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Toby Prince

If the sport has 11-men on each side, a ball and lasts for 90 minutes then I'll write about it. Simply put, I'm an unrepentant soccer freak that other freaks will, however, call a geek. I do find time for music when not watching the beautiful game, though and have been known to produce the odd track. 


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Womens Football
Can Arsenal end Chelsea-Manchester City WSL duopoly?
15:00 Friday 22nd February 2019

Petr Cech isn't renowned for a lavish lifestyle. Not the most vocal or jovial, he is simply a nice footballer. No surprise he expressed that by treating the Arsenal ladies' team to dinner in London. Cech had promised to entertain…

Italy
Does Lautaro Martinez render Mauro Icardi expendable at Inter?
08:00 Wednesday 20th February 2019

If Mauro Icardi is a Chris Brown fan, he'll be humming 'Don't wake me up'. Everything changed for the Argentine forward last week after his wife and agent made provocative comments about the squad. Inter stripped him of the…

Italy
Atalanta could ruin AC Milan's Champions League hopes
15:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

Serie A's Champions League race is just as compelling, if not more than the Premier League. AC Milan enters the weekend fourth but only a point ahead of a chasing pack consisting of Roma, Lazio and Saturday's hosts, Atalanta. The…

Premier League
Bernardo Silva: Manchester City's unheralded genius
08:00 Saturday 16th February 2019

There's a significant change in Manchester City’s attack since strolling to the Premier League last season. Pep Guardiola's side smashed 106 goals in their title season and aren't far off that pace this campaign. In Europe,…

Spain
Marcelo nearing the end at Real Madrid
15:00 Tuesday 12th February 2019

Just a year ago, it seemed almost unthinkable, absolutely absurd for Real Madrid to play a game without Marcelo. The Brazilian was indisputable. His place in Los Blancos' starting eleven was assured. Not anymore, however. Marcelo on the…

Spain
Atletico Madrid must beware unpredictable Real Madrid
11:00 Saturday 9th February 2019

Another chapter in the ancient Madrid folklore will be written today. Atletico welcome [sic] Real Madrid to the Wanda Metropolitano with both teams chasing La Liga leaders Barcelona. Although two points better, Diego Simeone’s men must…

Premier League
Is it time for Everton to get rid of Marco Silva?
15:00 Thursday 7th February 2019

Forget Farhad Moshiri's backing. Don't be deceived by Pep Guardiola's blessing. Ignore the slim away victory at sinking Huddersfield a little over a fortnight ago, Marco Silva is a man on fire. It's just a matter of time before…

Premier League
What should Arsenal expect from Denis Suarez?
15:00 Monday 4th February 2019

Arsenal temporarily freed Denis Suarez from his Barcelona nightmare with a loan deal through the summer. The 25-year-old needn't bother watching Lionel Messi highlights for a while. The Spaniard won a Europa League title…

Italy
Post-Higuain era looking good for AC Milan with Piatek
15:00 Sunday 3rd February 2019

AC Milan feared for the worst after Gonzalo Higuain abruptly ended his 12-month sabbatical from Juventus in January. The faithful anticipated further holes in the attack. Higuain didn't necessarily fill them, albeit offered optimism.…

Spain
What's behind Ousmane Dembele's turn in fortune at Barcelona?
09:00 Sunday 27th January 2019

Ousmane Dembele’s Barcelona exit seemed almost inevitable two months ago. The Catalan club seemingly gave up on their second-record buy. Fast forward to January, the Frenchman was suddenly Ernesto Valverde’s second-most-important…

Italy
Can AC Milan bounce back against Napoli after controversial Super Coppa defeat?
15:00 Saturday 26th January 2019

AC Milan rallied from a controversial Super Coppa Italiana defeat to Juventus in style. Genoa was the casualty. The Rosonerri showed courage to dispatch their hosts on Monday thanks to Fabio Borini and Suso. With Gonzalo Higuain now gone and…

Transfers
Is Allan Fernandinho's heir at Manchester City?
08:00 Thursday 24th January 2019

The transfer clock is ticking on Manchester City. The Citizens must shop for a central midfielder or endure an entire campaign banking on the frail, fading Fernandinho. Napoli Brazilian midfielder Allan has all his countryman's traits while…

Transfers
Equal Time: Crystal Palace must look beyond John Mikel Obi
09:00 Monday 21st January 2019

Without the luxury of a top-six-sized wallet, Crystal Palace crawled into the transfer market. The Eagles sought bargains, especially in midfield. Nigerian John Mikel Obi would have fit that bill before two-injury-laden years in China.…

Transfers
How should AC Milan solve the Gonzalo Higuain conundrum?
15:00 Friday 18th January 2019

AC Milan is in a dilemma. Gonzalo Higuain’s expected departure to Chelsea will slice a huge offensive hole. Such that only megabucks can fill. Should the Rosonerri shop for a replacement or just hope on Patrick Cutrone and his likes to…

Transfers
Do Juventus need Aaron Ramsey?
12:00 Monday 14th January 2019

It seems like with every transfer window, a blockbuster bargain for Juventus follows. They are not called the Old Lady for nothing. In an era where shopping is something of a gamble, the Turin giants have been shrewd. Arsenal's Aaron…