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Premier League
James Ward-Prowse beginning to prove he's the real deal
16:00 Friday 5th April 2019

For years, decades, in fact, Southampton has been a hotbed for young up-and-comers. The Saints have always been superb when it comes to developing, harnessing and producing teen-sensations. That's largely down to their beliefs, ideologies…

England National Team
Is Jadon Sancho worthy of the hype?
17:00 Saturday 23rd March 2019

Jadon Sancho is a brave young man. Moving from his homeland to Germany in the pursuit of first-team football was an extremely bold decision. Leaving Manchester City at such a tender age has already proven to be the making of him; perhaps other…

Premier League
Why Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka can feel hard done by after England snub
17:00 Friday 22nd March 2019

After a four-month hiatus, international football comes back with a bang. Qualification for the 2020 European Championships finally begins, with some mouthwatering fixtures in the offing. For England, they'll be looking to build upon a…

International
What does Gareth Southgate expect from his Three Lions call-ups?
08:00 Thursday 21st March 2019

So the first international break of 2019 is upon us, putting the Premier League on hold for two weeks in the meantime. All of the home nations are in action over the following 14 days, including England. The Three Lions face the Czech Republic…

Premier League
Nathaniel Clyne is Liverpool and England’s true forgotten man
09:00 Tuesday 11th December 2018

A little over four years ago, Southampton's two starting full-backs departed for pastures new. Luke Shaw headed for Manchester United. Nathaniel Clyne dropped him off then travelled another 35 miles across the M62 to Liverpool. In subsequent…

European Football
Nations League: Is it a major trophy if England win?
17:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

As Susanna Hoffs would sing, it was a Manic Monday in football terms. The day began like too many Mondays when Southampton sacked manager Mark Hughes. It ended on a sweeter note when England drew the Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League draw.…

Reviews
Film Review - Daring to Dream: England's Story at the 2018 World Cup
15:00 Tuesday 4th December 2018

This past summer delivered lasting memories for English football fans. Performing above what many believed possible, England reached the semi-finals of a major competition for the first time in 12 years. ‘Daring to Dream’ tells…

Premier League
Ben Chilwell is repaying Claude Puel's faith from last season
09:00 Friday 23rd November 2018

Under Gareth Southgate's management, a plethora of young English talent is breaking into the national team. Among the latest is Ben Chilwell. The left-back was drafted into the England squad in September to cover for injuries to regular…

Premier League
It's time to put some respect on Callum Wilson's name
17:00 Tuesday 20th November 2018

The year is 2011, Callum Wilson is sent out on loan by parent club Coventry City. The striker heads to Kettering Town, for whom he plays seventeen times, scoring just one goal. During the season following, the-then teenager was off on loan…

Premier League
Will Danny Welbeck stick or twist at Arsenal?
08:00 Thursday 8th November 2018

Danny Welbeck will soon have a difficult decision to make. The England international must decide whether to stick it out at Arsenal or consider moving away next summer. Not only out of contract at the season's end, but he is also currently…

England National Team
Is Wayne Rooney's England return worthwhile?
08:00 Monday 5th November 2018

Wayne Rooney left Premier League football a legend. Goals, assists, trophies. The now 33-year-old had it all. In June, it felt like the White Pele's best years were behind him, a move across the pond ensued. The Three Lions icon was back…

Usa
Mr Rooney goes to Washington II: Red Devil ravages MLS
17:42 Wednesday 24th October 2018

Wayne Rooney was a Manchester United man. A Scouser, his career began at Everton but as United's all-time scorer, he will always be a North-West Red no matter what some may feel. When he no longer suited needs at Old Trafford, he donned…

Premier League
The importance of English clubs giving good performance in Europe
17:00 Friday 19th October 2018

Considered the most competitive, exciting league in the world, many big names ply their trade in England's top flight. Manchester City, United, Liverpool, Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur rule the roost. The teams below this top six…

International
How Eric Dier's tackle on Sergio Ramos made us all smile
12:00 Thursday 18th October 2018

Sergio Ramos is widely regarded as football's most unscrupulous player. Whatever ethics, morality or sportsmanship he once possessed are overridden by an unwavering desire to win. He is one of the toughest opponents in the game. But on…

International
The next five youngsters on England's radar
12:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

Gareth Southgate set out his vision for England’s future in the Nations League. His focus is on youth. This international break demonstrated commitment to giving young players their first taste of the senior team. Jadon Sancho and Mason…