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Premier League
Why can't other Premier League clubs behave like Arsenal and Chelsea?
12:00 Thursday 12th March 2020

John Cena could be the only WWE superstar not to commit a heel turn at any point in his career. Virtually every famous professional wrestler turns his back on partners and fans to play the bad guy for a while. Even Hulk Hogan did. Why not Cena?…

Premier League
Is Pep Guardiola walking in Jose Mourinho's shoes?
17:00 Tuesday 10th March 2020

In Genesis, Cain and Abel are brothers. Jealousy leads one to murder the other. In football, people like to think of Pep Guardiola and Jose Mourinho as mortal enemies. Not so. In fact, they are managerial brothers who cut their teeth together…

Premier League
How can Arteta reignite Arsenal's attack?
08:00 Saturday 8th February 2020

Mikel Arteta’s time at Arsenal reflects their entire campaign. Despite showcasing occasional promise, the Gunners lack consistency. Since coming aboard, he’s improved certain departments. Unfortunately, it's come at the…

Premier League
Do Chelsea have a Kepa problem to solve?
15:00 Saturday 25th January 2020

There’s a goalkeeping problem brewing at Chelsea. Sure, Kepa Arizzabalaga’s tuned up Superman mode a few times to save his side this season. But his growing personal disappointments are beginning to take a toll on their campaign.…

Premier League
Should Arsenal bolster backline in the market?
09:01 Thursday 23rd January 2020

By the end of Arsene Wenger's long tenure, Arsenal's defence was a debris field. The attack remained potent but the Gunners were perpetually exposed at the back. Unai Emery failed to solve the problem. Now, it's left to Mikel…

Italy
Should Jose Mourinho rethink his Premier League obsession?
08:00 Monday 20th January 2020

Do you remember the diner scene in Rain Man? A box of matches falls on the floor. Looking at the jumbled mess, Charlie Babbit [Dustin Hoffman] says, “82, 82, 82.” His brother Raymond [Tom Cruise] claims there are a lot more than…

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
Mikel Arteta gives Arsenal fans much-needed lift
19:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

Long gone are the days of Arsenal and Manchester United slogging it out for the Premier League title - though watching the two go toe-to-toe still guarantees entertainment. This time around, New Years Day didn't only provide an overindulgence…

Premier League
Can Lampard address Chelsea's defensive issues in the January window?
09:01 Wednesday 25th December 2019

Chelsea began their Premier League campaign poorly under new boss Frank Lampard. The Blues suffered a 4-0 thrashing against Manchester United in the opening fixture followed by a loss to Liverpool in the UEFA Super Cup, albeit this time in…

Premier League
Why Arsenal risks losing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
08:00 Thursday 7th November 2019

After years of lighting up the Bundesliga with a superb goal scoring record for Borussia Dortmund, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang stepped up to Arsenal. The Gabonese international moved to England in January 2018 with high hopes. Arsene Wenger was…

Premier League
Is Arsenal set for a revival?
08:01 Friday 27th September 2019

Arsenal flattered to deceive last season. The promise of new heights under Unai Emery failed to materialise as the Gunners lost in the Europa League final and missed out on Premier League top four. Failure on both fronts guaranteed the dreaded…

Europa League
What’s Arsenal’s best route back to Europe’s top table?
15:00 Thursday 19th September 2019

From 1998 to 2017, under Arsene Wenger’s guidance, Arsenal held Champions League status. Ever since the Gunners have missed out. They have two pathways into Europe’s elite club competition next season: finish in the Premier League…

Premier League
David Luiz isn't as funny in person
09:01 Wednesday 18th September 2019

Brazilian defenders don't gain the legendary status of their attacking counterparts. "Remember the time Thiago Silva..." just doesn't come up in conversation like references to Pele, Ronaldo or Neymar. Defenders are…

Premier League
13 worst 2019/20 Premier League decisions to date
08:01 Friday 13th September 2019

Welcome to Friday the 13th, Premier League style. You might want to watch your step. Certainly, superstitious players and managers step lightly whenever this notoriously unlucky day rolls around. Worse, today is just the campaign's first…

Premier League
Will Holding, Bellerin, Tierney return to the Gunners in the nick of time?
17:00 Monday 9th September 2019

Arsenal began the season on a decent note. It might have been better with the presence of their injured defenders. Arsenal hasn't had the opportunity to field their first-choice full-backs, Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney.…