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Premier League
Is Liverpool braced for a clean sweep of PFA awards?
09:00 Monday 29th April 2019

Not since the 2013/14 season have two players from the same team hit 20 goals or more in a single campaign. In that campaign, it was Luis Suarez and Daniel Sturridge who achieved the feat. Unfortunately, their efforts couldn't…

Champions League
Is Barcelona gaffe the perfect excuse to let David de Gea go?
00:18 Wednesday 17th April 2019

Reportedly, Ed Woodward and Manchester United spent the past year and a bit trying to coax David de Gea into signing a contract extension. It’s unclear whether his high wage demands are a dealbreaker or just posing while he waits to see…

Premier League
Ederson redefining the goalkeeping landscape at Manchester City
09:00 Saturday 24th November 2018

As expected by many, Manchester City's Premier League dominance is continuing this season. Different Citizens players are standing up to be counted, as last campaign's top performers such as Kevin De Bruyne and Leroy Sane have…

Premier League
Is the cost acceptable when building from the back
09:00 Friday 14th September 2018

We've entered a new era in the beautiful game. Most teams now play with three or five in defence, changing how the game is played. The major annoyance is passing out from the back. Errors are harshly punished, begging the question…

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…

Premier League
Have Southampton overpaid for Man City goalkeeper Angus Gunn?
09:00 Saturday 14th July 2018

Southampton have reached a deal for Manchester City's Angus Gunn. The £10 million fee is expected to rise another £3.5 million with agreed contract add-ons. Is the deal overpriced for an untested Premier League goalkeeper or…

Premier League
Manchester City's Squad Review: Who stays or goes in goal?
15:00 Thursday 31st May 2018

Pep Guardiola ushered in a glorious second season after failing to win any trophies in his first. The latter was a career first for Guardiola. But half a billion pounds should build a squad to one's liking. Manchester City were poised…

Premier League
Ranked! 10 best Premier League signings of 2017/18
12:00 Monday 21st May 2018

Despite the vast finances, talented coaches and varying styles making up the Premier League, a club's season is often defined by success in the transfer window.  Purchasing the correct players at the right time can ensure teams…

Premier League
Why Manchester City was deservedly crowned Premier League champions
13:00 Monday 16th April 2018

The expected happened on Sunday, albeit at an unexpected time and place. Rock-bottom West Bromwich Albion's 1-0 win at Old Trafford saw Manchester City crowned Premier League champions. It's been an incredible season for Man City. Pep…

Football
All the technology in the world will still not be enough for officials
16:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

Juan Mata stood with a perplexed face when his goal was ruled out at the John Smith’s stadium courtesy of the VAR. Replays showed that the Spaniard’s knee was marginally offside, yet officials were badly criticised by many for awarding…

World Cup
Ederson vs Alisson: Who deserves to be Brazil's no 1 in Russia?
08:30 Wednesday 21st February 2018

Brazil's national team is so rich in depth it can afford to send three formidable squads. Such excessive luxury can be intoxicating and problematic when there is just one competition to consider. Selecao boss Tite has such a selection headache…

Premier League
2017 Premier League: Old v New
08:30 Saturday 30th December 2017

Another year is passing. For the old among us, that means plucking more grey hairs from our heads. Or worse, from our noses and ears. For the young, it means still believing that won’t happen to you. Right. You keep believing my young…

Premier League
Pep Guardiola proved me wrong
10:00 Thursday 21st December 2017

Pep Guardiola is renowned for being tactically astute, paying attention to detail, and relentlessly striving for perfection. The ruthless manner in which he assembles his squad tends to be overlooked. Maybe the hipster fashions he…

Opinion
Three things Chelsea must do to beat Manchester City?
00:13 Saturday 30th September 2017

It could prove to be one of the games of the season on Saturday evening as Manchester City travel to Stamford Bridge to take on Chelsea in a battle between the Blues' Antonio Conte and City's Pep Guardiola.  Both sides are in fine form, with…

Opinion
Is it the same old story for Manchester City in goal?
17:00 Friday 21st July 2017

It is becoming far too common an occurrence for Manchester City. Their huge financial backing allows teams to sell to the English side at hugely inflated prices because they know City will invariably pay the amount they are asking for. It means…