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Sean Lunt

Football journalist working in the North West mainly covering Everton and Liverpool but with musings on anything football related. 


Total articles: 110

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Spain
Why is Gareth Bale universally disliked at Real Madrid?
08:01 Sunday 30th June 2019

Of all the transfer rumours and what might and might not happen this summer, one thing is sure; Gareth Bale will be leaving Real Madrid. Where he’ll end up, with his wages proving a considerable stumbling block to any move remains…

Premier League
Can the 2019/20 Premier League's English managers forge success?
12:00 Wednesday 19th June 2019

It’s been a while, but England is making a comeback in the Premier League. Perhaps the best European striker over the past four seasons, Harry Kane, is English. Raheem Sterling now ranks among the game's best wingers after his…

Premier League
Who can replace Hazard as the Premier League's shining star?
12:00 Sunday 16th June 2019

While rival Chelsea fans up and down the country will have celebrated Eden Hazard's move to Real Madrid, the Premier League itself let out a discernible groan. Another summer transfer window has started with a top Premier League star…

Spain
How will Barcelona spend their summer?
15:00 Monday 10th June 2019

For the vast majority of European clubs, securing a second successive league title, reaching a domestic cup final and a Champions League semi-final would represent a good campaign. For Barcelona, it was an utter failure. Alright, there was…

Premier League
How will Liverpool spend their summer?
12:00 Friday 7th June 2019

Fresh from Champions League success in Madrid and an astonishing domestic campaign, Liverpool would be tempted to spend this summer sitting around, enjoying the sunshine and contemplating the immortal status they all now have on one side of…

Premier League
Champions League final: 5 key battles
13:00 Saturday 1st June 2019

By the time Tottenham and Liverpool face each other in tonight's Champions League final, plenty will have been said. The players, managers, fans, experts and pundits will have all analysed the game to death. They will have looked at every…

Premier League
What represents success for Graham Potter at Brighton?
08:00 Friday 31st May 2019

With the Premier League season over and the summer now upon us, all 20 clubs are getting ready to make their transfer moves. Brighton & Hove Albion started things off in exciting fashion, by replacing Chris Hughton with Graham Potter. Hughton…

Premier League
Crystal Palace must be realistic with Wilfried Zaha this summer
17:00 Sunday 19th May 2019

Given the money and lack of upward mobility in the modern game, every club finds itself with a talented player looking to move on at some point. This summer, Crystal Palace face being in that situation. Wilfried Zaha wants out. The…

Premier League
Why Maurizio Sarri's first year at Chelsea is a massive success
08:00 Thursday 16th May 2019

With another Premier League season completed, the time has come for reflection. For Chelsea, the main focus will be on Maurizio Sarri. The Italian arrived at Stamford Bridge to much fanfare last summer. After nearly leading Napoli…

Premier League
Why Richarlison has proven worth every penny for Everton
08:00 Saturday 4th May 2019

It’s not often one of the all knowing football luminaries that make up the Soccer Saturday panel admit they were wrong. So when Paul Merson conceded he’d made a mistake in regards to Richarlison, it should have piqued your…

Premier League
Other than VVD and Raheem, PFA Player of the Year Award is a farce
12:00 Thursday 25th April 2019

Virgil van Dijk will be crowned as the PFA Player of the Year on Sunday and deservedly so. The Dutchman has transformed into the world’s best centre back over this season, turning Liverpool from also-rans into serious title contenders…

Premier League
Why Manchester United's bad form is good for their long-term health
08:00 Friday 19th April 2019

It’s fair to say that things haven’t gone well for Manchester United since beating Paris Saint-Germain. That stunning and surprise victory in the French capital was the highlight of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign so far,…

Premier League
Keeping Rafa Benitez should be a priority for Newcastle United
12:00 Tuesday 9th April 2019

As the season enters the business end, many Premier League clubs will be planning for the summer and next campaign. As usual, under Mike Ashley, that is not the case for Newcastle United. Their future is uncertain, and so is that of manager…

International
What happened to Scotland and how can they fix it?
09:00 Thursday 28th March 2019

Three of the four Home Nations should be pleased with their work during the international break. England, Wales and Northern Ireland all had good weeks. The Republic of Ireland, not a Home Nation I'm told, also did well. Scotland did…

International
Netherlands and Germany: 2 countries passing in the night
08:00 Sunday 24th March 2019

If you were looking for a blockbuster tie worth your time during this international break, today's clash between the Netherlands and Germany is your dream date. As the four-time World Cup winners fall down the FIFA World Rankings,…