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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. 


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International
The next five youngsters on England's radar
12:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

Gareth Southgate set out his vision for England’s future in the Nations League. His focus is on youth. This international break demonstrated commitment to giving young players their first taste of the senior team. Jadon Sancho and Mason…

Premier League
Assessing all 20 Premier League teams after eight games
15:00 Friday 12th October 2018

With the season's second international break bringing the Premier League to a halt for two weeks, now is a perfect time to rate each team's stock. Eight games may seem too few to draw conclusions on the entire campaign, but it offers…

Premier League
Does Maurizio Sarri's guarded assessment protect Chelsea's title hopes?
08:00 Wednesday 10th October 2018

Sitting joint top of the Premier League and unbeaten, most would argue Chelsea are title contenders this season. That is everyone but Maurizio Sarri. While everyone else is extolling the virtues of his side the Italian is playing down their…

Premier League
Liverpool vs Manchester City: Comparing the teams
12:00 Sunday 7th October 2018

So, the biggest game of this fledgeling Premier League season upon us. Liverpool vs Manchester City promises to be a real treat for football fans regardless of their affiliation. City are the reigning champions and rightfully so. Last season…

Premier League
What Dan Ashworth brings to Brighton & Hove Albion
09:00 Friday 5th October 2018

In a week dominated by Jose Mourinho versus Paul Pogba, the news that Dan Ashworth quit his role with the FA to join Brighton & Hove Albion has flown under the radar.   While perhaps not worthy of considerable attention on the…

Scotland
5 Premier League jobs for Brendan Rodgers
08:00 Thursday 4th October 2018

Sometimes you can be your own worst enemy. Ask Brendan Rodgers. To say his first two years as Celtic manager went well would be an understatement. Two SPL titles, two league cups and two Scottish Cups. No manager had delivered back-to-back…

Premier League
Chelsea vs Liverpool: An examination of two defences
13:00 Saturday 29th September 2018

When Chelsea and Liverpool square off at Stamford Bridge later today, the offensive football will be everyone's primary focus. Yet, while both teams will provide such entertainment, their performance at the other end will be more…

Features
Equal Time: Why Luka Modric is a worthy winner of FIFA's Best
13:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

As Luka Modric tucked himself into bed last night, he will have been reflecting on an impressive year. Being named as FIFA’s Best Player was the latest achievement in a season filled with success. While he will not have been thinking…

Capital One Cup
Is the League Cup still relevant?
08:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

As the League Cup makes its return tonight, many have one question. Why? The competition struggles to compete against the FA Cup, never mind the Premier League. The fact it has become more of a promotional exercise than an actual tournament…

Champions League
Why Manchester City should prioritise the Champions League
11:00 Wednesday 19th September 2018

Picture the scene. You’ve won your first Premier League title. Your team has played magnificent football, the best the league has seen in decades. They've set numerous records along the way. You’ve also won the League Cup.…

Premier League
Why it's time to show Romelu Lukaku more respect
17:00 Tuesday 18th September 2018

From the many players currently plying their trade in the Premier League, none polarise opinion quite like Romelu Lukaku. Like Marmite, you either love him or hate him. It's as simple as that. However, for those who fall in the latter group,…

Europa League
What the Europa League draw means for Arsenal and Chelsea
09:00 Monday 3rd September 2018

As Arsenal and Chelsea sat down to watch the Europa League draw they are unlikely to have been pleased about it. After all, these two sides believe they belong in the Champions League. By the end, their sentiments towards the competition will…

Champions League
What the Champions League draw means for Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool
08:00 Monday 3rd September 2018

The Champions League draw on Thursday will have produced mixed emotions for the Premier League’s representatives. For Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Liverpool it was a very interesting affair. First up Spurs. Placed…

Premier League
Paging Big Sam: Are West Ham this season's Everton?
08:00 Thursday 30th August 2018

Sometimes spending isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Ask Everton and West Ham United. Last year, the Blues were among the transfer window's biggest spenders, splashing the cash in an attempt to break into the top six. The tactic…

Premier League
Equal Time: Why Zinedine Zidane is the perfect replacement for Mourinho at Manchester United
09:00 Monday 27th August 2018

Inevitability, Jose Mourinho finds himself under pressure at Manchester United. Surrounded by unrest in the changing room, boardroom and pressroom, the Portuguese boss is running out of room and time. Third season syndrome's here again. …

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