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Premier League
Not the best week for Premier League goalkeepers
08:01 Friday 13th March 2020

How many times have you heard it said goalkeepers are a breed apart? It isn’t a lie. The game's last line of defence exerts tremendous pressure. No one minds your back when you fluff your lines. The ball nestles in the back of the…

Premier League
Manchester City fallout: Player exodus?
17:01 Sunday 16th February 2020

UEFA delivered a hammer blow of a Valentine to Manchester City on Friday. The two-year Champions League ban for alleged Financial Fair Play violations isn't a pebble dropped in a pond causing a mild ripple effect. It's a meteor impact…

Premier League
12 Days of Football 2019/20: Liverpool and Manchester City
08:01 Saturday 21st December 2019

On the first day of football, the FA gave to me Liverpool and Man City Welcome to this year's edition of the 12 Days of Football on It's Round and It's White. Over the holiday fixtures, our writers will look back on the 2019 calendar…

Premier League
Should Manchester United sell David De Gea?
09:01 Saturday 14th September 2019

David De Gea is about to put pen to paper on a £375k-a-week salary. Or, he isn’t. No, he is. Actually, just give us a few more minutes please? We’d like to look over the menu again.  The Spaniard’s to-and-fro with…

Premier League
2019/20 Manchester City Premier League preview
19:00 Thursday 8th August 2019

That Pep Guardiola has created a monster in Manchester is no longer news. What remains unknown is how much more the team can accomplish. After spending over £300million in two seasons to rebuild the ageing City squad, the Catalan-born…

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…