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Premier League
How the middle class survives in the Premier League
17:11 Tuesday 18th December 2018

In early November, I tried to wrap my head around the way the Premier League was separating itself from life rather than imitating it as we expect. Well, it's doing it again. While ineffective left-leaning political parties in Britain…

Premier League
Do Fulham have any chance at Premier League survival?
14:00 Saturday 15th December 2018

When Fulham hired Claudio Ranieri, the inevitable talk surrounding yet another miraculous Premier League title-win came to the fore. Perhaps, though, even the one they call the Tinkerman didn't understand the mammoth task-at-hand. Fulham…

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…

Premier League
5 Leicester City title-winners who could join Claudio Ranieri at Fulham
08:00 Wednesday 5th December 2018

Claudio Ranieri and Leicester City, two names that will always be associated with achieving the seemingly impossible. The Italian manager led the club to their only top division title to date in 2016, beating odds of 5000-1. That was almost…

Premier League
Could Ryan Sessegnon be better used as a left winger this season?
17:00 Saturday 17th November 2018

Fulham Football Club is struggling with life in the Premier League at this present time. Their recent manager, Slavisa Jokanovic, was sacked and they lie last in the table with just one win to their name. Ryan Sessegnon is arguably their most…

Premier League
Crazy like a Fox? In last place, Fulham hire football's nicest manager
15:00 Saturday 17th November 2018

There's sound psychology behind the saying 'nice guys finish last'. Late in a gruelling season, tired squads invariably need a push to make it over the line. Nice guys don't like to push. To compound the problem, teams…

Premier League
Can a trip to Anfield save Slavisa Jokanovic's job?
12:00 Sunday 11th November 2018

Bottom of the table, Fulham head north on Sunday for a lunchtime meeting with high flying Liverpool. On paper, it looks like a banker home win. Liverpool sit third and unbeaten at home in the Premier League since losing to Crystal…

Premier League
The art of Premier League football imitating life... or not
17:00 Friday 9th November 2018

People say football is a microcosm of life. A mirror image, if you will. The game's machinations do parody society, albeit not always in the same manner. Sometimes the mirror reflects a negative image, like the photo process wherein light…

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…

Premier League
Assessing all 20 Premier League teams after eight games
15:00 Friday 12th October 2018

With the season's second international break bringing the Premier League to a halt for two weeks, now is a perfect time to rate each team's stock. Eight games may seem too few to draw conclusions on the entire campaign, but it offers…

Premier League
Cardiff City need to stay positive despite poor start
09:00 Friday 12th October 2018

It may not be a surprise to see Cardiff City struggling in the Premier League, but only eight games have been played. Five straight defeats mean realisation is starting to settle in. Only two points are totalled from attempted performances…

Usa
How Paul Pogba proves the United States can win the World Cup
17:00 Friday 28th September 2018

People like to believe athleticism transcends individual sports. It’s not untrue. Athletes on both sides of the Atlantic have excelled at more than one sport. Ron Tindall played football for Chelsea, West Ham, Reading and Portsmouth from…

Premier League
Fulham must adjust style to remain in Premier League
19:37 Tuesday 25th September 2018

Fulham reached the Premier League with elegance and ambition, becoming favourites among many neutrals for their possession-based game. Technical and physical expertise overrides charm in the top flight, however. The Cottagers have struggled.…

Usa
Clint Dempsey calls it a career
12:00 Friday 31st August 2018

Thirteen months and a week ago, Clint Dempsey scored in the 83rd minute against Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semifinal. The game’s second goal, it killed the match, sending the US into the final. His low free-kick curled around the Ticos…

Premier League
Aleksandar Mitrovic finally beginning to fulfil his potential?
17:00 Wednesday 29th August 2018

Eyebrows were raised when recently-promoted Fulham splashed £22million potentially rising to £27million to sign Aleksandar Mitrovic on a permanent deal from Newcastle United. The step up from the Championship to playing regular…