> Juventus; why it makes sense and how he would fit in
12:00 Friday 6th July 2018

Some things in life just seem to go together, Laurel & Hardy, Donald Trump and controversy, Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid. Although initially a Sporting Lisbon product adopted by Manchester United, the 33-year-old’s legacy has…

Why a move to Turkey is the best possible for Jack Wilshere's career
08:00 Wednesday 4th July 2018

The Prince of English football is poised and ready to start a new life away from the Premier League. As we speak, Jack Wilshere is in Turkey negotiating a deal with Fenerbache. At first, it looked as though West Ham were in pole position to…

Premier League
What Marouane Fellaini's snub means for Arsenal
12:00 Sunday 1st July 2018

How the mighty have fallen. There was once a time when Arsenal [and Arsene Wenger] could look in the direction of a player and he’d come running. Now the third-best team in London are being rejected on a daily basis by, let’s…

Why Gareth Bale should avoid Manchester United
15:00 Monday 25th June 2018

It's a strange situation when a player who single-handedly decided the 2018 Champions League final is not a regular at his club. This season, despite staying injury free, Real Madrid's Gareth Bale started only 24 competitive…

Managerial News
Where should Arsene Wenger head next?
09:00 Wednesday 20th June 2018

The greatest Arsenal manager in footballing history is at a career crossroads. The Frenchman has been continuously employed as a coach since 1981, overseeing a grand total of 1,464 matches (ManagerMarkt). Since being replaced by Unai Emery,…

What Lucas Torreira can offer Arsenal
15:00 Sunday 17th June 2018

There's nothing Arsenal fans enjoy more than new signings. After over a decade of watching their biggest rivals splash the cash, the Gunners faithful eagerly anticipate Unai Emery's first transfer window as manager.  Arsenal's…

3 right-backs Arsenal should have signed instead of Stephan Lichtsteiner
15:00 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Seven days ago, Arsenal signed one of the game's most successful full-backs. Stephan Lichtsteiner arrived on a free transfer from Italian giants Juventus.    With the Gunners defence lacking leadership, the Switzerland…

World Cup
Why Cristian Pavon is the key to Argentina's World Cup success
08:00 Thursday 7th June 2018

Rarely does Lionel Messi hit a hat-trick and another player receives all the plaudits. On Tuesday night, Argentina ran out 4-0 winners over Haiti in a World Cup warm-up game. Cristian Pavon's 31-minute cameo was match-defining. Based on…

World Cup
5 Bayern Munich players to watch out for in the World Cup
09:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

We're only two weeks away from the World Cup. Football's crème de la crème prepares to put everything on the line for the sake of national pride. Bayern Munich, an undisputed European heavyweight, will have 11 determined…

Managerial News
Unai Emery for the Emirates: a new Arsenal era begins
17:00 Thursday 24th May 2018

In a press conference filled with reporters baying for blood, Unai Emery officially became the new Arsenal manager. He has at least one trait in common with his predecessor. He doesn't smile often. Unless you google 'Unai Emery happy',…