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Premier League
Jose Mourinho: Spurs saviour or not so special anymore?
18:31 Wednesday 20th November 2019

"When he [Frank Lampard] decided to go to a direct competitor then love stories are over."--Jose Mourinho on Frank Lampard joining Manchester City on loan, 2014 After Porto, Chelsea twice, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and Manchester United,…

European Championships
Will Hungary face the Topknot of God?
12:01 Tuesday 19th November 2019

November 18 2009, Stade de France, 104th minute: As Florent Malouda lined up the free-kick from  45 yards, centre-half Sebastien Squillaci hustled into the Ireland box. Referee Martin Hansson blew the whistle to resume play. Malouda’s…

Reviews
Book Review: Colin Grainger - The Singing Winger
15:01 Saturday 16th November 2019

When reading footballers’ autobiographies, I often get the impression their ghostwriters had the devil of a time getting anything interesting out of them. Picture some overpaid hack begging an ex-international to say something interesting,…

Premier League
Has Christian Pulisic turned Chelsea situation around?
12:01 Monday 11th November 2019

In a summer when they lost their best player o Real Madrid, Chelsea took a heavy blow when FIFA upheld their transfer ban. Nevertheless, the Blues remain grateful they had earlier completed a deal for former Borussia Dortmund superstar, Christian…

Premier League
Should Spurs tap Bruno Fernandes to replace Eriksen?
09:00 Tuesday 5th November 2019

Tottenham's maiden appearance in a Champions League final raised fans' hopes for this season. Expectations were Mauricio Pochettino's squad would carry on in 2019/20. Instead, it's been a rough ride. Spurs began the season…

Premier League
Should Andy Carroll call it quits?
11:00 Sunday 27th October 2019

Andrew Thomas Carroll, born in Gateshead, grew up supporting The Toon. As a teenager, the striker would join Newcastle United's youth ranks before working his way up to their first-team in just a few years. The young man was living…

Premier League
Should Dean Henderson extend his stay at Sheffield United?
08:00 Thursday 24th October 2019

At a time when Manchester United are enduring mediocrity, one of their own is punching above his weight in a different environment. Moving upwards in the Premier League ladder, Dean Henderson continues to thrive under the microscope…

Premier League
Has Frank Lampard turned Chelsea's situation around?
12:00 Monday 21st October 2019

A top-four finish in the Premier League coupled with a Europa League triumph over Arsenal ensured Chelsea finished the 2018/2019 campaign on an impressive note. However, it wasn't enough to keep Maurizio Sarri at Stamford Bridge…

Tactics
Could switching to 4-3-3 work for Spurs?
08:01 Saturday 19th October 2019

Tottenham Hotspur began an upward curve when Mauricio Pochettino took over in 2014. Now, in his sixth year in charge, they've gone over a precipice. Is it stagnation? Apart from moving to a new stadium, everything has remained…

Premier League
What's wrong with Christian Pulisic at Chelsea?
12:00 Tuesday 15th October 2019

Chelsea finished the 2018/2019 campaign on a high note. The Blues struggled through the mid-season but bounced back on time to secure a spot in the Premier League top four before defeating Arsenal 4-1 to claim the Europa League title…

England National Team
Why Gareth Southgate should revert to an England back five
17:01 Monday 14th October 2019

On Friday night, England lost their first qualifying match in over a decade. Gareth Southgate's men were well-beaten by a Czech Republic side who certainly deserved all three points, timing-wise, it couldn't have been worse…

European Championships
Should Southgate start Harry Winks?
08:01 Monday 14th October 2019

Since their semi-final exit from the World Cup last year, many believed that the Three Lions were headed in the right direction. The Nations League represented an opportunity to take it a step further but they couldn't get past the…

Premier League
Jorginho proving Chelsea fans wrong
09:01 Thursday 10th October 2019

Maurizio Sarri didn't expect such a rough ride when he left the San Paolo for Stamford Bridge in 2018. Neither did his poster boy. Brazilian-born Italian international Jorginho was the midfield engine in Sarri's Napoli…

Premier League
Was Nicolas Pepe the right choice for Arsenal?
08:02 Monday 30th September 2019

The Premier League is back with a bang. Football fans are enjoying every moment. Like a few other clubs in the division, Arsenal will be hoping to force themselves up the table this term, after a forgettable campaign in 2018/19. Unai Emery's…

Premier League
Why Everton have the perfect chance to send message against Manchester City
14:01 Saturday 28th September 2019

As we were gearing up for the big 2019/20 Premier League kick-off, the buzz around Goodison Park was real. Everton had an excellent transfer window. Fabian Delph was signed for peanuts, Angel Gomes was acquired permanently while two rising…