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League One
Is Jack Ross Sunderland's loss?
09:01 Tuesday 15th October 2019

When we arrived at the club 18 months ago we appointed Jack because we felt that he was the right man to take Sunderland forward over a number of years. Jack has worked extremely hard and helped us achieve stability and I sincerely…

Managerial News
Sacking Pochettino only makes things worse for Tottenham
08:01 Tuesday 8th October 2019

Canadian rockers The Tragically Hip recorded a song called Boots and Hearts, noting that the two items had something in common. When it starts to fall apart, Man, it really falls apart. Mauricio Pochettino should have the tune on his playlist.…

Managerial News
End times for Mauricio Pochettino at Spurs?
12:31 Saturday 28th September 2019

Mauricio Pochettino is the longest-serving Premier League top-six manager. Among all 20 gaffers, only Burnley’s Sean Dyche and Bournemouth’s Eddie Howe claim seniority. But the 2019/20 campaign's early days are riddled…

Premier League
Should Manchester United start their Rojo Diablo?
09:01 Friday 27th September 2019

Faust is the ambitious German bloke who made a deal with the Devil. As a great many Germans reside in Argentina, it isn’t surprising that a certain Manchester United defender’s full name is Faustino Marcos Alberto Rojo. Considering…

Premier League
Did John Terry just game the Chelsea propaganda machine?
08:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

Humans are hierarchal. We need leaders even if it’s only to tear them down. At the same time that we criticise leaders, we expect others within an organization to follow the chain of command. That is why Kepa Arrizabalaga’s behaviour…

Football
Is time wasting in football at its worst?
17:00 Sunday 21st October 2018

Time-wasting. It's an annoyance we've all experienced as football fans. You're down by one goal and the opposition suddenly decides every action is done slower when possible. Goal kicks, set pieces, feigning injuries and making…

Capital One Cup
Is the League Cup still relevant?
08:00 Tuesday 25th September 2018

As the League Cup makes its return tonight, many have one question. Why? The competition struggles to compete against the FA Cup, never mind the Premier League. The fact it has become more of a promotional exercise than an actual tournament…

Capital One Cup
5 reasons Manchester City humiliated Arsenal at Wembley
08:30 Monday 26th February 2018

Manchester City has been phenomenal this season. Yet the Citizens have also failed spectacularly on some occasions. Most match days the Sky Blues sweep opponents aside but some results have been absolutely shocking. When a club is armed to…

Capital One Cup
Carabao Cup Final: Manchester City vs Arsenal: A Combined XI
12:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The 58th English League Cup final is nearing kickoff. The trophy has been brought to the former City of Manchester Stadium on five previous occasions and twice to Highbury. After being dumped from the FA Cup in the 5th round by Wigan…

Capital One Cup
3 key battles: Arsenal vs Manchester City
11:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

The 2018 League Cup Final at Wembley promises to be a spectacular affair.  Two attacking teams square up against each other. Arsenal will be hoping to win their first League Cup in over two decades and the first under Arsene Wenger's…

Premier League
EFL Cup final: 5 big questions for Arsene Wenger
09:00 Sunday 25th February 2018

Manchester City stands in Arsene Wenger's path on his quest for EFL Cup glory. To finally win the competition, the Frenchman must outdo Pep Guardiola in every possible way. Tactics, team selection, shenanigans, even dress pattern.…

Capital One Cup
A tale of two Cities
14:00 Tuesday 23rd January 2018

It’s easy to forget that Manchester City plummeted head first into what was then called Division Two this time two decades ago. A 3-0 victory over fellow Division One strugglers Portsmouth at Fratton Park on 10 January 1998 was Frank…

Non League
Does the FA Trophy suffer the same problems as the EFL Cup?
16:00 Wednesday 29th November 2017

At the weekend Non-League sides across the country took to the field in the final qualifying round of the FA Trophy, but is the competition suffering the same problems as other cup competitions? The tournament is only open to sides in the four…

Opinion
Hands up if you are an ABBA fan?
21:51 Friday 27th October 2017

No not the iconic Swedish band that dominated the music charts in the 1970's. Although their hit ‘The Winner Takes it All' is the outcome of football's latest innovation by the same name.

Opinion
The Four EFL Cup favourites under the spotlight
21:00 Thursday 26th October 2017

We're down to the business end in the EFL Cup. A trip to Wembley is on the horizon. This week's fixtures concluded with teams entering the quarter-finals. Besides Tottenham, most of the biggest clubs are still involved. That makes for an interesting…