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Premier League
How does Unai Emery overturn the Rennes second leg?
08:00 Tuesday 12th March 2019

Arsenal put in a dire performance in their Europa League Round of 16 first leg against Stade Rennais. Losing 3-1 in France means they have work to do at the Emirates. It will be difficult, but the Ligue 1 side's leaky defence can be exploited.…

Premier League
Musing on a London derby weekend in the Premier League
10:00 Saturday 2nd March 2019

Eight million people, six top-flight football clubs, four Champions League places. London is a crowded city in every sense of the word. This weekend, a quartet from its half-dozen Premier League football clubs meet, two on Saturday,…

Bafetimbi Gomis enjoying success after Swansea
15:00 Tuesday 26th February 2019

It was a lifetime ago when Bafetimbi Gomis was in the Premier League. He turned out for Swansea City 64 times, scoring 13 goals in the process; until he disappeared. Now elsewhere, he’s the top scorer and about to win his second league…

Joey Barton will soon be a free man: Football beware!
10:00 Sunday 25th March 2018

Like him or not, there is no denying Joey Barton is a character in the English game. He’s been around the block, even taking his trade to the northern reaches of Scotland and the south of France. His gambling ban will expire in May. Then…

Premier League
Dr. Oxlade and Mr. Chamberlain
14:00 Sunday 3rd September 2017

Arsenal has sold Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. What a poor decision. No, wait. It's great! He wasn't even in the first choice team. Or was he? Our only exposure to the player is inconsistent runs where he either took our breath away or left us wanting…

Premier League prodigal sons who should return to a former club
09:30 Thursday 24th August 2017

In today's free market, players will opt for money over the chance to be a club legend. The flip side is Premier League prodigal sons can go home again. Obviously, Wayne Rooney's revival at Everton was the stimulus for this article. Watching…

Make English cup football relevant again
12:00 Wednesday 2nd August 2017

  These days, with the mass amount of football available to English top flight sides, with the financial and tropical lures of European adventures and the mass media attention on the Premier League, Cup Football and the supposed: “magic of…

Rest Of The World
Rebound in Liga MX: Enner Valencia
17:00 Saturday 29th July 2017

The Ecuadorian forward, Enner Valencia, has returned to Liga MX with Tigres UANL after a turbulent time in the Premier League. He scored a hat-trick in his first game back in Mexico, but why didn't it work for him in England and why does he…

Cult Heroes
Emmanuel Adebayor: Statistically playing the best football of his life
11:00 Saturday 22nd July 2017

Emmanuel Adebayor from Togo is a Premier League icon. He's been at Arsenal, Manchester City and Spurs. Although he's statistically playing his best football now at 33, in the Turkish Süper Lig with İstanbul Başakşehir F.K. The veteran forward…

Are referees declining in quality?
13:30 Friday 26th May 2017

We've all sat in the stands hurling abuse at the officials during a football match; it's almost integral to the game these days. However, it isn't this relentless tirade that is causing a decline in the quality of refereeing in the modern game…

Premier League
North London Derby takes centre stage again as table takes shape
12:40 Thursday 3rd November 2016

Without all the title and table ramifications; the North London derby is a massive game by itself. Add in both team's title ambitions and current form and it soon becomes a gigantic affair – as one of the biggest matches of the season. It's…

Premier League
Why Bob Bradley deserves his chance with Swansea City
15:35 Tuesday 4th October 2016

Former USA head coach Bob Bradley has been appointed at the helm of Swansea City. The veteran American manager has a proven track record, but never a job this big. Could the combination of Swans, Stars and Stripes be a winner? Bob Bradley's…

Premier League
Duel of Fates: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
13:30 Friday 23rd September 2016

One of the capital's biggest games of the season renews its blood and fire rivalry for another campaign. So early in the season, with both teams on equal points, this could set the tone for both club's respective seasons. It's a game that livens…

Premier League
Five wins out of five, who's going to stop Manchester City?
14:01 Monday 19th September 2016

The Citizens have played out their fifth game of this season, and they've hardly put a foot wrong. Begging the question, who and what is going to stop them? The Sky Blues are singing at the sight of a blue moon, last weekend it eclipsed the…

Premier League
Arduous Arsenal face yet another taxing season
17:00 Wednesday 24th August 2016

There's real trouble at Arsenal as the team have made a slumped start to the season. The fans seem to be crying for change at the top, yet Wenger is still the man in charge. Very few signings this summer and one of them hasn't been granted…