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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…

Scotland
Does Paul Gascoigne deserve a place in the Scottish Football Hall of Fame?
08:00 Wednesday 17th October 2018

Paul Gascoigne has never been far from the headlines over the past 30 years. If it wasn't someone marvelling about his talent on the field, it was another criticising his behaviour off it. Having last played professionally in…

Premier League
Why Danny Drinkwater needs to look for a permanent move away from Chelsea in January
15:00 Saturday 13th October 2018

If you were asked to name a current Premier League midfielder with England caps, who would you think of? Jordan Henderson? Eric Dier? Or maybe even Ross Barkley. One name that won’t be mentioned very often is Danny Drinkwater. The…

Premier League
What Dan Ashworth brings to Brighton & Hove Albion
09:00 Friday 5th October 2018

In a week dominated by Jose Mourinho versus Paul Pogba, the news that Dan Ashworth quit his role with the FA to join Brighton & Hove Albion has flown under the radar.   While perhaps not worthy of considerable attention on the…

England National Team
Can these players step up for England if Harry Kane is injured?
08:00 Friday 5th October 2018

Jamie Vardy, Marcus Rashford, Danny Welbeck and, of course, Harry Kane. They comprised Gareth Southgate's strike force in Russia. Kane won the World Cup Golden Boot, scoring six goals in the Three Lions’ semifinal run.  Problem?…

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