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Premier League
Manchester United no longer on the right side of history
08:00 Wednesday 1st May 2019

Manchester United are the Premier League’s Jeremy Corbyn. They don’t ignore anti-Semitism or have ties to terrorist organizations and sympathizers. Nevertheless, the Red Devils lean too far to the left and, while they shouldn’t…

Tactical Analysis
How Stephen Hawking explained the central midfielder
17:00 Wednesday 6th February 2019

Arguably, the most impressive human being to live a full life in the chronological sense was Stephen Hawking, the noted physicist. In his early 20s, he was diagnosed with ALS, a motor neuron disease that slowly paralyses the body. He was given…

Premier League
Premier League Preview: Can Manchester City do it again?
08:00 Thursday 9th August 2018

Manchester City tore the Premier League apart last season. Pep Guardiola masterminded a complete annihilation of the opposition as City left every other team for dead. Even second-placed Manchester United were so far behind they seemed to have…

World Cup
England can learn two things from this World Cup
14:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

If there was a way to prove it, I would lay serious money on playing to the whistle being the most difficult lesson to both learn and remember. I mean in life as well as football but let’s stick with the latter rather than getting into…

World Cup
World Cup 3rd place match: England and Belgium hook up again; does it mean anything this time?
08:30 Saturday 14th July 2018

It's not coming home. England's World Cup dreams were smashed by Mario Mandzukic's brilliant goal that sent Croatia to their first World Cup final. On the other hand, Roberto Martinez's Belgium lost to France one-nil. Les…

World Cup
Who will win the Golden Ball at Russia 2018?
17:30 Tuesday 12th June 2018

Not to be confused with the Golden Boot, the Golden Ball is awarded to the tournament's best player. Lionel Messi won it under controversial circumstances in Brazil. When he disappeared in the later matches, many felt the award should have…

Premier League
Will Chelsea regret loaning out Michy Batshuayi?
12:00 Thursday 15th March 2018

An interesting statistic came up on social media over the weekend. After Michy Batshuayi’s two-goal haul in the Bundesliga game against Eintracht Frankfurt, it was discovered that he has now scored the more goals combined than the…

Premier League
Pep Guardiola isn't just cruising the Premier League; he's building a Manchester City dynasty
10:00 Monday 1st January 2018

There are simply not enough superlatives to describe the explosion that has been Pep Guardiola's Manchester City this season. While well on pace to obliterating both the Premier League goals and points record, they have dropped only four points,…

Opinion
Remaining true to his philosophy has helped Pep Guardiola at Manchester City
10:00 Thursday 14th December 2017

When Pep Guardiola arrived in England 17 months ago, it was supposed to mark the start of something special. A new football never seen on English shores. The Catalan legend was famed the world over for the way his teams set up. His…

Opinion
Chelsea and Manchester City combined XI
13:00 Wednesday 5th April 2017

It is a massive battle at the Bridge. Pep Guardiola is looking to secure Champions League football and Antonio Conte will not allow another slip-up. It is set to be a thriller of a match, with tactical encounters being scattered across the…

Opinion
The Starting XI Jose Mourinho should never have let leave Chelsea
14:30 Monday 20th March 2017

During Jose Mourinho's two spells at Chelsea, the Portuguese manager delivered great success but questions remain regarding the top quality players he let leave the club; which includes talented playmaker Kevin De Bruyne, and the free-scoring…

Opinion
Can Belgium's ‘golden generation' finally deliver?
09:44 Wednesday 29th June 2016

Football history is littered with teams that have failed to live up to their reputations. Teams full of talented and inspirational individuals that on paper should sweep all aside but on the pitch continue to fall short.  First seen in the…