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Opinion
Heading for change? Should the ball stay on the carpet to prevent concussion?
17:01 Saturday 7th March 2020

After NFL star Aaron Hernandez died in a Massachusetts prison, researchers at Boston University found his brain severely damaged. Repeated head traumas over the course of his sporting career had rendered his grey matter withered and warped. The…

International
Should Bukayo Saka choose England or Nigeria?
08:01 Friday 28th February 2020

Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka has become the subject of heated debate - not just because of his impressive performances for the Gunners, but also regarding his international career. Like many before him, a string of consistent performances has…

European Championships
Will the coronavirus affect Euro2020?
19:00 Wednesday 26th February 2020

Manchester United fans can tell you about conspiracy theory. A large cross-section of Red Devils supporters believe the club’s owners siphon off billions while not reinvesting in the club. The Glazers conspiracy barely scratches the surface…

Premier League
Manchester United must be patient with Marcus Rashford injury
19:01 Monday 24th February 2020

Manchester United have had themselves an excellent fortnight or so. Bruno Fernandes looks right at home in Manchester having hit the ground running, while Premier League victories over Chelsea and Watford have lifted the Red Devils up to fifth…

Premier League
Which Manchester United goalkeeper leaves this summer?
17:01 Thursday 20th February 2020

For all their faults over the last decade, Manchester United have been superb at choosing their goalkeepers. Everyone knows about David de Gea's brilliance, while in Sergio Romero, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has probably the best back-up in the…

Premier League
Why Manchester United were still right to move on from Lukaku
17:01 Thursday 13th February 2020

Romelu Lukaku is (rightly) the talk of Milan town. Thirty-one games played, twenty-one goals scored. The superstar Belgian has taken the Serie A by storm, leading Internazionale to first place in the league. Back here on Blighty, some…

Premier League
Why the FA's transfer window dilly-dallying highlights underlying problems
19:00 Monday 10th February 2020

Association football is a game of small margins, particularly at the highest level. Competing on an even keel is detrimental to success in the long-term, which is why many were left scratching their heads when the Football Association decided…

Premier League
Has Eddie Howe missed his big opportunity?
19:01 Thursday 6th February 2020

For almost the last decade, Eddie Howe has often been lauded for his unbelievably brilliant work at AFC Bournemouth. The now 42-year-old guided the Cherries to two promotions in three years, then consolidated their place in the Premier League…

Premier League
Does Dominic Calvert-Lewin deserve an England call-up?
22:38 Monday 27th January 2020

Dominic Calvert-Lewin has been in fine form for Everton so far this season, scoring 11 goals in all competitions. A player who has been lauded for his aerial ability, hold-up play and athleticism over the last couple of terms - but criticised…

Premier League
Why Chelsea should ignore Edinson Cavani transfer
08:00 Sunday 26th January 2020

Maurizio Sarri's one-year rollercoaster ride at Chelsea ended on a bright note. The Italian finished third in the Premier League, won the Europa League and secured a Champions League berth for the Blue twice over. Since the Premier…

Premier League
Demarai Gray; overrated or unfulfilled potential?
08:00 Sunday 19th January 2020

Demarai Gray is now into his fifth season donning Leicester City colours. Upon signing from Birmingham City for a mere £3.4million in January 2016, great things were expected from the then-teenager. Fast-forward to 2020, Gray has…

International
Can Tammy Abraham replace Harry Kane for England at Euro 2020?
09:00 Friday 17th January 2020

As you read this, Tottenham Hotspur is in a serious mess. They’re 30 points away from the Premier League summit and nine points adrift of fourth-placed Chelsea. With a title dream gone with Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs' ambition…

Premier League
Can Mikel Arteta resurrect Mesut Ozil's career?
12:00 Monday 6th January 2020

Arsenal kicked off the new year with a victory as they look to get back on the right track in 2020. The Gunners subjected Manchester United to a 2-0 defeat on Wednesday night. which served as a morale booster for Mikel Arteta's men…

Premier League
How does Liverpool's King Power victory impact title race?
12:00 Sunday 29th December 2019

It's been a smooth ride for Liverpool in the Premier League this season. The Reds have been at the top of the table for several weeks, yet, the fans have refused to sing that their team will win the league. This is because of the near misses…

Premier League
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain's injury woes continue to derail career
18:00 Tuesday 24th December 2019

Upon signing for Arsenal almost a decade ago now, an illustrious career awaited Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. As we approach 2020, it's fair to say that things haven't gone completely to the script for the Englishman. Sure, The…