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Premier League
Mikel Arteta gives Arsenal fans much-needed lift
19:00 Friday 3rd January 2020

Long gone are the days of Arsenal and Manchester United slogging it out for the Premier League title - though watching the two go toe-to-toe still guarantees entertainment. This time around, New Years Day didn't only provide an overindulgence…

Premier League
Top four suddenly in sight for Manchester United
12:01 Monday 30th December 2019

As a Manchester United fan, I never thought I'd see the day where I'd happily root for Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal to all win... Well yesterday, that's exactly what I found myself doing. With the Red Devils winning 2-0…

Premier League
Impressive Wolverhampton Wanderers flying under the radar
19:01 Friday 27th December 2019

Okay, so I'm going to start this one a little differently. I'd like to apologise to Wolverhampton Wanderers fans as I got your team totally wrong. Over the summer, I wrote that Nuno Espirito Santo's men were destined to struggle…

Premier League
Will Paul Pogba play for Manchester United again?
12:01 Wednesday 18th December 2019

About a month ago, I, like many Manchester United fans across the world, were looking forward to a Paul Pogba return from injury. Plenty has changed in his absence. The Red Devils are actually getting some sort of positive tune from Fred…

Champions League
Can the Premier League dominate Europe again?
08:01 Monday 16th December 2019

The holiday season approaches. For players in the Bundesliga, Serie A, La Liga, Ligue 1 and every top division except the Premier League, a break to spend time away from football, relax and think of other things, such as wives and children,…

Premier League
Blue It: Why are Chelsea struggling to string together results?
12:00 Tuesday 10th December 2019

Chelsea’s poor performance against Everton wasn’t surprising to ardent Blues fans. Even at their absolute worst, Everton’s uncanny ability to morph into 1970 Brazil for one game against their London counterparts,…

Premier League
How can Freddie Ljungberg get the best from Nicolas Pepe?
08:01 Monday 9th December 2019

Every transfer window comes with its big-money moves. Clubs recruit standout players who can add quality to their teams. Last summer saw its fair share of blockbuster moves. Eden Hazard, Antoine Griezemann, Joao Felix and Neymar’s proposed…

Spain
Courtois, Hazard, Real Madrid; The White is not always greener
09:00 Sunday 8th December 2019

Normality returns in Spain’s capital. Real Madrid, the superstar team of world football, is battling Catalan giants Barcelona at the top of the table. However, not everything is rosy. Two of Madrid’s biggest stars, one ‘Galactico’…

Premier League
Why football fans have grown to love Burnley FC
12:00 Saturday 30th November 2019

Three things in life are certain, death, taxes and Burnley Football Club climbing up the table at this point in the season. Sean Dyche's Clarets sit in seventh in the Premier League, ahead of Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.…

Premier League
Teenage Manchester United trio showing Reds the way forward
19:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

On a day where Manchester United relinquished their Europa League unbeaten record, the Old Trafford faithful are left with a bittersweet taste in their mouths. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side took an early lead against FC Astana, though as…

Premier League
Should Manchester United try to beat Mourinho to Bruno Fernandes?
09:01 Thursday 28th November 2019

As a US resident, it is my civic duty to consume mass amounts of turkey today. If you are not a US resident and are therefore missing out, that just means more for me. Another thing for which to be grateful. Happy Thanksgiving. Before the tryptophan…

Italy
Atalanta: Serie A’s great entertainers
13:53 Wednesday 20th November 2019

In a league renowned for defensive stability and counter-attacking football, Atalanta ripped up the script. There is no catenaccio under Gian Piero Gasperini, making the Bergamo team a joy to watch. Atalanta languished at the foot of the…

International
Can San Marino continue to improve after latest heroics?
12:01 Monday 18th November 2019

Beneath the glare of the floodlights, the charging winger latched onto the through pass, rounded the keeper and prodded the ball home home. Mobbed by his teammates, the goal scorer roared with triumph. The casual observer may assume, based…

Premier League
Can Wolves qualify for Europe again?
17:01 Thursday 14th November 2019

When Wolves returned to the Premier League in 2018, after a six-year absence, fans believed things would be different. Their side would avoid another relegation dogfight. During the Mick McCarthy years, a scrap at the wrong end of…

Premier League
Man United's dynamic front three starting to prove worth
19:01 Tuesday 12th November 2019

Throughout my lifetime, Manchester United Football Club have been synonymous with two things; developing young footballers, while playing swashbuckling football - most notably down the wings. In the post-Sir Alex Ferguson era, the Old Trafford…