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Premier League
Could Willian leave Chelsea for London rivals Arsenal?
19:01 Tuesday 10th March 2020

As Frank Lampard carries out a rebuilding job at Chelsea, many players have been the subject of transfer speculation. Olivier Giroud's name is cropping up in the news pretty frequently, but the likes of Marcos Alonso, Willy Caballero,…

A League
Can Welsh Dragon Joe Ledley breathe fire into the Jets' season?
12:01 Wednesday 26th February 2020

Joe Ledley has swapped South Wales for life in New South Wales. The Welsh midfielder signed a deal with A-League side Newcastle Jets until the end of the season. Since his one-month contract with English Championship side Charlton…

Premier League
How can Andros Townsend ease pressure on Ayew, Zaha?
12:00 Tuesday 11th February 2020

Andros Townsend returned for Crystal Palace in the 1-0 defeat to Sheffield United just over a week ago. It'd be the Englishman's first appearance since the 0-0 draw with Watford at the beginning of December. Townsend recovered…

Premier League
Every man for himself in titanic Premier League relegation battle
09:01 Saturday 25th January 2020

Liverpool will win the Premier League title. This statement is unquestionable. All that can reasonably be asked is by how many points and will they remain unbeaten. Meanwhile, questions with far more gravity are asked every matchday at the…

Managerial News
8 managers who were in the sack by lunchtime
17:01 Friday 24th January 2020

With the managerial revolving door perpetually spinning, a football manager's job isn’t one for the long term. across the world and around the leagues, new appointments arrive on their first morning in a flurry of hope, filled…

Premier League
Hodgson keeping it simple for Palace
09:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Midway through the season, Crystal Palace hold down ninth place. The Eagles aren't in full flight but they're hardly grounded. In his third campaign, manager Roy Hodgson finds success as the anti-Guardiola. Rather than complicated…

Premier League
Why has Wilfried Zaha taken a backwards step this season?
08:00 Saturday 11th January 2020

Wilfried Zaha's career can only be described as perplexing. After bursting onto the scene in the Championship play-off semi-final for Crystal Palace against Brighton & Hove Albion in 2013, the then 21-year-old seemed destined for the…

Premier League
Mikel Arteta wants Granit Xhaka to stay; Should he?
08:01 Monday 6th January 2020

Granit Xhaka sits at a crossroads. One path leads away from the Emirates and his toxic relationship with fans. The other leads back into the clubhouse where a welcoming manager values his skills and leadership. Which should he take?…

Premier League
What's happened to Christian Benteke at Crystal Palace?
17:01 Sunday 5th January 2020

Christian Benteke's Crystal Palace future is uncertain. He’s been out of form in the Premier League and out of favour under Roy Hodgson. As a result, the 29-year-old may be out of time at Selhurst Park. Benteke was Palace’s…

Premier League
Does Chelsea need a creative playmaker in January?
17:01 Friday 3rd January 2020

As Frank Lampard must’ve discovered, there are upsides and downsides to opting for a youthful front-line. Tammy Abraham’s coming-of-age stands a shining example of his managerial strengths. But Chelsea’s attacking…

Premier League
Is it time for West Ham to sack Manuel Pellegrini?
17:00 Saturday 28th December 2019

West Ham held out hope when they appointed Manuel Pellegrini as manager last year. Well-travelled with league titles in four different countries, the Chilean belongs to an exclusive club within his profession. His accomplishments…

Reviews
Review: Clive Allen, Up Front - My Autobiography
17:00 Monday 16th December 2019

Jimmy Greaves, Gary Lineker, Harry Kane, each a great Tottenham striker who doesn't hold the club record for most goals scored in a season. That accolade goes to Clive Allen and his incredible 49-goal haul in 1986/87. It’s…

Premier League
Aaron Wan-Bissaka and perfecting a dying art
19:02 Friday 13th December 2019

Aaron Wan-Bissaka has had a whirlwind eighteen months. Following a stellar breakout season with Crystal Palace, Machester United made the £50million plunge to sign the English right-back. Last weekend, the footballing world witnessed…

Premier League
Has Hodgson arrested Crystal Palace's slide?
09:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Crystal Palace endured the sort of early campaign typical to a club their size. A creditable start, including four wins from their first eight games, saw the Eagles dreaming of European qualification, An adventure on the continent would…

Premier League
What now for Manchester United's Timothy Fosu-Mensah?
19:01 Friday 22nd November 2019

Manchester United's tale under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been largely based around injury woe. Perhaps it's this new high-pressing style that the Baby Faced Assassin is trying to employ. More than likely, it's purely bad luck.…